Body. Mind. Spirit. These three words are the focus and intent for a faith-based community nurse. Registered nurses with a desire to work for religious or faith-based communities may want to consider becoming a parish nurse. If you are inclined and attracted to practicing your nursing skills to address the health concerns of a religious community or neighborhood, then this career is for you. A registered nurse with a service-oriented mind will enjoy this rewarding career. Their work is concentrated on prevention and guidance rather than direct clinical services to communicants.
The emergence of different communities and parishes spark the need for care from a "wholistic" nurse, such as a parish nurse. Parish nurses are gaining popularity as coordinators for community services. The direct connection provides physical, spiritual, [...]