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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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You have to understand the word 'unauthorized,'" Supervisor Gloria Molina said.
The Northern Virginia SCLT started informally in 1999 when two counselor educators (the first and second authors) contacted supervisors of counseling from local school systems to set up individual meetings and discuss potential collaboration.
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In this role, supervisors are viewed as a resource.
In addition to giving his supervisors this new instructional tool, the Principal was also able to get feedback regarding school related issues, programs and possible changes in certain school policies.
It also promotes the notion that supervisors, on the basis of their knowledge of industry practices at a range of institutions, should provide constructive feedback to bank management on their internal assessments.
This provides a reference point from which staff will be willing to accept suggestions in the future from other supervisors as well as from the camp director.
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target frontline supervisors as your most important communication priority
Others of more importance to the supervisors were added.
Supervisors who respond quickly and accurately to questions eliminate problems before they arise and earn the respect and confidence of the employee.

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