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Instructional Designer

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Position Description


The Learning Designer's responsibility is to create learning experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective and appealing to both HR professionals and managers at DaVita. The Trainings will focus primarily on HR skills for managers.




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

 Designs and develops learning material to support training for DaVita Managers and teammates by HR Managers

 Creates dynamic, interactive course content including exercises, role plays, simulations and job aids

 Ensures learning and performance objectives are appropriate to the audience and that training materials meet those objectives

 Creates, edits, synchronizes and/or records both Audio and Video for e-learning courses

 Monitors and reports effectiveness and return on investment of all training conducted; revises as needed

 Performs training quality assurance checks

 Supports and maintains the library for best practice documents, key tools and templates

 Uses eLearning tools such to create interactive, SCORM compliant web based training deliverables

 Works on multiple projects concurrently, monitors activity, progress, and time related to project development

 Works with LMS, IT or software vendor to resolve web based training technical issues or its performance within the LMS

 Hosts Train-the-Trainer sessions for facilitation team

 Creates template for HR training design consistent with DaVita design standards

 Manages the PS Passport program, DaVita’s on-boarding program for HR Teammates 




About DaVita Rx
DaVita Rx is a full-service pharmacy specializing in complex conditions. Originally founded in 2005 as a kidney care pharmacy, DaVita Rx has expanded into other disease states. We now dispense prescriptions in more than 40 therapeutic classes, allowing us to care for more patients than ever before. With operations in Arizona, California, Florida and Texas, DaVita Rx serves more than 165,000 patients nationwide.

With the tools and expertise needed to improve care, DaVita Rx is a valuable partner to patients, caregivers and providers. Our core services are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of kidney patients, and we are also building dedicated platforms to provide specialized pharmacy care for individuals with other complex conditions.

We are a "community first, company second," with a team of extraordinarily committed, talented, clinically trained, and entrepreneurial teammates who care about our patients, our colleagues and our community. We are dedicated to delivering on our promise to provide the highest levels of quality care in an effort to help improve our patients' lives. Not only does Davita Rx have a compelling mission, but we also have unique entrepreneurial opportunities. As a rapidly growing subsidiary of a Fortune 200 company (DaVita Rx | Ticker: DVA), our teammates enjoy an exciting, challenging, dynamic and fulfilling work environment where they can truly make an impact.
  • "At DaVita Rx, teammates have a voice. Because we're a relatively new company, you can contribute to how we improve processes and improve the service we give patients. You get a huge sense of reward as a front-line teammate impacting the business." - Chip S, Certified Pharmacy Tech/Team Lead


The shining star in this role should have:


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

 Demonstrated knowledge and application of adult learning theory

 Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to produce courses and projects that meet program requirements

 Analytical skills with the ability to seek out underlying assumptions through probing, questioning, and listening

 Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills including ability to listen attentively and to communicate information clearly and effectively

 Ability to work effectively at both detail and big-picture levels and to drive projects forward

 Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; advanced PowerPoint user (visuals, graphics), SharePoint, Advanced Excel, familiar with macros

 Experience administering, creating and hosting e-learning programs

 Knowledge of content development and testing/survey tools

 Ability to apply structured problem solving (taking a large, complex problem and breaking it down into components, involve others as needed, drive resolution)

 Ability to drive tactical execution; willing to roll-up the sleeves to complete projects in an environment with competing deadlines

 Enjoys working in a fast paced changing environment; ability to be flexible and resilient

 Excellent time management skills with the ability to organize and prioritize effectively

 High aptitude for managing and solving tactical issues

 Strong analytical skills, ability to create viable solutions, innovation, and ability to execute flawlessly

 Bachelor’s Degree, Certificate or equivalent work experience required; Learning Design/Development or other related field preferred

 5+ years related experience

 Facilitation skills a plus

 Graphic design experience a plus

 Two (2) or more years of HR specific training experience

 Curriculum design and adult training delivery experience

The DaVita Village Difference
  • Industry-leading patient care with clinical outcomes ranked above the national average.
  • Dynamic leadership grounded in Core Values, Mission and clearly defined goals for you.
  • Diverse, team-driven culture that supports you.
  • Commitment to developing you and the chance to explore multiple career paths.
  • Stability and strong financial results - 10 years of steady revenue growth.
  • Performance-based compensation and rewards for your hard work.
  • A commitment to the greater good: We are a community first, a company second.
To learn more about DaVita Rx, including a video, please click here.
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 age, 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.


DaVita will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Position Summary

  • Job Title: Instructional Designer
  • Job Function: Pharmacy
  • Location: 1234 Lakeshore Dr, Coppell, Texas