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charge nurse

n
(Professions) Brit a nurse in charge of a ward in a hospital. Female equivalent: sister
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During the interviews, nursing managers expressed concern that their charge nurses were key leadership staff on their units yet most had received no leadership training.
Launching the drive at Edinburgh's Western General Hospital, Health Minister Andy Kerr said: "Sisters and charge nurses will now be the first point of contact for those who have concerns over standards of cleaning.
He said: 'We are putting sisters and charge nurses back in charge of wards.
Recommended workplace strategies to increase staff satisfaction--and ultimately recruitment and retention--include bringing direct-care staff and charge nurses together to "hear each other out," training supervisory nurses in effective management skills, and using role-modeling, mentoring, and coaching to disseminate nursing information and skills.
The nurses who attended the press conference asked if charge nurses would be allowed to vote and pointed out that such nurses, who give assignments to other nurses during a shift, also do bedside patient care.
E[acute accent]Union issues included staffing levels, retirement security and benefits, and classification of charge nurses that coordinate care.
PESHAWAR -- The services of four more Head and Charge Nurses were placed at the disposal of Health Department for further positing out of Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) MTI Peshawar deepening further the unrest in the province's biggest teaching hospital.
All these five nurses have no diploma of post graduation while it is mandatory to have diploma of post graduation for head nurse as per rules and regulation, sources added and maintained that as many as seven senior most charge nurses of this institute have no diploma of post graduation.
Punjab Health Department has promoted a total of 1211 charge nurses as head nurses in grade 17 who had been working as charge nurses after got recruited during 1986 to 1993 in health department.
We have more than 100 nurses and a large senior nursing team made up of nurse educators, clinical charge nurses, nurse specialist--advanced neonatal practice (NS-ANP) roles, nurse specialist family liaison roles, a lactation consultant and neonatal homecare specialists.
Charge nurses were responsible for teaching nursing assistants how to recognize pain in individual residents.
But most charge nurses receive no management training, and many are uncomfortable in their role as supervisors.