A Ward Clerk earns an average wage of C$20.27 per hour.

C$30,837 - C$48,200
C$43K
MEDIAN: C$43,000
50%
C$14.67 - C$24.27
C$15
C$20
C$24
MEDIAN: C$20.28
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$43,000
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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C$30,541 - C$50,582
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data C$0C$28
Hourly Rate C$14.67 - C$24.27
Overtime C$28.00
Annual Data C$0C$50K
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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C$30,541 - C$50,582
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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 Pay By Employer

$0$59K

$27,077

$54,912

Ward Clerk Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Ward Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Ward Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Ward Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Ward Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Ward Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 7 salaries. A Ward Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 8 salaries.

Ward Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Ward Clerk?

Ward Clerk in Ottawa:
"High stress levels."
Pros: Interacting with physicians, staff, patients. Lots of responsibility. I feel I have accomplished something.
Cons: Pay is not up to standards. Dealing with irritable people.

Key Stats for Ward Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Ward Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
C$42,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Experienced
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 38%