Grace Lutheran’s team of Parish Nurses are registered professional nurses who focus their nursing practice in a faith community, promoting health and healing, by caring for the mind, body and spirit. The functions of a Parish Nurse are:
· Integrator of faith and health
o Health Counselor – available to discuss health concerns of any nature
o Educator – provides information about maintaining one’s health
o Advocate – identifies and assist members who need support to navigate the health care system
o Referral Source – serves as a liaison between patient and health care community and assists with referrals.
o Trainer – organize, train and supervise groups within the congregation to help maintain the health of the congregation.
Team Members include Joan Beeman, RN; Alice Deal, RN and Joanne Ebert, RN
The Parish Nurse can be reached at 813–416-1694
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