Phlebotomist Skills 


Phlebotomist skills include being responsible and interacting well with patients.  Other skills on the Phlebotomy skills checklist include:

  • good near vision
  • must enjoy working with people
  • need to have an ability to comfort those who are fearful of needles
  • good manual dexterity
  • ability to follow simple directions and procedures
  • ability to handle blood and other bodily fluids without discomfort
  • arm hand steadiness
  • ability to work with computers
  • good documentation and recording information skills
  • desire for continuing education to keep abreast of new developments
  • ability to process information

If you are looking for Phlebotomist jobs or want to post a Phlebtomist resume, visit the Phlebotomist jobs page.


Information on this page summarized from:
(1) Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Phlebotomists,  http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/phlebotomists.htm
(2) Wikipedia contributors, "Phlebotomist," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Phlebotomist&oldid=445957184
(3) Wikipedia contributors, "Phlebotomy," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia ,http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Phlebotomy&oldid=437546234
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