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Certified Phlebotomist

chicago, Illinois, 60651, United States
May 24, 2010

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Carmen B. Velazquez

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Chicago, IL. 60651



Seeking to obtain a challenging and responsible position in a facility where I can apply knowledge and experience, while being offered an opportunity for professional growth and advancement.

Qualification Summary

Seven years experience as a Phlebotomist, extensive customer relations with various age and culture groups. I’m highly trained to collect blood using different type of needle; Such as, the butterfly, syringe, and straight needle under 3 minutes. I have the ability to perform heel stick on newborns. Knowledge on performing finger sticks for hemoglobin, glucose, and hemoglobin A1C. Able to perform urine dips and rapid strep test. Outstanding customer communication skills including Spanish. Self motivated individual to consistently perform productivity. Excellent leadership skills.


Laboratory Corporation of America

Full Time Phlebotomist

December 2005- Present

Responsibilities include performing a variety of routine blood drawing procedures to include venipuncture techniques using straight needle and butterfly needle. Conferring with patient to obtain information for laboratory records, explain procedures, allay fears and elicit cooperation. Utilize standard procedures for the maintenance of positive patient identification; record proper requisitions. Other duties: prepare process, label and store patient specimens and samples according to departmental procedures using standard techniques and equipment.

Lawndale Christian Health Center

Full Time Phlebotomist

June 2002- December 2005

Responsibilities included a variety of blood drawing procedures, including arterial draw. Finger sticks, urine dips, rapid strep, pregnancy test and immunizations. Other duties: kept inventory and ordered supplies as needed, trained new employees.


Wright College, Chicago, IL. Phlebotomy Certificate


Roberto Clemente, Chicago, IL. High School Diploma


Available upon request

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