A Phlebotomy Technician is an essential member of the medical laboratory team.
A phlebotomy technician’s primary task is to collect patient blood samples through venipuncture. New diagnostic techniques, clinical laboratory technology, and automated instruments have greatly increased the volume of and demand for medical laboratory testing. Some of the tasks a phlebotomist would carry out are: verifying patient records, testing drug levels in the blood, labeling and storing blood samples for processing, analyzing body fluids, performing patient interviews.
In only four months you can earn your Phlebotomy Technician Certificate and begin working in the medical field as a Phlebotomist.
Phlebotomy is an excellent stepping stone to other careers in health care such as medical assistants, Laboratory Technician, and Nursing. The phlebotomy technician profession is one of the fastest growing occupations in the U.S. and Caribbean and is expected to rapidly increase in the coming years.