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staff nurse Line breaks: staff nurse

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Definition of staff nurse in English:


An experienced nurse less senior than a sister or charge nurse.
Example sentences
  • I work as a senior staff nurse in cardiothoracic intensive care at a central London teaching hospital.
  • I have worked as a staff nurse on respiratory, neurological and renal units.
  • At varying times during her career she worked as a staff nurse in pediatrics and the emergency room, as a school nurse, and in management positions.
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