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Director, Government Business (VillageHealth)

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Position Description

VillageHealth is currently recruiting for a Director, Government Business in Denver, CO. This newly-created position will have strategic and operational responsibility for high-profile projects impacting VillageHealth integrated care risk programs. The initial focus will include creating the business case for, and subsequently implementing a new infrastructure to support innovative care delivery systems. The position works across VillageHealth and broader DaVita teams to scope key legal and regulatory considerations, technology requirements, and operational processes. The successful candidate for this role with have an entrepreneurial attitude, with proven experience implementing new care delivery models in a complex regulatory environment.


The Director, Special Projects will report to the Senior Director, Government Business. In addition, the Director will work closely with VillageHealth operations, legal and regulatory teams in order to implement and ensure the success of creating a stand-alone organization across multiple markets. 

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. 


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.    



The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

  • Create the strategic business plan for new programs. Socialize and obtain approval from executive leadership.
  • Build the implementation plan, including operational, legal, regulatory, and staffing considerations
  • Identify and source key operational components, including required technology (e.g. EMR, billing systems)
  • Create scalable infrastructure for national expansion
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to manage ongoing operations of new entity.



Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required.

  • Advanced degree, ideally an MBA, with at least 6 years of management experience; track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and team;
  • Healthcare experience, preferably in a leadership role within a provider organization
  • Consulting experience preferred
  • Ability to develop and manage high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

Join 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.

Position Summary

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