Becoming a certified phlebotomy technician CBT is a great way to get into the medical or science fields. You can start working right away and it only takes from one to four months to complete your training. This page has a big list of top-notch schools in Utah for you to explore. You can also find information on the requirements for enrollment, what you’ll be doing as a phlebotomist technician, and more.
Phlebotomy technicians have a number of responsibilities but their main job duties involve collecting blood samples and preparing them for lab analysis. Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood either from a vein or the skin. Drawing blood from a vein is called venipuncture while blood drawn from the skin is known as derma puncture.
Phlebotomists perform other duties as well and training will involve things like checking blood pressure, performing basic lab tests, collecting nonblood samples like urine or swabs, record keeping, and handling patient correspondence.
There are also a number of personal characteristics that will help you succeed on the job. Phlebotomist needs to demonstrate a professional attitude, be sympathetic, and have good people skills. Much of your day will be spent working with patients and families. The job can be stressful if you’re handling a high volume of patients and handling lots of samples, so you will need to be able to multitask.
Here are some more classes for you to check out. Feel free to visit a school’s website to explore the structure and pricing of the program. If you have specific questions you can’t find answers to please contact the school for more information.
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|Laboratory||Revere Health - Provo Medical Laboratory||1055 North 500 West Bldg. C #113||Provo||UT||84604||https://reverehealth.com/departments/provo-medical-laboratory-2/?utm_source=GMB&utm_medium=provo-medical-laboratory-2&utm_campai||(801) 429-8147||40.249763||-111.667931||40.2497634-111.6679306||4.4||7:30AM to 6PM||7:30AM to 6PM||7:30AM to 6PM||7:30AM to 6PM||7:30AM to 6PM||8AM to 12PM||Closed||5,830||68XJ+WR Provo, Utah|
|Medical laboratory||Jordan Landing Clinic Draw Station||3895 W 7800 S #100||West Jordan||UT||84088||https://intermountainhealthcare.org/locations/location-details/jordan-landing-draw-station/jordan-landing-clinic-draw-station/?u||(801) 280-5314||40.609242||-111.983158||40.6092424-111.9831582||3.3||5,831||J258+MP West Jordan, Utah|
|Training school||Oquirrh Mountain Phlebotomy School LLC||5284 Commerce Dr||Murray||UT||84107||http://utahphlebotomyschool.com/||(801) 738-3114||40.656800||-111.899772||40.6567999-111.8997724||5.0||9AM to 7PM||9AM to 7PM||9AM to 7PM||9AM to 7PM||9AM to 7PM||9AM to 4PM||Closed||5,832||M442+P3 Murray, Utah|
|Training school||Utah School of Phlebotomy||4141 Highland Dr. #105||Holladay||UT||84124||http://utahphleb.com/||(801) 898-9306||40.681650||-111.842867||40.6816502-111.8428671||4.9||6 to 8:30PM||6 to 8:30PM||6 to 8:30PM||6 to 8:30PM||Closed||9 to 11AM||Closed||5,833||M5J4+MV Holladay, Utah|
|Nursing school||ccCNA - Certified Nursing Assistant Classes||5282 Commerce Dr D-100||Murray||UT||84107||http://www.cccna.com/||(801) 968-2262||40.657238||-111.899992||40.657238-111.899992||4.9||8AM to 8PM||8AM to 8PM||8AM to 8PM||8AM to 8PM||8AM to 8PM||8AM to 8PM||8AM to 8PM||5,834||M442+V2 Murray, Utah|
|Technical school||JATC North Campus||9301 S Wights Fort Rd||West Jordan||UT||84088||https://jordantech.org/||(801) 256-5900||40.583211||-111.974699||40.5832113-111.9746991||5.0||7:30AM to 1:45PM||7:30AM to 1:45PM||7:30AM to 1:45PM||7:30AM to 1:45PM||7:30AM to 1:45PM||Closed||Closed||5,835||H2MG+74 West Jordan, Utah|
|Vocational school||Phlebotomy Training Specialists||71 W University Pkwy #71||Orem||UT||84058||https://www.phlebotomyusa.com/utah/orem-phlebotomy-courses/?c=orem||(888) 531-8378||40.272809||-111.697014||40.2728091-111.6970143||4.9||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||5AM to 12PM||Closed||5,836||78F3+45 Orem, Utah|
|College||Southwest Technical College - Southwest Tech||757 W 800 S||Cedar City||UT||84720||http://www.stech.edu/||(435) 586-2899||37.663300||-113.072905||37.6633001-113.0729045||4.8||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 5:30PM||8AM to 4PM||Closed||Closed||5,837||MW7G+8R Cedar City, Utah|
|Nursing school||Fortis College||3949 S 700 E Suite 150||Salt Lake City||UT||84107||http://www.fortis.edu/campuses/utah/salt-lake-city/3949-south-700-east-suite-150-salt-lake-city-ut.aspx||(801) 713-0915||40.685848||-111.870529||40.6858482-111.8705285||4.0||7AM to 8PM||7AM to 8PM||7AM to 8PM||7AM to 8PM||7AM to 5PM||Closed||Closed||5,838||M4PH+8Q Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Technical school||Mountainland Technical College||1410 W 1250 S||Orem||UT||84058||http://www.mtec.edu/||(801) 753-6282||40.274532||-111.729113||40.2745316-111.7291125||4.0||5,839||77FC+R9 Orem, Utah|
