Phlebotomy Technician

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Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Duties

The primary responsibilities for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I involves venipunctures and skin punctures. The primary responsibilities for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician II involves arterial punctures as well as venipunctures and skin punctures.

136 Hours / 15 Weeks / 4 Months

96 hour Didactic/On Campus Lab Training Program in Clovis, CA Externship: 40 hours. Shift varies by site Meets California State Phlebotomy Licensing Requirements

Qualifications– Applicant must meet one of the following:

  • Currently working or has worked within the last 12 months in one of the approved allied health profession (Medical Assistant, EMT, LVN or RN).
  • Currently attending or graduate within the past 12 months from a Post-Secondary Institution (SJVC, UEI, etc.) with a focus on the medical field. Graduated with a 2.00 GPA or currently has at least a 2.50 GPA.
  • College units within in last 12 months in health education (Nursing, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology.)

Upon completion of the Phlebotomy Technician program, graduates should possess the following competencies:

  • Demonstrate step-by-step methods for blood withdrawal
  • Identify crucial elements of safety and infection control
  • Identify and use common collection devices
  • Basic understanding of laboratory test names

Graduates can work at…

  • Hospitals
  • Clinical Laboratories
  • Medical Centers
  • Surgical Centers
  • Clinics
  • Physician Offices
  • Blood & Plasma Donation Centers
  • Governmental Medical Facilities & Agencies
  • Paramedical Firms

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California Institute of Medical Science

Committed to providing impeccable medical academic and hands on training.

California Institute of Medical Science provides students with the opportunity to achieve their highest potential as a medical professional. Our graduates leave feeling confident and prepared for the challenges that the medical work environment will bring. Our staff is comprised of highly trained individuals with years of clinical and “real world” experiences.