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Manager - Government Business - VillageHealth

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Position Description

The Manager of Government Business will be a key contributor to DaVita’s efforts to provide integrated care to patients with kidney failure. The position will support the Director of Government Business in developing a multi-year strategy and implementation plan that would prepare DaVita to assume full clinical and financial accountability for its Medicare dialysis patients. The Manager will work across multiple teams and at all levels of the organization to help DaVita reach its ambitious goals for integrated care. Other activities will include: quantitative analysis and financial modeling; broad-ranging efforts to advance integrated care legislation recently introduced in Congress; review, analysis and public comment of proposed regulations issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and other agencies; development of service models that enable health care providers to comply with new regulations; ad hoc special projects that materialize frequently in a rapidly changing health care industry. The successful candidate for this role will have a driven attitude, motivated by the achievement of making a direct impact on the projects that they lead, and will flourish in a highly dynamic, cross-functional team environment.

  • Support top enterprise initiatives with exposure to senior leadership and influential external stakeholders
  • Synthesize complex government programs/regulations into business terms to support strategic decisions
  • Effectively communicate and build relationships with myriad stakeholders and business/functional lanes
  • Build financial models to support legislative and regulatory advocacy, buy vs. build investment decisions, vendor and partner negotiations, new market selection and medical cost innovation pilots
  • Conduct legislative/regulatory research; develop advocacy priorities and positions
  • Lead projects involving multiple departments with support from manager and the team
  • Prepare, organize and display information to convey targeted messages for each audience
  • Apply a relentless attention to detail in all deliverables
  • Handle confidential information using discretion and judgment

All About VillageHealth.
VillageHealth is a Strategic Business Initiative of DaVita and is comprised of a dedicated team of specially trained nurses and professionals providing integrated care management to patients with kidney disease throughout the US.  We provide services to help improve the lives of our patients by working with them to prevent complications, reduce the number of avoidable hospitalizations and improve overall health. <?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />


Let's face it…the world of healthcare is dynamic and moves at the speed of light. Unlike many healthcare companies in the market today, we acknowledge that our teammates are our most important asset and we want to help them to feel fulfilled in their careers.


When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 
  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.    



  • Personal values align with DaVita’s values of service excellence, integrity, team, continuous improvement, accountability, fulfillment and fun.
  • 3+ years of experience preferred; consulting, corporate finance or corporate strategy a plus
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong negotiation, problem-solving, decision making and influencing skills to work with people across enterprise, garnering input and buy-in
  • Ability to manage new business development to a budget
  • Experience leading implementation and/or change management
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Regulatory, legislative, legal and/or health plan background a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Potential up to 25% travelJoin us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
To learn more about our Village and the world of dialysis, click here.

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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 


We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" />

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Manager - Government Business - VillageHealth
  • Job Function: Nurse - RN / Staff / Charge
  • Location: Denver, Colorado