Position Offered: Embryologist

HCA Healthcare UK, London, UK

About the facility

HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016' and 'Best International Cancer Services' provider 2016

The Lister Hospital campus in South-West London has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission in 2017, which highlights the exceptional care and highest quality of nursing and clinical care provided by our staff at the hospital.

The campus encompasses one of the most famous landmarks in Chelsea, The Lister Hospital located next to Chelsea Bridge; Chelsea Outpatients Centre, a modern and contemporary private diagnostic and treatment facility on the famous Chelsea Kings Road and our private outpatient physiotherapy service and independent private general practice at Chelsea Medical Centre.

In May 2017, the campus expanded to include a brand new purpose-built outpatient centre HCA Sydney Street, Chelsea.

The Lister Fertility Clinic, based at the main hospital site, is widely recognised as one of the leading fertility centres in the UK. Since opening in 1988, it has consistently maintained its reputation as being one of the most successful IVF clinics in the country.  

Job Description

As an Embryologist you will be responsible for performing all aspects of the routine embryology service offered by the Fertility Unit, talking patients through the process and ensuring that they receive the best service possible. You will also process routine laboratory administration, ensuring the correct policies and procedures are followed and ensure the upkeep of the laboratory is maintained.

The attractive and competitive salary for this role increases upon skills and experience.

The role is a 37.5 hour contract working on a internal rotation, Monday - Friday shifts to cover 8am - 4pm, 8.30am - 4.30pm and 9am -5.30pm 

Please note we will close this role early if suitable number of applications are received

We'll look after you with our contribution pension scheme, the use of all HCA facilities for acute medical conditions, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year and access to a fantastic flexible benefits scheme. We can also offer you a relocation packages if you are living outside of London or the UK. You can expect to be working in an environment that promotes the development of your skills and knowledge.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • All aspects of routine embryology
  • All aspects of routine andrology
  • ICSI/IMSI trained
  • Adhere to strict quality control procedures in the laboratory, including regular monitoring of equipment and the environment
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records or all gametes and embryos in accordance with HFEA code of practice and local protocols.
  • Maintenance of laboratory stock levels
  • Participate in the multi-disciplinary aspects of the team’s work including taking telephone calls and enquiries.

Skills and Experience

  • For this role you will hold a BSc in Life Science and be ACE certificated or equivalent with experience of clinical ICSI. 
  • At least two years practice as an embryologist
  • Although UK experience is desirable we can consider overseas applicants for this role
  • Ideally embryo biopsy trained, however not essential

About the Individual

As the successful candidate you will be personable and professional, with a passion for delivering customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience, finding it easy to build rapport with people from different cultural backgrounds. You will also be able to work effectively under pressure, able to organise and multi-task and also work well within a team. 

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process and look forward to meeting you!

Experience Required:  At least two years practice as an embryologist Although UK experience is desirable we can consider overseas applicants for this role Ideally embryo biopsy trained, however not essential
Education Required:  For this role you will hold a BSc in Life Science and be ACE certificated or equivalent with experience of clinical ICSI.
Salary:  Competitive
Reference Number: HCA14858

Contact:  The Lister Hospital
HCA Healthcare UK

London, , UK
SW1W 8RH
Website: https://hcacareers.co.uk/


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