Position:  PRN Andrologist
Location:  Indianapolis, IN
Job Id:  293
# of Openings:  0

Indiana Fertility Institute (IFI), located on the north side of Indianapolis, is dedicated to helping couples realize their dream of growing a family.  Our mission is to be the premiere source in Indiana for fertility treatment and related services with a level of care that is unsurpassed in its compassion and success.  Patients choosing IFI, you can count on us to provide individualized compassionate care with the most advanced fertility treatment available.  With over 130 years of combined experience and having assisted thousands of patients, our staff brings a set of skills and experiences to enhance your care.
 
Every team member commits to the number one job responsibility to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understand how he or she contributes to the vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. Our fertility lab is looking for a PRN Andrologist to join their team. The PRN Andrologist will help cover some weekends and possibly days during which might be open due an absence of regular staff.
 
We are open to individuals who have some lab experience but have not had exposure to Andrology.
 
Essential Responsibilities:
 
  • Performs comprehensive semen analysis, including sperm count, motility, progression, morphology, and viability (if indicated).
  • Prepares semen for intrauterine insemination and IVF.
  • Performs semen cryopreservation procedures for the short and long-term storage of patient specimens. This includes conducting an annual inventory of the storage specimens and assisting when necessary in storage billing procedure. 
  • Performs laboratory quality control (QC) and quality assessment (QA) procedures.  Participates in quality improvement (QI) programs and supports and actively participates in initiatives designed to improve individual and organizational performance.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by the laboratory director along with the governing bodies that provide the licenses and standards for the clinical laboratory.
  • Follows proper handling and processing procedures for all semen specimens according to WHO guidelines.  Follows all laboratory SOPs and OSHA guidelines including universal precautions for blood borne pathogens.
  • Communicate with patients in a sensitive manner regarding specimen collection procedures.
  • Ensures labeling of vials and tubes with patient's identifying information related to chain of custody documentation.
  • Ensures specimens are handled in a timely fashion. Prepares reports of laboratory results for physicians in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensures proper disposal of all biohazard wastes, including sharps/needles.
  • Maintains liquid nitrogen tanks.
  • Prepares media for various assays.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, and in keeping with policies, procedures and standards of patient care and initiatives toward continuous improvement at the individual and organizational level
  • Directly reports to Laboratory Supervisor as well as attending monthly laboratory meetings.
Education and/or Experience:
 
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Physical or Biological Sciences, or related field from an accredited four-year institution is required. 
  • MLT Certification is preferred
  • 1 year prior laboratory experience

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