Phlebotmy

Health Care Career Information: Phlebotomy

Phlebotomists are trained health care professionals who specialize in drawing blood and collecting other fluid samples from patients. These professionals collect samples to be used by other health care professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Phlebotomists are trained in proper blood drawing procedure, specimen collection, hygiene and safety and patient interaction. Phlebotomy positions with hospitals or private clinics generally pay between $10 and $12 per hour, although some positions may pay up to $15 an hour, according to Salary.Com, www.salary.com. Many associate degree programs are available to train prospective phlebotomists and prepare them for the challenges of working in the fast paced, challenging health care industry.

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