|Adult education school||Oquirrh Mountain Phlebotomy School LLC||1160 State St #30||Orem||UT||84097||http://www.utahphlebotomyschool.com/||(801) 738-3114||40.275969||-111.686211||40.2759688-111.686211||5.0||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||8AM to 5PM||Closed||5,840||78G7+9G Orem, Utah|
|Vocational school||Phlebotomy Training Specialists||4546 Atherton Dr # 203||Taylorsville||UT||84123||https://www.phlebotomyusa.com/utah/slc-phlebotomy-courses/?c=taylorsville||(888) 531-8378||40.671273||-111.922164||40.671273-111.922164||5.0||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||5AM to 12PM||Closed||5,841||M3CH+G4 Taylorsville, Utah|
|Hospital||Jordan Valley Medical Center West Valley Campus||3460 S 4155 W #3460||West Valley City||UT||84120||https://www.jordanwestvalley.org/||(801) 964-3100||40.697760||-111.990908||40.6977603-111.9909078||3.8||5,842||M2X5+4J West Valley City, Utah|
|Medical school||Cole Holland College||3448 3200 W||Salt Lake City||UT||84119||(801) 759-5164||40.697708||-111.967924||40.6977078-111.9679235||5.0||5,843||M2XJ+3R Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Vocational school||Phlebotomy Training Specialists||397 State St STE 101||Clearfield||UT||84015||https://www.phlebotomyusa.com/utah/clearfield-phlebotomy-courses/?c=clearfield||(888) 531-8378||41.108205||-112.018449||41.1082049-112.018449||5.0||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||5AM to 12PM||Closed||5,844||4X5J+7J Clearfield, Utah|
|College||SLCC||4600 S Redwood Rd||Salt Lake City||UT||84123||http://www.slcc.edu/||(801) 957-4111||40.672050||-111.944606||40.6720495-111.9446057||4.2||8AM to 7PM||8AM to 7PM||8AM to 7PM||8AM to 7PM||8AM to 4:30PM||Closed||Closed||5,845||M3C4+R5 Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Medical school||Utah CNA Training Centers||9235 S Redwood Rd Suite #A||West Jordan||UT||84088||https://www.utahcnacenters.com/||(801) 990-9333||40.583377||-111.938155||40.5833768-111.9381546||4.8||9AM to 10PM||9AM to 10PM||9AM to 10PM||9AM to 10PM||9AM to 10PM||9AM to 5:30PM||9AM to 5:30PM||5,846||H3M6+9P West Jordan, Utah|
|Training centre||Charter Career Academy||9485 S 700 E||Sandy||UT||84070||http://chartercareeracademy.com/||(801) 438-1926||40.579028||-111.870775||40.5790283-111.8707747||5,847||H4HH+JQ Sandy, Utah|
|University||University of Phoenix - South Jordan Learning Center||10235 S Jordan Gateway||South Jordan||UT||84095||http://www.phoenix.edu/campus-locations/ut/utah-campus/south-jordan-learning-center.html||(801) 727-3001||40.565538||-111.902062||40.5655379-111.902062||5,848||H38X+65 South Jordan, Utah|
|Technical school||I.V. Training Center||397 State St STE 101||Clearfield||UT||84015||http://www.ivutah.com/||(888) 531-8378||41.108222||-112.018193||41.1082224-112.0181925||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||9AM to 8PM||Closed||5,849||4X5J+7P Clearfield, Utah|
|Technical school||Elite Training Academy||1640 W 500 S||Salt Lake City||UT||84104||(801) 440-1487||40.758619||-111.938020||40.7586194-111.9380201||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||Closed||5,850||Q356+FQ Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Vocational school||Phlebotomy Training Specialists||352 E Riverside Dr||St. George||UT||84790||https://www.phlebotomyusa.com/utah/st-george-phlebotomy-courses/?c=st-george||(888) 531-8378||37.110019||-113.521827||37.1100188-113.521827||4.9||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||5AM to 12PM||Closed||5,851||4F6H+27 St. George, Utah|
|Training school||Utah School of Phlebotomy||1675 N Freedom Blvd suite 6B||Provo||UT||84604||http://utahphleb.com/||(801) 898-9306||40.256840||-111.663851||40.2568402-111.6638514||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||9 to 11AM||Closed||5,852||784P+PF Provo, Utah|
|Urgent care center||Granger Medical West Jordan - Urgent Care||3181 W 9000 S||West Jordan||UT||84088||https://www.grangermedical.com/specialties/urgent-care/||(801) 965-3608||40.587224||-111.966355||40.5872241-111.9663548||3.5||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 5PM||9AM to 3PM||Closed||5,853||H2PM+VF West Jordan, Utah|
|Vocational school||Phlebotomy Training Specialists||1300 N 200 E suite 114f||Logan||UT||84341||https://www.phlebotomyusa.com/utah/logan-phlebotomy-classes/?c=logan||(888) 531-8378||41.755409||-111.828352||41.7554091-111.8283522||5.0||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||6:30AM to 7:30PM||5AM to 12PM||Closed||5,854||Q54C+5M Logan, Utah|
Utah phlebotomy program requirements
Classes can be finished in as little as 4 weeks depending on the program you choose. It may take one to two semesters but after you’re finished you can start working right away. You must meet the following requirements to be eligible to enroll.
