Hospital Clerk Salary

The average pay for a Hospital Clerk is $12.96 per hour.

$10.94 - $13.27
$13
MEDIAN: $12.63
50%

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Job Description for Hospital Clerk

The hospital clerk performs a variety of tasks and is often the first person an arriving patient sees. The main tasks for clerks include creating and filing patient information into their profiles, performing maintenance tasks on files to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate, creating schedules, answering phones, and faxing and copying documents. In addition to those tasks, some hospital clerks are needed to coordinate diagnostic tests for quick transfers of the patients to other areas. Hospital clerks may also be needed to arrange for ambulances or taxis for the patients.

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Hospital 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.

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Key Stats for Hospital Clerk

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
33%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 80%
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