DaVita Careers

Our Leadership Philosophy

"Leadership is not a function of position, it's a function of behavior" - Kent Thiry, Mayor and CEO of the DaVita Village

Intentionality Rules

Leaders lead, they don't wait for the right time to lead.
At DaVita, our culture and traditions grew organically. That was very intentional.

DaVita’s culture shows our leadership team’s focus has been on creating a strong and positive, values-based organization where all levels of the organization have an emotional commitment to its success.  The foundation was the Mission, Vision and Core Values. Let’s take the Core Values as an example. Many companies have core values, the difference is that at DaVita we truly live and breathe them each day. We evaluate Core Values when we recruit, as part of our performance reviews and the highest honor you can receive is a Core Value Award. 

A community produces what it honors most.  As a leader, you would be that local example of our culture, Mission, Vision and Core Values to teammates.  Are you the one to speak the dream and encourage others to buy-in?

Kent Thiry, DaVita’s chairman and CEO, told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience, "If you want to learn more about leadership, learn more about human beings, starting with yourself." He also explained, "Leadership is a function of behavior, so don't fall into the trap of 'well, I can't really be a leader until they promote me to vice president.  Leaders lead, regardless of the time or place.”

Leadership is a skill and DaVita’s high feedback culture to help you fine tune that skill and you can expect that we will help you grow and develop as a leader:

  • We focus on both personal and professional growth
  • Directors and above participate in a program called Reality 101 where they are able to spend time in a dialysis center working side-by-side with clinical teammates
  • We pay for performance and results

Facility Administrator

As the clinic manager you are responsible for three main things: patient care, your team and the business aspects

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Regional Operations Director

Be completely accountable for a team of 200 teammates’ operational, financial and cultural accomplishments

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Career Paths:

  • Pooja G.

    Pooja G.

    Vice President

    Senior Director

     

    Regional Operations Director

     

    Director-Special Projects

     
  • Maribeth S.

    Maribeth S.

    Vice President

    Senior Director

     

    Director

     

    Nursing Services Manager

     

    Clinical Services Specialist

     

    Facility Administrator

     
  • Mike S.

    Mike S.

    Chief Operations Officer

    Senior Vice President

     

    Vice President

     

    Division Vice President

     

    Group Regional Operations Director

     

    Regional Operations Director

     
  • Dave M.

    Dave M.

    Senior Vice President

    Group Vice President

     

    Division Vice President

     

    Group Regional Operations Director

     

    Regional Operations Director

     

    Facility Administrator