Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • NWHSU Bloomington Clinic
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Part Time

Non-benefits-eligible


Why NWHSU?

When you join NWHSU you're not simply doing a job, you're making a difference. You'll see passion for our mission, our work, and our future growth opportunities all around you. Culture is extremely important to us. We're a small enough organization that you'll get to know everyone, have a voice, make an impact, and feel the enthusiasm of everyone you work with. It's an ideal blend and a superb organization to expand your career.

What can you expect?

  • Our goal? Preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance healthcare.
  • Every role and individual contributes to our success. No matter what department you work in, you'll see passion for our work and respect for one another.
  • Belonging is important to us - we all bring different backgrounds, perspectives, and value to the organization. And that makes us stronger.
  • We're committed and engaged. You'll see that in every meeting, every discussion and everything we do. It shows and we're proud of it.
  • We don't simply say we have a team environment - we live it. Your ideas and suggestions matter. We listen to one another and when something makes sense, we do it.
  • We've still got that entrepreneurial spirit, even though we've been around for 80+ years. And we like that.
  • We share information and have fun - through monthly Open Forum meetings with our senior leaders, to random employee celebration events throughout the year.
  • We build in flexibility in roles whenever we can. We work in a hybrid environment. Each manager works with their team members to ensure there is a healthy work-life balance.
  • Your personal and professional work opportunities are important to us - we provide these benefits so you can continue to excel in your career.

Position Information:

NWHSU offers laboratory drawing services to support providers in the Clinic System and in the surrounding area in patient care. This service most specifically supports Doctor of Chiropractic, Functional Medicine Providers, Nutritionists and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. The Lab Coordinator helps to coordinate all operations of the clinical lab.

This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible position working up to 16 hours per week, Monday through Thursday with hours mainly in the mornings. Open to some afternoon hours.

Work Location: Bloomington, MN; must live local and be able to come to campus as needed.

Duties:

  • Prepare for lab draws as they are scheduled
  • Collect lab specimens according to provider's orders
  • Properly handle specimens to maintain their integrity for processing
  • Prepare specimen for processing at the lab
  • Arrange pick up and shipment of specimens to processing labs
  • Ensure lab results are sent to the ordering provider in a timely manner
  • Ensure proper maintenance of vendor accounts
  • Order lab supplies as needed
  • Remain current on CLIA waived testing requirements
  • Maintain training manuals and compliance records
  • Review and update lab test fees

What you need to have?

  • High school diploma plus a minimum of an Associate's degree in Medical Assistance or Lab technician or similar field.
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant or Lab Technician or field that allows for specimen collection including blood and urine
  • 1-3 years of experience drawing blood and collecting and processing specimens for testing including: proper clotting timing, pipetting, spinning and storage.
  • Knowledge of CLIA Waived and OSHA regulations for labs.

Does this sound like the type of role you could excel in? Where your background and experience may contribute to the growth of our organization? A role where you can add your passion and enthusiasm, and make a difference? If you believe you have the education and experience to meet the qualifications for this role, we'd value talking to you. Non-traditional backgrounds are welcome.

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 of Acupuncture with a specialization in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Masters' offerings in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Functional and Integrative Nutrition, and Integrative Care, and undergraduate offerings in massage therapy, health sciences, and allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university and intend to be a leader in creating integrative care solutions.

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.

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