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Missionary Nurse

RN Diploma, ASN or BSN

Missionary Nurses provide physical and spiritual care to people in other countries that need healthcare. These nurses treat the illnesses and diseases of patients from other cultures, while sharing religion. Often, the work for Missionary Nurses does not end when they return home, but often includes raising awareness and money for medical supplies, clean water, schools and medical facilities in the countries where they’ve served.

Things You'll Do:

  • Share your faith
  • Setup clinics
  • Educate the patients on proper health and dental care

Your job characteristics:

  • Multifaceted
  • Patient-facing
  • Managerial
  • Independent
  • Multilingual

How You'll Get There
  • Get Your
    Nursing Diploma, Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Pass Your
    National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)
  • You can start working as a Registered Nurse.
    More about becoming an RN ›
  • Find a religious non-profit organization or a missionary outreach team to coordinate a travel assignment.
  • Become a
    Missionary Nurse

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  • Where You
    Can Work

    • Missionary clinic

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  • What Else You
    Can Expect

    • You’ll have the opportunity to help set up health clinics in communities where none have ever existed.

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