Phlebotomy Technician

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Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy is a fast starting point to launch your medical career. Experience as a phlebotomist will help open opportunities for promotions and advancement. Jobs are also projected to grow 27 percent, much faster than other healthcare-related fields.
Phlebotomy is more than just taking blood. Laboratories rely on phlebotomy technicians to collect quality samples from patients to produce quality lab results. To do this, a phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe, and reliable manner.

Students will be trained to

  • collect blood and other specimens
  • transport blood and other specimens
  • handle blood and other specimens
  • process blood and other specimens

for laboratory analysis using venipuncture and micro-collection techniques.

7,000 Jobs

Job Outlook

Employment is expected to increase by 7,000 jobs by the year 2022.

Salary

$22,585-$43,190. Salary may vary depending on location, experience and hours (bls.gov)

$22-43k
per year

Employers:

  • Laboratories
  • Emergency crews on ambulances
  • Blood banks
  • Hospitals
  • Health clinics
  • Pet adoption facilities

Order Supplies

Phlebotomy Worktext and Procedures Manual by Warekois

ISBN:  9780323279406

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