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 perspective employees with general inquiries regarding employment at The Center.

Working at the The Center

With a diverse workforce of approximately 65 full and part-time employees, we are Connecticut’s largest fertility and in vitro fertilization (IVF) program. 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: Patient Services Representative (Front Desk)

Date posted: March 26, 2014

Position Description:

This mature and professional individual often serves as the first patient contact at the front desk. Greets patients, signs patients in; acts as triage/receptionist for incoming patients and telephone calls; schedules patient appointments for new and established patients; obtains/ processes billing/insurance information.

Through strong organizations skills this role also provides administrative support to our clinical team and assures availability of medical records; prepares a variety of requests for patient diagnostic testing; may transport specimens; receives/records tests results, notifies physicians of test results; may stock work areas; may order supplies and manage inventory; works on special projects; may perform secretarial duties; keeps records and files; prepares reports/correspondence; performs other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

●Experience and commitment to outstanding customer services skills

●Knowledge of the principles and practices of physician/clinical office management

●Knowledge of medical terminology

●Insurance pre-certifications

●Charge entry

●Outstanding interpersonal skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills

●Ability to operate standard office equipment

●Ability to multi-task, manage and prioritize workflow

●Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

●Computer experience including electronic medical record

●Date entry

Required Qualifications:

●Demonstrated experience with outstanding customer services skills

●1-2 years physician office experience in welcoming patients, check in/checkout process and overall clinic preparation/support

●Strong administrative experience such as word processing and data base management (ie, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel,)

●Education and training experience that could reasonably be expected to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

Preferred Qualifications:

●Customer service training/experience

●Infertility physician office experience

●ObGyn physician office experience

●Specific computer program knowledge (ie, MISYS GUI, and RESource or other EMR)

●Understanding process of physician office billing (receiving the encounter to the charge entry and ICD9/CPT coding)

Schedule:

Generally the work week would be Monday thru Friday. Hours would be varied according to clinic needs (7:00am to 4:00pm), (7:30am to 4:30pm), (8:00 am to 5:00pm) or (8:30am to 5:30pm). The Center is opened 363 days per year. This position requires weekend and holiday rotation. Employees must be flexible to work in all 3 locations of CARS (Hartford, Farmington, and New London).

Position: Medical Assistant

Date posted: March 26, 2014

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 GUI/Mysis scheduling system

Work schedule:

Flexibility required based upon clinical needs. Hours generally are between 6:45 am to 3:45 pm weekdays; or 7:15 am to 4:15 pm; or 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and 8:30 to 5:30 pm as assigned. Rotational weekends and holidays. Must have the ability to travel easily between Farmington and Hartford offices if needed and other off site locations as requested.

Position: Ultrasonographer

FTE: Part Time/Per diem
Date Posted: 3.13.13

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services (The Center) is seeking a part time ultrasonographer to meet the needs of its growing program. This is an excellent opportunity for dynamic and motivated individuals 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:

Provides transvaginal and abdominal ultrasonography scans to reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI-IVF) patients as well as ultrasound monitoring for patients going thru intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles.

Qualifications:

Requirements include:

● Current ARDMS registration required. ObGyn certification

● Minimum of 2 years OB/GYN or Women’s Health ultrasound experience

● Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

● Effective written and oral communication skills

● Ability to multitask and focus on details

Preferred requirements include:

● Experience with follicular monitoring during IUI and IVF cycles

Schedule:

Qualified candidates must be available for flexible hours based upon patient care and clinical needs of a growing infertility treatment program. Hours are generally 7:30 am to 9:30 am, Monday-Friday. Rotational weekends and holidays included. Must be able to easily commute to our Farmington and Hartford locations

Position: Clinical Nurse

FTE: Full Time
Date Posted: 2.26.14

The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services (The Center) is seeking full time RN’s to meet the needs of its growing program. 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 Farmington Campus and other satellite/outreach offices as needed

Preferred requirements include:

● Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) and/or IVF experience

● Labor and delivery (L&D) experience

● Phlebotomy skill

● IV start

● Care of the anesthetized patient

● Women’s health ambulatory experience

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 some flexibility required Monday-Friday. Rotational weekends and holidays included.