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Phlebotomy technicians draw blood from patients and prepare specimens for testing or storage. They work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, laboratories, clinics and blood banks. If you are seeking a career in the health care field, like working with people, and possess good interpersonal skills, a career as a phlebotomy technician may be for you.
At NECC, the Phlebotomy Certificate will prepare you for employment as entry level phlebotomy technician. The program is presented through a series of lecture, laboratory, and externship experiences. Graduates are eligible to take the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) examination under the Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) category, Route 2.
Graduates will be able to pursue many career paths. Phlebotomists may work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, laboratories, clinics or blood banks.