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clerk

 [klerk]
an employee who keeps records and does other general office work.
unit clerk (ward clerk) a worker on a nursing unit who schedules patients for prescribed studies, prepares charts for patients, answers the phone on the unit, and handles other general clerical tasks. In some provinces of Canada, ward clerks of certain types of facilities are also trained to transcribe orders. Called also unit secretary.

clerk

verb To take a full history, perform a physical examination, record one’s findings in the patient’s notes, and write a problem list and care plan.
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3) We also conducted a secondary analysis of oral histories collected by the first author in the mid-1980s with 28 white women clerical workers in a Mid-Western U.
Many of these positions include heads-of-staff of clerical workers that are located in both academic and administrative units.
Third, even though Strom does not depict the women who entered clerical work as victims, the organization of the book (structural changes and management practices in part 1 and female clerical workers themselves in part 2) suggests that female clerical workers responded to or were "manipulated" (Strom's word) by forces on which they had no impact.
Miss Driver, of Burnopfield, County Durham, had been employed as a part-time clerical worker with her brother's toy firm - Gateshead-based Capital Enterprises Limited where she earned pounds 68 a week.
The commitee wants to know precisely the responsibilities of the clerical worker, the work she actually carried out, and the conditions of service under which she was employed.
A clerical worker is also said to have resigned before he could be dismissed while others have been charged with gross misconduct or received written warnings.
Louise, a clerical worker from in Chipping Sodbury, near Bristol, was last seen alive leaving Spirals club, in Yate, at 2am on Christmas Day.
Ann Ford, 48, clerical worker, Kingston Park: I'm going away at the weekend.
He met clerical worker Tracey McColl, 25, in Gartree jail, Leicestershire.
After 1870, however, the world of the male clerical worker was undermined by the vast expansion of clerical jobs and the entry of women into the field.
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Neil Hodgson, 30, clerical worker, High Heaton, Newcastle: I'm not voting because I don't think it will make a difference.