A public health nurse is a nursing professional who works for public position. They focus on improving the general health of the population for their facility. A public health nurse works for a county government may focus on working to improve the health of the county’s population, while one working in a school will focus on improving the health care and well-being of students and faculty within the institution. Public health nurses works with specific children’s who living in poverty. The public health nurse will work to develop and implement plans that work on reducing various health and safety issues in country.