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%
140 total hours (40 classroom instruction & 100 clinical) - Students will study anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system; venipuncture skin puncture; coagulation theory; equipment and order of draw; and infection control and safety. Upon successful completion of this program, students are qualified to take a certifying exam from an approved organization for formal certification.
Length of Program:40hrs/Classroom 100hrs/Clinical
Summary of Program Requirements:
This non-credit healthcare program prepares applicants to sit for certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Registry. Upon successful completion of the program and the exam, the graduate is eligible for employment opportunities with various healthcare agencies, i.e., hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, community clinics. As a phlebotomist, the individual is successfully prepared to draw blood and other specimens for laboratory analysis.
Pre-requisites required:Contact for more information.
Length of Program:140 Hours
Summary of Program Requirements:Contact for more information.
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Jefferson Davis Campus