If the sight of blood never makes you woozy. If trypanophobia (fear of needles) has no effect on you. And if you like helping people, then you’ll love being a phlebotomy technician.
Salary Range Potential:
Community College or Technical Degree
Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Social Perceptiveness, Decision Making
Types of Employers:
Hospitals, Outpatient Centers, Doctor Offices
A phlebotomist specializes in collecting and transporting blood specimens. These technicians work with other health care team members and help patients feel more comfortable when giving blood or having a sample collected. The technician is often the only link between the patient and the medical lab.
Phlebotomist - $38,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
A phlebotomist is someone who is trained to draw blood in a clinical environment for tests, transfusions, research or blood donations. They usually work under the supervision of the Medical Laboratory Scientist. Because they collect blood and are at risk of exposure to a variety of diseases, phlebotomists are trained in laboratory safety and must adhere to very strict policies and procedures.
Pre-requisites required:Applicants must meet East Mississippi Community College admission requirements.
Length of Program:1 -2 years
Summary of Program Requirements:Applicants must meet East Mississippi Community College admission requirements.
Skills NeededActive Listening, Critical Thinking, Social Perceptiveness, Decision Making
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ContactPaul Bolton email@example.com