DaVita Communications Specialist in EL SEGUNDO, California

Communications Specialist


DaVitaMedical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physiciannetworks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington inits pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified andcompassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerlyHealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives andsocial responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, ModernHealthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

Weare committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients andto taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcaredelivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

Ifyou're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable,well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer foryou.


The Internal Communications Specialist isa key member of our Communications team. He/shewill support the organization’s efforts to inform, align and engage teammatesto carry out the company vision, mission, values, guiding principles, goals andkey organizational initiatives. He/she will develop and implement strategicinternal communications plans including print and digital vehicles, content,and messaging. He/she will research, develop and implementcommunications policies, processes, tools and vehicles to improve teammatecommunications. He/she will build relationships and processes to obtain,develop, and package content to bring our story to life for teammates andcelebrate accomplishments, awards, and milestones on an ongoing basis.

Cover Letter required for application to be considered.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and/or implement internalcommunications plan(s) to further teammate understanding, alignment, andengagement around mission, vision, values, and guiding principles as well askey organizational goals and initiatives, partnering w/key business partnerssuch as Marketing, People Services, and Operations to ensure clarity andconsistency across the organization.

  • Gather content to write andedit a wide variety of complex messages/communication pieces for a variety ofaudiences including leadership communications to teammates, and weekly/bi-weeklynews digests.

  • Managecommunications mailbox and cadence of daily communications as well as relatedmetrics.

  • Represent our teamin cross-market and enterprise-wide activities, and build relationships toshare and leverage best practices.

  • Workin collaboration with in-house agency, video team, other communicationsteammates, and freelance talents for communication projects.

  • Build and/or implement communications plans,campaigns, and related messaging (e.g., emails, talking points, presentations, FAQs,video scripts) for varied initiatives.

  • Adhere to brand and style guide standards.

  • Managemulti-way teammate feedback.

  • Use, safeguard, and disclose patients’protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health InsurancePortability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Perform additionalduties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’sdegree from a four-year college and/or a professional certification requiringformal education beyond a two-year college.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, PublicRelations, Journalism, English, or related field is preferred.



  • Morethan 2 years and up to and including 7 years of related experience.


  • Atleast 2 years corporate communications experience w/emphasis in internalcommunications is preferred.

  • Experiencein healthcare is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Aproven ability to develop and implement strategic communications plans,vehicles, media, and messaging.

  • Excellentwriting and editing skills with the ability to translate corporate strategyinto compelling, credible communications for a variety of media/vehicles andaudiences.

  • Must sharewriting samples for corporate/internal communication.

  • Broad experience in deployingcommunications best practices and using internal communications channels.

  • New media savvy—knowledge/interest inexploring new channels and/or opportunities to bring internal content to life.

  • Excellentinterpersonal, organizational, project management, and client relation skillsas well as the ability to independently manage projects and deadlines.

  • Detailand process oriented yet flexible enough to adapt to and accommodate change ina fast-paced environment.

  • Computer-literatewith Microsoft Office program skills.

  • Experiencecreating content for company intranets; Content Management System experience isa plus.

  • Familiaritywith email delivery platforms is a plus.

  • Familiaritywith AP style is a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program includingHealth, Dental, Vision, employer-matching 401(k), Continuing Education, TuitionReimbursement, free Basic Life and AD&D insurance, company paid Long TermDisability, a generous Paid Time Off schedule, and more.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Primary Location CA-EL SEGUNDO - 90245

Req ID: 308796