INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – June 28, 2022 – PRLog — Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care, a community based organization, is proud to announce the promotion of Denise Danks, RN. Danks began working at Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care in November 2017 and assisted with the startup of the Northwest office. She will now lead the office’s dedicated clinical team and provide training and mentorship to new employees.

“We are delighted to announce the promotion of Denise Danks, RN to Clinical Director of Missouri Palliative & Hospice Care Northwest. We look forward to working with her as she helps to oversee the direction and coordination of the team while continuing with her unwavering commitment for our mission to provide the highest level of comfort and care to our patients and their caregivers,” said, Director of Clinical Services, Angela Hunner-Davis, MS, BSN, RN, WCC, DAPWCA.

Danks obtained her nursing degree at Kansas City, Kansas Community College, where as President of the Student Nurse Association, she graduated with honors. Her nursing experience includes home health and long-term care communities; however, as demonstrated by her commitment to patients and our organization, being a hospice nurse is her passion. Danks is also one of our invaluable nursing preceptors. As the Clinical Director, Danks will work in collaboration with the management staff to ensure accountability for quality and continuity of nursing care. She will actively participate in improvement initiatives and support the nursing process — planning, organizing, and directing clinical care activities.

“I am so blessed to be given this opportunity to serve this company that has the same vision and beliefs as I do. I am thankful to work with a team that provides the same high quality of care to our patients that I provide. I have enjoyed working with wonderful mentors and peers over the past years. This is not only my job but my family. I am very thankful to have been offered this new position and look forward to serving as a leader, mentor, and peer,” stated Danks.