Phlebotomy technicians must have an understanding of basic coding and billing procedures, enjoy working with people, work well under pressure, be attentive to detail and have excellent manual dexterity. To be successful, you should also feel comfortable using a computer and have an aptitude for other high-tech devices. There is both an art and a science necessary to the profession.
All students must:
- Provide proof of a high school diploma or GED.
- Maintain personal medical insurance coverage.
- Submit a current health screening, completed within one year and including up-to-date immunizations with documentation of the flu vaccine
- Have transportation to clinical sites and daytime availability
- Meet the minimum attendance requirement.
- Please review the course calendars carefully for all sessions to be sure you will not have conflicts. Missed time may mandate unsuccessful course completion.
Other information that you should know:
- Payment for the program must be made at the time of registration; a payment plan is available.
Textbooks are included in the cost of the course and will be provided in the first class.
- Students will be required to wear scrubs to class and abide by a dress code designed to provide safety in the lab and clinical settings.
- Clinical schedules are daytime hours, typically 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday for 2-3 consecutive weeks. Clinical hours and days may vary with the location assignment. Clinical schedules and sites are assigned at the discretion of the program coordinator. Requests may be made but are not guaranteed.
- Our partnering clinical facilities:
- Danbury Hospital Satellite Offices
The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain