The Denver Hospice

For over three decades, more than 60,000 patients and their family members have turned to us for care and comfort during difficult times.
As Colorado’s leader in hospice and palliative care we are committed to caring for everyone who comes through our door wherever they call home.
The Denver Hospice cares for the elderly at the end of their long, rich lives, those struck far too young by advanced illness, offers comfort to those who choose to battle their life-limiting illness, offers comfort and grief counseling to families and friends.

Learning Development

The Education Department at The Denver Hospice has a variety of roles and responsibilities to ensure that all our staff is trained properly before going out into the field. Both clinical and non-clinical staff will attend employee on boarding sessions, referred to as Base Camp. You will receive more information on continuing your education once you have joined our staff.

Education Department

Mission Statement
 
Developing world class care-givers.
 
Who They Are
  • Informatics Educator - provides planning, coordination and facilitation of educational programs as they pertain to technology. This involves providing computer, software/program training, and support to staff.
  • Clinical Educator - provides education, training, and consultation as it pertains to advanced pain management and collaborates with IDT and TDH policies.
  • Education Coordinator - provides oversight and collection of employee education, competency, and compliance tracking and reporting.
  • Resource Nurses - provide planning, coordination, and facilitation of educational programs as they pertain to patient care. This involves providing education, training, and support to clinical staff around nursing practices and procedures.

Orientation and Training

Orientating New Employees

Base Camp is the foundation for employee orientation. During the first month of employment you will attend on-site education with other new employees. Everything from working with technology to best practices are outlined in this required orientation.
 
The Denver Hospice is committed to protecting the confidentiality of our patients' health information. HIPAA & Compliance are thoroughly covered as to protect our patients and our employees. You will learn about safely disclosing patient information to protect both you and your patient. For more information see our Notice of Privacy Practices.

Continuing Education & Training

Once onboard, employees will have a number of incentives and opportunities available to them to attend seminars and training sessions. Any education or training associated with or beneficial to the execution of your job duties. Annual requirements are based solely on an employees hours worked.
 
We offer training or you may seek out your own:
  • CHEX eLearning (annual OSHA & JHACO) training
  • In-Services at The Denver Hospice
  • Online courses
  • Conferences/Seminars
  • Webinars/Teleconferences
  • CPR re-certifications/Licensing
  • Education for You internal communications