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Manager of Home Therapies

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Position Description

"Leadership is not a function of position, it's a function of behavior" - Kent Thiry, DaVita's Chairman and CEO.

The DaVita Home Program Manager can be exceptionally rewarding and can also carry a unique set of challenges at DaVita. There is a whole lot to manage and move forward as a Program Manager, and your fulfillment comes through taking ownership to grow our peritoneal and home hemodialysis program in this area. As the Program Manager you have a variety of responsibilities and while each day will bring new challenges, your main areas of focus will be the management of patient care, teammates and financials.


Patient Care Management:
  • Oversee nursing and technical services for patient training and treatment and ensure that appropriate adjustments in treatment plans are developed and implemented
  • Maintain open, proactive communication with physicians, nurse practitioners, DaVita clinics and other healthcare professionals
  • Create, implement, and administer policies, procedures and resources to ensure safe, appropriate treatment of patients
  • Develop rapport with patients and manage patient concerns appropriately
  • If Program Manager is not a registered nurse (RN), work collaboratively with a Clinical Coordinator to manage patient care services according to state-specific guideline
Within about two or three weeks (of starting home hemodialysis), I was feeling phenomenal, and I kept getting better and better”-David R, DaVita at Home patient

Teammate Management:
  • Maintain a positive work environment that reflects DaVita's Mission and Core Values and provide work direction for clinical teammates
  • Manage all teammate employment areas such as hiring, promoting, job performance evaluations, professional development and disciplinary actions
  • Ensure compliance with DaVita policies and procedures
  • Develop and maintain educational programs to keep teammates up-to-date on nursing practices, infection control practices, worker/patient safety, etc.
Financial Management:
  • Create and maintain an accurate and timely budget
  • Supervise inventory management, including purchasing, product selection and supply usage
  • Ensure patient and treatment charge information and other related data are correct
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village as a Program Manager:
  • 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 shining star in this role should have:
  • Associate's degree required; Bachelor's degree in related area strongly preferred
  • If a Registered Nurse, current license within state of employment required
  • If functioning as the Clinical Coordinator, minimum of 12 months clinical nursing experience and an additional six months' experience in each modality for which the nurse will provide training required
  • Minimum of two years healthcare management experience preferred
  • Current CPR certification required
  • Other qualifications and combinations of skills may be considered at discretion of ROD and/or Divisional Vice President
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of your patients and enjoy the support of a stellar team? If so, we'd like to speak with you.
Visit: http://www.careers.davita.com to learn more or apply. 
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Manager of Home Therapies
  • Job Function: Management - Clinical Facility
  • Location: Downey, California