A phlebotomist has the responsibility of drawing blood from patients for various testing or donation purposes. A phlebotomist must follow safety protocols and regulations, interact with patients and keep accurate records.  
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This program is included in the PCT course or can be taken as a stand alone.

Skills required:

  • Data Entry
  • Attention to Detail
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Good Motor Skills, hand-eye coordination, must be careful
  • Empathy, a friendly smile and a gentle touch

Employers: Phlebotomists are employed at hospitals, laboratories, physician’s offices, donation facilities and other health care centers. 

Education: Students are eligible to sit for the national certification examination offered by NHA (National HealthCareers Association).  

Job Outlook: Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 17 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform blood work.

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