Based on survey data, a work day for Phlebotomists typically involves the following:
Constant contact with others contact with others, 90% of the time. How much does this job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
Regular (established routine, set schedule) work schedules, 90% of the time. How regular are the work schedules for this job?
Every day indoors, environmentally controlled, 90% of the time. How often does this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions?
Every day exposed to disease or infections, 86% of the time. How often does this job require exposure to disease/infections?
Extremely important importance of being exact or accurate, 86% of the time. How important is being very exact or highly accurate in performing this job?
Every day wear common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets, 86% of the time. How much does this job require wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets?
Every day telephone, 85% of the time. How often do you have telephone conversations in this job?
Every day face-to-face discussions, 85% of the time. How often do you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
Every day time pressure, 76% of the time. How often does this job require the worker to meet strict deadlines?
Every day frequency of decision making, 75% of the time. How frequently is the worker required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization?
Very close (near touching) physical proximity, 70% of the time. To what extent does this job require the worker to perform job tasks in close physical proximity to other people?
Extremely important importance of repeating same tasks, 67% of the time. How important is repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?
40 hours duration of typical work week, 67% of the time. Number of hours typically worked in one week.
Extremely important deal with external customers, 62% of the time. How important is it to work with external customers or the public in this job?
Extremely serious consequence of error, 62% of the time. How serious would the result usually be if the worker made a mistake that was not readily correctable?
Very high responsibility responsible for others' health and safety, 62% of the time. How much responsibility is there for the health and safety of others in this job?
Extremely important work with work group or team, 55% of the time. How important is it to work with others in a group or team in this job?
Very important results impact of decisions on co-workers or company results, 52% of the time. What results do your decisions usually have on other people or the image or reputation or financial resources of your employer?
Every day electronic mail, 52% of the time. How often do you use electronic mail in this job?
Some freedom structured versus unstructured work, 52% of the time. To what extent is this job structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals?