Become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician

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Phlebotomy Technician Program Overview

Join our 14 to 16 week Phlebotomy Technician certification program designed for both newcomers and healthcare professionals looking to advance their careers. Our fully online program allows you to learn at your own pace, making it perfect for accommodating any schedule with 24/7 access to learn at your own pace.

Understand the anatomy of the heart, blood, lymphatic, and cardiovascular systems.

Master venipuncture, capillary blood specimen collection, and special blood collection procedures.

Learn essential practices in safety, infection control, and compliance with medical laws and ethics.

Develop skills in professional communication and customer service that are crucial for a successful career in healthcare.

Job Description

A Phlebotomy Technician plays a critical role in the healthcare system, primarily responsible for drawing blood from patients for medical testing, transfusions, research, or blood donations. This role demands a high level of skill in venipuncture and capillary techniques, the ability to handle and process specimens, and a thorough understanding of safety and hygiene protocols to prevent contamination or spread of infection. Phlebotomy Technicians must be adept at managing patient interactions, ensuring comfort and safety during the procedure, and accurately labeling and handling blood samples for laboratory testing.

In addition to technical skills, a Phlebotomy Technician must possess excellent communication and customer service skills to effectively interact with patients of various backgrounds and ages. They need to explain procedures clearly, manage any patient concerns or fears, and maintain patient confidentiality. Organizational skills and attention to detail are crucial, as they must adhere to strict protocols and standards. Phlebotomists often work in hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and medical clinics, contributing significantly to patient care and the diagnosis process.

Job Outlook

Phlebotomist employment will grow 10% from 2021 to 2031 which is faster than average. There are an estimated 21,500 job openings for phlebotomists each year for the next decade.

Earning Potential

On average, the salary for Phlebotomy Technicians is $39,704 per year, according to salary.com. This could be your potential future income!

Career Paths
  • Certified Phlebotomist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Registered Nurse
  • EKG Technician

Nationally Recognized Certifications

Qualify to take the National Certification Exam upon completion, solidifying your credentials as a certified professional.

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(CPhT)
Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PTC)

(NRCPhT)
Nationally Registered Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NRCPT)

24/7 Access

Using a personal computer, smart phone, or tablet device, students can take our online classes anywhere, anytime, and at their own pace.

Academic Coaching

You will be assigned an academic coach to guide you through the coursework when you enroll. Your academic coach is available via Zoom live, Text and Emails during both weekdays and weekends.

Instructor Support

Meeting with our instructors and subject matter experts one-on-one or in smaller groups regularly via flexible schedules of online live Zoom mentoring sessions.

Online Hands-on Learning

Online hands-on medical office simulations are included in most of our medical programs, offering students the opportunity to practice their skills in real-world settings.

Externship or Observation

For selected medical programs, MedCertify students have the opportunity to be placed at local clinical facilities for observation or externship to advance their knowledge and practical skills.

Career Development

Once students successfully earn their certification a career advisor helps students with counseling, resume building, job placement, and more!

What are the steps to apply?

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Submit for more Information

  • A MedCertify Admissions rep will reach out and step you through what program is right for you.
  • This information also helps us determine if you may be eligible for any scholarship in your area.

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Find the Tuition and Payment Option right for you

  • With multiple payment options available for everyone we will work wit h your to find the right pathway to your new career.

Monthly payment plans as low as $199/month.

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Get your new career started!

  • Our Onboarding team works directly with you to help you get started.
  • Our coaches and instructors help lead you through your course to prepare you for your certification.