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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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Patrick Okechi was removed and barred from serving at the Church of the Good Shepherd, in West Bromwich, in December 2008, after a tribunal ruled he was guilty of "conduct unbecoming to the office and work of a clerk in holy orders".
Patrick Okechi was removed and barred from serving at the Church of the Good Shepherd, in West Bromwich, in December 2008, after a tribunal ruled that he was guilty of "conduct unbecoming to the office and work of a clerk in holy orders".