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Title:  Instructor (Family Fertility Center)

Division:  Obstetrics and Gynecology
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  8963

Summary

Location: Pavilion for Women
Clinic: Family Fertility Center


To coordinate laboratory personnel and procedures for the purpose of achieving pregnancy for infertile couples through all assisted reproductive technologies (A.R.T.). The IVF laboratory manager must be responsible for operating and maintaining a successful andrology / embryology laboratory. The IVF laboratory manager must work closely with the laboratory director, physicians, nurses, and technical staff as well as support systems to ensure that the laboratory team is well organized and efficient in scheduling and carrying out the procedures associated with the laboratory.

Job Duties

  • Oversee laboratory personnel, including scheduling of work hours and monitoring performance of laboratory procedures conducted by the technologists.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and use of all laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain inventory at acceptable levels for all laboratory areas, including andrology and embryology.
  • Organize and maintain accurate records, including patients test reports, IVF-related procedures (IVF cycles, embryo freezing, and thawing records), and invoices related to the purchase of inventory.
  • Interpret and analyze test results performed in the laboratory in a timely manner when reporting to referring physicians.
  • Keep abreast of the latest research, evaluate and initiate new procedures to enhance the capabilities of the lab.
  • Expect to respond to any problems arising with laboratory equipment that may occur during the night and or weekends.
  • Help and perform andrology services during busy periods.
  • All lab equipment, supplies, and facilities must be clean and well organized at all times.
  • Through continual testing and re-testing, the manager should ensure the highest order of quality control in order to maximize the efforts and resources of the lab personnel and equipment.
  • The manager and physicians must work together to conduct ongoing research projects and should report the results to their colleagues in the form of journal articles, oral presentations, or poster presentations.
  • Assist the financial department in assuring appropriate and timely billing for testing services.
  • Act as a liaison between the laboratory and other departments within the office to disseminate information and communicate areas for continual quality improvement. 
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in spreadsheets, word processing, database development, e-mail, Internet access, computer networks, intra-office communications are necessary.

 

 

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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