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Your profession: General nurse (m/f)

Professional activities

General nurses support and treat people who are ill or require care. They implement measures prescribed by doctors, assist with medical examinations and treatment and document patient data.

Fields of work

Possible places or areas of employment for general nurses include the following.

  • Hospitals, specialist medical practices and health centres
  • Residential and care homes for the elderly
  • Institutions providing short-term care
  • Outpatient care services
  • Residential homes for people with disabilities
  • Medical wards
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).