nurse's aidenurse's aide
pl. nurses' aides, nurses aides
a nursing assistant, as in a hospital or nursing home, who takes care of the basic needs of patients, including bathing, feeding, taking temperatures, etc.
sometimes sp. nurse's aid
nounpl. nurses' aides nurses' aides
A person who assists nurses at a hospital or other medical facility with basic tasks, such as bathing and dressing patients.