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Your profession: Geriatric nurse (m/f)

Professional activities

Geriatric nurses support and care for older people in need of assistance. They assist senior citizens with their everyday lives, provide advice, encourage them to pursue purposeful activity and leisure and assume nursing and medical tasks.

Fields of work

Geriatric nurses work

  • in residential and care homes for the elderly
  • for outpatient nursing services for the elderly and elderly care services
  • in geriatric and geropsychiatric departments at hospitals
  • in hospices
  • in nursing and rehabilitation clinics
  • in private households
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).