The Emory Clinic
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30308
Campus Location
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
Job Category
Standard Hours
40 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $37.86/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $51.12/Hr.


Be inspired. Be rewarded. Belong.

At Emory Healthcare we fuel your professional journey with better benefits, valuable resources, ongoing mentorship and leadership programs for all types of jobs, and a supportive environment that enables you to reach new heights in your career and be what you want to be. We provide:


  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1 
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs 
  • Family-focused benefits  
  • Wellness incentives 
  • Ongoing mentorship, development, and leadership programs  
  • And more


Shift: 7:30am – 4pm


Emory Medical Laboratory's mission is to transform health and healing by providing high quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services which enhance patient health. We're seeking an Embryologist who will support Emory Healthcare’s mission of clinical care, education, and research by demonstrating the core values of excellence, caring, and integrity. This individual:


  • Performs all the complex laboratory procedures required for an in-vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle including sperm testing and preparation, related hormone testing, identification and evaluation of human oocytes in follicular fluid, assessment and viability of recently fertilized oocytes, microinjection techniques such as intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), assisted hatching manually or with laser, embryo biopsy for preimplantation genetic testing (PGT), appropriate culturing of cleaved embryos and blastocysts, embryo grading and selection of human embryos for transfer, oocyte/embryo/sperm cryopreservation, storage and thawing.
  • Conducts lab tests related to IVF treatment including semen analysis, and hormone tests.
  • Conducts sperm preparation to remove dead sperm and purify samples, meeting qualitative goals as measured by successful inseminations
  • Performs egg retrievals and cumulus removal, meeting established goals for average numbers of eggs retrieved.
  • Performs conventional and ICSI inseminations, meeting established percentage goals for fertilization.
  • Completes fertilization checks for conventional insemination and ICSI, meeting numerical targets for the maximum number of mature eggs fertilized and placed in culture.
  • Successfully performs embryo grading to select embryos for transfer, meeting goals established by Lab Director, including passing proficiency testing twice per year.
  • Successfully performs embryo warming and transfers, measured by the pregnancy rate per transfer.
  • Proficiency is measured by the percentage of recovered embryos and survival of warmed embryos.
  • Other duties as assigned.


 Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science in biology, chemistry, reproductive Biology, medical technology, or Animal Science from an accredited institution.
  • Meet state specific certification/licensure requirements, if applicable.
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in an IVF lab is required.
  • Successfully completed a minimum of 30 documented supervised procedures (30 of each type of procedure) is required.
  • Successfully completed a minimum of 20 documented independent procedures is preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of healthcare regulatory and compliance policy (i.e., HIPAA).
  • Must be able to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks effectively and efficiently while maintaining a professional, courteous manner.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, particularly around complex issues.
  • High integrity, including maintenance of confidential information.
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and positively influence others, including handling confrontations with poise and efficiency.
  • Advanced computer skills (including, but not limited to spreadsheets, word documents, Internet, and email).
  • Experience with MS, Word, Excel, and ability to learning new computer programs.
  • Shows initiative and enjoys working as a team in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to details.


JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties. 

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture.  Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members. Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. 


ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” 


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


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