Medical Assistant

Seeking Medical Assistant with exceptional customer service and clinical administrative skills and an interest in plant-based nutrition to assist clinicians and medical staff with superior patient care.

About Barnard Medical Center

Founded by Neal Barnard, M.D., president of the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the Barnard Medical Center is a new model for medical care that integrates plant-based nutrition education and disease prevention into providing top-of-the-line medical care. The Barnard Medical Center takes advantage of years of research conducted by the Physicians Committee research team and other researchers, showing how a new approach to medicine and nutrition could help prevent and reverse serious health problems.

About this Career Opportunity

The Barnard Medical Center is looking for an experienced Medical Assistant to join our team. If you have experience in a medical setting, and exceptional customer service and clinical administrative skills, we want to hear from you. This full-time position will involve triaging patients, phlebotomy, and performing a complete range of clinical administrative duties in our state-of-the-art primary care medical center in Washington, D.C. (on Metro’s Red Line in Friendship Heights).

Who We’re Looking For

We are looking for a team player who wants to work hard and go the extra mile for our patients and will tackle their work collaboratively with a positive attitude, professionalism, and dedication. Successful candidates will have demonstrated success with:

  • Triaging patients. Patient safety is our first priority.
  • Phlebotomy. Drawing blood is an integral part of our practice and candidates should have a phlebotomy certification or equivalent experience.
  • Providing excellent customer service to patients in person and via phone. We approach our patients with respect and courtesy.
  • Providing clinical administrative support to the clinicians and practice administrator and assisting with patient education and support initiatives. We hold our work to the highest standards, down to the last detail and work as a team with our patients, their families, and each other.
  • Assist in front desk coverage as needed

If you share these qualities, are passionate about plant-based nutrition education and disease prevention, and are looking to help people make lifestyle changes to maximize their health, we’d like to hear from you.

How to Apply

In your cover letter please describe your prior work experience in a medical setting, your strengths, and your interest in integrating plant-based nutrition education into medical care. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.


About Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the Barnard Medical Center

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit health organization dedicated to saving and improving lives through good nutrition, advanced medical research, and public policy advocacy. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals.

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