CareerWork$ Medical Career Navigator

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Hourly Rate: $17.99-$19.08 DOE




United States


CareerWork$ Medical provides low-income job seekers access to high demand, entry level, non-clinical healthcare positions with career mobility and benefits at local hospitals and clinics. This free 8-week training program includes in-class replication of workplace expectations, extensive soft-skills focus, review of industry rules and regulations, and intensive customer service training. Program participants also receive career navigation, coaching, and job retention assistance as well as ongoing case management support to remove barriers to work.

The Career Navigator’s primary responsibility is to provide employment preparation, career navigation, job placement and retention support to CareerWork$ Medical program participants. This position will assist program graduates in obtaining employment at hospital and healthcare institutions through strength-based,client-centered case management, job readiness and soft skill instruction,and job search and job placement assistance. This position will also be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with hospital recruiters and hiring personnel. Secondary responsibilities include working with the YWCA and the CareerWork$ Medical Instructor to recruit,evaluate and screen candidates for program enrollment and assist students in identifying strengths to overcome barriers that lead to successful completion of program and employment. The target population for this program is people of color who are low-income and interested in working in the healthcare industry. The Navigator is responsible for engaging members of these communities, assessing them for program fit, and supporting them to succeed in the program. 

This position has a social justice component that will require critical thinking around how the external systems impact the work that we are doing through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty. Knowing the core principals of antiracism work and grounding those principles in everyday work, as well as working well in non-white environments and championing anti-racism policy, are required job skills and core values. As an equal opportunity employer, we highly encourage people of color to apply.

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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement