Medical Assistant

The Physicians Committee

Medical Assistant


About the Physicians Committee

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. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.

About this Career Opportunity

After more than 30 years of clinical research and preventive medicine advocacy and education, the Physicians Committee is expanding its lifesaving work by opening the Barnard Medical Center to help even more people reverse diabetes, lose weight, lower cholesterol, and prevent cancer through plant-based nutrition. We are looking for a credentialed Medical Assistant to join our team. If you are a talented medical assistant with exceptional customer service skills, we want to hear from you. The person in this position will be responsible for providing an excellent patient experience while performing patient triage and clinical administrative duties in a state-of-the-art primary care medical center. This is a full-time position located in Washington, D.C.


We are looking for a team player who will tackle his or her work collaboratively and with a positive attitude, professionalism, and dedication. Good nutrition is the key to our work, and an interest in our mission to promote plant-based nutrition is required. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

If you share these qualities, are passionate about the Physicians Committee's mission to advance the field of preventive medicine and ethical research, are compassionate, 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 familiarity with and interest in the Physician Committee’s mission to promote plant-based nutrition.
  • Your previous experience delivering great patient care and customer service as a medical assistant.

Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you!