Why Become a Phlebotomy Technician?
Becoming a Phlebotomy Technician offers compelling reasons to consider it as a career. Phlebotomy is the process of drawing blood from patients for diagnostic testing. This is a vital role in the healthcare industry, as it helps to ensure that patients receive the correct diagnosis and treatment. Phlebotomy technicians are in high demand, as they are an essential part of the healthcare team. They work closely with patients, doctors, and nurses to ensure that all blood samples are collected correctly. This career offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work in dynamic, cutting-edge healthcare settings. In recent years, phlebotomy has become an increasingly popular career choice in the healthcare industry. Phlebotomists are in high demand, and the job outlook is very positive. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the employment of phlebotomists will grow 35.30% from 2018 to 2028 – much faster than the average for all occupations. And with a median annual salary of $47,230, phlebotomy is a great career choice. Consider becoming a Phlebotomy Technician to embark on a rewarding career that combines healthcare, technical skills, and the opportunity to make a positive impact.
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- Safety, Universal Precautions & Infection Control
- Anatomy & Medical Terminology
- Proper Identification of Patients & Specimens
- Selection & Preparation of Skin Puncture Site
- Blood Collection Equipment
- Post-puncture Care & Proper Disposal of Sharps & Waste
- Advanced Infectious Disease Control
- Pre-analytical Sources of Error in Specimen Collection, Transport, Processing & Storage
- Patient Preparation
- Risk Factors, Complications, & Response to Complications
- Test Requisition, Specimen Transport & Processing, Problems & Correction
- Communication Skills & Professional Behavior
- Ethical & Legal Implications
- Skin Puncture & Venipuncture Lab
Phlebotomy Technicians play a crucial role in healthcare settings by collecting blood samples for diagnostic testing, transfusions, research, or donation purposes. Our training helps students to have career opportunities at hospitals, clinical laboratory settings, blood donation centers, research labs, and Mobile Phlebotomy services.
- Verifies patient by reading patient identification.
- Collecting blood samples from patients
- Applying bandages after blood is drawn
- Comforting patients that might be nervous about needles.
- Practice proper patient identification
- Knowledgeable about the different types of blood tests and be able to answer any questions patients may have about the process.
- Label vials properly with details of patient name and date
- Decipher the best method for drawing blood depending on the specific patient
- Transport all specimen samples to a nearby laboratory
- Work independently and be able to follow detailed instructions.
- Maintains ample stock of all phlebotomy supplies.
- Friendly, courteous and sympathetic when it comes to working with patients
- Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following policies and procedures; complying with legal and federal regulations.
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