staff nurse


: a nurse who is on the staff of a hospital

Examples of staff nurse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Staffing shortages have driven costs up, and hospitals have been forced to bring in contract nurses, who can cost more than three times as much as a staff nurse. Roni Caryn Rabin, New York Times, 26 Feb. 2023

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“Staff nurse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

staff nurse

: a registered nurse employed by a medical facility who does not assist in surgery
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