Phlebotomy Technician

Become a certified Phlebotomy Technician with MxCC’s new program!

Are you seeking a new career in the high demand field of healthcare?  Do you enjoy working with people and work well under pressure? A career as a phlebotomy technician may be right for you.  Phlebotomy technicians are valuable members of the healthcare team who collect and prepare lab specimens for analysis.  In this course you will learn about phlebotomy procedures and practice blood draw techniques.  This is a 120 hour program that includes classroom learning and simulation labs that cover medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, venipuncture, specimen collection procedures, safety and universal precautions, common laboratory tests with clinical significance to body systems and disease processes, and laboratory equipment.

Following the program you will complete an internship at Middlesex Hospital Outpatient Laboratory.  Weekday internships will be scheduled by the instructor.  Scheduling requests can be made, but are not guaranteed. Students must have transportation to clinical sites.

This program has been recognized by American Medical Technologists, a premier national certification agency.  Upon completion of this program students are eligible for National Certification through American Medical Technologists.

Prerequisites:  1) Must be 18 years old. 2) High school diploma or GED. 3) Health form complete with immunizations and 2 step TST. 4) Personal medical insurance. 5) Clean criminal background. A criminal background check may be performed.  Students who have a criminal record are denied access to clinical internship sites.

 Payment Plan available.

This Program Qualifies for the Following Funding Options:

Turn your dream of a career into a reality

You could be eligible for FREE Training in the Healthcare field through the Health Careers Advancement Program (HCAP). Eligibility based on employment and income guidelines.

Choose from any of these programs:

  • Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA)
  • Human Services Assistant
  • Medical Office Billing and Coding
  • Patient Care Technician (PCT)
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician

For more information on HCAP funding, contact either Omayra Vega at 203-624-1493 ext.216 ovega@workforcealliance.biz or TaMesha Greene 203-238-3688 ext.307 and tgreene@workforcealliance.biz.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly food stamps, is a nutrition program that helps low-income individuals and families buy food and stay healthy.

The SNAP Employment and Training program prepares and assists clients by offering vocational training, career activities, case management, and support services. The SNAP Education and Training program assists students who are interested in career training for the following courses listed in this catalog:

  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Human Services Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Connecticut Security Officer
  • Veterinary Assistant

To be eligible, students must receive SNAP benefits throughout the entire course, have a high school diploma or GED, be a US citizen, not have a felony record for most courses, and not receive TANF (cash) assistance from CT DSS. For more information about enrolling in a course under this program: contact Patrice Barrett at pbarrett@mxcc.edu.

INFORMATION SESSIONS ON SNAP EDUCATION & TRAINING PROGRAM
July 20th at 10 to 11:30 AM in Chapman Hall 605
July 26th 1 to 2:30 PM in Chapman Hall 605
August 1st from 5:30 to 7 PM in Snow Hall 504

Come learn how to enroll in career classes for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters!

Are You Unemployed?
You may be eligible for funding for several training programs if you meet certain income requirements. Most Middlesex Community College career programs are eligible for WIOA funding. Contact the American Job Center in Meriden at 203-238-3688 ASAP.

Fall 2017 Courses