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Location – The Portland Hospital 205, 209 Great Portland St, London W1W 5AH

This role is a 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday with rotational weekends

The role offers an attractive and competitive salary depending on experience + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

We will support you with career development including financial support with any processional courses of interest.

About the Role

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.

Duties and 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 & Experience

  • For this role you will hold a BSc in Life Science and be ACE/STP 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 Lister Fertility Clinic and the Portland Hospital

Lister Fertility Clinic is one of the UK’s most successful fertility clinics. Established over 30 years ago it has helped to produce over 20,000 babies. Due to Lister Fertility’s continued success we are launching a second clinic at the Portland Hospital in central London in early 2022. The clinic will be purpose built and house all the latest technology to support a modern fertility service.

The clinic will offer patients a holistic approach to fertility care from early advice and investigations to recurrent miscarriage services, male fertility, IVF and ongoing gynaecology care and surgery. The team will be led by some of

London’s leading names in the field of fertility and gynaecology. The aim of the clinic will be to create a positive environment where staff are supported and encouraged to develop alongside providing exceptional patient care.

The Portland Hospital is the only private hospital in the UK dedicated to the healthcare of women and children. The opening of the new Fertility Clinic will allow us to provide ongoing support to parents in their journey to parenthood and beyond.


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