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 Job Training Program began in April 2022 and we recently celebrated our 8th graduation in March 2024. Our graduates reflect a diverse group of experiences, backgrounds, and goals.


Class Schedule


Start Date

Graduation Date


April 16, 2024

June 4-6, 2024


July 2024 - Date confirmed soon!

Late August 2024


Mid October 2024

Early December 2024


Early January 2025

Early March 2025



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For updated information about next cohorts, locations and partnerships, please contact:

Lise Niggemyer, Instructor, lniggemyer@careerpathservices.org

Susan Goodwin, Career Navigator, sgoodwin@careerpathservices.org

Our April 2024 class is located in North Seattle.

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