Seeking a Medical Assistant with at least one year of experience to provide patient care at a Washington, D.C. primary care medical center that integrates nutrition education and disease prevention into medical care.
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 nutrition education and disease prevention into providing state-of-the-art medical care. 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 a Medical Assistant to join our team. The Medical Assistant will assist clinicians and medical staff to provide thorough, up-to-date care and perform a broad range of clinical administrative duties. When illness is the result of nutrition or lifestyle, addressing these causes is our priority. Essential functions and specific duties include:
This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line).
Who We’re Looking For
We are looking for a medical assistant with at least one year of experience and a demonstrated interest in plant-based (vegan) nutrition. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success with:
If you have these qualifications along with a strong desire to help patients make lifestyle changes to maximize their health, we would like to hear from you.
How to Apply
A cover letter is required. In your cover letter please describe your work experience, your strengths, your professional goals, and your interest in the Barnard Medical Center’s mission. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.
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.