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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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In fact, Mervin directly challenges Tiefer's interpretation and suggests that perhaps Tiefer's perspective is somewhat biased from having served as the counsel to the chief clerk of the House in a Democratic Congress.
The first librarian of the Library of Congress was John Beckley of Virginia, previously clerk of the House of Representatives.
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