Surgical Care Affiliates

Director of Communications

Job Location US-IL-Deerfield
# of Openings


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 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

SCA is currently accepting applications for a director of communications on its communications team. Key areas of focus would include the leadership, development and execution of strategic communications to primarily external audiences that highlight SCA’s lower cost, high quality facilities and long-standing history of surgeon and health plan partnership. The successful candidate will also collaborate and coordinate on internal communications as needed to ensure continuity of key messages and tone.


Key Responsibilities:

Work with senior director, communications to ensure consistent messaging across external communication channels and support company-wide strategic communication initiatives. Collaborate on internal communications to support a fully integrated, strategic marketing communications team.


  • Lead public relations and marketing efforts including case study development and publishing, marketing collateral creation and distribution, media outreach and digital (website) strategy
  • Develop thoughtful strategy to elevate SCA brand among surgery center industry, surgeons and other key stakeholders
  • Execute regular (quarterly) touch points with SCA’s partners (physicians, health plans and health systems)
  • Build flexible suite of marketing solutions offered to local teams to deploy as needed; with appropriate cost allocation strategy
  • Lead website development team to provide cost effective, simple website solutions for individual surgery centers
  • Serve as key point of contact for center-level and region-level marketing needs including advertising, marketing collateral, direct outreach, etc.
  • Serve enterprise-level industry conference team to lead content development and execution
  • Identify, coordinate and develop speeches and supporting materials for executive external speaking engagements
  • Serve on the Annual Leadership Meeting team to produce a high-impact event in line with SCA’s mission, vision and values for SCA’s top 400 leaders




  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required
  • 10-12 years of progressive responsibility in public relations and/or marketing
  • Experience selecting and managing external vendors required
  • Experience creating and leading broad multimedia, multi-channel communications programs required
  • Experience in highly decentralized organization preferred
  • Deep working knowledge of Constant Contact, Office365, Zoom, GoToMeeting, WordPress and InDesign
  • Public relations and marketing agency experience strongly preferred

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