Fast Paced but Great for Learning
Phlebotomy Specialist (Former Employee) – Saratoga Springs, NY – August 25, 2017
This was my first formal phlebotomy position, and I really loved it! At first I was at the main hospital, but eventually I moved over to the urgent care setting. The hospital itself was a lot more fast paced, and a lot more stressful. Unless you're confident in a medical setting, prepare yourself emotionally. There was also a lot of push and shove with some drama between employees who were dating. (Essentially you never knew when you'd get your lunch, since there were people in charge of scheduling who wanted to make sure they got lunch with their crushes, etc.)
The urgent care was run a lot better, with a lot less drama. I would have continued there had I not gotten ill and relocated to another state. Things were much more organized, and I didn't have to worry about taking a lunch at the same time as the guy someone liked and causing a stir.
Discounted Lunches, Good Pay, Good Learning
Drama amongst some staffers