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SECRETARY. An officer who, by order of his superior, writes letters and other instruments. He is so called because he is possessed of the secrets of his employer. This term wag used in France in 1343, and in England the term secretary was first applied to the clerks of the king, who being always near his person were called clerks of the secret, and in the reign of Henry VIII. the term secretary of state came into it.

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Those delays are attributed to a tedious volley of pages, phone calls, and voicemail messages between nurses, the unit secretary, the lab, and the ordering physician.
She began her journey toward that goal by becoming a certified nursing assistant and then a unit secretary at the hospital.
This time we are organising events at several other places to establish people- to- people contact," said BJP state unit secretary Ritesh Tiwari.
Broderick was a nurse's aide and then a unit secretary at Memorial Hospital retiring in 1990 after 25 years.She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Parish, the former St.
Asked about the angry reaction of his older son and Union minister M K Alagiri that the DMK was not a "Mutt" (where the pontiff appoints his successor), Karunanidhi said, "In our party, even a unit secretary can contest the general secretary's post.
Changes in this policy included: (a) the ability to notify the unit secretary that a discharge occurred by phone, (b) designating the need for housekeeping to clean the bed using a STAT categorical need, and (c) mandating a daily unit-specific "huddle" meeting, in which possible discharges are identified.
The nursing station is staffed by a unit secretary, who is responsible for answering the call light.
LYNNE HAMMOND, FSB North East Policy Unit Secretary
For further information, you can contact Sue Hall, critical care liaison nurse on 0151 430 1183 or Pam Plimley, unit secretary on 0151 430 1421..
An ED unit secretary reflected, "I was worried that because of my lack of computer skills, and that I am older than anyone else and only work per diem, that the transition would be hard for me." ED US
Our Marketing Department representative helped with design and production, and the unit secretary and Materials Management assisted us as well.
36 R.A.M., Peterborough; and a Shrine Klown in the Kawartha Shrine Club, having served as the Klown Unit Secretary for two years.