Sample resume for a phlebotomist

This sample resume for a phlebotomist shows how you can communicate your phlebotomy credentials and draw your resume to the top of the stack.

Sample resume for a phlebotomist

Sample Resume for a Phlebotomist

Looking for phlebotomist jobs? Well, your resume is the lifeblood of your job search, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. To see how you can communicate your credentials and draw your resume to the top of the stack, view this sample resume for a phlebotomist that Isaacs created below. You can also download the phlebotomist resume template in Word. 

Jobs for phlebotomists are projected to grow by 25% (or 30,100 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is much faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaTexasFloridaNew York, and North Carolina; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos AngelesChicagoAtlanta, and Tampa

As a phlebotomist, you can expect to earn a median wage of $33,670 per year, or $16.19 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can learn about health care careers on Monster. Once you've started applying, practice for your interview by reading through our sample interview questions and answers for phlebotomists.


Phlebotomist resume template


Greg Myers, CPT
Sometown, CA 93000
(555) 555-5555 | LinkedIn URL

Certified Phlebotomist

  • CPT II certified by the State of California with more than a decade of experience within hospital and blood bank settings.
  • Skillful and precise in performing venipunctures and capillary punctures; collecting, preparing and storing blood samples; and verifying medical records. High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, infection control procedures, quality assurance support and data entry and retrieval.
  • Possess excellent patient-relations skills – known for having a gentle touch and the ability to alleviate patient anxieties.

Key Competencies

  • Venipuncture & Capillary Puncture
  • Blood Collection & Handling Safety
  • Medical Records Review
  • Blood Specimen Storage
  • Patient & Donor Care
  • Quality Assurance & Controls

Professional Experience

Phlebotomist, ABC Hospital (Sometown, CA), 2011 to Present

  • Obtain blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Follow infection-control and safety procedures in carrying out daily phlebotomy functions.
  • Prepare blood-collecting equipment, draw blood, and safely store and transport samples.
  • Build trust and minimize patient discomfort during phlebotomy procedures while efficiently collecting blood specimens.
  • Work collaboratively with patients, healthcare providers and patient support departments to ensure a high quality of service.

Phlebotomist, DEF Organization (Sometown, CA), 2006 to 2011

  • Performed phlebotomy functions within blood donor center as well as mobile blood-bank units.
  • Eased donors’ stress and made the experience as comfortable as possible, which attracted a steady stream of repeat donors.
  • Honored as a member of mobile team that collected 25,000+ units of lifesaving blood, setting a new record for DEF Organization.

Education & Credentials

Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in Phlebotomy, XYZ University (Sometown, CA)

Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT), American Medical Technologists (AMT)

Licensed Phlebotomist, State of California

Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)


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