Every Health Careers NW participant is matched to a career coach. Together, with your experience and a dedicated coach, youâ€™ll build a path to employment in the Healthcare industry. Your coach will help make sure your plan fits your needs, and will work with you to make sure that you have the support you need to be successful. Your coach will touch base with you regularly throughout your involvement with Health Careers NW.
With guidance from your career coach, youâ€™ll be able to chart your course and create a career plan that works for you. With the support of your coach, youâ€™ll identify:
You and your coach will update your career plan as you progress toward your goals.
This 40-hour seminar will introduce you to the various opportunities and career paths available through Health Careers NW. Plus, it gives you a chance to connect with other HCNW participants. Your participation in Career Link will help you refine your career goals and get ready for training.
Health Careers NW comes with a few built-in services to be plugged into a career plan as needed:
College-ready participants can apply Scholarships to get the certification needed for the next step of their career plan. Once a certification is earned, your career coach will work with you through the initial states of employment. If appropriate, your coach will help you connect with healthcare employers where you can learn on the job and refine your skills before applying for full-time employment.
With the help of your career coach, youâ€™ll come up with ways to address and remove barriers you may be facing. This could include tapping into programs that help provide funding for transportation, clothing, housing and child care.