Public Health Nurse in Lagos, Nigeria

at Emcure Pharmaceuticals

Healthcare / Medical
Hospital & Health Care
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
Entry Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Public Health Nurse Job Responsibilities:

Maintains the public's health by providing health services and information.


Public Health Nurse Job Duties:
  • Serves patients by visiting homes; determining patient and family needs; developing health care plans; providing nursing services and treatments; referring patients with social and emotional problems to other community agencies.
  • Helps the community health care team by coordinating assessment, planning, and providing of needed health and related services; participating in case conferences with physicians, hospital and rehabilitative personnel, and representative of other agencies.
  • Provides health information by instructing family in care and rehabilitation of patient; maintaining health and prevention of disease for family members; teaching home nursing, maternal and child care; providing instructions in other subjects related to individual and community welfare.
  • Safeguards health of children by participating in child health conferences, school health; providing group instruction for parents; conducting immunization programs.
  • Arranges convalescent and rehabilitative care of sick or injured persons by cooperating with families, community agencies, and medical personnel.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and recommending changes in processes; implementing changes.
  • Keeps vehicle and equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and patient records


Skills and Qualifications:

Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Listening, Quality Management, Energy Level, Integrity, Infection Control, Informing Others, Nursing Skills, Medical Teamwork, Multi-tasking

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