5100 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Medical Office Assistant - Seeking customer service professional interested in integrating plant-based nutrition education 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 top-of-the-line 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
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, including billing, in a primary care medical center. A candidate without prior billing experience will receive on-the-job training, if selected. 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:
- High school diploma or GED, an undergraduate degree is preferred
- Experience or interest in medical billing (certificate in medical billing is a plus)
- Two or more years’ experience in medical office, administrative, or customer service position
- Exceptional customer service and strong interpersonal skills
- Strong Microsoft Office and electronic record-keeping skills
- An interest in plant-based (vegan) nutrition and disease prevention
- Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
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.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
In your cover letter please describe your prior work experience, your strengths, and your interest in integrating 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.