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Analyst, Clinical Operations

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Position Description

The Analyst will be part of a team accountable for clinical operations special projects for VillageHealth and instrumental in advancing DaVita’s evolution from a fee for service to a value based world.


This role will be responsible for contributing to and leading multiple work-streams to prepare DaVita VillageHealth to assume full clinical and financial accountability for our patients, and will work across government lines of business. This will include evaluating strategic opportunities, analyzing operations processes, implementing key initiatives and developing high-level communications to enable broad adoption, amongst other special projects. 


This strategically vital role provides opportunity for career advancement and extensive interaction with many of VillageHealth’s Directors and VPs across all areas of the business. In addition, this role will have exposure to many other areas of the DaVita Village.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The Analyst must be able to work successfully with cross-functional teams and have the maturity to interact directly with senior leadership across departments. The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive:

  • Analytics:
    • Evaluate opportunities using hypothesis based problem solving.
    • Engage in market backed development of strategic plans, operational programs and communication campaigns, with stakeholder input and root cause analyses.
    • Perform ad-hoc analyses and identify critical questions to drive further insight into advancing VillageHealth’s strategic goals.
    • Perform process mapping to: 1) identify critical bottlenecks and 2) propose strategies to optimize existing or new clinical and operational processes.

  • High Impact Communication:
    • Convey qualitative and quantitative findings in a cohesive story, including identifying themes, summarizing insights and making recommendations; build appropriate presentations and communications.
  • Leadership:
    • Collaborate and, in some cases, lead cross-functional teams to execute a strategic analysis, implementation, work plan, or other strategic initiative.
    • Identify, communicate, and execute on new opportunities and key questions related to our business or team-related functions.


All About VillageHealth

VillageHealth, the renal population health management division of DaVita Inc., is at the center of DaVita’s strategy for the future and our commitment to provide integrated care to our patients. Our more than 600 dedicated nurses, care coordinators, NPs and business professionals integrate and manage care for more than 20,000 patients with late-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) or end stage renal disease (ESRD). We’ve proven that integrating care achieves the triple aim of improved patient quality of life, better outcomes and lower total cost of care. To enable us to achieve our vision of helping DaVita provide integrated care to all renal patients, we’re on a mission to revolutionize kidney care and investing extensively in developing both our model of care and our team.  


Here is what you can expect when you join our Village: 

Let's face it…the world of healthcare is dynamic and moves at the speed of light. Unlike many healthcare companies in the market today, we acknowledge that our teammates are our most important asset and we want to help them to feel fulfilled in their careers.


When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.

  • 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
  • 1-2 years of related experience in consulting, healthcare analytics, operations strategy or process strategy
  • Six Sigma green belt preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and intellectual curiosity
  • Innovative and flexible thinker with strong project management skills, who can drive multiple projects simultaneously across multiple teams
  • Dynamic, high energy self-started that can fit in well with a fast paced team and is comfortable with ambiguity
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred but not required
  • Travel: required up to 30-40% 
  • This role can sit in Denver, CO or El Segundo, CA
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: Analyst, Clinical Operations
  • Job Function: Other - Corporate Office
  • Location: 2000 16th St, Downey, California