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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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According to Kim, women account for 90 percent of all salesclerks at local duty free stores.
Voting with constraints such as those imposed by HB 2825 is like buying a car from a pushy salesclerk.
When a salesclerk at the local mall offers him cash to get back at a rude customer, he takes it eagerly, follows the woman into the parking lot, and intimidates her by hissing "caveat emptor" at her.
Blaming the INS for the sniper deaths makes no more sense than blaming a highway patrol officer who lets a motorist with an expired car registration get back behind the wheel if, five miles down the road, that motorist holds up a convenience store and kills the salesclerk.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-12 September 2002-Tobacco firm launches vending machine with virtual salesclerk (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Occasionally, a salesclerk (actually a researcher) will come over and say something such as, "Excuse me, what made you pick up that candle?
Still, a hierarchy of labor existed in which white-collar salesclerk positions were deemed more glamorous than other types of "unskilled" labor.
The remaining segments--the downward migrators--have one of three reasons for spending less: their lifestyle has changed (as a result, say, of moving or having babies), so they have developed new needs that the company isn't meeting; they continually reassess their options and have found a better one; or they are actively dissatisfied, often because of a single bad experience, with a rude salesclerk, for example.
When my grandmother, May Elizabeth Sanders, was a 53 year-old salesclerk in the handkerchiefs and laces department of Belk Brothers department store in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, Early Wynn walked into her life.
When I asked the salesclerk if she knew the necklaces were made of lead, she had several reactions: First, a worldly wise, "Oh, I wouldn't be surprised," then a more thoughtful, "Lead is bad, right?
But Habitat had had no little tray, and the salesclerk was much younger than I am.
As noted in Appendix A, the attribute areas are service-general, salesclerk service, presence of self-service, ease of the merchandise return, delivery service, and credit policies of the store.