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Sales Support Associate

Surgical Care Affiliates Houston, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Location: US-TX-Houston
Type: Full Time Employee
# of Openings: 1


The Sales & Market Development Support Associate identifies and develops potential business opportunities and new targeted physicians or groups but does not have primary responsibility for closing sales. This role establishes strategic business relationships with physicians and key office staff to uncover market opportunities for SCA. The individual works closely with sales directors, facility leaders, and other support services teammates to translate business development strategies into specific initiatives.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The ideal Sales Rep should be within a reasonable commutable distance of Houston.
  • Work with Sales leadership and SCA Operations team to develop and update a comprehensive market assessment to inform the creation of a strategic vision and growth plan for the region
  • Gather intelligence, generate leads, and present regularly to leadership to establish and adjust growth plans
  • Participate in monthly growth team meetings and ongoing strategic growth planning and execution
  • Canvas physician universe, identify interested targets, qualify, and present to physician alongside Sr Director of Sales
  • Assist Sr. Director of Sales in maximizing case volume from all credentialed physicians
  • Establish and maintain long-term physician and office staff relationships
  • Regularly visit physician offices to meet with physician and his/her staff to assess needs and identify opportunities that will result in increased case volume
  • Communicate physician or office staff needs, as identified, to sales and operations leadership team to create overall positive impact
  • Identify other (non SCA) surgical sites of service the physicians are utilizing
  • Understand and influence which cases can be moved to SCA facilities from hospital or competing sites of service
  • Collaborate with other support service lanes regarding opportunities to influence physicians to shift business from other facilities
  • Assist Sales & Market Development Directors and facility leadership in organizing physician credentialing and onboarding
  • Build comprehensive knowledge of market and demographics
  • Fully embrace all SCA tools, resources and programs to define any new and innovative procedures, service lines, reimbursement changes, or new referral programs can be leveraged with each center
  • Help disseminate best sales and marketing practices across the region and SCA


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 2-3 years relevant experience
  • Strong values fit with the SCA/Optum organization
  • Ability to embrace change and pivot tasks as market priorities evolve
  • Extraordinary communication and interpersonal skills (both written and oral) resulting in proven relationship building capability
  • Ability to communicate the value of SCA clearly and succinctly to internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience working collaboratively with a team to achieve results
  • Extraordinary work ethic and ownership of goals and results
  • Ability to work independently, networking and calling on all resources/contacts needed to successfully achieve objectives
  • Results-driven
  • Ability to synthesize information to report to Senior Leadership and Partnerships
  • Emotional maturity and personally secure; self-aware and accepts & provides constructive feedback

EEO Statement
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Skills Required

SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


Surgical Care Affiliates


Houston, TX