Executive Assistant to the Executive Chairman

  • DaVita
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Nov 18, 2019
Full time Executive Assistant

Job Description

Executive Assistant to the Executive Chairman

We are looking for someone with proven excellence in an Executive Assistant role supporting C-Suite Executives. Articulate written and verbal communication, the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and the flexibility to creatively adapt to ever-changing circumstances and events is a must! DaVita is looking for an individual who is motivated to go above and beyond to extend the highest level of service possible. Successful candidates possess a high degree of business sense and a strong ability to persuade people on behalf of the Executive they support and represent. The Executive Assistant is a forward thinker and highly proactive in order to stay a step ahead by anticipating needs and requirements before asked. This role exemplifies DaVita core values and provides service excellence to those inside the organization and outside constituencies.

What a superstar Executive Assistant looks like:

DaVita functions as a very fast-paced work environment, so your ability to work at a high-level of proficiency with little supervision is essential. As an Executive Assistant to the Executive Chairman, you are clever, resourceful and independently driven. You know how to take the ball and roll with it. You have the ability to Get Stuff Done; or GSD as we call it, with extreme attention to detail. This is the perfect role for someone who is assertive, organized and able to decisively make well thought out decisions and run with them. In addition to accountability for the action steps, this person must also own the results. We will also be sure to put your multi-tasking skills to the test!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedules appointments, maintains calendars – serves as the Scheduler, prepares external/internal correspondence, telephone and visitor screening, assists in preparation of presentation materials, and maintenance/filing of documents, both electronically and hard copy
  • Organizes and executes complex travel itineraries, both domestic and international; has knowledge of world time zones, is available outside normal business hours during international trips. Prior experience coordinating international travel, including both commercial and private flights, is important.
  • Coordinates special events and meetings, both on and offsite, leads preparation of meeting logistics, including booking, and completing venue arrangements
  • Willingness to work long and demanding hours at times, including some “on-call” weekends, and the occasional evening work request. Expected to provide continuous support in tandem with the executive’s daily schedule and obligations.
  • Must be high energy with a drive for excellence, demonstrated the ability to assess and prioritize large volumes of information.
  • Act as a project manager for special projects, which may include planning and coordinating multiple presentations, dissemination of information and any other special tasks as assigned.
  • Handle and route confidential and non-routine documents and information.
  • Handles matters proactively and expeditiously and follows-through on projects to successful completion.
  • Assists with correspondence and communication that comes into the executive’s office, apprises executive on nature/priority of each item, and coordinates responses.
  • Researches, prepares and finalizes expense reimbursements on a monthly basis in expense tracking application.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

    Here is what you can expect when you join our Village as an Executive Assistant to the Executive Chairman:

  • A community first, company second culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.


  • Minimum of 5 or more years as an executive assistant or secretary to a C-Level managers such as CEO, COO, CFO, CIO, CMO, President, Vice President, or Executive Vice President.
  • Alternatively, significant experience as a travel planner and/or event coordinator, including high profile and complex travel/events.
  • High School diploma, or equivalent, required. College degree a plus, but not required.
  • Must be high energy and highly organized with the ability to work and prioritize large volumes of information in a fast paced environment.
  • Attention to detail, follow up and follow through a MUST!
  • Must have Integrity; must be trustworthy and able to keep matters highly confidential.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills are required.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as work with a team for value add.
  • Ability to remain calm under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Judgment and decision-making ability, must know when to “push-back”.
  • Must demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy at all times.
  • Must be flexible and open to handle frequent schedule/calendar changes on a daily basis.
  • Must be self-motivated and hold ones-self “Accountable” for meeting commitments and deadlines.
  • Dedication and results focused mentality – able to do whatever it takes to get the job done, no matter how big or small the task.

 2000 16th Street, Denver, Colorado, 80202, United States of America