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Reproductive Technologist (Andrology)

Manchester Fertility

Manchester, United Kingdom


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JOB SUMMARY:

 To assist with all aspects of the Andrology service under the supervision of the Andrology Services Manager and Head of Laboratory

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  To be completely confidential in all matters pertaining to Manchester Fertility, and adhere to the guidelines of the regulatory bodies
  • Assist the Andrology Services Manager in the Diagnostic Andrology Laboratory and with administrative tasks within the laboratory and office
  • Perform diagnostic semen analysis and cryopreservation
  • Perform sperm donor bookings and assist in the provision of a donor sperm bank service to patients
  • Participate in the weekend rota as required
  • Maintain accurate laboratory and patient records using MedITEX database
  • Assist with sperm and embryo transfers between clinics
  • Perform laboratory witnessing duties as required
  • Contribute to laboratory functions including equipment monitoring, quality assurance, auditing, ordering and acquisition of equipment and stock, traceability, data input and record keeping
  • Participation in Performance Management Process

This is not intended as an exhaustive list of duties. The job holder may be required to perform other duties depending on the requirements of Manchester Fertility.

KNOWLEDGE

Broad scientific knowledge, as demonstrated by a degree in Biological Science

 SKILLS

  • Excellent laboratory skills
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to manage own time and prioritise workload
  • Good team working skills 

BEHAVIOURS

  • Behave in a professional and diplomatic manner at all times, respecting patient’s privacy, dignity and confidentiality
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to providing the best possible service to patients
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Communicate effectively with patients, colleagues and other outside parties by sharing, listening and exchanging knowledge and information at all times
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Act in the best interests of Manchester Fertility and patients at all times
  • Work under the supervision of the Senior Team members

 

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree in Biological Sciences
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working in a laboratory
  • Good physical dexterity with excellent hand-eye co-ordination and manipulation skills
  • Computer literacy including experience with the use of databases and spreadsheets
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good analytical and judgement skills
  • Good administrative and record-keeping skills
     

Desirable requirements:

  • Knowledge of current regulations and legislation, including the HFEA Code of Practice
  • Experience of working in a regulated laboratory environment with quality assurance
  • Knowledge and practical experience of aseptic technique

Hours: Full time 37.5hrs per week.

Education Required:  Degree in Biological Sciences
Salary:  Depending on experience
Closing Date:  Once position is filled





Contact: Joanne Kensmil
Manchester Fertility
Manchester, United Kingdom
SK8 3SB
Informal Enquiries:
Website: www.manchesterfertility.com
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 19 May 2021    



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