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consultant

a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital

Consultant

A specialist who is consulted on building design and engineering; restoration and preservation specialists are types of consultants.

consultant

An individual or organization engaged by the owner or the architect to render professional consulting services complementing or supplementing the architect’s services.

consultant

(job)
A person who facilitates organisational change and/or provides subject matter expertise on technical, functional and business topics during development or implementation. Consultants perform business requirements analysis, recommends selection of packaged software, develop proposals for consulting services and manage implementation projects at client sites. They provides expert knowledge of products such as SAP R/3, PeopleSoft, HRMS/Financials, and SmartStream.

consultant

An individual who acts as an advisor to users or to the technical staff. Consultants are available from third-party organizations for all aspects of the computer industry, including electronic circuit design, information systems analysis and software development. In a business environment, consultants may be used to create the functional specifications from which vendors can respond. The title of consultant is also given to internal specialists. See job descriptions and salary survey.
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The Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) and Accredited Agricultural Consultant (ACC) designations are backed by years of experience, a testing program analogous to the CPA designation.
The best consultants essentially serve as an extension of the institution's staff, providing additional resources to accomplish things that aren't possible for a staff that may already feel stretched to the limit.
An hourly agreement is the ultimate expression of trust between the consultant and the client.
Because Gore's consultants felt such a speech would be unhelpful with swing voters, however, they refused to help publicize it.
The single most important reason to hire a consultant for CM is workload.
Opinions among the search consultants varied from neutral to positive with the most sobering answer being "It's neutral; my clients could care less too.
School consultants who are not bilingual or sometimes do not have the cultural awareness or cultural training and competence to work with families of diverse backgrounds, should employ an outside interpreter and/or culturally competent mediator to assist with the consultation process (Maital, 2000).
Using consultants for routine work that requires the consultant to travel to the mill regularly, such as BOD monitoring, is a bad idea.
NeighborCare recently launched an Evidence Based Medicine training program for consultant pharmacists aimed at saving skilled nursing centers money and decreasing resident adverse drug reactions.
In the private sector, he said, consultants would be required to submit monthly, if not weekly, invoices along with regular progress reports, to justify their billing.

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