Phlebotomy is the procedure of obtaining blood specimens from patients to be used in clinical analysis. Phlebotomy is one of the most important procedures for patient diagnosis and providing direct patient care. Skilled phlebotomists are employed throughout our region. Areas of employment are hospitals, medical group practices, neighborhood health centers, public health facilities, veteran’s hospitals, commercial laboratories, and insurance companies.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2014 to 2024.
Starting salary for phlebotomists is often around $10.65 to $18.75 per hour.
What Hours Would I Work?
Depending on the facility “hospital” most phlebotomists will work 8 hour or 12 hours shifts.