Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services (The Center). Our human resources team is readily available to assist existing and prospective employees with general inquiries regarding employment at The Center.

Working at The Center

With a diverse workforce of approximately 100 full and part-time employees, the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services has nearly four decades of experience treating fertility patients and we are very proud of our success. As a Center employee you will enjoy:

  • Working at one of the top fertility and in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs in the state and nation, with a mission of providing advanced infertility treatment through the combined application of high quality patient care, clinical education and research. We strive for excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes in a responsibly managed environment.
  • A team orientated environment that values respect, initiative and compassion.
  • A wide range of career and employment opportunities in multiple locations throughout the state.
  • A vibrant academic environment where clinical curiosity and commitment to research are valued.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: competitive salaries, medical and dental plan options, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k), flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses.

Benefits Overview

The Center offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Eye Care Plan
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching contribution
  • Short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

General Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited school of nursing.
  • Current RN license to practice in the state of Connecticut.
  • Experience in REI-IVF preferred
  • Experience in OB/GYN or Women’s Health background required
  • Certified in CPR/BCLS and/or ACLS if applicable
  • Minimum 2 years of Nursing experience
  • Bi-lingual a plus

Please see below for current employment opportunities.

Position: Medical Records Clerk
The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services is looking for a part time medical records clerk/scanner in Hartford office. 15-20 hours per week. If you know anyone please have them contact Jen at JChristensen@uconnfertility.com
Date Posted: March 24, 2019

Responsible To:        Practice Manager or Asst. Practice Manager; works more independently with acquired experience
Responsible For:       Medical Records; Clerical, Administrative Support

Physical demands:    Frequent mobility and/or sitting for extended periods of time.  Some bending and stooping required.  Requires manual dexterity to operate computer keyboard, telephone, copy machine, fax machine and other office equipment as necessary.  Requires eyesight correctable to 20/20.  Occasional high stress work may require dealing with angry people.

Education/training:  Any experience and training that could reasonable be expected to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above; high school diploma preferred.

Performance Requirements:
General
Knowledge of Medical Records operating procedures and guidelines including but not limited to HIPAA, ROI
Ability to create and maintain EMR (Resource) on all patients, per CARS established protocols.
Computer literacy, familiarity with basic office equipment, including but not limited to computer, fax machine, copy machine, postage machine and scanner.
Knowledge of basic administrative functions such as basic processing/typing, filing,    correspondence, record/book keeping, report writing and reception desk
Ability to process patient and agency inquiries in a professional and timely manner

Interpersonal
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with other employees, patients, MD’s, external organizations and the public.

Chart Preparation
Tracks patients’ initial NP/IVF patient intake forms for visits in advance
Printing clinic schedules for review and phone calling 2 weeks out
Following up with patients regarding the importance of required new patient paperwork being completed and faxed ahead to practice for review
Following up with patient regarding the importance of past medical records being received prior to their appointment
Follows up with referring doctors if needed, for medical records required for NP/1B visit. Request charts from other departments if patient or clinic nurse feels it would be beneficial for new patient’s visit.
Follows up with referring doctors if needed, for medical records required for NP/1B visit. Request charts from other UCHC departments if patient or clinic nurse feels that it would be beneficial for new patient’s visit.

ROI: Release of Information
Coordinate Release of Personal Health Information for physician and/or patients per established CARS protocol and HIPAA guidelines
Coordinates retrieval of charts from UCHC, JDH or long term storage for any patient coming to the Center or being discharged from the practice as needed.
Communicating with the Release of Information Department at JDH on an as needed basis.

Scanning:
Daily scanning of all clinic information in Resource (EMR) according to scanning protocol. This includes consent that should be reviewed for signature/date/witness prior to scanning.

Dictation:
Receiving corrected hard copies of dictations from doctors signed, making corrections if necessary, and confirming they are in patient’s Resource (EMR). Upon completion checking off as final in Resource (EMR)

Reception:
Reception/front desk coverage as required, including but not limited to: telephone triage, making appointments, handling routine requests for information or assistance, collecting co pays, or payments due per printed encounter or computer notes. (not to include complex external scheduling, financial counseling, charge entry, or pre-authorization calls to insurance companies)

Other:
Service Daily distribution offax referrals, new patient information and other incoming faxes to the appropriate place or department (chart, nursing office, etc)
Copy and collates materials
Prepares routine forms and correspondence
Receives, sorts and distributes paperwork to appropriate place/person (mail, forms, records, test results, etc)
Reviews materials for accuracy and completeness, makes changes per instruction or as Authorized
Assists in or maintains inventory and other supplies
Performs related duties as required