charge nurse

charge nurses
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A charge nurse is a nurse who is in charge of a hospital ward. [BRIT]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • charge nurse — noun : a nurse who is in charge of a health care unit (as a hospital ward, emergency room, or nursing home) * * * charge nurse noun A nurse in charge of a ward in a hospital • • • Main Entry: ↑charge * * * charge nurse UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • charge nurse — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms charge nurse : singular charge nurse plural charge nurses British a nurse who is responsible for a ward in a hospital …   English dictionary

  • charge nurse — noun Brit. a nurse in charge of a ward in a hospital …   English new terms dictionary

  • charge nurse — noun (C) a nurse in charge of one part of a hospital …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • charge nurse — noun a male supervisory nurse, the male equivalent of a nursing sister …   Wiktionary

  • charge nurse — /ˈtʃadʒ nɜs/ (say chahj ners) noun Chiefly British → nursing unit manager …   Australian English dictionary

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