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%
The Phlebotomy Certificate Program is a one semester short term certificate course designed to prepare the successful graduate to practice as a phlebotomist, by a combination of didactic instruction, laboratory, and clinical practicum. The graduate will be prepared for and may be qualified to challenge the credentialing examinations for The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
Pre-requisites required:TABE of 10 and High School diploma or GED
Length of Program:1 Semester
Summary of Program Requirements:TABE of 10 and High School diploma or GED
Skills NeededActive listening, Monitoring, Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, Critical Thinking, Coordination, Judgment and Decision Making