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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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Despite awarding interim reinstatement, the ERA did not order permanent reinstatement because the relationship between the charge nurse and her former employer had effectively broken down.
Last June new proficiency requirements for were announced for ward cleaners under the supervision of a ward sister or charge nurse in every hospital.
Charge nurses are particularly at risk in this area.
I am so proud of all the team, from Jill the ward clerk, who would show love to all who came on the ward, Julie the care assistant, Carol the cleaner, Tracey the ward sister, Carlos the charge nurse, Carlos the cleaner, Carlos the doctor from San-Torino, Aonya the physiotherapist, Naz the care assistant, Tim the charge nurse, Mr Prasad the surgeon.
A former associate charge nurse manager at Tauranga Hospital and long-time trade union activist, Paul Mathews, has been appointed to the 0.
30pm Senior Staff Charge Nurse Denzil Findley visits each department to follow up any problems that may have arisen that now must be handled by the new team.
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There is no way a charge nurse can fulfill this role when they are also expected to carry a full patient assignment of their own.
Craig Leathard, charge nurse at the hospital, who lives in Ashington, has been the driving force behind the calendar campaign.
Editor's Note: In fairness to Nurse LeBlanc, she did report the changes in the patient's condition to her charge nurse and a respiratory therapist.
She has worked in long-term care since 1969, as a charge nurse, in staff development, as a director of nursing, and as a state surveyor for CMS.
Happy ending,'' said Debbie Ruiz, charge nurse at the Family Center Care, of the normal and C-section deliveries.