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Senior Vice President of Operations

Denver, CO

CO Salary Range: USD 175,000.00 - 285,000.00 per year

2000 16th St, Denver, Colorado, 80202-5117, United States of America

DaVita Integrated Kidney Care is seeking a Senior Vice President of Operations. This SVP will act as the Chief Operating Officer for all IKC Operations across our portfolio which includes over $6B cost under management, 50,000 End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) and 30,000 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients in addition to working with more than 1,000 aligned nephrologists. We are looking for an exceptional operations leader with deep value based care experience, a strong history of committed work in the healthcare industry and ongoing desire to transform patient care across the kidney disease and treatment continuum. The SVP/COO of Integrated Kidney Care will engage at all levels, including working closely with the DaVita executive leadership team (DKC COO, CFO, CEO, Board of Directors).

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DaVita Integrated Kidney Care (DaVita IKC) is the country's largest kidney care provider accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). We provide comprehensive care and complex chronic condition management to patients nationwide, whether they are in the early stages of kidney disease, transitioning to dialysis, seeking a kidney transplant or receiving life-sustaining dialysis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Chief Transformation Officer, the SVP will support executive leadership team in achieving strategic goals with overall accountability and responsibility for the day-to-day management and operations
  • Collaborate with the Chief Medical Officer to deliver clinical innovations and excellence to our delivery of patient care
  • Oversee all aspects of company operations to ensure all team members are working towards clinical deliverables and timelines with ultimate accountability for the team's performance in achieving our performance goals
  • Accountable for nephrology partnerships and engagement in the DaVita IKC model of care
  • Lead the continued innovation and development of our CKD and ESKD models of care
  • Interact regularly with key payors to manage projects and ensure customer satisfaction, while also onboarding new customers and engaging them in new product and service offerings
  • Oversee analytics and actuary team to support contracting, artificial intelligence, and value-based operations
  • Continually monitor, evaluate and optimize financial performance
  • Understand organizational health, articulate an organizational vision, and effectively diagnose and recommend solutions to complex issues that may span multiple teams (including decisions around resource prioritization, top-level goal alignment, and balancing impact with team longevity)
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in healthcare value-based care provider and/or health plan risk operations and/or at-risk payer services organizations
  • Proven capability to be results-oriented and lead operations at scale
  • Proven experience recruiting, developing and leading high-performing teams in a complex matrixed organization structure
  • Track record of successful fiscal and operating leadership; demonstrated financial expertise
  • Proven ability to identify and define business problems and issues and develop strategic and financial frameworks
  • Powerful communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to influence and impact results at all levels internally and externally
  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Philosophies that align with our core values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun
  • Thrive in a company that places equal weight on cultivating a compassionate culture and fostering a fast-paced entrepreneurial culture
  • Willingness to travel a minimum of 40% of time; relocation to Denver is strongly preferred but not required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Solid knowledge base of current healthcare payment and delivery structures encompassing Medicare Advantage and Medicare; Value-based care, managed care, and risk-based contracting
  • Experience innovating and scaling value-based model of care
  • Proven success engaging with health systems, physician practices, and payors preferred
What We'll Provide:

More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Teammates are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following or coinciding with one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out
  • Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace®, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more
  • Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita's online training platform StarLearning.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong." Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Salary/ Wage Range
$175,000.00 - $285,000.00 / year

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown. DaVita offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Learn more at

Client-provided location(s): Denver, CO, USA
Job ID: DaVita-R0246820
Employment Type: Full Time