The Outreach Nurse builds relationships with others, and serves the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of church members and community neighbors.
Roles of the Outreach Nurse
- Health Educator - Promotes an understanding of the relationship between lifestyle, attitude, faith and well-being
- Health Counselor - Serves as a source for reliable health information and, when necessary, makes home, hospital and nursing home visits
- Referral Source - Helps people connect with community support groups, resources and services
- Facilitator - Recruits and coordinates volunteers and support groups within the church and local community