DaVita Project Manager (IT) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


This position manages the initiation, planning, execution (including managing and controlling) and closing of moderately complex IT projects with budgets between $250K and $1M.


  • Facilitates the capturing and prioritization of project requirements

  • Leads, plans, schedules, tracks, and manages project deliverables, goals, and milestones; adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet changing needs and requirements

  • Assesses risks and creates strategies for risk mitigation and project contingency planning

  • Designs and maintains technical and project documentation

  • Identifies and resolves project issues; ensures appropriate communication to project stakeholders

  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate

  • Develops and executes stakeholder management plan

  • Manages project scope and the change control process as appropriate

  • Develops project plans and team assignments

  • Directs and monitors daily work of teams including progress toward goals

  • Identifies and secures resources as needed

  • Provides day-to-day direction and oversight over project engineering teams

  • Develops and manages project budgets, analyzes variances, and resolves invoice issues

  • In alignment with People Services, analyzes Organizational Change Management (OCM) hurdles and devises/executes plans to overcome resistance and foster adoption of project deliverables

  • Delivers/coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impact the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort being managed

  • Monitors, reviews, and/or appropriately escalates functional, quality, and timeline issues

  • Develops and executes procurement management plan in association with Procurement and the vendor management plan

  • Implements project and quality assurance reviews in accordance with IT guidelines to ensure profitable and successful execution

  • Ensures project plans and all project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored

  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations

  • Participates in identifying and prioritizing opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise

  • Keeps track of lessons learned during the life of the project and facilitates a discussion/review at the end of project as part of closing the project out

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned including but not limited to:

  • Holds/attends team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed

  • Knows, understands, and follows teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures

  • Travels up to 25%


  • Bachelor’s degree in related area required or a combination of education and progressively responsible work experience in related area may be substituted in lieu of degree on a year-for-year basis

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ IT experience required including:

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience managing IT projects

  • Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions required

  • Demonstrated experience in resource management and change management techniques required

  • Project Management Professional certification or completion of another recognized project management certification preferred

  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in MS Project required; intermediate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook required

  • Healthcare industry experience preferred

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.