Overview

The King County CareerWork$ Medical program provided by Career Path Services is a free, 8-week training program designed to help you begin your career in non-clinical roles in the healthcare industry. We support participants in receiving general career training, specific healthcare background education, job placement assistance, and ongoing coaching for career advancement in the healthcare industry. At course completion, you will directly interview with our employer partners listed below, and you will be qualified to apply for a wide variety of regional non-clinical roles in healthcare. 

Career opportunities for individuals who complete the training include: 

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Patient Services Specialist

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Call Center Representative 

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Medical Billing Specialist 

 

Minimum eligibility requirements for the program include:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • 18 years or older
  • Basic computer skills
  • Standard background clearance
  • English proficiency - bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply

Learning Objectives and Curriculum

Participants benefit from learning role-specific skills and discipline for a lasting career. Program instructors, healthcare recruiters, and industry executives collaborate to deliver a unique training experience that covers skills and knowledge essential for success in healthcare roles outside of clinical care. Class breakout sessions and feedback offer a real-time, personal learning environment and mentorship, and the hybrid model sets you up for success in navigating future virtual meetings and other career opportunities. 

Click here to view, download, and print a summary of our training program.

The Success of the CareerWorks$ Medical Program

Our first cohort begins on April 18, 2022. We look forward to updating this page after our first graduation and job fair in mid-June 2022. Overall, nationwide programs show graduate success and connections to gainful employment. Our employer partners in King County are recognized statewide and the King County healthcare industry is positioned for growth informed by the changes brought on by the pandemic. 

  • 19 partner organizations 
  • 150 placements 
  • 79% of graduates remain with their employer after 12 months 

Class Schedule

 

Cohort

Start Date

Graduation Date

1

April 18, 2022

June 10, 2022

2

July 12, 2022

September 1, 2022

3

October 3, 2022

December 1, 2022

Contact Us

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For updated information about our next cohorts and location, please contact Lise Niggemyer at 206-317-1017 or by email at lniggemyer@careerpathservices.org

Spring 2022 classes are held at the Northgate Community Center: 10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125  

This program is proudly supported by our healthcare employer partners and community partners who have made these classes possible.