Careers at Beacon CARE Fertility

Current Openings:

Beacon CARE Fertility are currently recruiting the following positions to join our team.

Located in Sandyford, the successful candidate will be joining a team at the cutting edge of fertility treatments.

You will be joining a team as part of the international CARE network, meaning our doctors can access the best scientific advances in the world.

With over 8,000 cycles in our clinics every year, we have both the expertise and experience to deal with even the most complex fertility problems.

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Senior Embryologist

About the job

Beacon CARE Fertility is currently recruiting a Senior Embryologist to join our Laboratory.

Located in Sandyford, the successful candidate will be joining a team at the cutting edge of fertility treatments.

You will be joining a team as part of the international CARE network meaning our doctors can access the best scientific advances in the world.

With over 8,000 cycles in our clinics every year, we have both the expertise and experience to deal with even the most complex fertility problems.

Purpose of the position:

Essential provider of consistent and high standard clinical Assisted Reproductive Technologies services to the Beacon CARE Fertility

What your work day will look like:

  • To deliver appropriate and effective utilisation and supervision of the laboratory systems, including RI Witness and the Eltek Alarm System.
  • Conveying complex, scientific information to patients in an appropriate manner.
  • To participate in the execution of trials and research projects when required.
  • Participation and completion of further education courses as required by BCF.
  • To support the Laboratory Manager in the management of laboratory equipment.
  • To complete ordering of critical laboratory consumables under the direction of the Laboratory Manager.
  • To ensure that the highest quality, up-to-date and appropriate treatment options are available to our patients founded upon sound academic knowledge, extensive in-house and vocational training, continually updated via a CPD programme.
  • To assist patients ordering donor sperm.
  • To assist the team with distributions/imports/exports.
  • To complete other laboratory-based activities deemed relevant and necessary by the Laboratory Manager.
  • The Embryologist must show flexibility in relation to work schedules and rota and assist in organising and implementing these.

What we need:

  • The successful candidate must possess a degree, diploma, certificate or other evidence of a formal qualification in the field of Medical or Biological Science.
  • 5 years post qualification experience
  • The successful candidate must be fully aware of the relevant scientific, medical, ethical and legal nature of the field of assisted human reproduction.
  • The Embryologist must have IVF laboratory experience and techniques with experience in aspects of the field of clinical embryology, including IVF, ICSI, cryopreservation of gametes and embryos.


What we’d like to see:

  • Member of ICE or other relevant Embryology body
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills


What we’re offering:

  • Permanent Full-Time position at the forefront of IVF treatment in Ireland
  • A supportive team environment
  • Salary will be based on experience
  • Working at the forefront of Medicine


Who you’re joining:

At the cutting edge of fertility treatments, Beacon CARE Fertility is owned and operated by leading Irish healthcare company Beacon Medical Group and the renowned CARE Fertility, which has pioneered ground breaking IVF therapies and embryo viability screening since 1997.

There have been over 30,000 CARE babies born to date. Patients in Ireland can access the very latest international techniques in all aspects of fertility including fertility assessments, IVF, IUI, autoimmune therapies, egg and sperm freezing (vitrification), PGT-A using the very latest technology of Next Generation Sequencing for embryo viability screening, recurrent miscarriage therapies and PGT-M and PGT-SR

How to Apply:

Please apply directly to hr@beaconmedicalgroup.ie

While we aim to respond to all applications however, in some cases only those called forward for an interview may be contacted.

Beacon Care Fertility values a safe working environment. As part of our recruitment and selection process, potential candidates will be required to undertake a background check.

Please be aware that if your application is successful, a member of our team will be in contact with you.

For further information regarding the role above please contact our BrianMcDonald, HR Manager via bmcdonald@beaconmedicalgroup.ie

Senior Fertility Nurse

The Purpose For The Position

The Successful Applicant will assist the Nurse Manager and other nursing staff in the day to day patient activities of BCF, in association with other medical, administrative and technical personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Being accountable for the provision of patient care and assisted reproductive treatments in a manner that is efficient, effective and of the highest standard.
  • Implement all relevant sections of the relevant regulations, including SI 158 of 2006 and SI 598 of 2007, during the application of nursing care within BCF.
  • Implementation of all relevant nursing and Quality Management System SOP’s released through the Beacon CARE Fertility Quality Management Systems.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, review and development of the Quality Management System within the Beacon CARE Fertility.
  • Assist in the management of the care/treatments for patients attending the Beacon CARE Fertility. Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, the post holder will implement nursing practice in  accordance to:
  1. The professional code as laid down by An Bord Altranais
  2. Comply with all national guidelines, especially SI 158 of 2006 and SI 598 of 2007
  3. An Bord Altranais guidance; Health Service Executive policies; and policies developed by Beacon CARE Fertility.
  4. Scope of Practice
  5. Contribute to achieving the objectives of the Beacon CARE Fertility in delivering a quality service.

Perform and continually improve upon specific clinical skills as guided by evidence based best practice and as laid down in the Beacon CARE Fertility policy procedures and guidelines:

  1. Embryo Transfer Procedures
  2. Performance of Ultrasound scans – follicular tracking; early pregnancy scans;
  3. Assist with Oocyte Collection procedures
  4. Performance of Intra-Uterine Inseminations
  5. Documentation of Informed Consent
  6. Review and Acceptance of Viral Screening results
  7.  Facilitate and promote patient education and understanding of treatment at all stages
  8. Recognise, report and care for at-risk patients undergoing treatment and ensure documentation and all records are completed accurately and legibly.
  9. Facilitate pregnancy testing for clients within the unit and to deal with all such couples with understanding, sympathy and empathy to help them come to terms with loss and bereavement.
  • Recognise the importance of and adhere to the strictest levels of Confidentiality when dealing with all aspects of care for clients attending Beacon CARE Fertility.
  • Act as an advocate for the patient to ensure that they are appropriately informed and counselled regarding their treatment care needs.
  • Participate in the setting of professional standards. Understand and co-operate with the need to measure and audit the effectiveness of care/ treatment given.
  • Maintain a high standard of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Maintain appropriate and accurate written and computer records regarding patient care.
  • Promote innovation and change in the approach to patient care, particularly in relation to new research findings and advances in treatments.
  • Participate in on-call arrangements and “unsociable hours” requirements, relevant to the service provided by BCF and the variable workload.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of motivation and assume responsibility for professional self development.
  • Recognise the importance of and contribute to the development of good interpersonal relationships with patients and colleagues.
  • Provide support to the Nurse Manager.
  • Use the resources provided by BCF in an effective and economic manner.
  • Effectively liaise with fellow colleagues – medical, embryology, quality staff to deliver patient care efficiently and at a high standard.

Ensure compliance with Health & Safety Regulations and Risk Management Procedures.

Essential Candidate Requirements

  • The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse/Midwife or be eligible to register in the General Division of the Register of Nurses/Midwives maintained by An Bord Altranais
  • Diploma or Degree relevant to the position,
  • Experience of working in Midwifery / Gynaecology IVF / infertility. 
  • Must have full knowledge of all relevant national and European regulations, and their implications, both clinically and legally including SI 158 of 2006 and SI 598 of 2007,
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Client centred care with Quality Focus,
  • Management and Organisations skills,
  • Interested in research and evidence-based practice.
  • The ability to work in a clinical assisted reproduction setting to deliver client-centered care with a quality focus, to the highest standards as determined by evidence-based best practice.
  • The ability to plan, organise and implement care according to the variable workload.
  • The ability to work as part of a team with excellent communication skills, but also to be able to work without direct supervision.
  • An understanding of the need to be compassionate and sympathetic in providing care to all clients, given the difficulties and stresses associated with fertility treatment for all couples

Clinical Skills:

Experience in the fertility industry. Ideally, a broad base of clinical skills including procedure room, recovery, outpatient clinic and day ward. Venepuncture and patient training. An ability to perform ultrasound would be an advantage as would experience of embryo transfer and IUI

Desired Requirements

  • Post Graduate qualifications in the fields of midwifery/fertility.
  • Strong IT and administration skills
  • Counselling skillset/experience
  • Experience in Pelvic Ultrasound Scanning

The successful applicant will be required to be passed medically fit for work by our Occupational Health Department and a full background check will be completed by obtaining professional references and in liaison with the Garda Vetting Bureau.

All enquires should be directed to Brian McDonald via HR@beaconmedicalgroup.ie