Florida Registry of Phlebotomists

Job Description

Phlebotomy technicians are responsible for drawing blood for a variety of reasons including blood donation and lab testing. This demands proper patient identification and labeling vials with patients’ names and dates.

  • Collect blood samples from patients
  • Decipher the best method for drawing blood depending on the specific patient
  • Practice infection control standards at all times when working with patients and equipment
  • Expect to work with a large number of patients varying in age and health status

Career Advantages

  • Workplace flexibility; Phlebotomists have a vital role in the medical field
  • Well-known for its above average retirement benefits
  • Play an important role in diagnosing and treating patients

Opportunities

  • High job demand
  • Various career paths
  • 25% increase in growth expected over the next 10 years (according to research done by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)