Phlebotomy technicians are health care workers who have been trained to collect blood for laboratory analysis. The main responsibility of a phlebotomy technician is to collect blood for laboratory analysis. This important job assists the physician in diagnosing and making decisions about care for a patient.
In Piedmont Technical College’s 20-credit hour certificate, you’ll learn all the necessary skills for a career as a phlebotomist.
A phlebotomy technician must possess manual skills to obtain blood specimens. Communication skills are also necessary for working with patients and all other health care team members. A phlebotomist must be able to work with accuracy under pressure and be a team player.