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.

Related Videos

  • How Do I Become a Substitute Teacher? - Video

    If you are looking for a job that is in demand, you may want to consider becoming a Substitute Teacher. Nearly 50 percent of schools report that they do not have enough Substitute Teachers to fill in for other teachers in the classroom. Find out what kind of education and training you need to become a Substitute Teacher for your school district.
The schools in the listing below are not free and may include sponsored content but are popular choices among our users. Tuition and costs will vary across programs and locations. Be sure to always request tuition information before starting a program.

Popular Schools

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. Next »