Phlebotomy Technician

Needles, tubes of blood, a phlebotomy tray. Let’s help doctors make a life-saving diagnosis and get you a Life.Changing. Career!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term Winter Term
Length of Program 2 Terms (6 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Certificate


Do you want to work in healthcare and like being part of a team? Then a medical laboratory is the place for you! Phlebotomy Technicians are an integral part of the health care team. They assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases by drawing blood and returning it to the lab to be tested in a timely manner. Come be a part of our team in the Indian Hills Clinical Lab Science Programs.

After completing the program, you will be eligible to sit for the nationally-accredited ASCP Phlebotomy Technician Certification exam.


What you will learn:
  • How to collect blood for various tests
  • Processing and preparing the specimens for analysis
  • Communicating with other healthcare professionals
  • How to instruct patients to collect various samples
  • To read doctors’ orders and input them in the computer


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Phlebotomy Technician Program details below to see how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career as a Phlebotomist, a Laboratory Specialist, or a Processor!


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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Stacie!

stacieStacie Mason - Program Director
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

(641) 683-5319 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5319
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