Phlebotomists

Description:

  • Phlebotomists (PBTs) collect blood specimens from patients for laboratory testing.  In some settings, they also process and store medical samples, and enter specimen accessioning information into laboratory computer systems.  They must be accurate with patient and sample identification and must be excellent communicators with patients. 

 

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Employment Opportunities and Salaries:

Starting salaries

         Salary information by region may be obtained at www.salary.com .  

For more information on Phlebotomy Programs, visit our NJ Clinical Laboratory Educational Programs page

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