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Transaction Director - Lifeline

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Position Description

DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad.  The Company is listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol DVA. DaVita has experienced tremendous growth over the past 8 years, in both our core dialysis business and strategic business initiatives including Integrated Care and Physician Practice Management, Vascular Access Centers, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and DaVita Rx.  In order to manage our growing pipeline of increasingly complex transactions, DaVita is seeking to add a Transaction Director to our Lifeline team. Functional responsibilities include:

Specific Job Functions

  • Negotiation of deal documents including letter of intents, purchase agreements, operating agreements, management services agreements, medical director agreements and leases related to acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures
  • Coordinate internal review across multiple functions including legal, compliance, finance, accounting and field operations
  • Support operations team with growth strategy development/execution
  • Collaborate with Senior Financial Analyst to evaluate target companies, oversee due diligence teams, and create internal and external deal presentations

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.    



  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Comfortable presenting to large physician groups/hospitals
  • Ability to lead a deal process from initial stages through closing
  • Ability to solve complex problems with creative solutions
  • Strong working knowledge of M&A valuation, transaction structuring, and deal terms
  • Strong financial, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-Starter, with ability to immediately to manage multiple transactions
  • Creative, energetic thinker, not in need of step by step instruction after short ramp up period
  • Strong team management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to think quickly and thoroughly
  • Ability to quickly understand health care services regulatory environment and to spot issues as appropriate and as necessary
  • Willing to travel ~5-10 nights a month or more


  • At least 5 years experience in managing (as the primary responsible party) and negotiating acquisitions and joint ventures
  • Prefer prior experience in investment banking, private equity, corporate development or related field
  • Health Care industry experience preferred, but not required
  • MBA from a top-ranked school

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 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: Transaction Director - Lifeline
  • Job Function: Other - Corporate Office
  • Location: Three Hawthorne Parkway, Denver, Colorado