Phlebotomy Services

Inpatient Phlebotomy

Hours: 04:00-08:00

University Hospital Clinics

Room: 5.320
Hours: 08:00-17:00, Monday through Friday
(409) 772-7267

Texas City Family Health Care Center

9300 Emmitt Lowery Expressway,
Suite 138 Texas City, Texas 77590
(409) 986-9592
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed for lunch 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

League City Campus Specialty Care Clinic

2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, Texas 77573
(832) 505-1100

Primary Care Pavilion

400 Harborside Drive
Galveston, Texas 77555
(409) 747-6920

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Hospital Galveston
(409) 772-6153
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:

  1. Draw specimens from a heparin lock, shunt or other indwelling device; draw below an IV line.
  2. Draw blood from a lower extremity without the written permission of the attending physician.
  3. Perform arterial punctures.
  4. Make more than two attempts to obtain a specimen from a patient.
  5. Draw specimens for Type and Crossmatch.
  6. Draw blood culture specimens.

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 successful.