Education Required

Some employers prefer to hire phlebotomists who have earned professional certification, such as those offered by professional organizations.Some of these may include:
The American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT)
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
The National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
The National Phlebotomy Association (NPA) Requirements vary by organization but may include education and clinical experience, passing an exam, and practical components, such as drawing blood.

Career Setting

What is this job like?

A phlebotomist is a healthcare professional who specializes in drawing blood from patients for various purposes, such as diagnostic testing, transfusions, or research. They are responsible for collecting blood specimens safely and accurately and ensuring patient comfort during the procedure. Click to explore more occupational details: