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Essential Skills To Become A Successful Phlebotomy Technician

Today, a number of students want to make a career in the healthcare industry and phlebotomy is a good career option. Although, it is a new profession but it is becoming widely popular because of increasing number of job opportunities.

However,  to be a successful phlebotomy technician, you need to possess certain skills and qualities.

As phlebotomy technicians are required to work directly with patients, they should have good interpersonal skills including-

Communication Skills - Good communication skills are very important to be a successful phlebotomist.  This is  essential for the patient’s safety as patients may share their fears regarding needles or blood and it falls to the phlebotomist to help them relax and overcome such fears.

Friendly and Gentle Bearing - One needs to be friendly with the patients in order to help them relax during the whole medical procedure. With a gentle and friendly manner even an uncooperative or agitated patient can be reassured and made to feel comforta…