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%
If you’re looking to start a career in a lab environment, the Phlebotomy program at Hinds Community College is a good place to start. Completing our program can open doors for your career and give you the stable, full-time employment you’re looking for. Whether this is a new career opportunity or a transition for you within the medical industry, Hinds CC can help you get where you want to go.
Pre-requisites required:Applicants must meet Hinds Community College admission requirements.
Length of Program:1-2 years
Summary of Program Requirements:Applicants must meet Hinds Community College admission requirements.
Skills NeededActive Listening, Critical Thinking, Social Perceptiveness, Decision Making
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