He served as a unit clerk
, battalion personnel staff NCO, machine gun squad leader, rifle squad leader, rile platoon sergeant and weapons platoon leader.
An industrial engineer would say the combined time for the physician, nurse, pharmacist, and unit clerk
, with phone tag and conversation probably took about 15 minutes.
In the traditional approach to critical-result notification, a laboratory staff member calls a unit clerk
, office receptionist, or nurse, who in turn contacts a responsible physician.
Mary was a unit clerk
at UMASS Memorial Hospital in Worcester for 10 years, retiring in 1983, previously she worked in the cafeteria at David Prouty High School for 10 years.
Viloria, USN, (Gold Star in Lieu of Third Award), Document Control Unit Clerk
, Aviation Support Division, USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), December 2005 to December 2006.
The written order is then passed to the unit clerk
. The clerk faxes a copy of the order to the pharmacy and then transcribes the order to a Medication Administration Record (MAR).
For example, nearly every order under the existing paper system flowed through the nurse or unit clerk
, who would then send a paper copy to an appropriate department, schedule a test using the telephone or enter a nursing care order into the "Cardex."