Georgia Employer ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE HEALTHCARE SALES in Atlanta, Georgia

Account Executive Healthcare Sales (17007952)What You Will Do:As an account executive you will build and maintain professional relationships with key referral sources. In this role, you will generate patient referrals by helping physicians and referral sources understand the benefit of quality patient care at home. You will serve as a "patient advocate," following the patients referred and working with the clinicians through a team based approach along with the referring clinician to ensure quality outcomes. As an account executive you will develop strategic plans to successfully manage and grow accounts and market share.Forecast needs, set priorities and execute business strategySet and achieve goals for sales revenues.Meet with and present the benefits of patient care at home to physicians and other referral sources in the medical community.Grow market share by obtaining referrals and increased participation in the Amedisys program.Communicate effectively with all members of the health care delivery team.Regularly meets and informs the operational team, clinical team, and business development team of new patient referrals and receives updates regarding the referred patients.QualificationsRequired:Must meet one of the following qualifications:Bachelor's degree in business, management, nursing, or healthcare with one (1 ) year experience in sales. (OR)Three (3 ) years' experience in healthcare sales or related industry (OR)One (1 ) year experience within the last year selling to referral sources or building relationships within the healthcare industry.ANDProven track record of developing and maintaining relationships within a competitive marketplace.Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license, and required liability insurance to perform business calls.Preferred:* Bachelor's degree in business, management, nursing, or healthcare* Experience in home health business developmentAmedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.