Frequently Asked Questions
What are the requirements to be accepted at the TLJ Health Career Center?
The general requirements to attend a phlebotomy and medical Assistant training course include the following:
High School Diploma or GED.
Over The Age Of 16.
Clean Background Check (No Felonies)
Negative TB Test.
How many clinical hours do you need for phlebotomy?
A phlebotomy training program is generally compiled class hours and clinical hours that will take place outside of the class, usually at a laboratory or medical institute united with the program.
How much does a phlebotomy technician make in Georgia?
As of February 8,2023 the average annual pay for a Certified Phlebotomy Technician in Georgia is $40,836 a year. Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $18.00 an hour.
How long does it take to become a Phlebotomist?
The Phlebotomy program takes 10 weeks, the program prepares students to sit for national certifying examinations upon graduation.
How long does it take to be a medical assistant in Georgia?
Students can obtain a certification in medical assistant in 16 weeks. The program prepares students to sit for national certifying examinations upon graduation.
Do medical assistants need a certification in Georgia?
Medical assistants in Georgia are not required to possess a certification, but employees are most likely to hire a Medical Assistant with certification.
Do medical assistants get paid well?
According to 2023 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), medical assistants earns an average annual salary of $46,400 per year ($18.43 hour). The highest paid medical assistants – in the top 10% - earn $50,580 per year on average.