A phlebotomist is a trained health professional who draws blood. This could be a for a blood donation, or medical tests. Phlebotomists make sure that the proper amount of blood is taken from a patient and that the blood is properly labeled. You will likely work on a full-time basis. You won’t get rich by being a phlebotomist but it can be a very rewarding career. You are helping people and you get to work with a lot of different patients each day.