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Business Development Director - Northeast

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Position Description

General Purpose of the Job:

Directs new strategic growth initiatives for Lifeline and ensures existing business and physician relationships are maintained.  Identify existing vascular access centers, engage physician owners, and negotiate new Manage Service Agreements or Joint Venture opportunities.  Uncovers opportunities to deliver new centers for vascular access to underserved markets through physician practice joint venture partnerships, Lifeline Joint Ventures or De Novo Lifeline owned ventures.  Works with existing centers to expand current service lines or develop new physician partners.  Will work with senior leadership to uncover new clinical or growth opportunities to compliment current base in vascular access.



Lead and support the development of growth plans and initiatives; determine business models and drive their development in qualified markets



Negotiate through multiple legal agreements (MSA, PSA, OA, CPA, etc.) maintaining favorable position for Lifeline



Identify and contract with interventional Nephrologists, Vascular Surgeons and other interventionists to provide new services at access centers



Identify and create successful merger/acquisition opportunities with independent physician practices



Develop financial pro formas for Management Service Agreements (MSA), Joint Venture (JV),  Acquisitions and other business growth business opportunities and successfully negotiate



Other duties as assigned.



Total Allocation of Time



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.    


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 4-6 years of experience
  • 5 years’ experience in business development, sales, marketing, consulting, and/or physician consulting
  • Experience in proposal and pro forma development
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated knowledge of diabetes and/or End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) disease
  • Experience in development of new medical facilities, physician practice management, or ambulatory surgical center development
  • Master’s degree in business administration, health administration, or related field
  • Intermediate proficiency in Outlook

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.
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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Business Development Director - Northeast
  • Job Function: Management - Corporate Office
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania