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Lab and Phlebotomy Careers at Bronson

Are you looking for an exciting new career? Become a part of Bronson's laboratory team! With entry-level phlebotomist and medical lab Assistant roles, as well as openings for experienced medical techs and histologists, Team Bronson has the perfect career match for you.

For the health and safety of our workforce and our community, all new and current Bronson employees are required to be immunized for influenza and COVID-19.

As a member of Team Bronson, you will earn a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, while also making a positive impact in your community. We will provide you with on-site learning, as well as help you obtain the certifications that may be required for the job you choose. So get started now and let us help you gain the skills needed to be successful today and to grow your career in the future.

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This means that as your skills grow, so can you! As part of our benefits package, employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement, scholarship opportunities and more.

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Bronson is known for excellence. Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo is a Level 1 Trauma Center and Magnet Recognized. Also, Bronson Battle Creek has received an ‘A’ Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group (2021), and Bronson LakeView has been recognized with the Rural Hospital Top Performance Award (2016).

Photo of Bridget Walker, a Medical Technologist at Bronson"My experience at Bronson is great for three reasons."

Bridget is a Medical Technologist at Bronson Methodist Hospital. She is proud to be a part of Team Bronson because of her amazing team, the diversity amongst employees and the competitive pay and benefits.

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Open Positions

Whether you are a recent high-school graduate looking to get into the healthcare industry, or are experienced in your field, Bronson's lab team has a spot for you! If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented individual who is passionate about helping others, check out our current openings. Roles we hire for include Lab Courier, Lab Tech, Phlebotomist, Medical Technician and Histologist positions.

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Lab Courier

Transport specimen across the Bronson system.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED
Current openings: Battle Creek and Kalamazoo

Medical Lab Assistant

Work in various areas of the lab, process samples for testing, storage and shipping, and provide basic customer service functions.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED
Current openings: Kalamazoo

Phlebotomist

Provide exceptional customer service while collecting patient specimens.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED; Phlebotomist National Certification recommended
Current openings: Kalamazoo & Battle Creek

Medical Lab Technologist - SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE!

Perform examinations on human specimens for the purpose of supporting health care providers with information to aid in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients. Perform waived, moderate and high complexity testing.
Requirements: Associates degree or certification in Medical Laboratory Tech
Current openings: Bronson Battle Creek, LakeView, Methodist and South Haven Hospitals

Histologist

Prepare histological slides by examining, fixing and processing human tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by Pathologist.
Requirements: Completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician or Histotechnologist program, or associates degree with equivalent biology/chemistry courses and histopathology experience
Current openings: Bronson Methodist Hospital

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Visit our careers page to ask a question and learn more about why team members love working at Bronson.

Living and Working in Southwest Michigan

Battle Creek

Battle Creek and other Calhoun County communities like Marshall have a lot to offer! Located in South Central Michigan, Battle Creek is small enough to be friendly and inviting, yet big enough to provide a variety of activities, events and opportunities to explore.

The city of Battle Creek is conveniently located along I-94 between larger cities like Detroit and Chicago, and Grand Rapids and Indianapolis are not too far away either. While you are not far from these major cities, you're also very close to amazing beaches along Lake Michigan, ethnic and community festivals, concerts and countless outdoor activities.

The overall cost of living in Battle Creek is 7 percent lower than the national average, and residents have an average commute of 20 minutes – making it a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Learn More at Battle Creek Unlimited

Learn More from the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce

Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, and the surrounding areas of Portage, Richland, Mattawan and Texas Township, have much to offer. Kalamazoo’s lively downtown boasts many great dining experiences, shops and local breweries. It is home to minor league sports teams like the Kalamazoo KWings (ice hockey) and Kalamazoo Growlers (baseball). For the outdoor enthusiasts, enjoy expansive nature trails, well-maintained parks and lakes, and other waterfront activities.

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College and Kalamazoo Valley Community College make the area an education hub. For growing families, Kalamazoo is home to the Kalamazoo Promise. The Kalamazoo Promise is a scholarship program that provides all Kalamazoo Public School graduate up to 100% tuition for post-secondary education. Created in 2005 through the generous donations of anonymous local donors, this is one of the most prolific scholarships this world has ever seen.

Kalamazoo is conveniently located along I-94 with larger cities like Detroit and Chicago only two hours away. Even closer, head 45 minutes north and enjoy a day trip to Grand Rapids to enjoy a lively art and entertainment scene. Or go 45 minutes west to enjoy the towns and beaches along Lake Michigan.

U.S. News recently rated Kalamazoo the #3 City to Live in Michigan, as well as the #14 Most Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. – making it a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Learn More at Discover Kalamazoo

Learn More from the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce

South Haven

South Haven is a breath of fresh air for anyone looking to experience the comfort of small town living on the Great Lakes. Settled along Lake Michigan, this quaint lakefront community is home to pristine white sand beaches and offers year-round culture and charm. Some of the outdoor attractions South Haven residents enjoy include:

  • Miles of sandy beach and lakeshore parks to enjoy
  • Four marinas with 229 boating slips available for either seasonal or transient boaters
  • The Michigan Maritime Museum and the famous South Haven Lighthouse
  • A lively downtown, featuring local boutiques, restaurants and bars, as well as a summertime farmer’s market
  • Nature trails, ideal for walking, biking and exploring

South Haven is only 45 minutes from the cities of Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids making it easy to take excursions for dining, shopping and entertainment. Even closer are other lakeshore communities to explore like St. Joseph, Saugatuck, Holland and Grand Haven.

Though it is a beach town, South Haven still ranks slightly below Michigan’s average cost of living. With its affordability and endless opportunities for outdoor fun, it is an ideal setting to raise a family with a relaxing, peaceful lifestyle.

Learn More About the City of South Haven

Paw Paw

There is a lot to like about the picturesque village of Paw Paw. This small town is known for its warm community and endless opportunities to enjoy the beauty of southwest Michigan. Paw Paw is home to many inland lakes and is close to some of Michigan’s best wineries. Located within Van Buren County, Paw Paw is close to numerous nature trails for walking, biking and exploring, farms where you can purchase delicious fresh fruit and produce, and gorgeous golf courses that are perfect for some friendly competition.

Living in Paw Paw is affordable! It ranks 21% below the national average for cost of living, and 42% below the national average for cost of housing. It is located 20 miles west of Kalamazoo, along I-94. So, whether you want to plan a weekend getaway in Chicago, spend the day along the beaches of South Haven or Grand Haven, or venture north to Grand Rapids, Paw Paw is the perfect town for those looking to enjoy the simplicity of small-town living, while never being far from more big-city action.

Learn more from the Paw Paw Area Chamber of Commerce