Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services (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.

Open Positions

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services is in need of a dynamic, compassionate and skilled IVF Nurse to join our Farmington team.

Position:                  Clinical IVF Nurse

FTE:                            Full Time

Date Posted:           12.30.21

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services (The Center) is seeking a full time RN to meet the needs of its growing program primarily for its Farmington location. This is an excellent opportunity for dynamic and motivated RNs to work in a comprehensive state-of-the-art infertility treatment program which includes general clinical, in vitro fertilization (IVF), ambulatory surgery suite and/or third party reproduction.

Position Description:

Nursing positions at The Center are responsible for the clinical performance and evaluation of nursing care to patients/families seeking advanced reproductive services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: patient history intake/ assessment and preparation, medication administration, lab assessment/data collection, IVF and ovulation induction preparation and monitoring, procedure performance &/or assistance, phlebotomy, patient teaching, advanced telephone triage functions and some research functions.

The Center also provides procedure room nursing care including OR and patient recovery. Clinical functions include nursing liaison between patients, families and other health care professionals, maintenance of accurate records/documentation and performance improvement functions and other related duties.

Qualifications:

Requirements include:

  • Current CT RN license
  • Minimum of 1-2 years OB/GYN or Women’s Health nursing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and focus on details
  • Ability to commute easily between other CARS offices as needed

Preferred requirements include:

  • Women’s Health ambulatory experience
  • Labor and delivery (L&D) experience
  • Phlebotomy skill
  • IV start
  • Care of the anesthetized patient

Schedule:

Qualified candidates must be available for flexible hours based upon patient care and clinical needs of a growing infertility treatment program. Hours generally 8:00am to 5:00 pm or 7:30 to 4:30 pm with flexibility required Monday-Friday. Rotational weekends and holidays included.

How to Respond

Please forward cover letter and resume to arevoir@uconnfertility.com

 

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services is in need of a dynamic, compassionate and skilled OR/PACU nurse to join our Farmington team.

Position:  Clinical Nurse 1 Full Time (Primary) Procedure & Recovery Suite

Date Posted:           12.30.21

Core Functions:

Maintains primary responsibility for functions performed within the Procedure Room section of suite, including, but not limited to, egg retrievals under anesthesia.  Performs and assists with other related procedures and duties within the suite.

Core Job Functions:

Procedure Room:            Primary job function

Egg Retrievals:

Completes chart/anesthesia packet as per protocol including consent checks

Assesses patient identity and performs procedure preparation as per protocol

Properly positions patients for procedures

Room set-up and break down

Sterile field set-up and break down

Block temperature check

Physician assistance during procedure

Assists anesthesiologist as needed

Maintains/Completes documentation per protocol

Embryo Transfers:

Assesses patient identity and performs procedure preparation

Room set-up and breakdown

Properly positions patient for procedure

Assists physician with procedure and abdominal ultrasound

Reviews post transfer instructions, prescriptions and requisitions with patient and enters into scheduling system as appropriate

Assures patient discharge compliance

Maintains/Completes documentation per protocol

Recovery Room:               Secondary Job Function. Coverage as needed

Recovery Room:

assesses patient identity and performs procedure preparation as per protocol

properly positions patients

Performs recovery room set-up & breakdown

May perform post anesthesia recovery and monitoring of patients within recovery room as per protocol

Assesses and treats post procedure nausea and vomiting as per protocol and MD order

Performs pain assessment and intervention management

Reviews post retrieval instructions, requisitions, prescriptions with patient and enters into scheduling system as appropriate

Assures patient discharge compliance

Maintains/Completes documentation per protocol

Other Required Job Functions:

Adheres to clinical and administrative protocols and procedures

Performs allergy assessments

Initiates latex allergy precautions and latex free protocol as needed

Administers emergency care as needed

Documents narcotics and medication administration per protocol

Performs supply and inventory restock

Adheres to redbag waste and sharps policies and protocols

Checks, monitors emergency equipment as per protocol and documents

Checks, monitors medication refrigerator as per protocol and documents

Performs initial cleaning of equipment, instruments, and scopes as per protocol and procedure and in accordance with recommended practices

Cleans instruments/probe/table/stretchers as per protocol

Maintains surgical dress in procedure suite

Correctly uses and /or assists with such procedure suite equipment: propac, oxygen flowmeter and delivery system, bairhugger, midmark patient stretcher, warming block, rocket suction, continuous suction, K pad, wheel chairs, Wallace catheters, Cook needles, autoclave, retrieval tray, transfer tray, stretcher, stirrups, narcotic cabinet, anesthesia cart, refrigerators, warming cabinet, procedure table, supply cabinet, ultrasound machine, anesthesia machine

Completes mandatory training requirements within needed time frame

Cross trains to other clinical areas of the Center (clinical and IVF including IUI, and physician assistance with intakes and procedures, etc.)

Other related duties as assigned

Schedule:

Qualified candidates must be available for flexible hours based upon patient care and clinical needs of a growing infertility treatment program. Hours generally 8:00am to 5:00 pm or 7:30 to 4:30 pm with flexibility required Monday-Friday. Every other weekend and rotational holidays included.

How to Respond

Please forward cover letter and resume to arevoir@uconnfertility.com

 

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services is in need of dynamic, compassionate and skilled medical assistants to join our Farmington team.

Position:              Medical Assistant

Status:                  Full time

Location:             TBD office with ability to travel to other locations as needed

Date Posted:           12.30.21

Position Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Patient flow activities and assistance with clinical exams and procedures related to all ●Reproductive Endocrinology office activities.
  • Prepares and instructs patients as per protocol for basic diagnostic and screening procedures, treatments, specimen collections, etc.
  • Performs phlebotomy, and other appropriate procedures, i.e., vital signs, etc. in accordance with protocols.
  • Refers patients to appropriate physician/nurse staff when special needs are identified
  • Documents activities/data in medical record
  • Completes lab test requisitions, labeling, scheduling, and computer entry
  • Participates in the implementation of protocol/care plans as appropriate; attends interdisciplinary meetings.
  • May participate in the collection of data and specimens as per protocols and QA requirements
  • Orders supplies
  • Equipment checks and follow-ups
  • Prepares rooms and work areas for clinical and administrative use including stocking of rooms/carts, etc; inventories/orders/maintains equipment, supplies and patient education materials.
  • Maintains/performs medical record functions and documentation
  • Performs other related clinical and administrative duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Medical Assistant School Graduate
  • knowledge of medical assisting practices; strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing environment

  • Must have ability and skills to perform above duties

Preferred Skills:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a hospital, medical facility or physician office setting (Ob/Gyn or women’s health setting ideal)
  • Demonstrated proficient phlebotomy skills
  • Computer skills
  • Registered/certified Medical assistant
  • CPR certified.
  • Experience in EHR electronic scheduling system

Work schedule:

Position 1:

Flexibility required based upon clinical needs. Hours generally are between 730 am to 430 pm weekdays; 800 am to 500 pm as assigned. Rotational weekends and holidays.

Position 2:

Flexibility required based upon clinical needs. Hours generally are between 730 am to 430 pm weekdays; 800 am to 500 pm as assigned. Every other weekend including rotational weekends holidays.

How to Respond

Please forward cover letter and resume to arevoir@uconnfertility.com

Fringe Benefits:

  • Paid holidays
    • New Year’s Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Day
  • Medical Insurance [available first of month, after start date]
  • Flexible spending account
  • HSA account [partially funded by practice]
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with match [after 90 days]
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance [1x annual salary]. You can purchase additional thru the plan