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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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Flexible resources such as float pool nurses help hospital leaders staff units effectively while also allowing adjustment to the changing needs of the patient population.
NSWNA branch secretary at the hospital, Carolyn Hook, said agency and casual pool nurses would continue to receive vouchers allowing them to park for $6.
Ordinarily, under our free enterprise system, the amount to be "paid" to agency or pool nurses will be what the market will bear.
It recognizes the importance of nursing in the overall "care plan," which reduces turnover, increases tenure, and decreases the need to use temporary or pool nurses.
Where employers use pool nurses, they should work with the whole team to ensure both permanent and casual staff are treated fairly and are not disadvantaged by virtue of either status.
This included hiring select contractual nurses, CNMC alumni, and PRN/float pool nurses.
Pool nurses come from outside agencies who charge anywhere from $50/hour to $80-$90/hour depending on the day, versus a normal rate of $18-$25/hour.