Looking to get into healthcare?  Want to get paid while you learn?  Here is a great training opportunity.

Intermountain Healthcare is offering exceptional people who want to make a difference a training course to become a Phlebotomist.

A Phlebotomist is a trained professional who collects laboratory specimens through blood collection techniques.  They provide a caring, comfortable and confidential environment for their patient and provide additional support to the laboratory.

Courses are offered several times per year as needed.

What is included:

  • Cost of tuition and training material.
  • Five weeks of comprehensive training in both classroom and hospital settings.
  • Students are paid an hourly rate of $8.65/hour while in training.
  • Hourly rates increase to $11.21/hour when training is completed.
  • Students will be eligible for benefits during the training course.

Minimum requirements:

Applicants for the Intermountain Healthcare Phlebotomy Training Course must meet the following selection qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
  • At least one year of previous customer service experience preferred
  • Basic Life Support certification (BLS) or Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certification (CPR) for healthcare providers

Length of the course:

The training course is five weeks. During the first two weeks, students are in the classroom. During the second three weeks, students complete a clinical externship at various Intermountain Healthcare hospitals.

Hours of the course and course location:

Students attend 40 hours per week of training and must be available to work full 8-hour shifts that will include mornings, and afternoons.

Classes are held at Intermountain Employee Services Center, 5245 South College Drive, Salt Lake City. Practical training sessions will be held at Alta View Hospital, LDS Hospital, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Riverton Hospital, and Intermountain Medical Center.

Students must be able to attend all classes and practical training.

After the course is completed:

After the successful completion of the Intermountain Healthcare Phlebotomy Training Course, students are required to work for Intermountain Healthcare Laboratory Services at Intermountain Medical Center, Alta View Hospital, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), Riverton Hospital, or LDS Hospital, and may include associated clinics and physicians offices.  A work commitment of 2080 hours per year is required or the student reimburses Intermountain Healthcare $1,500 to cover the cost of tuition and training materials.

At the completion of the course, students may begin applying for open positions. Students that are not selected for open positions, will remain in the Phlebotomy Float Pool and are required to work at least 24 hours per week until they obtain a position.  

Contacts for more information:

Lany Kammeyer
Phone: 801.442.2100


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