Embryologist - Fertility Associates Dunedin

Dunedin - Highly attractive salary & benefits

Full Time Application Closes 16 Jun 2024 Otago - Dunedin City Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist

About Fertility Associates

Here at Fertility Associates patients receive the latest options from top clinicians committed to providing the very best care through our network of clinics across Aotearoa New Zealand, for both private and publicly funded treatment.

Throughout our 36 years, we have brought over 28,000 babies into the world with our commitment to delivering quality solutions, strong customer ethos, and excellent patient outcomes. Our team culture encourages collaboration and support, with all team members working towards common goals.

Our values of Care | Tiaki, Responsiveness | Te Whakautu, and Excellence | Kairangi are the starting point for all of our actions as we aspire to provide the best care for patients of all backgrounds, and to be an inclusive and equitable workplace for all.

Why choose Fertility Associates?

A fertility journey is a significant experience for patients, often something they will always remember. Our staff make a difference in the lives of others through caring, kindness and empathy, helping them along their journey. Influencing that patient experience is what makes our jobs rewarding.

If that sound like something you’d like to do, get in touch. Join us! 

We offer 5 weeks annual leave (including a two-week slow down period over Christmas), along with free car parking, a discretionary bonus scheme and an extra day off for your birthday! Importantly, we genuinely care about the wellbeing of our people.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced embryologist who has a friendly personality and genuinely caring nature, are highly motivated, team focused, and great communicators.  This a permanent, full-time role (40 hrs per week).  This role will also need to work some weekend hours (approximately 1 in every 3-4 weekends).

Key responsibilities 

Our highly skilled Embryology team work collaboratively to provide timely, proficient patient-centered services for all patients. Working with nurses and multidisciplinary team members, they provide a high standard diagnostic, treatment and support services for patients undergoing investigation and treatment for infertility with significant patient contact. 

Are you who we are looking for? We are looking for an experienced embryologist. The ideal candidate will have a strong patient focus, enjoy working in a collaborative team, and a drive to continuously build on their knowledge to maintain and improve Fertility Associates'' high success rates.

Ideal candidate, skills and experience

A postgraduate degree in biological sciences Minimum 3 years’ experience as an embryologist Experience working in a small team Ability to work collaboratively in a busy clinic across multidisciplinary teams Exceptional organisational and prioritising skills Strong technical skills with a high attention to detail Proficient in all embryology procedures including embryo biopsy and oocyte cryopreservation Excellent interpersonal and proactive communication skills. Fluent in English, both written and verbal. A positive outlook and is naturally optimistic. Mature in their manner and can approach a challenge pragmatically and with a solution-focus. 

We will be processing applications as they are received. 

Due to the fact we treat vulnerable patients who are high risk for COVID-19 (pregnant women and their babies, and people undertaking cancer treatment) we continue to require all our employees have up-to date COVID vaccinations.