- 18 years of age
- Current state identification or driver’s license
- Up to date immunization records
- High school diploma or equivalent
Accredits are monitored by national accreditation agencies. A few are the national phlebotomy association npa, American medical technologies amt, and the national accrediting agency for clinical laboratory sciences naacls.
These agencies will provide the certification test and set the standards which accredited schools must uphold. You may obtain certification by one or more of these organizations.
While training is relatively short compared to other skilled professions that offer similar opportunities, it can be difficult at times. You can do it if you stay focused and put in the time. Below are some of the subjects that phlebotomy technician classes cover:
- Blood collection
- Labeling and transporting samples
- Medical terms
- HIPAA and OSHA regulations
- Professional issues
- Patient correspondence
- Lab analysis
Level one certifications require 20 hours of in class work and 20 hours of training in a clinical setting. Hands-On training will help you practice your technical skills and learn to communicate effectively with patients and your coworkers. After you complete your practical training you’ll be able to take the national examination and receive certification from a phlebotomy organization.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimate there are around 1,350 phlebotomists working in Utah, not including self-employed technicians.
You can work in the healthcare industry, the science industry, or other branches of healthcare like veterinary medicine. Your training will most likely occur in a hospital, which is known as an inpatient care facility. These are facilities where patients can stay for an extended amount of time.
You can also work at outpatient Care facilities. These are places where patients can walk in and walk out on the same day. Phlebotomists are needed in many different settings. Once you become certified you’ll have a good chance of getting a job.
Phlebotomy Classes by Utah Cities:
Most of the phlebotomists in the United States work in hospitals or laboratories. You can work in a hospital in-house laboratory or an off site laboratory. There are also science Research laboratories. Below are common places of employment for CPTs:
- Healthcare Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
- Ambulatory Care centers
- Doctor’s offices
- Rehabilitation centers
|Where Phlebotomists Work||% of Jobs|
|Other ambulatory healthcare services||14%|
|Outpatient care centers||1%|
There are lots of opportunities for career advancement and specialized training for a phlebotomy technician. It’s a great way to enter the growing medical field. You can specialize in pediatrics or geriatrics. You may also want to explore positions in the science research industry. Below are some careers that you may want to transition into:
- Registered nurse
- Laboratory technician
- Level two phlebotomy technician
- Research scientist
- Medical sales representative
- Certified trainer or teacher
A good place to start is in healthcare because there are many opportunities and you’ll be able to practice a full range of skills. Continuing education is required to maintain your certification. You must complete a certain amount of hours every two years.
Continuing education units CEUs are designed to keep you updated on the latest developments of the industry and practice skills that you may not use at your place of employment.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the hourly mean wage of phlebotomists in Utah at $17.43 per hour. The annual salary is listed at $36,250. The 90th percentile wage is $21.59 per hour or $44,900 per year.
|Metro Area||Phlebotomists Employed||Avg. Hourly Wage||Avg. Annual Wage|
|Logan, UT-ID||40||$ 15.96||$ 33,200|
|Ogden-Clearfield, UT||220||$ 16.87||$ 35,080|
|Provo-Orem, UT||250||$ 16.40||$ 34,100|
|Salt Lake City, UT||860||$ 18.12||$ 37,700|
The links below have a wealth of information on certification and the practice of phlebotomy.
- Phlebotomist jobs in Utah on Indeed
- NPA national phlebotomy license verification
- National Phlebotomy Association (NPA)
- National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
- American Certification for Healthcare (ACA)
- American Allied Health National Certification (CPT)
- American Medical Techniques (AMT)
- American Society for Clinical Lab Science (ASCLS)
- American Society for Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC)
- National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
- National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
- American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT)