Phlebotomists: the Lifeblood of the Healthcare Industry

Categories: Phlebotomy

Healthcare professionals are in demand these days. Let’s face it – people are always going to get sick, and there will be a need for those who can do their part to help others get better. As a key player in the diagnostic process, a Phlebotomist, possesses the specialized expertise needed in a variety of medical facilities. Phlebotomists play a vital role in patient health as they are the individuals responsible for drawing and collecting patient blood samples. Phlebotomy Technicians work in hospitals, clinics, blood banks, and even in laboratories. Not only do Phlebotomists draw blood, but they also explain procedures to patients, assist in patient recovery, label and organize specimens, and verify records. Perhaps one of the most important components of a Phlebotomist’s job is easing patients’ fears. Many people have a fear of needles, blood, or both, so Phlebotomists with the ability to minimize a patient’s anxiety before…