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Phlebotomy Technician Program

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.

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Career Information

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.

Employment In:

 

  • Hospital laboratories

  • Nursing homes

 

  • Medical offices

  • Clinics

 

  • Laboratories

  • Blood banks


For more information about careers, visit Career Onestop for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Piedmont Technical College's Career Tracks page for more in-depth information about this program. For national career information, visit Virtual Career Network.

Employers of Piedmont Technical College Alumni include:

  • Abbeville Area Medical Center

  • Edgefield County Hospital

  • LabCorp

  • Laurens County Health Care System

 

  • Piedmont Health Group

  • Self Regional Healthcare

  • White Oak Manor