An Experienced Unit Clerk earns an average wage of C$22.93 per hour.

C$17.77 - C$28.29
MEDIAN: C$22.52
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$17.77 - C$28.29
Overtime C$35.16
Annual Data C$0C$60K
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).
C$36,093 - C$60,372
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Unit Clerk

Unit clerks are normally responsible for providing clerical services to the nursing department, helping the department stay efficient and effective. They also act as a resource to all departments to help maintain and troubleshoot office equipment, as well as perform data entry, maintain patient charts, transcribe orders, and file documents. Additionally, unit clerks answer telephone calls, as well as deliver messages to patients, doctors, and nurses. Other tasks performed by unit clerks include keeping track of patient appointments, delivering mail and flowers to the patients, recording lab reports, and ordering prescriptions, among others.


Unit Clerk Tasks

  • Maintain medical records, technical library and correspondence files.
  • Prepare new patient medical records files prior to exam.
  • Transfers patient's data from nurse's notes and physician's orders onto medical records and charts.
  • Answer telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff.
  • Perform various clerical and administrative functions, such as ordering and maintaining an inventory of supplies.

Unit Clerk Job Listings

Key Stats for Unit Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Unit Clerk Salaries

National Average

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 12%