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- n. the person in charge of nursing in a medical institution
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The head nurse is a graduate of Flint-Goodridge and also a post-graduate of Lincoln Hospital in New York City.
I swung my boots off my makeshift desk and looked over at Major Boutin, the head nurse of the day.
Mrs. Heath is a thoroughly trained and experienced nurse, at one time serving as head nurse in the Santa Fé Hospital in San Francisco, California.