A Phlebotomist, or Certified Phlebotomy Technician, is responsible for taking blood samples from a patient. Their duties include preparing patients to have their blood taken and drawing blood from a patient safely.
Phlebotomist duties and responsibilities:
Phlebotomists must provide reassurance to patients. They must also look after the mental and physical well-being of their patients.
The primary duties and responsibilities of a phlebotomist include:
Using technical equipment to safely draw blood from patients.
Explaining the process of drawing blood clearly to a patient.
Reassuring and calming patients who might be nervous or scared of the procedure.
Applying dressings to the wound created by drawing blood.
Registering the blood and storing it in the correct environment.
Keeping track of blood samples and results that are returned after testing.
Maintaining an organized and clean work area based on health and safety regulations and the guidelines of the medical institution.
Answering patient questions regarding collection techniques and offering additional resources on the collection process, if the patient requests them.
6-week Accelerated Workshop
A. CLASSES AT THE CENTER Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 AM -12 PM or 7:00 PM - 9:00 pm
The first two weeks are hybrid/ online. Then in person for four weeks at the center.
B. ONLINE CLASSES- CHOOSE ONE OF THESE OPTIONS.
1. Attest for previous experience, meaning you already know and you sign saying this 2. Come in for national stick Day which is held once a month here at SGCC 3. Do clinical 4. Receive practice arm and send videos, join the online group. 5. Present previous certificate and only pay 500$. But you still have to pass the final and certification.
$850.00 ($270.00 down payment)
National Certification offered at end of workshop from MedCa. Also, the student can sit for AMCA, NHA, NCPE. The cost is $140.00