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Phlebotomy Technician

Career Description

Phlebotomy Technicians are professionally trained and certified individuals who work in hospitals, clinical laboratories, and other health care facilities obtaining blood from patients by venipuncture  and microtechniques.  In addition to technical, clerical, and interpersonal skills, the Phlebotomy Technician must develop strong organizational skills to handle heavy workloads efficiently and maintain accuracy.

Education

High School diploma or G.E.D.

Pre-requisites

Clinical experiences are arranged through the academic advisor from programs affiliated with Baystate Medical Center.

Length of Clinical Experience

Students will  participate in clinical experiences for 80 hours within a 2 week period.

Clinical Tracks at BMC

  • Department of Pathology

Institutional Affiliations

BMC is affiliated with the following institutions for this program:

Professional Associations and Other Information