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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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We work closely with the Clerk of Works at St Paul's to ensure that any repairs are completed sympathetically and with little or no disruption so that its history and beauty can still be enjoyed.
Below, lunch around the clock face before it was put in place; HEIGHT OF FAME: Clerk of Works Alfred Gittins stands atop the Liver Building (he is the one on the right) and, inset, Margeurita and her family
VICTORIAN VALUE Northumberland Estates clerk of works Graham Caygill in the old Alnwick hydro plant which will be restored after 60 years out of use.
Eddie said: "They were both clerk of works, now known as shore work supervisors, looking after the maintenance of lifeboat stations.
Senior clerk of works Ieuan Wyn Jones, 59, from Gaerwen was hit by a Mini when working on the westbound carriageway near Llanddulas last week.
In 1967, Mr Caldwell was employed as a clerk of works for Cardiff City Council.
Jewellers at Birmingham, who specialise in municipal chains and insignia, have provided a tempo-rary replacement that Mr Byrne, a retired clerk of works, will wear for the first time today.
Clerk of works for Liverpool Cathedral Maurice Bray, who is overseeing the operation, said: "Repairs are taking place because the old mortar has broken down.
The campers are supervised by Bob Matthews, clerk of works, who organises the visit and decides what work needs to be undertaken.
WHAT A DAMPENER: Above, Michael Mogan (left) with clerk of works Paul Melia in the Chapel of the Cross and, left, Mr Melia inpects the source of the the problem.
Mr Jenkins, 52, was the clerk of works on the school building site.
including Architect, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (including BREEAM assessor), Structural/Civil Engineers and Clerk of Works with the Architect acting as lead consultant and Principal Designer.