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 re-launch of the CareerWork$ Medical program in Seattle began in April 2022 and we recently graduated our third cohort in early December 2022. As of December 2022: 

  •  60% of our grads began careers with our employer partners within 6 weeks of graduation 

  • Graduates have an average starting wage of $46,000.   

  • Our bilingual graduates speak 8 unique languages in addition to English and have featured experience in retail customer service, hospitality industry, military career, caregiving, and community outreach. 

Our partnerships include 8 prominent Puget Sound area employer organizations and a growing network of community referral connections. We look forwarding to expanding our network and impact in 2023.  

Nationwide, the CareerWork$ Medical program reflects 19 partner organizations and a 79% graduate employment retention rate over 12 months.  

Class Schedule


Start Date

Graduation Date


January 17, 2023

March 10, 2023


April 11, 2023

June 1, 2023


July 10, 2023

September 1, 2023


October 3, 2023

November 30, 2023


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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

Our class is located in North Seattle. Early 2023 cohorts are located at North Seattle Church, 2150 N. 122nd Street, Seattle, WA 98133.

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