$24.81 – $26.06
Other assisting occupations in support of health services (3414)
Blood donor clinic assistant; Blood donor clinic attendant; Blood donor clinic helper; Blood sampling attendant; Blood donor associates; Blood bank technician
This job requires completion of Phlebotomy and/or completion of medical lab assistant course
Medium Employment outlook is good to fair in most provinces. More information is available here.
-Professionals in this field with a college diploma or courses related to health services should have better employment prospects.
-Further growth likely to need more education and experience.
0-2 years of relevant experience are usually required
-General learning ability: to understand instructions to assist with blood donor clinic support functions
-Clerical perception: to record information on donors and label and process donated blood
-Manual dexterity: to operate equipment
-Objective interest: in handling equipment and processing donated blood
-Methodical interest: to monitor donors throughout procedure and assist with post-donation care and donor reaction care as assigned under the supervision of registered nurses; and in maintaining supplies
-Social interest: in assisting other health care staff to perform a variety of support functions as members of blood donor clinic teams
- Medical clinics
- Blood donor clinics
- They may also work for one clinic or at different clinics.
- Sometimes clinics take place in temporary locations, such as schools, community centres or private businesses.
Completion of phlebotomy and/or medical laboratory assistant courses are usually needed. However, there is a way for IMGs to be certified as phlebotomist based on the previous records. More information can be found on Canadian Phlebotomy Technicians Group Inc.’s website.