AdventHealthJr Embryologist
Shawnee, KS

Jr Embryologist – AdventHealth

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth :

  • Family Friendly Community

  • Excellent cost of living

  • Five major recreational lakes

  • Many annual events and festivals

  • Environment committed to patient-care

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Ful-Time

Shift : Monday – Friday 7:30am -4:30pm

Location: 9119 W 74th ST, Merriam KS, 66204

The role you’ll contribute:

The Junior Embryologist will be responsible for assisting the Embryologist Supervisor with day-to-day operations of the fertility clinic's assisted reproductive technology (ART) laboratory. This individual will train on all aspects of the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process, from the initial assessment of patient samples to the culture and transfer of embryos. The role requires a combination of technical expertise, attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills to ensure the success of fertility treatments and provide support to patients throughout their journey.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Assist in keeping forms and protocols updated.

· Can state the process for reporting ethical and legal concerns and initiate appropriate referrals in response to ethical dilemmas.

· Serves as a resource to staff, patients, visitors, physicians, administration, and embryology.

· Performs routine quality control and maintains accurate records, recognizing out-of-range control results and acting on those appropriately.

· Adhere to all patient identification and verification procedures described in the laboratory manuals and fertility Center protocol

· Prepare all laboratory and certain surgical room materials for IVF procedures and the andrology laboratory.

As Training Progresses:

· Evaluate and solve problems related to collecting and processing biological specimens, e.g., sperm for IVF vs. ICSI.

· Identify and grade oocytes, prepare sperm for insemination, inseminate oocytes, and evaluate oocytes for fertilization.

· Monitor the growth and quality of embryos and prepare embryos for transfer.

· Performs ICSI according to departmental quality monitors with ≥80% normal fertilization and ≤5% degeneration.

· Performs assisted hatching safely according to protocol.

· Prepare all laboratory and certain surgical room materials for IVF procedures and the andrology laboratory.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

· Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory/medical technology science.

· 1-year laboratory experience. Experience with laboratory procedures with an emphasis on sterile techniques. Experience in a human or animal-assisted reproduction laboratory, including in vitro fertilization, will be a plus

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $29.11 - $46.576

  • Location: Shawnee, KS

  • Job ID: 24020794

  • Job Family: Physician Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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