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Careers

Careers 2017-07-24T14:05:12+00:00

Founded by Dr. William Schoolcraft, CCRM is an international network of premier IVF clinics committed to advancing the field of reproductive medicine.

CCRM Network QC Embryologist Position

Overview of Position:

Under the supervision of Drs. Jason Swain and Rebecca Krisher, the successful candidate in this position will be expected to collect, vitrify and supply network laboratories with 1 cell mouse embryos for their QC testing needs; oversee the network plastic ware testing program including communicating with industry representatives and individual network laboratory personnel on a regular basis, managing inventory, and ordering and MEA testing products in a timely manner; and be responsible for all shipping to network laboratories, including mouse embryos, media and other supplies as required. To accomplish these tasks, laboratory skills in IVM, IVF, in vitro embryo culture and embryo vitrification are necessary. Expectations are that the successful candidate will display a high level of organization, independence and attention to detail. Excellent communication skills are important. Computer skills including Word and Excel spreadsheets and sharing documents on Google drive with multiple users are also required. Qualifications for this position include a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, or a related field; post graduate coursework and/or training is a plus. Relevant scientific laboratory experience is preferred. To apply or for more information, contact Dr Rebecca Krisher, rkrisher@FLColo.com

Cryopreservation Specialist

Position Summary:

The IVF Cryopreservation Specialist demonstrates knowledge and skills related to the IVF Laboratory.  He/she reports directly to the IVF Lab Supervisor and should function independently.  He/she takes direction from the IVF Lab Supervisor and/or Medical Director.  He/she should function independently and foster cooperative relationships within the lab and other departments.  Must be well organized, responsible, attentive to detail, and have a desire to develop professionally.

Position Requirements:

Licensure/Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Biology required.

Experience:  Previous laboratory or research experience required.  Previous data entry experience required.  Medical experience preferred.

Skills:  Must be well organized with good communication skills.  Knowledge of computer database programs with data entry system experience.  Must be able to enter data into database system accurately, and efficiently, paying close attention to detail with little chance for error.  Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to interact positively with all other departments.  Must be able to multi-task, demonstrate the ability to be an effective team member, and perform duties that are delegated to him/her.

Orientation:

The orientation period for assuming Cryopreservation Specialist responsibilities is six weeks.   Orientation will include all duties of the IVF Lab assistant as well as those of the Cryopreservation Specialist  By the end of orientation, the new cryo specialist will be able to function independently in all areas where orientation has been completed.  It is expected that he/she will ask questions of an appropriate resource, as needed, following completion of orientation.

Job Responsibilities: 

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate shipping of embryos with patients, nurses and other clinics
  • Coordinate shipping of embryos to Reprotech
  • Manage patients requests to discard embryos
  • Manage patients requests to donate embryos to research
  • Maintain abandoned embryo inventory
  • Work with Donor Embryo nurse to inventory Donated embryos
  • Manage Abnormal Embryos; moving to Research status or discarding as needed
  • Update database when embryos are discarded, sent to research or abandoned
  • Creation and validation of Cryoinventory billing lists
  • Freeze research embryos
  • Warm research embryos for Quality control purposes
  • Help with IVF Lab Assistant duties when available
  • Other duties as assigned.

Research Embryologist Position

Overview of Position:

This position will be expected to independently undertake experiments involving oocyte and embryo culture, as well as in vitro follicle culture. The Research Embryologist must demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the various procedures performed in these assigned research activities. As Research Embryologist, expectations are that the successful candidate will display a high level of independence and attention to detail. This position will be asked to work on a variety of experiments under the guidance of multiple PhDs, so flexibility and willingness to learn new techniques is paramount. This position requires organizational skills, efficient multitasking, and self-motivation. Excellent communication skills are important. Good general laboratory skills and sterile technique are a must. Computer skills including Word and Excel spreadsheets are also required. The successful candidate is expected to be an effective team member and perform additional laboratory duties as delegated. Qualifications for this position include a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, or a related field; post graduate coursework and/or training is a plus. Relevant scientific laboratory experience is preferred. To apply or for more information, contact Dr Rebecca Krisher, rkrisher@FLColo.com

Accounts Payable Specialist Position

Overview of Position:

Main job tasks and responsibilities include:

• Perform accounting and clerical tasks for the maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.
• Sort, code, and match invoices. Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval.
• Prioritize invoices according to discount and payment terms. Enter invoices into system and perform check runs.
• Research and resolve vendor statement and invoice discrepancies. Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries and issues.
• Maintain electronic copies of vouchers, invoices, or correspondence necessary for files.
• Support the accounting team as necessary in providing documentation for annual audits.

