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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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The prosecutors said Martoma, who used the name Ajay Mathew Thomas at Harvard before changing his legal name following his expulsion, later changed his defense at Harvard disciplinary proceedings to say he had forged the transcript to show it to his parents but his brother had accidentally included it in his clerkship applications.
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Thus was born a natural marriage of need: The feds long provided the locals their business, such as a demand for board and for printing, along with an inexhaustible supply of clerkships.
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