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tr.v. phle·bot·o·mized, phle·bot·o·miz·ing, phle·bot·o·miz·es
To perform phlebotomy on.

phle·bot′o·mist n.
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(fləˈbɒt ə mɪst)

1. a specialist in phlebotomy.
2. a nurse or other health worker trained in drawing venous blood for testing or donation.
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Noun1.phlebotomist - someone who practices phlebotomy
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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n flebotomista mf, persona capacitada para extraer sangre
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Actually, I am not first if the phlebotomist is also collecting blood cultures to document or rule out a bacterial infection in the blood stream.
The solution should provide a suite of management reports to document details about phlebotomist activity, such as sign-in date/time, missed draws, patient draws per phlebotomist, number of patients drawn each hour, responsiveness to stat orders, etc.
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Keeping the Phlebotomist safe; and keeping the patient safe.
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The Lions are also looking for two more qualified phlebotomist to help process the expected numbers attending clinic.
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He worked in automotive management with Firestone and Montgomery Ward before working as a phlebotomist until he retired.
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HB 5011 would require anyone who holds him- or herself out as a phlebotomist to obtain certification by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
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