Write a Review for Kristina Baumer, RN
Name: Kristina Baumer, RN
Name of Practice: DaVita Southwest Denver
Address: 8601 W. Cross C-2, Denver, CO
Medical Credentials: RN
Medical Specialty: Dialysis
Does your practice bill private insurance? Yes
Does your practice accept the following?
Child Health Plan + (CHP+): Yes
Do you have a sliding fee scale for patients with limited resources? No
Do you have experience working with the following?
Trans* children (under 12): No
Trans* youth (12-18): No
Trans* men (adults): No
Trans* women (adults): No
Trans* elders (0ver 65 years): No
Gender non-conforming, genderqueer, non-binary: No
Do you provide hormone blocker therapy for pre-pubescent or pubescent children? No
Do you provide hormone therapy for trans* adults? No
Do you provide hormone therapy for children/youth under age 16? No
Do you have experience with alternative delivery methods (e.g. patch, cream, sublingual) and/or non-standard dosing? No
If you do not currently provide trans* hormone therapy, are you willing to work with patients or an experienced provider to provide this service? Yes
If you provide hormone therapy, what protocol do you follow?
Do you have information on non-medical resources (e.g. legal services, mental health) to which patients can be referred? yes
Would you be interested in having another health care provider act as a mentor to you in gaining competence in working with trans* patients? Yes
Does your practice have inclusive paperwork (e.g. list more than male and female as gender options, allow a place for preferred name, etc.)?
Paper files: No
Electronic health records: No
Does your practice have a system for recording preferred name and pronoun of patients and communicating that to staff, especially scheduling/appointment and reception staff? No
Does your practice have all-gender or gender-neutral restrooms? Yes
Do you have anything in your physical environment that would be welcoming to a trans* person (i.e. brochures, pamphlets, magazines, pictures that relate to trans* people/issues)? No
Does your practice have an inclusive non-discrimination policy (includes gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation)? If yes, how is this communicated? No
Do you have a way of protecting the confidentiality of a patient’s trans* status? Yes. We do not divulge information about a patient without their consent.
Have you and your staff attended training or had other education on providing services to trans* patients?
Person responding to survey: Yes
Other clinical staff: No
Scheduling/appointment staff: No
Reception/front office staff: No
Please describe the training noted above, if applicable.
I attended a meeting in Boulder to learn how the health care system can better provide care for gender identity patients.
Is there any concern about patients encountering staff members who are not experienced in working with trans* persons? No. I am setting up a training with my staff to help with training.