Healthcare Careers

Do you enjoy helping people? Do you want to make a big difference in your community?

Literacy Pittsburgh can help you gain the skills to pursue a rewarding career in the healthcare field. We can also help you transition smoothly into training programs.

Healthcare Careers for English Language Learners

Immigrant job seekers who are interested in the vast field of healthcare are invited to attend a 12-week career development program addressing the unique challenges English Language Learners face when seeking employment. Develop your vocabulary skills, get help with your resume, practice interviewing and meet with healthcare employers. Offered in partnership with the Jewish Family and Community Services Career Development Center.

Enroll in Job Training

Bidwell Training Center offers free, full-time training programs for the high-demand roles of Medical Assistant, Medical Coder/Biller, and Pharmacy Technician.  Literacy Pittsburgh can help you sharpen your math, reading skills, or computer skills with classes at Bidwell’s North Side center. Get started on the path toward a fulfilling career.

Find What’s Right for You

As a Literacy Pittsburgh student, you can work with a career counselor to identify the best Healthcare career for you.  We can also help you explore and apply for training programs at the Energy Innovation Center, regional hospitals, and community colleges.

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