The wellness nurse provides direct and indirect patient care to the patient seeking wellness visit. This nurse provides care that meets the psycho social, physical, and general aspects of preventative care. The nruse meets the communication needs of the patient and family under the supervision of a NP and/or physician. Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and office/clinic policies, performs assessments, reviews health/family and social history and determines risk factors and coordinates care to reduce these facts. Educates patient on disease process and updates health record to reflect risk, health status and care to be delivered.