head nurse

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Noun1.head nurse - the person in charge of nursing in a medical institution
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
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In his infancy he had been placed in the charge of one of the great ladies of the Court, who, according to the prevailing custom, acted first as his head nurse and then as his governess.
Timely, accurate information, such as that concerning nursing hour ration and personnel utilization, is vital to the head nurse charged with effectively managing precious resources within budgetary constraints.
The miracle is that you were more assertive with the head nurse and the floor nurses and they no longer consider you a pushover, but because you've been asleep, you don't know that it's happened.
Adriano Friganovic, RN; BsN, Head Nurse, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Cardiac Surgery Patients, University Hospital Centre Zagreb
We want people to be curious and have a little imagination," head nurse Elisabeth Gauffin added.
Head features at least 6 months of work experience in managerial jobs at this location and the characteristics of the nursing staff at least 6 months experience in the sector of employment; the ability to comment on the questionnaire applied to have their head nurse leadership style.
Bella was rescued by the motorist and her friend, passers-by, police and head nurse at nearby St Clair Veterinary Centre, Natasha Banks.
Alison Massey, associate head nurse for Solihull Community Services, said: "The passion and enthusiasm of our staff is really something to shout about and International Nurses Day provides the ideal opportunity to give our nursing team a special treat.
Liverpool Community Health head nurse, Diane Singleton, said that the winter months were especially important.
Donahue went on to a long and distinguished career serving as Associate Director of Nursing for the former Hahnemann Hospital in Worcester; the Director of Nursing for the Lincoln Nursing Home in Worcester and the Head Nurse at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
She was head nurse in the emergency room at Memorial Hospital when it first opened and worked there 17 years.
Authorities handed a show cause notice to the head of the anaesthesia department, and transferred the head nurse with regard to holding the Onam feast in the operation theatre.