Phlebotomy Aide

Be a part of a team of health care professionals.

Introduction:

The Phlebotomy program prepares individuals, under the supervision of health care professionals, to draw blood samples from patients using a variety of procedures. Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations. Some explain their work to patients and provide assistance when patients have questions/concerns after their blood is drawn.

Employment Opportunities:

Phlebotomy technicians are primarily stationed in doctor’s office or hospitals, and will routinely work directly with patients and families.

Career Opportunities:

  • Phlebotomist

Employment Outlook:

Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25% through 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform blood work.

Salary:

The average wage for this career $15.21 hourly and $31,630 annually.

 

Location and Hours:

  • American Adult Education Center (Certificate – 165 Hours)
  • Lindsey Hopkins Technical College (Certificate – 1230 Hours)
  • Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College (Certificate – 165 Hours)
  • Miami Senior Adult Education Center (Certificate – 165 Hours)
  • North Miami Adult Education Center (Certificate – 165 Hours)
  • South Dade Technical College (Certificate – 165 Hours)
  • Southwest Adult Education Center (Certificate – 165 Hours)

Healthcare Occupations