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head nurse

1. a nurse administratively responsible for a designated hospital unit on a 24-hour basis;
2. Synonym(s): charge nurse

head nurse

head nurse

An obsolete term for nurse manager.
See also: nurse
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The demographic characteristics of nurses and head nurses at the beginning of each questionnaire were given.
Betty May Downey, left, head nurse at Sherman Oaks Hospital before suffering a stroke, gets a hug from food services director Ann Abe.
The head nurse took the role of invigilator to ensure everything proceeded under the correct conditions.
Head nurse Sarah Coton was on hand to provide advice in everything from worming, diet, neutering, fleas, dental care and microchipping.
She started her career in the emergency room at the former Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, first as assistant head nurse, then as head nurse and finally as a staff nurse in nuclear radiology.
Ghinda Regional Referral Hospital is playing a significant role in alleviating mother and infant mortality rates, head nurse of the hospital, Mr.
She became Head Nurse in 1985, but describes the last five years as the most challenging.
Using the Form Generator has significantly increased our efficiency," said Edna Dameron, RN, who is the head nurse at Danville Pulmonary Clinic in Virginia, which has been using Gamewood's EMR for more than two years and implemented the Form Generator module this past spring.
Kim Rowley, head nurse at the Woodlands centre in Heath Road, said: "We are inundated with cats and kittens and desperate for people to come forward and adopt them.
It is noted that Head Nurse Farzana Naheed was caught red-handed by security officials when she was trying to go outside of the hospital with stealing medicines cost of Rs.
Among the medical facilities where she worked were the Rose Hawthorne, the former Fall River General Hospital, Truesdale Hospital and Cliff Nursing Homes where she was head nurse at Cliff Gables on Middle Street until her retirement.