head nurse

noun

Medical Definition of head nurse

: charge nurse especially : one with overall responsibility for the supervision of the administrative and clinical aspects of nursing care

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“Head nurse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/head%20nurse. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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