David J. Vitka currently is the Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management for the Catholic Health System’s Continuing Care Division. In his role he is responsible for leading the offices of Planning, Design and Construction as well as Facility Management and Plant Operations.
The Catholic Health System is the virtual merger of four Catholic acute care hospitals, eight nursing homes, two adult homes, three home health agencies and many outpatient rehabilitation medicine sites. Currently CHS employs over 8,000 associates and has annual operating revenues of over $550M. David’s main responsibilities lie in developing and executing the Continuing Care Division’s master facility plan projects.
Prior to joining the Catholic Health System, David was the Director of Facility Planning for Kaleida Health, a New York-based five-hospital health system where he was responsible for master facility planning for the entire system. David’s health care design and construction career was launched with his role as Hospital Architect at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in
David received his architectural education at the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (B.S. Arch, 1986) and at
David is currently participating as a Community Board Member for the
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