Career Opportunities–Join our team!

WHY WORK WITH GENESIS?

Working at Genesis offers you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of reproductive experts dedicated to providing outstanding patient care.

Since opening our doors in 1995, Genesis has grown to be one of the largest IVF clinics in Canada and a leader in reproductive technology. We offer a comprehensive range of assisted reproductive technologies, including IUI, IVF, ICSI, PGD, surgical sperm retrieval, cryopreservation, oocyte and sperm donation.

Our results—which are among the best in North America— speak to our commitment to research and innovation, our state-of-the-art embryology lab, and to our outstanding staff.

Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to TDixon@genesis-fertility.com.

Administrative Office Manager

We have an immediate opening for a highly motivated, multi-task oriented Office Manager with a passion for women’s reproductive health.

Hours are full time;  5 days a week

This position will support the Vision, Values, Purpose and commitment of Genesis Fertility Centre and at all times be cognisant of the importance of patient safety. Reports to the Operations Director and ensures the provision of confidential administrative and clinical support for the purpose of maintaining accurate patient records and comprehensive patient care. This position assists with patient flow, teaching, data entry and supervised clinical procedures.
Overview:

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Office Manager provides management and leadership for the Administration Department. The  manager will be responsible for smooth operation of the administration department including the overall patient experience, switchboard, booking secretaries, reception and some finance tasks. Some of the tasks below may be delegated, but ultimate responsibility will remain with the Office Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Have the knowledge to train switchboard, booking secretaries, reception and some finance positions
  • Ensure smooth operation of reception, switchboard and booking secretaries.
  • Ensure training plans are sufficient for each position and ensure each employee has completed training plan
  • Keep current on knowledge of each position and will fill in for any of those positions when required (for example sick days, vacation days etc.)
  • Perform admin staff evaluations to congratulate on positives and encourage improvements
  • Responsible for operational control and timely booking of referrals and follow ups
  • Ensure patient satisfaction in their experience with staff in each of the above departments. Resolve minor patient complaints. (major complaints or unresolved issues should be brought to Operations Supervisor)
  • Office, equipment and building maintenance
  • Provide on-going day clinic support for physicians and their patients.
  • Adjust roster (or delegate) in accordance with physicians requests
  • Quickly and efficiently handle all incoming calls which have been directed to the Medical Booking Secretaries voice mails. This includes providing additional support to other secretaries thus ensuring a continued high standard of patient care.
  • Promote quality assurance and risk management activities by methods such as participating in patient surveys, chart audits and providing input to the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Perform receptionist functions such as receiving visitors, answering the telephone, directing calls and taking messages; provide information and assistance in response to inquiries, as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, completion of the Medical Office Assistant certification program plus two (2) year’s recent, management experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Preference will be given to candidates with medical office management experience..

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to assume leadership role in a compassionate, fair manner
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in an environment subject to changing deadlines, stress and interruptions
  • Broad knowledge of computerized patient database programs
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers and applicable software applications
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position

Interested, qualified candidates should send their covering letter and resume to J. Todd Dixon,  Director Clinical Operations, TDixon@genesis-fertility.com.

 

REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST WITH SPECIAL INTEREST IN IN-VITRO FERTILIZATION

Genesis is the largest private fertility clinic in Vancouver BC. We offer the full range of assisted reproductive technologies, including IUI, IVF, ICSI, PGD, surgical sperm retrieval, cryopreservation, oocyte and sperm donation as well as surrogacy cycles.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, experienced Reproductive Endocrinologist to join our team. This is an associate level position with potential for partnership.

Additionally, the right candidate will possess an enthusiastic, hard working, professional attitude with excellent communication skills and attention to detail.  Education requirement includes MD, OBGYN residency, and REI fellowship.
This is a non-union, full-time day position with weekend and holiday rotations.
We offer a salary of $250,000 with benefits at 3 months, company matching RRSP program, medical and dental upon completion of probation.

Interested, qualified candidates should send their covering letter and resume to J. Todd Dixon,  Director Clinical Operations, TDixon@genesis-fertility.com.

Enquiries are welcome and will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

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Genesis Open house: Wednesday, October 7th

Join the Genesis Fertility team at our open house on Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

This will be a fun chance for you and your family and friends to get to know the Genesis team and to mingle with others on an infertility journey, or thinking of starting one. If you are just in the beginning stages of learning about infertility, this is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and network with a community of people who can stand alongside you through your journey or talk to you about their firsthand experiences with infertility.

The open house is free to attend – all we ask is that you RSVP online by clicking here or on the invitation directly.

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Avneet Panesar, Genesis Fertility

Meet Us Monday: Avneet Panesar

Hey!

I’m Avneet, one of the medical office assistants’ that works here with the Genesis family.

Since joining the Genesis family, I have only felt love and sincerity from every individual that I have worked with. Everyone from our welcoming receptionists to our amazing doctors who ensure that everything that they do provides a warm, caring, and compassionate atmosphere for our patients. From the moment we meet our patients and begin their treatment plans, we start to build relationships that don’t just last until the end of their appointments, but rather for a lifetime.

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Fertility Food Friday: Creamy Tahini Veggie Sauté

Fertility Food: Creamy Tahini Veggie Sauté

 

By Krista A. Parr, R.H.N.

The Harvard Nurses Health Study is the largest, most comprehensive, long-term study of diet and fertility ever conducted. It found that adding one serving per day of red meat, chicken, or turkey increased the risk of ovulatory infertility by nearly one-third. This does not mean that everyone trying to conceive must adopt a fully vegetarian diet; high-quality, ethically raised animal products can be an important part of a nourishing, supportive fertility diet for most people.

However, it would be wise to learn to cook at least a handful of delicious vegetarian dishes, especially if you usually eat a lot of meat. This Creamy Tahini Veggie Sauté is one such recipe you’ll want to have up your sleeve. It’s rich, incredibly flavourful, and I’ve even seen meat-lovers swoon over it. Folate, antioxidants, iodine, selenium, and calcium are just a few of the fertility-loving nutrients contained within every yummy bite.

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Fertility Food Friday: Maple Walnut Granola

Maple Walnut Granola

By Krista A. Parr, R.H.N.

Granola is such a great breakfast because it’s quick and convenient while also providing so much more nutrition than boxed cereal. Even many store-bought granolas can taste overly sweet and be loaded with sugar and fillers. Luckily, making your own granola is super simple! This Maple Walnut Granola is full of goodies to nourish fertility and start your day off right. In fact, every ingredient features some kind of benefit to your health and fertility. But let’s just discuss the headliners:

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Fertility Food Friday: Hot Cacao “Coffee”

Hot Cacao “Coffee”

 

By Krista A. Parr, R.H.N

While it isn’t necessary to completely cut out coffee while trying to conceive, it is generally recommended that women limit themselves to a cup a day. Many women choose to ‘quit’ coffee while preparing for pregnancy for a variety of reasons, including: the stress that coffee can place on the liver, adrenal glands, blood pressure, and nutrient absorption. For those who are weaning off coffee, this rich, satisfying, chocolatey hot drink provides a bit of a kick without nearly as much caffeine. As an added bonus, high quality raw cacao is considered a ‘superfood’ because of its extremely high antioxidant content. This means it’s very good at protecting cells and tissues from free radical damage. Just remember that raw cacao powder is not the same as cocoa powder, which is highly processed and devoid of any nutrients. The cinnamon in this recipe helps to regulate blood sugar levels, so even if you don’t intend to give up your morning cuppa joe, try adding a dash of good quality cinnamon to your regular coffee.

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Fertility Food Friday: Chili Chocolate Coconut Pudding

Fertility Food Friday: Chili Chocolate Coconut Pudding recipe

 

Guest post by Nikki Hurst

Yes, this recipe is as delicious as the title suggests. . . . And just as simple to prepare as well! With only two minutes of preparation and twenty minutes of cooking, this is a dream dessert for any level of kitchen expertise!

I first had this decadent treat at my friend Andrea’s house. I grabbed her recipe, did some research and then some experimentation, and came up with this fabulous, fool-proof, recipe. Thank you for this amazing idea Andrea!

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The Huffington Post – Mitochondrial DNA 101: What You Need to Know

Dr Sonya Kasyap of Genesis Fertility shares insight into recent developments with mitochondrial DNA

 

In a historic vote on February 3, 2015, the UK became the first country to allow a new, modified IVF technique called mitochondrial DNA transfer, which uses DNA from three people–two women and one man–to create a baby.

Our very own Dr Kashyap breaks down the medical terminology surrounding this new process and explains what it  may mean for the future of Artificial Reproductive Technology here.

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