DENVER— DaVita announced that all of its executives—those at the vice president level and higher—are spending
“'Serving in Center' is designed to be a day for our leadership to listen, learn and connect with our front line, caregiving teammates,” said
More than 200 DaVita executives, including company Chairman and CEO
While some might believe that vice presidents at a Fortune 500 company would find mopping a clinic floor beneath them, Deputy General Counsel
“It’s so easy to get caught up in all of the meetings, phone calls, emails and other work day-to-day that you forget what we do at DaVita—we give life,” Ha said. “I have no doubt that helping my teammates by cleaning, visiting with a patient, or doing anything else in the clinic will be the most rewarding thing I’ve done all week.”
DaVita requires all executives to participate in “Reality 101,” which involves taking a one-day course on dialysis and serving one to three days in a support role in a clinic, within their first year at the company. “Serving in Center” offers a refresher course for most DaVita executives.