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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.

unit clerk

a person who performs routine clerical and reception tasks in a hospital inpatient care unit. Also known as unit secretary.
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With one touch Routine or STAT orders are processed quickly - with the differentiation indicators to help unit clerks prioritize orders according to urgency.
Unit clerks were able to enter their orders for laboratory, radiology and other ancillary services.
Nurses or unit clerks enter orders for medications, treatments, and the like for their nursing units where the charts are located.
The union represents 300 housekeepers, food service workers, unit clerks, nursing assistants, licensed vocational nurses and clerical employees, including full time, part time, on-call and per-diem workers.