Blood offers important insight into a person’s health. From identifying health risks like high cholesterol and diabetes to determining a patient’s blood type, it’s an important medical diagnostic tool. And collecting blood requires a skilled professional phlebotomist.
Our eight-week phlebotomy program will equip you with the skills you need to get started in this profession and launch your medical career. Under the guidance of expert instructors, you’ll be trained in multiple blood collection techniques, as well as EKG skills, anatomy and physiology and proper collection and handling of specimens Upon graduation, you’ll have the skills and knowledge you need to find work in a hospital, physician’s office, lab or donation center.
Registration Fee: $ 50
Interest Free Payment Plans
State Funding Through W.I.O.A.
The Phlebotomy Program at Sumner College focuses on providing you with the skills, knowledge and clinical competence you need to work in this field in a safe educational environment. Your success in your chosen field is our number one priority.
Phlebotomy Duties Include:
•The collection of blood from vein
•Processing and Transporting a variety of samples
•Reporting test results
•Process CLIA Waived lab testing and processing
In addition to collecting, drawing and handling blood samples, you’ll also learn anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, venipuncture, EKG, urinalysis, and centrifuging and processing. The entire program can be complete in just eight weeks.In addition to blood analysis, phlebotomists are necessary for blood collection, either at mobile blood centers or dedicated donation centers. These phlebotomists may be especially busy during a health emergency, which can correspond with heightened interest in blood donations.
Classes Start Monthly
Class sizes are limited to just 15 students, ensuring you’ll get the personalized attention and experience you need.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
4 weeks class/lab; 4 weeks externship for a total of 8 weeks.
Contact our admissions department at admissions@SumnerCollege.edu to find out more.
Phlebotomists are in high demand and are needed in many medical facilities. A Phlebotomist is a skilled medical professional who is trained thoroughly to draw blood.
Job opportunities include hospitals, long term care facilities, Doctor’s offices, blood banks, plasma centers and laboratories. Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 17 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork. Blood analysis remains an essential function in medical laboratories and hospitals. Demand for phlebotomists will remain high as doctors and other healthcare professionals require bloodwork for analysis and diagnosis.
*According to The Bureau of Labor and Statistics projections for 2016-2026*
Our grads are working at the following:
- Banner University Medical Center
- Sonora Quest Laboratories
- Steward health Care
- Mount Vista Medical Center
- CCL Labs
- Dignity General Hospital
- Valleywise Health Care
- St. Joseph’s Hospital
- Arizona Heart Hospital
- Abrazo Health Care
- CIGNA Medical Group
- Mayo Clinic
- Gila River Healthcare
- Sun Health Foundation
- VA Hospital
- St. Joseph’s Clinic