Hi, I'm Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Phlebotomy Training News Network. If any of you out there are wondering what to do for a career, well you are in luck. Today we will be talking about why Phlebotomy is a great career choice. First let's take a peek into the future shall we? Through 2018, the healthcare industry is expected to be the top growing industry in the US. And by the year 2022 the number of phlebotomy jobs is expected to increase by 27 percent. And to throw some more numbers at you, in 2013 over 41 thousand phlebotomists were employed at general medical and surgical hospitals.
And phlebotomists make up about 12 percent of the total work force for medical laboratories. And for those of you who are wanting to hear how much money a phlebotomist makes we have your answer, in 2013 the average wage for a phlebotomists was just over 31 thousand dollars. And in Alaska, Phlebotomists have the highest hourly mean wage, 19 dollars and 33 cents. Lastly, Rhode Island has the highest concentration of phlebotomists in the country and California is home to over 11 thousand phlebotomy jobs the most of any state. So if you are looking for a good career you might want to give Phlebotomy a try. That's all we have for today I'm Elora Murray with.
The Facts Behind Phlebotomy Certification
Hi I'm Elora Murray at Fusion 360 Studios reporting for the Phlebotomy Training News Network Today we are discussing some facts behind phlebotomy certification. The ASCP, NAPT and NHA are among the organizations that provide phlebotomy certifications. A phlebotomy certification is required to work in California, Louisiana, Florida, Washington and Nevada. California also requires a state certification to work as a phlebotomist technician in that state.In addition, certified phlebotomists typically earn higher starting wages than those that are not certified.Also, many employers prefer phlebotomists who have received a National Certification.To become certified, one must take an exam after completing a phlebotomy.
Training course.Certifications typically need to be renewed every two years.Finally, Phlebotomists usually need to have completed a few hours of continuing education to recertify. That's all the news we have for you today. Im Elora Murray with the Phlebotomy Training News Network. Thanks for joining us.
Best Phlebotomy Schools In San Francisco,California
|Intercultural Institute of California|
|1362 Post Street|
San Francisco, CA 94109
|Golden Gate University-San Francisco|
|536 Mission Street|
San Francisco, CA 94105-2968
|NCP College of Nursing - San Francisco|
|257 Longford Drive|
San Francisco, CA 94080
|Bay Area Medical Academy|
|530 Bush Street Suite 201|
San Francisco, CA 94108
|Blush School of Makeup|
|1 Market Street, Suite 140|
San Francisco, CA 94105
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We have handson training . ( background conversation ) Then we send them out into the clinics, and they will be drawing patients. (Tammy Student:) And by the end of the semester, you know, you had the confidence to move onto the next step, which was the clinical. ( background conversation ) I really like the patient contact. I enjoy people .