Phlebotomy Laboratory Technician I, Health Science

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Phlebotomy Laboratory Technician I, Health Scie…



Department: Academic Affairs-Health Sciences

Locations: Taunton, MA

Posted: Nov 23, 2022

Closes: Open Until Filled

Type: Part Time Non Benefited

Position ID: 156223

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Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Phlebotomy Laboratory Technician I, Health Sciences (part-time)

DEPARTMENT: Health Sciences and Nursing

PRIMARY LOCATION: Fall River; other Bristol locations (Taunton, New Bedford, Attleboro) on a rotational basis

REPORTS TO: Dean, Health Sciences or designee


The Laboratory Technician I works in the Phlebotomy, Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Assisting laboratory to perform routine clinical laboratory tests; collect and prepare blood and other samples; give instructions in the use of laboratory techniques and equipment; prepare reports on laboratory findings; ensure biohazard and bloodborne pathogen safety, and perform related work as required.


• Prepare clinical specimens and instructional materials for students’ laboratory sessions.
• Assist faculty in the maintenance of supplies and instructional materials for students’ laboratory course components.
• Maintain the cleanliness and safety of laboratory according to established standards, utilizing procedures such as but not limited to disposing of contaminants, needles, sharps, and blood; washing and sterilizing glassware, and inspecting temperature control equipment to aid in the efficient and effective performance of tests or experiments.
• Assist instructor with classroom/laboratory materials management; ensure sufficient supplies and sanitation consistent with bloodborne pathogens protections.
• Monitor quality assurance and safety practices in the student laboratory and recommend corrective action when necessary.
• Maintain documentation and records of laboratory safety practices.
• Demonstrate a sense of professionalism and consistently reflect Bristol’s core values while interacting with members of the Bristol community.
• Focus on the Commonwealth’s Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
• Perform other duties as assigned.




NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.

Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional phlebotomy experience in a recognized clinical, medical, or hospital laboratory.


I. An Associate degree or higher with a major in clinical laboratory science, may be substituted for the required experience.

II. The successful completion of one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, education toward a degree at a recognized medical school may be substituted for the required experience.

III. The successful completion of training in a recognized school or hospital course or an American Medical Association (AMA) approved training program for laboratory technicians or medical technologists may be substituted for the required experience.

IV. Registration as a medical technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, the International Society for Clinical Laboratory Technicians or American Medical Technologists or as a bacteriologist by the National Registry of Microbiologists may be substituted for the required experience.


• Reliable transportation in order to travel to and from meetings, trainings, or campus and community locations as required.
• Knowledge of:

• General laboratory testing techniques and methods, including sample collection.
• Sanitation and sterilization methods, techniques and procedures followed in a laboratory.
• Proper methods used in the disposal of laboratory materials.
• Techniques used in the handling and transportation of laboratory specimens.

• Demonstrated ability to:

• Follow oral and written instructions.
• Gather information through observing and questioning individuals and by examining records and documents.
• Maintain accurate records.
• Communicate effectively in oral expression and in writing.
• Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
• Deal tactfully with others.
• Exercise sound judgment.
• Work in a team setting.
• Distinguish colors visually.


• Minimum of an Associate degree in Clinical Laboratory Science.
• Current Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology in either Clinical Laboratory Science or Phlebotomy.
• Ability to communicate in a language in addition to English, with a preference for Portuguese or Spanish.


The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Additional Information:

POSITION STATUS: This is a part time, non-benefitted, non-unit, up to 18.5 hours per week unit position. This position typically works 1-2 evenings per week.

Salary: $24.28 per hour

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Bristol Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, TitleVII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Officer, Emmanuel Echevarria at or 774.357.2682; the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the “Apply” button. The position will be open to applicants until filled. Review of applications will begin 10 calendar days from the posting date.


1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.

2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.

3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.

A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.

The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.

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