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Medical Office Assistant

Seeking customer service professional with two or more years of work experience to perform customer service and administrative tasks in a primary care medical center that integrates plant-based nutrition education into medical care.

Please note that our team will not be moving forward with the interview process for our open positions until the COVID-19 crisis is over, but we will still be accepting and reviewing applications.

About the 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

We are looking for an enthusiastic Medical Office Assistant to join our team. This position will involve performing a complete range of customer service and administrative tasks in a primary care medical center. This is a full-time position located at the Barnard Medical Center in Washington, D.C. (on Metro’s Red Line in Friendship Heights).

Who We’re Looking For

We are looking for a dedicated team player who will tackle his or her work with professionalism, a positive attitude, and with the utmost respect for our patients.

Successful candidates will possess:

  • Two or more years of experience in medical office, administrative, or customer service position
  • Exceptional customer service and strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office and electronic record-keeping skills
  • A demonstrated interest in plant-based (vegan) nutrition and disease prevention
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • An undergraduate degree is preferred
  • Experience or interest in medical billing is a plus

If you share these qualities, are passionate about the Barnard Medical Center's unique approach to primary care, and would be excited to be a part of a practice that is helping patients 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, 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.