North KC Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science
About This School
This 47-week clinical program allows students to complete their college senior year of instruction at the Hospital. The program acquaints students with instruments, procedures and clinical experiences found in a hospital laboratory as well as teaches them about disease processes and correlating them with lab results. Upon program completion, students are eligible to take the national registry exam to become certified Clinical/Medical Laboratory Scientists.
The North Kansas City Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science boasts a 98% pass rate on the ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology) Board of Certification exam.
Juniors and seniors in North Kansas City Schools can enroll in On-Site Academy. Interested students should discuss the program with their school counselor.
The Student Volunteer program gives students 14-18 years of age the opportunity to serve their community while gaining knowledge and experience in a healthcare environment. Volunteer positions are available in business, child care and clinical departments.
The program is divided into three sessions. The summer session runs from May-August and includes morning and afternoon shifts. The school-year sessions run September-December and February-May, with afternoon shifts available. Contact Bret Oleszczak, 816.691.1684.
The Job Shadows program is for students ages 16 and up who have a general interest in a career in healthcare. Through the program, students tour their host department, observe employees in their work environment, discuss customer service and participate in teamwork activities.
North Kansas City Hospital participates in Job Shadows, Youth Volunteers and Career Fairs with North Kansas City Schools and other school districts. Contact Dottie Hines 691-1690.
Degree Programs Offered
CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE