What is MA/PT?
Their job is to draw the blood of patients who require routine blood testing as well as other medical tests to keep the patient healthy. They perform basic clinical and administrative duties in hospitals, clinics, and medical centers.
What is the job outlook for MA/PT?
Employment is projected to grow 23% from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Prospects with certifications have greater job opportunities.
(This graph was retrieved from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Medical Assistants with Phlebotomy Assistants work in multiple environments. They work in hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, ambulatory healthcare services, physicians’ offices, and outpatient care centers. The practitioners who collect blood donations will sometimes need to travel to different offices and sites to set up mobile donation centers ( U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).