DaVita People Services Director in Lanham, Maryland

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DaVita is currently seeking a People Services (Human Resources) Director to strategically align human capital strategies and organizational objectives to achieve strong business results.

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Join the nation's largest independent provider of dialysis services in the U.S. dedicated to treating patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. DaVita is a proud member of the Fortune 500 with approximately 60,000 teammates in our Village. DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita, serves over 900 hospital units and operates approximately 2,200 outpatient dialysis clinics nationwide. DaVita Kidney Care’s clinical outcomes consistently rank above the national average while serving more than 1/3 of the dialysis patient population in the U.S. (approximately 180,000 patients!)

About this role:

DaVita isn't just any company - we're dynamic, growing and entrepreneurial in spirit. And this is not your typical HR role. People Services strives to provide exceptional human resources solutions to DaVita’s dynamic business. You'll be a champion of DaVita's culture and values, partnering with our business leaders to help them build their organizations and make sure all people decisions are based on data. Whether coaching our clients on how to lead their teams, leading talent review discussions or managing programs that help develop our teammates, you are exceptionally focused on putting them first, and being as clear and transparent as possible to help teammates understand how people decisions get made.

The role of a People Services Director is to solve complex organizational challenges through people-related solutions. You’ll be an integral part of the leadership team, so you’ll need to understand every aspect of the business and be a thought leader on People and Organizational topics. It’s your role to create the People Strategy that will support teammates in realizing their wildest ambitions. This will require you to think big, use data to guide your work, be comfortable challenging convention, and in some cases reinvent how work is done. You’ll partner with a cross-functional group of subject-matter experts to design and execute your strategy for how we staff, onboard, develop, motivate, retain and organize work. As part of our culture, you’ll also have the opportunity to be hands-on, working side by side with Village leaders to get things done on a variety of People-related areas. As a core part of this hands-on work, you will be rolling out programs to support Village-wide initiatives - including compensation, performance and talent programs.

More specifically, we are looking for an individual who is a:

Active Leader - Offer thought leadership regarding organizational and people-related strategy and execution. Provide insightful data to influence decision making and provide proactive solutions.

Strategic Planner - Consult and collaborate with DaVita’s leaders to create a comprehensive people plan to influence lasting change over large functions at DaVita.

Talent Manager - Provide expertise in the following areas: career planning, performance management, coaching, data analysis, compensation and rewards, employee relations, learning and development, recognition programs, and strategic development.

People Consultant - Solve problems and get to the root cause of any issue, no matter how complex, and design and quickly implement solutions that cut across multiple disciplines, even those beyond people and organizational solutions.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience, MA/MS/MBA degree preferred

  • 10 years of HR or relevant HR Business Partner experience

  • Great at influencing through strong relationships, expertise and data. Ability to manage a complex set of stakeholders.

  • Comfortable rolling up your sleeves to get things done and the next moment being part of deeply complex strategy discussions.

  • Great communication skills and understand how to communicate large, complex change.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to analyze data, understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis.

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.

Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.

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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita 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.