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Foundations of Healthcare Clinical Lab Assistant

Washburn University
Topeka, Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 14, 2024

Job Details

Position Title: Foundations of Healthcare Clinical Lab Assistant

Department: WIT-Health Care Technology

Advertised Pay: RN: $30/hr LPN: $25/hr

Campus Location: Washburn Tech

Applications will be reviewed as received and based on department need.

Position Summary: Clinical Lab Assistants direct, guide and evaluate students in the Certified Nurse Aid program at Washburn University Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech) in the clinical and laboratory setting. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Essential Functions:
Work closely with the C.N.A. class instructor regarding clinical rotations and skill lab check-offs.
Prepare for and attend all designated clinical sessions.
Enforce policies for safety and use of personal protective equipment for all individuals in the clinical/lab environment.
Evaluate student work and provide feedback to students.
Act in a manner that promotes collegial relationships and shows respect for students, staff, and colleagues.
Maintain and/or advance training in industry-recognized certifications.
Stay abreast of innovations and developments in the professional field.
Adhere to University policies and perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:
· Two years of verifiable full-time experience in clinical practice as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
· An unencumbered Kansas nursing license.
· A minimum of 1750 hours of long-term care experience as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
· An instructor number for CNA/CMA courses or the ability to gain approval as a CNA/CMA instructor per criteria established through the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (KDADS).
Preferred Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s degree in nursing with long-term care experience.
· Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
· Approved HHA instructor number from KDADS.

Part time - Hourly
Shifts vary
Background Check and Drug Screen Required


 Washburn University

Washburn is a top-notch university in an urban setting where students are becoming their best selves.

Nestled in the heart of Topeka - the capital city with about 127 thousand residents - Washburn offers students from small towns a big-city feel, while providing students from major metropolitan areas a more manageable environment.

Washburn's beautiful campus - on 160 acres - is easy to navigate with state-of-the art facilities. Our Tech campus on Huntoon offers industry-standard programs leading to in-demand jobs. And with our low student/faculty ratio and small classes, you're going to get to know your professors. 

Internally, we're organized into five schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Applied Studies, the Business School, the School of Nursing, the School of Law and the Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech.)

Our mission is to provide opportunities for our students to realize their full potential; we can't do it without our dedicated faculty and staff. 

Washburn University employs more than one thousand faculty and staff on our campuses throughout Topeka. We strive to offer competitive wages, an excellent benefits program, supportive culture and healthy work/life balance. Washburn seeks to create an environment that reflects our core values: integrity, excellence, inclusion, accountability, respect, collaboration and innovation.

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