Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Medical Phlebotomist in Blue Ridge:
"How fast paced it is."
Be prepared for each day ...be flexible ...get your certification ...come to work with and I can attitude...be willing to learn new things and be able to take constructive criticism and keep it safe ...safety first ...leave all your home business at the door... Leave your cell phone in your locker..Remember to always check 2 Identifiers and always label your specimens at the bedside or chair side..don't let your patient leave the room without labeling all specimens...Always check patients name band....
Medical Phlebotomist in Mountain Home:
"Opaque Pay System, No Advancement."
It is too bad this profession is so underpaid. Very stressful. How many people enjoy having someone show up to stick you with a needle?