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Position Description

The role you would play:
DaVita is dynamic, growing and entrepreneurial.  We are seeking an ambitious, operationally-focused and results-driven leader.  As the Dialysis Healthcare Administrator (aka Facility Administrator or FA) you will directly impact patient care as the trusted front-line leader in an outpatient clinic.  You will be responsible for all aspects of the center's operation to include: 
  • Caring for our Patients - Impact patient lives and deliver optimal clinical outcomes. 
    • For the past 10 years DaVita has demonstrably improved clinical outcomes, continuously improving year after year.  Create a vision and set goals for your team to continue our amazing journey of improving our patient's quality of life.
  • Caring for our Teammates - Develop, Mentor and Inspire a cohesive team
    • When you create a thriving, sustainable community for your teammates, they in turn are inspired to help others.  Lead a team of 15-20 by incorporating our Core Values within all aspects of the clinic.  Interview, hire, train and mentor - this is your team!
  • Financial Management - Drive bottom line results. 
    • Ensure the complete operation and performance of the clinic.   Manage budgets, forecast expenses, communicate with vendors, order supplies, and ensure compliance.  When we are operating sustainably, we can nurture the lives of patients around the world in programs like Bridge of Life - DaVita Medical Missions.
  • Lead a growing, socially responsible business that strives to be the role model for American Healthcare
  • Work at a company that honors its Core Values.  What are our seven Core Values, you ask?  They are:  Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun.
  • Thrive in a company that will challenge you to "Get Stuff Done" and reward you with incentives the right way - top performers earn more.
While this role is said to be one of most challenging, you'll receive the training, resources and support you'll need from your leaders and peers.  This is a village after all! 


The shining star in this role should have:
  • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree in related area strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience required in management (healthcare, business, or military) or equivalent renal experience (nurse, dietitian, social worker, etc) at discretion of DVP and/or ROD
  • Minimum of 3 years of solid people management including but not limited to teammate relations, hiring, termination, performance and professional development, and annual reviews
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in dialysis preferred
  • Proven ability to adeptly manage multiple priorities; a "gets stuff done" person
  • Licensure required in certain markets
  • Passion for making a difference in people's lives
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt, innovate and lead in an environment that moves at a rapid pace, where change is common
  • Capacity to develop effective relationships at all levels of the organization and to influence positive outcomes
  • Completed training programs approved by the medical director and the governing body as required by CMS guidelines prior to operating the water treatment system
  • Current CPR certification required (or certification obtained within 60 days of hire)
  • If FA is a Redwoods participant in the FA Practicum, the 2 years' management experience is not required; Redwoods FA operate under the supervision and mentoring of a Facility Administrator, Group Facility Administrator, or Regional Operations Director who meets the Facility Administrator requirements  
  • Intermediate computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required; functional proficiency in all DaVita clinical and business applications required within 90 days of hire 
  • Other qualifications and combinations of skills may be considered at the discretion of the ROD and/or Divisional Vice President
The DaVita Village Difference
Are you ready to take ownership, drive results and experience the rewards?
Visit: http://www.careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
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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: Healthcare / Facility Administrator
  • Job Function: Management - Clinical Facility
  • Location: Springfield, Illinois