The primary function of a phlebotomy technician is to obtain patient blood specimens by venipuncture or microtechniques. The phlebotomist aids in the collection and transportation of other laboratory specimens, and may be involved with patient data entry. A phlebotomy technician also draws blood for transfusions, donations and research.
High School Diploma or GED + License
$43,555.68/year or $20.86/hour
College of the Canyons, Long Beach City College, Regan Career Institute, UCLA Prehospital Care
National: American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians
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