University Hospital Clinics
Texas City Family Health Care Center
9300 Emmitt Lowery Expressway,
Suite 138 Texas City, Texas 77590
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed for lunch 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
4C - Hospital
Hours of Operation: Monday 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. & Tuesday through Friday, 8:00
a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phlebotomists, do not:
Draw specimens from a heparin lock, shunt or other indwelling
device; draw below an IV line.
Draw blood from a lower extremity without the written
permission of the attending physician.
Perform arterial punctures.
Make more than three attempts to obtain a specimen from a
Draw specimens for Type and Crossmatch.
Stat tests, timed specimens and blood cultures from
inpatients are to be collected by the nursing or medical staff. A phlebotomist will draw a
STAT or timed specimen if they are on the unit at the time the specimen is to be drawn.
The phlebotomist will notify the nurse when a phlebotomy procedure has not been