Qualifications:
• High school diploma required and 2+ years Accounts Payable healthcare experience.
• Familiarity in accounting, purchase order, and EMR software. NetSuite experience a plus.
• Basic understanding of principles of finance, bookkeeping, and accounting.

Accounts Payable Skill Set
• Strong problem solving and multi-tasking skills. Detail oriented and highly organized self-starter.
• Good communication skills and ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.
• Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

Our goal for the CCRM network is to build a team of people who enjoy the challenge and rigor of creating a dynamic and successful enterprise that demonstrates excellence in the quality of its patient care and business performance. You will be a key person in these endeavors and we look forward to having you join us.

Submit all resumes to Jane Johnson at jjohnson@colocrm.com.

Physician Liaison at CCRM Orange County

CCRM Orange County is seeking a Referral Physician Liaison responsible for serving as a business development resource for its physicians. This position serves as a liaison and education resource for referring physicians of patients with fertility challenges. The Referral Physician Liaison will act as an advocate to improve physician referral rates, enhance communications with physician(s), and increase understanding of referring CCRM physicians and their patient needs. Experience in healthcare, preferably in marketing or business development is preferred. Registered nurse or pharmaceutical sales with infertility background or knowledge desired. The ideal candidate includes an outgoing personality with demonstrated strong interpersonal and customer service skills. This exciting and unique opportunity involves substantial outreach and fieldwork to establish and strengthen relationships with physicians, prospective patients, and the local healthcare community.

CCRM is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Because CCRM believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Newton, MA

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Sales: 2 years
  • Marketing: 3 years

Please send resume to Sarah Stavros at sstavros@colocrm.com.

Clinical Systems Analyst I

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director, Information Technology
DIVISION: Technology
GENERAL PURPOSE

The Clinical Systems Analyst is responsible for supporting all aspects of CCRM’s clinical software and serves as a liaison between CCRM IT and clinical staff to provide EMR implementation and maintenance, hands-on development and end user support. Works with other IT team members to improve service, user knowledge and user self-sufficiency while providing the highest level of customer care. The individual will ensure all clinical systems, including the EMR, meet the needs of clinical staff while achieving the company’s strategic goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations
o Serve as an EMR super user / subject matter expert for all practice management operations
o Perform administration of clinical applications including access permissions and rights assignment
o Develop and maintain relationships with clinical staff including physicians, nurses and office staff
o Design clinical content in the EMR to support care processes (including documentation, ordering, reporting, alerts and notification actions.)
o Manage and resolve complex EMR system problems in coordination with internal stakeholders
o Format, design, and build relevant content for online forms, mapping data collection and clinical workflows documentation.
o Identify data integrity issues and recommendations to correct
o Manage ongoing support requests and administrative needs of users, troubleshoot and test/implement fixes
o Perform ad hoc data query downloads

Process Discovery and Management
o Develop and document current and future state processes.
o Work with various departments and end users to identify, document, communicate, and enhance standard business processes

Reporting
o Modify necessary reports as required by various organization departments

Training and Documentation
o Analyze, recommend, develop and implement reliable and efficient means of navigating through the EMR.
o Keep materials up-to-date, coordinate new user onboarding and ongoing training sessions

Vendor Interaction
o Integration of clinical interfaces to the EMR

Editing, testing, verification

Other responsibilities as necessary

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

• Ability to understand and interpret clinical needs and transform IT technical tools to meet those needs
• Team oriented with the ability to work independently within the team environment
• Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Highly self-motivated and directed
• Service and quality focus; keen attention to detail
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening and questioning skills
• Strong analytical and communication skills including working directly with all levels of staff and external vendors to determine sound solutions for business requirements
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
• Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced and dynamic environment
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception through completion.
• Ability to work under tight deadlines and resolve problems effectively in a timely manner
• Understand integration scenarios and design
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Strong documentation skills
• Strong understanding of organization’s strategic direction
• Committed to training and staff development as part of organizational culture
• Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
• Ability to work flexible hours, as needed
• Ability to provide support and technical assistance to users
• Ability to build consensus and manage expectations at both departmental and organizational levels
• Ability to work closely with other IT staff to ensure that network, system, security, and regulatory concerns are properly addressed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Requires a college degree in healthcare, nursing, information technology, business administration, a related discipline or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 1 year of clinical experience in a practice management setting
• Two to three years’ experience in systems analysis related to clinical applications
• Experience working in a technical role with practice management systems and electronic medical records
• Experience with healthcare operations, including a basic understanding of different departments and their role in healthcare delivery
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Office

DESIRED SKILLS

• Experience with GE Centricity Practice System and GE Electronic Medical Record
• Visual Form Editor (VFE) programming experience
• Knowledge/experience in ICD-9/10 and CPT coding guidelines Perform current and future state workflow analysis to improve comprehension and adoption of system functionality
SUPERVISORY DUTIES: N/A
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Typical office environment; on-call work required

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Ability to operate a computer for extended periods

Please submit resume and cover letter to info@ccrmivf.com.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position.

Clinical Systems Analyst II

EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director, Information Technology
DIVISION: Technology
GENERAL PURPOSE

The Clinical Systems Analyst II is responsible for supporting all aspects of CCRM’s clinical software and serves as a liaison between CCRM IT and clinical staff to provide EMR implementation and maintenance, hands-on configuration and end user support. Works with other IT team members to improve service, user knowledge and user self-sufficiency while providing the highest level of customer care. The individual will ensure all clinical systems, including the EMR, meet the needs of clinical staff while achieving the company’s strategic goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations
o Serve as the EMR administrator/subject matter expert for all practice management operations
o Perform administration of clinical applications including access permissions and rights assignment
o Develop and maintain relationships with clinical staff including physicians, nurses and office staff
o Design clinical content in the EMR to support care processes (including documentation, ordering, reporting, alerts and notification actions.)
o Manage and resolve complex EMR system problems in coordination with internal stakeholders
o Format, design, and build relevant content for online forms, mapping data collection and clinical workflows documentation.
o Identify data integrity issues and recommendations to correct
o Manage ongoing support requests and administrative needs of users, troubleshoot and test/implement fixes
o Perform ad hoc data query downloads

Project Management
o Understand the full capacity of the EMR platform, be knowledgeable of third party applications and be able to suggest and implement solutions
o Develop and communicate schedules and test and implement future application patches and upgrades
o Develop reports, dashboards, and processes to continuously monitor data quality and integrity

Process Discovery and Management
o Develop and document current and future state processes
o Work with various departments and end users to identify, document, communicate, and enhance standard business processes
o Work with management to identify new and creative opportunities to leverage the data to support additional business processes or functions

Reporting
o Develop necessary reports as required

Training and Documentation
o Analyze, recommend, develop and implement reliable and efficient means of navigating through the EMR
o Develop training plans, materials, and documentation for clinical users, keep materials up-to-date, coordinate new user onboarding and ongoing training sessions
o Monitor user adoption rates and respond as needed (additional training sessions, communication, modifications, or other resources) to improve adoption

Audit and Compliance
o Adhere to HIPAA guidelines and maintain patient confidentiality
o Participate in audit process and follow up as necessary to comply with workflow and compliance standards

Vendor Management
o Manage ongoing relationships with clinical hardware and software partners
o Integration of clinical interfaces to the EMR
o Manage outsourced implementation partners as it pertains to clinical projects

Other responsibilities as necessary

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

• Ability to understand and interpret clinical needs and transform IT technical tools to meet those needs
• Team oriented with the ability to work independently within the team environment
• Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Highly self-motivated and directed
• Service and quality focus; keen attention to detail
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening and questioning skills
• Strong analytical and communication skills including working directly with all levels of staff and external vendors to determine sound solutions for business requirements
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
• Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced and dynamic environment
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception through completion.
• Ability to work under tight deadlines and resolve problems effectively in a timely manner
• Understand integration scenarios and design
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Strong documentation skills
• Strong understanding of organization’s strategic direction
• Committed to training and staff development as part of organizational culture
• Ability to absorb and retain information quickly
• Ability to work flexible hours, as needed
• Ability to provide support and technical assistance to users
• Ability to build consensus and manage expectations at both departmental and organizational levels
• Ability to work closely with other IT staff to ensure that network, system, security, and regulatory concerns are properly addressed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Requires a college degree in healthcare, nursing, information technology, business administration, a related discipline or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in a practice management setting
• Three to five years’ experience in systems analysis related to clinical applications
• Experience working in a technical role with practice management systems and electronic medical records
• Experience with healthcare operations, including a basic understanding of different departments and their role in healthcare delivery
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Office

DESIRED SKILLS

• Experience with GE Centricity Practice System and GE Electronic Medical Record
• Visual Form Editor (VFE) programming experience
• Knowledge/experience in ICD-9/10 and CPT coding guidelines Perform current and future state workflow analysis to improve comprehension and adoption of system functionality
SUPERVISORY DUTIES: N/A
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Typical office environment; on-call work required
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Ability to operate a computer for extended periods

Please submit resume and cover letter to info@ccrmivf.com.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position.