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supervisor

[so̅o̅′pərvī′zər]
Etymology: L, super + videre, to see
(in hospital or public health nursing) the midlevel management position between the chief nurse executive and nurse managers of a division or of several units. In many hospitals clinical director or director is the preferred term. The supervisor's responsibilities are primarily administrative, although they may include clinical leadership for the nurses working in a group of units, wards, or divisions.

supervisor

(soo′pĕr-vīz″ĕr) [L. supervisus, having looked over]
One who directs and evaluates the performance of others. In a health care setting, the supervisor usually has the knowledge and skills to provide the same service as those being directed (e.g., the supervisor of the pharmacy, physical therapy, or maternity nursing).
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