Davita Manager Operational Excellence in Denver, Colorado

At DaVita, we find that our best leaders are those who create an inspiringvision for the future and empowers their team to achieve success. They havealways enjoyed tackling difficult problems and believe that the best way tosolve them is through collaborative, team efforts. They take ownership ofresults and instill accountability in those they lead. They are driven,strong communicators, relationship builders, and find real fulfillment inchallenging work.Sound like you? Then you might be a great fit for the role of ProjectManager Role with DaVita.Here's what you can expect in this role:The Manager of Operational Excellence is responsible for leading keyinitiatives related to IT/EHR deployment, internal training, optimizingoperations, clinical and financial performance, and governance ofintegrated care demonstration programs.This position will lead business critical Six Sigma DMAIC-style projects todrive change and process improvement across the organization.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Utilize extensive knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma to lead cross-functionalprocess improvement projectsDirect and monitor daily work of teams, ensuring progress towards goals andset timelines.Create and sustain new operational processes by designing and implementingpilots, getting stakeholder buy-in, measuring success, and providingnecessary ongoing supportRecommends practical and creative solutions to solving problems; Developsstandard, well-organized, and repeatable approachesCollaborates to improve patient experience within specific markets and managesfollow-through on initiatives, action items, etc.Conveys findings in a cohesive story, including summarizing insights fromanalysis; Builds appropriate horizontal and vertical logic in presentationdeckPartners with Operations, Legal and Compliance teams to coordinate annualCMMI documentation auditCreates and executes to detailed project plans; Regularly providesappropriate supporting analysis and reporting on key metrics, trackingprogress relative to goalsQualifications and Attributes:Bachelor's degreePotential up to 25% travelMinimum of four years of process improvement experience preferred;Healthcare experience preferredSix Sigma Green Belt / project management skills preferredStrong problem-solving and analytical skills with ability to communicatedcomplex issues/ideas effectively and efficientlyPrior experience creating content for and presenting to senior leadershippreferredDeals with confidential information and/or issues thoughtfully with discretionAdvanced computer proficiency and skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word,Outlook and SQL requiredHere is what you can expect when you join our Village:A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values thatreally matter.Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help youreach your potential.Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, yourfinancial well-being and your future.Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronickidney failure across the nation.Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Communitythe World has Ever Seen."Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such,DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualificationsand experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex,gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability orprotected veteran status.