Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Medical Laboratory Science Technology
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Adjunct

Non-benefits eligible

Our Mission:

Northwestern Health Sciences University prepares the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Position Information:

We are hiring for an adjunct faculty opportunity teaching MLS-3130 Advanced Urinalysis and Body Fluids (3 credits) in our Medical Lab Technology program starting in our Fall term. This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible role.

This course provides Bachelor of Science Medical Laboratory Science completion students with a review and deeper exploration of urinalysis and body fluid analysis concepts. The curriculum content is already established and approved by internal and external processes. The course is designed to be completed over a 15 week period (the length of one trimester), in a hybrid format. All lecture and some laboratory activities are completed online through the course website, and wet lab activities are conducted on campus one Saturday per month. Instructors for this course would be expected to record lecture videos for each week, facilitate virtual discussion boards, grade assignments and assessments, and provide feedback to students and program administration in a timely manner.

Catalog Description: This course provides an overview of basic and advanced techniques in urinalysis and body fluid analysis. An emphasis is placed on the correlation between laboratory results and patient health status. A focus on quality assurance and quality control processes is also included. Laboratory exercises are incorporated into this course.

Position Qualifications:

  • Master's degree is required
  • Current certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

Northwestern Health Sciences University
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