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Home Divisional Lead

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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.
This position drives division-level growth, ops, clinical and promotional efforts for Home dialysis and partners with the Wisconsin Badgerland Team.  The position co-manages the divisional budget and forecast for Home operations.  Position ensures and may provide ongoing training and education within the assigned area as necessary and provides quality outcomes support as needed.  


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

  • 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 market development and growth
    • Develop strategic growth initiatives to achieve set targets
    • Support the integration process of acquisitions with the division as needed
    • Investigate, communicate, pilot, and integrate new technologies for home modalities within the division
  • Develop and maintain a collaborative relationship between the assigned facility FAs, RODs and Group Director, Home Therapies to ensure that clinical, financial, and strategic goals are monitored and met
  • Develop and maintain physician relationships to ensure metrics, initiatives, and growth strategies are met.  Attend JV meetings, MD meetings, FHRs, etc.
  • 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
Financial Management
  • Participate in budget formulation; review staffing, scheduling needs and patient loads
    • Assist designated ROD/FA with budget management
    • Assist with inventory management including purchasing, product selection and supply usage when needed
  • Ensure patient and treatment charge information and other related data are accurate and submitted to the DaVita Corporate Office in timely manner
  • Drive home growth
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.   



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

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business, 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. 
  • Strong working knowledge of developing business strategies, tracking, and reporting.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ nephrology experience preferred (direct patient care, program management and/or facility management) 
      • Peritoneal Dialysis and/or Home Hemodialysis experience highly 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
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: Home Divisional Lead
  • Job Function: Management - Clinical Facility
  • Location: 601 North 99th St, Suite 300, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin