Lutheran Hospice is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
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Wheat Ridge, Colo. (estab. 1985)
Provides comprehensive & compassionate end-of-life care
Services & Expertise
Provides medical, emotional & spiritual care to patients & families
Serves patients & families in their homes & other care settings
Provides inpatient care for management of acute symptoms at our beautiful, freestanding Collier Hospice Center
Offers ongoing bereavement support groups, counseling & resources for families, caregivers & community
All physicians are Hospice & Palliative Care certified
The Palliative Medical Practitioner works with the Palliative Care Consult Team and inpatient care providers within Lutheran Medical Center as well as providing direct patient care. Additionally, provided staff education and direction on end of life care within the Inpatient Unit and the Home Health Program at Collier Hospice Center.
Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine/Licensed physician in the State of Colorado and a member in good standing of the medical staff of Lutheran Medical Center.
Has basic understanding of computer programs and willingness to learn software application procedures specific to maintaining a medical record and communication regarding care provision within SCL and the Hospice program.
Experience in caring for Hospice patients. On basis of training, experience and interest is knowledgeable about medical and psychosocial and spiritual aspects of Palliative Care.
At least 2 years of experience working within a defined Palliative Care setting---Hospice or acute care hospital consultation service
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SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.