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staff

 [staf]
1. a wooden rod or rodlike structure.
2. a grooved director used as a guide for the knife in lithotomy.
3. the professional personnel of a health care facility or agency.
staff of Aesculapius see aesculapius.
attending staff the corps of attending physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
consulting staff specialists associated with a hospital and acting in an advisory capacity to the attending staff.
house staff the resident physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
staff mix a term in the nursing minimum data set, defined as the combination of all caregivers participating in nursing care for an individual patient or client.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

staff

(staf),
1. A specific group of workers.
2. Synonym(s): director (1)
[A.S. staef]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

staff

Medtalk noun A group of physicians and health care professionals in a specific practice setting, or affiliated to a particular hospital or medical school, generally who provide Pt care. See Active staff, Adjunct staff, Consulting staff, Courtesy staff, Emeritus staff, Honorary staff, House staff, Medical staff verb To provide the personnel necessary for a service or operation to function in its intended capacity.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

staff

(staf)
1. A specific group of workers.
2. Synonym(s): director (1) .
[A.S. staef]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

staff

(staf)
1. A specific group of workers (e.g., reception, dental technicians, dentists).
2. Synonym(s): director (1) .
[A.S. staef]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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With this, we lost the informal history of how the staffs had worked together over the years to provide service.
* Advises and supports the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Office of the Chief of Staff, and civilian military officials of the Department of the Air Force concerning nonoperational international activities.
Sometimes, I'm not the one who has the answer--many times, my staff has it.
A medical staff's ability to tackle the challenges of disruptive physician behavior may be related to its compliance with accreditation standards of the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
My task was to ensure that the 2,400 Olympic staff and 600 Paralympics staff, who would keep the press centres for both Games operating for months, were prepared to deal with the most demanding customers imaginable--the press.
Staff members murmur in agreement, then begin review.
Staff demographics were categorized on the following basis: administrative staff - persons who had minimal contact with clients/consumers; management staff - persons who had contact with administrative staff, and clients/consumers; and services delivery staff - persons who had direct contact with clients, and minimal contact with administrative staff.
In addition, the sales staff should hand out literature to only those genuinely interested in your products.
First, it is imperative that each administrator helps his staff to understand the vagaries of working under interpretive guidelines.
Even with a mixture of these changes, however, most hospital medical staffs continue to maintain ingrained dysfunctional components.
The NRA office has a staff liaison assigned to this committee throughout the year who generates much of the correspondence of the committee.
Working in conjunction with the separation of distractions upon staff time is the need to simplify the work done by each member of the team.