An Entry-Level Ward Clerk earns an average wage of AU$24.48 per hour.

AU$34,658 - AU$52,899
AU$35K
AU$46K
AU$53K
MEDIAN: AU$46,384
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50%
90%
AU$20.13 - AU$28.07
AU$20
AU$24
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$23.99
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$34,658 - AU$52,899
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,372 - AU$57,634
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$20.13 - AU$28.07
Overtime AU$32.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,372 - AU$57,634
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

Job Description for Ward Clerk

Ward clerks are responsible for a variety of clerical and administrative duties related to patient care in a clinic or hospital ward. Tasks performed by the ward clerk include greeting patients, answering phone calls, handling general inquiries, gathering test results and other lab reports, and directing results and reports to the appropriate medical staff member. Ward clerks also retrieve medication and distribute it to the proper caregivers, and they may retrieve blood products or equipment from other departments as needed. Under the supervision of their medical staff supervisor (such as a charge nurse or clinic manager), they update medical records as needed. Ward clerks transcribe verbal orders and complete request forms for tests and referrals to other departments when ordered by medical professionals. Additionally, they direct visitors to appropriate departments and deliver patient mail.

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Ward Clerk Tasks

  • Transcribe and enter orders and notes for hospital staff.
  • Monitor and interpret live patient data, identifying problems.
  • Provide clerical support, including giving patients documentation and instructional materials.

Ward Clerk Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,536

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Key Stats for Ward Clerk

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
11%

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 81%