Faith Community Nurse (Parish Nurse) Position Available
Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver is seeking a spiritually mature, experienced registered nurse to fill a continuing part-time (60–75%) Faith Community Nurse (formerly Parish Nurse) position. The person in this position reports directly to the Senior Pastor and works closely with the pastoral and program staff in a shared ministry relationship. The Faith Community Nurse responds to health-related concerns of parishioners through visits in homes or health care facilities to evaluate needs, provide support, facilitate the integration of faith and healing, and make referrals as needed. This nurse also coordinates health education programs, support groups, and other health-related activities in the congregation. The Faith Community Nurse works collaboratively with the Health Ministry Committee and coordinates volunteers to assist in carrying out other health ministry initiatives. Minimum qualifications include RN license, baccalaureate degree in nursing (master’s preferred), and five years of professional experience. Educational preparation and experience in parish nursing highly desirable.