head nurse


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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 head nurse stated that continuing education included lectures directed at topics relevant to nursing, but this occurs infrequently.
Angela has completed all onboard training and has just taken her first oversees assignment to Panama as head nurse.
She worked for 25 years as a Registered Nurse at the former Hahneman Hospital retiring as a Head Nurse in 1993.
She added: "I was shocked, but when I mentioned this to the head nurse, I was just stared at blankly.
improved working conditions), it is more likely these innovations will be accepted and used to their fullest over the long haul Having individuals who champion the cause at the local user level, such as a head nurse, can influence the way other employees become early and lasting adopters.
Soon enough he enters an asylum and inspires his fellow patients to assert themselves, much to the chagrin of the strong-willed head nurse, who decides to fight back.
Tim Jackson, head nurse at the branch said, "Ashleigh is a pleasure to work with, and always come in with a great work ethic.
When two orthopedic units were opened, I was asked to be Head Nurse on one of the units.
Head nurse Caroline Dorney, who has worked for Blythman and Partners for more than six years, said: "As a business we wanted to take on a new challenge and build up a new branch in new territory.
She currently works in Zayed Military Hospital as Head Nurse in Staff Training Development and has been certified by the ICN in 2005-07.
Critical to the success of the camp is the presence of around 10 nurses, including a head nurse and assistant head nurse.