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charge nurse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nurses, doctors, etc
charge nurseˈcharge nurse noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 MNa nurse who is responsible for the work done in one part of a hospital
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charge nurseBob recalls his first days as a charge nurse in the 1950s in a long-stay ward for elderly people.His allegations against Mr Reid were later backed up by the villa's then deputy charge nurse, Karen Spinner.As a retired hospital charge nurse I respect the men and women of the emergency services.Senior nursing posts such as sister or charge nurse demand real commitment to teaching.For personal care the chain of complaint is: physician, charge nurse, nursing supervisor, hospital administrator, hospital director.Deciding to be her advocate, I went to the charge nurse on the floor and reported the situation.The charge nurse and the nursing supervisor are the ones to talk to if there is any problem with personal care.
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