Phlebotomists are medical professionals who are trained to draw blood from a live person for any number of reasons including blood donations and research.
High school diploma or GED
License Requirements: 0 to 6 month(s) related experience inclusive of on-the-job or classroom training in phlebotomy.
Typical Duties: Performs venipunctures, arterial punctures and capillary sampling to obtain blood samples for laboratory testing. Enters orders for testing and records the specimens in the computer system.
Learn More About a Career in Phlebotomy
Contact your local college or trade/vocational school for more information on enrolling in a phlebotomy course.