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Physician Account Executive - Columbia/Jefferson City, MO

Columbia, Missouri

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There are Sales roles. And then there are Sales roles with Quest. After all, this is a place where your sales skills will help make a difference to healthcare for millions. Working to grow and maintain our business with new and existing customers across General Diagnostics and a variety of specialty areas from Oncology to Women’s Health and Cardiology, your talents will make more impact. And, no matter what you’re working on, your professional development will benefit. With countless opportunities to reach your future career goals through mentorship, team collaboration, and in-depth training, we’ll help you find success at Quest.

“Being a Quest Account Executive, being able to sell those tests that are underutilized, but then eventually benefit the practice and benefit those patients, is always a great way to end your day, knowing that you’ve helped other people and you’ve helped your community.”

- Christopher D’Andrade, Women’s Health Account Executive

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As part of our supportive and collaborative team, you will be inspired to develop and achieve your career aspirations. From comprehensive learning opportunities to skill-building activities, we invest in you–personally and professionally. And as a sales professional, there’s no one-size-fits all approach to success–you can forge a rewarding career path in several different ways. Here is just one example of a career path you can take.

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Job Details

Category Sales Location Columbia, Missouri Job function Sales Job family Sales
Shift Day Employee type Regular Full-Time Work mode Remote

We Provide Solutions. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information, and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact, and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information, and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact, and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Physician Account Executive, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.  

The Physician Account Executive is responsible for growing current business and targeting and securing profitable new business by building relationships, opening new business, and driving new sales growth in diagnostics. The Physician Account Executive has call point ownership of certain accounts.

This is a field-based sales role supporting Columbia through Jefferson City, MO.


  • Drive sales through pre-call planning, post-call analysis and consistent follow-up 
  • Target and secure new business 
  • Provide overall support and expertise to new & existing accounts 
  • Increase discretionary business through insurance access 
  • Partner with and notify Physician Account Manager on complex issues or when face-to-face or extensive service is required 
  • Provide immediate support for less complex issues 
  • Leverage all tools and resources (including data, sales portal, target lists; Marketing Department, Laboratory resources, and regional or national resources as needed) 
  • Maintain a breadth of knowledge of all connectivity products  (i.e., Quanum, e-orders, e-prescribe, etc.) 
  • Prepare and present proposals and bids 
  • Ensure compliance with company polices and government regulations 
  • Complete all administrative tasks thoroughly and promptly 

Required Work Experience:  

Five years of experience in sales or with account ownership. Hunter mentality a must!

Knowledge/Skills:  

  • Knowledge of Healthcare Industry and general economics of business. 
  • Ability to develop and sustain strong customer relationships; strong planning and organizational skills 
  • Laboratory/Diagnostics sales experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills 
  • Solid PC skills including Microsoft Software. 


Education:


Bachelor’s Degree (Required)



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We’ve built a welcoming, inclusive workplace where people are inspired to learn, develop, and progress in their careers. There’s stability, so you can explore many career paths in one field. There’s flexibility, helping you to build a fulfilling life and rewarding career. There’s training and development to align your work with your business success. No wonder there’s more to discover at Quest.

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Benefits

We’re committed to helping our people live a healthier lifestyle. One way we do this is by offering a comprehensive total rewards package, so you can take care of yourself and the ones you love. Find out how our benefits provide you with everything you need to thrive—now and in the future.

  • Medical, supplemental health, dental, and vision

    From medical, dental, and vision coverage plans designed to meet your needs, to supplemental health plans for an additional layer of financial protection, you can rest assured that your health is high on our agenda.

  • 401(k)

    You’re eligible to join the Quest Diagnostics 401(k) Plan on your date of hire. The company will match up to 5% of your annual salary.

  • Virtual work options

    Quest Virtual Model allows eligible Quest employees to work either a hybrid schedule (two to three days from home per workweek), a near-site schedule (primarily from home with occasional work in a Quest office), or fully remote. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis with the employee’s manager and HR Business Partner.

  • Sales incentive plan

    Uncapped incentive and 9-month new hire tiered incentive guarantee. Incentive is paid out quarterly.

  • Training

    Comprehensive sales training program and educational assistance offerings.

  • Transportation

    Company-supplied vehicle.

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