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Healthcare - Home Program Lead

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Position Description

We love our patients. We think you will, too.


We are looking for an energetic passionate Teammate who is a self -motivated leader. This role is for a Home Dialysis Leader that will work in Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky to promote Home Dialysis growth and superior clinical metrics. This is a great opportunity to join the Home Team which promotes innovation and strong partnerships with both our In-center Hemodialysis centers and our Physician partners.



The position has shared supervisory responsibility in collaboration with Regional Directors for recruitment, hiring, retention, performance development, performance management, salary adjustments and termination of Home-facing teammates within the division.



  • Focus on relationship building, business development and growth of home dialysis for the Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky market
  • Develop strategic growth initiatives as needed
  • Drive clinical and operational outcomes
  • Ensure that compliance and audit requirements are met
  • Achieve productivity ratios as well as budget targets for operational goals through the use and/or implementation of the appropriate tools
  • Develop improvement plans for outliers
  • Support the integration process of acquisitions with the region as needed
  • Develop and maintain a collaborative relationship between the assigned facility FAs, ROD and Group Director, Home Therapies to ensure that clinical and financial goals are monitored and met
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by DVP and/or Group Director, Home Therapies
  • Travel Required: up to 70%, mainly within the division by car

Daily responsibilities and expectations for the position:

Business Development 

  • Source and develop relationships to expand home program with external stakeholders such as nephrologists, hospitals, payors or other partners in healthcare
  • Develop internal relationships and educate internal stakeholders on home dialysis

Financial Management

  • Participate in budget formulation; review staffing, scheduling needs and patient loads
  • Assist designated ROD/FA with budget management
  • Supervise inventory management including purchasing, product selection and supply usage
  • Ensure patient and treatment charge information and other related data are accurate and submitted to the DaVita Corporate Office in timely manner

 Oversee Patient Care Management and Education

  • Recommend, implement, and administer policies, procedures and resources to ensure safe, appropriate treatment of patients
  • Ensure development and implementation of policies, procedures and resources to help patients assume responsibility for their own health maintenance
  • Develop rapport with patients and manage patient concerns appropriately
  • Ensure communication and continuity of planned care is maintained for patients transferred to other DaVita facilities
  • Maintain open communication with all healthcare providers concerning patient care


Risk Management & Quality Assurance Compliance

  • Assist with the preparation of data summaries for internal audit purposes
  • Ensure compliance with DaVita policies and procedures in accordance with State and Federal regulations for patient care and services (including but not limited to HIPAA, CMS, OSHA or other governing agencies)
  • Ensure compliance with state or federal regulations of the Teammate Injury Prevention and Safety Training program and assist as necessary
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of any corrective actions needed as a result of internal or external audits or as required by CMS, OSHA, or other governing agencies
  • Participate in quality assurance programs and/or CQI projects as needed




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

•      Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, related area, or minimum of A.D.N degree from accredited school of nursing required; three-year diploma from accredited diploma program may be substituted for nursing degree

•      Current RN license in state of practice preferred

·          Experience with multi-site management preferred


•      Current driver’s license, reliable transportation and vehicle insurance in state of residence required

•      Current CPR certification required and maintained without lapse

•      CNN or CDN preferred

•      Intermediate computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required; ability to use the Internet effectively required

•      Other qualifications and combinations of skills may be considered at discretion of DVP and/or Group Director, Home Therapies



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Position Summary

  • Job Title: Healthcare - Home Program Lead
  • Job Function: Management - Clinical Facility
  • Location: 5520 Cheviot Rd Ste B, Cincinnati, Ohio