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. Yet we’re large enough to offer exceptional benefits including a university contribution to our 403(b), generous PTO and a flexible environment. 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:
The College of Health and Wellness at NWHSU is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a full-time Clinical Coordinator faculty position in our Medical Laboratory Technology and Medical Laboratory Science programs. The successful candidate will share our vision of becoming the premier provider of MLT/MLS programs in the Midwest and will help advance that vision through their teaching. Faculty members will also contribute to the integrative health focused mission of the University, encouraging learning across disciplines.

Through online and in-person educational models and using the latest educational technology, you will help mold the next generation of Medical Laboratory Technologists and Scientists.

This is a full-time position with teaching (75%) and clinical coordination (25%) responsibilities. Teaching will have both direct instruction and lab teaching responsibilities and will be assigned courses to teach in the programs each trimester.

The Clinical Coordinator will oversee the placement of clinical interns each term at our clinical partners clinics for both the MLT and MLS programs.

This is a year-round, faculty position where academic rank and compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience.

Work Location: Bloomington, MN with flexibility to work 1-2 days per week remotely; must live local and be able to come to campus as needed.


Clinical Coordinator:
– Acts as liaison between the MLT/MLS programs and affiliated clinic sites to build and foster relationships and ensure appropriate policy adherence and placement of clinical interns.
– Oversee clinical site management tool to document student’s clinic readiness, progress, and completion.
– Advise students on all matters related to the clinic internship experience.
– Oversee communication and follow through on all intern requirements
– Manage student clinic entrance requirements and graduation requirements for MLT/MLS students
– Ongoing analysis of interns’ progression through the internship curriculum.

Teaching Faculty:
– Manage course curriculum, design, development, and delivery to create an engaging and meaningful student learning experience.
– Maintain a responsive and respectful student learning environment that ensures a quality education and supports students to achieve their educational goals.
– Achieve technological literacy, knowledge, and innovative use of modern teaching technologies including active learning and the use of computers and multi-media in lectures, laboratories, and distance learning environments.
– Respond to student questions and concerns to achieve resolutions according to established university processes.
– Manage course and programmatic records such as enrollment, grades, student performance in a timely manner as set forth by the university, division, and college.
– Maintain regular office hours and timely communication for student support and advising.
– Participate in events, programmatic meetings, and committee work as determined by the Program Chair or Dean.
– Promote a community of belonging and engage with diverse individuals of varying cultures, ethnic backgrounds, and abilities to maintain good working relationships across the University and College.
– Collaborate in the development of new courses and implement strategies to enhance and upgrade current courses including curriculum development, review, and revision.
– Participate in professional and occupational development to maintain a depth of understanding in the Medical Laboratory field and contribute to current knowledge of the discipline.

What you need to have?
– Bachelor’ degree in Medical Lab Science; Master’s degree preferred.
– Minimum of one year of experience in a medical laboratory.
– ASCP‐BOC or ASCP i-BOC generalist certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist.
– Prior teaching experience preferred.
– Strong communication and trust building skills with demonstrated ability to build and foster relationships.

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.

Our Benefits:
NWHSU is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet your current needs an anticipate your future needs. Our generous time away helps you enjoy a healthy work life rhythm.

Paid Time Off (earn 27 days per year)
Holiday (15 days in 2022)
Discounted and free on-site clinic services for you and your family
403(b) Plan (4.75% University contribution with a 2% employee contribution)
Medical, dental, vision
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-term and long-term disability
Life insurance
EAP and other wellness benefits
Tuition Reimbursement for external programs
Tuition Reduction for internal programs (includes family members)
On-site fitness center

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.

To apply for this job email your details to logaard@nwhealth.edu