DATE POSTED: Updated on May 24, 2023


STATUS:  Temporary WITH Benefits (1.0 FTE)

LOCATION: This position is located in the Surgery/Recovery Room department at Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH) of the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Kaua’i Region. KVMH, along with Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH) and The Kaua’i Region Clinics, which consists of The Clinic at Waimea, The Clinic at Port Allen, The Clinic at Kalāheo, The Specialty Clinic at Kalāheo, The Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipū, and The Clinic at Kapa’a, are all part of a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i.

The Surgery/Recovery Room department administers nursing services for all surgical procedures; provides a sterile and sanitary environment for the performance of surgical operations; provides proper control so that preoperative requisites of the hospital and Medical Staff are properly carried out; as well as ensures that necessary equipment, instruments, and drugs are available to the surgeon.

JOB FUNCTIONS: The Clerk V performs a variety of clerical and receptionist duties, including other duties as assigned by the Unit Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse. The incumbent of this position will be subject to shift work and may be assigned to assist other departments in the facility as needed. The Clerk V reports directly to the Registered Professional Nurse V (Unit Nurse Manager), position no. 20890, or its designee. 

SALARY: $3,285 per month at 1.0 FTE | SR12 | BU03


  • 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 21 paid sick days per year
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Retirement and Deferred Compensation plans


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education: None required. 

Licensure: None required. 

Certifications: None required.

Basic Experience: Applicants must possess one-half (1/2) year of work experience which involved the performance of clerical tasks which demonstrated knowledge of English grammar; spelling; arithmetic; ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; ability to write simply and directly; and ability to compare words and numbers quickly and accurately.

General Clerical Experience: Three (3) years of work experience which involved the performance of a variety of clerical tasks that demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling, arithmetic, common office appliances, and equipment; and the ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, carry out procedures in clerical work systems, speak and write simply and directly, compare words and numbers quickly and accurately, operate various kinds of office equipment.

Supervisory Aptitude: Applicants must be able to demonstrate the aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, or in similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential. 


Knowledge of: Business English; spelling; arithmetic; the operation and operational maintenance of various office appliances and equipment; office practices and procedures; principles and practices of supervision.

Ability to: Plan and carry out a wide range of clerical functions, including various highly complex assignments; organize, assign, direct and review the work of others; maintain an effective work organization and pace under frequent deadlines; learn and apply pertinent statutory provisions, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; read and understand manuals and other detailed books of instruction; write business letters, summaries and reports requiring some judgment as to appropriate format and conforming to all rules of grammar and style; speak simply and directly to individuals and groups, and deal tactfully with others; for some positions, operate an automobile


Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.

Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 10 lbs.).
Occasional standing/walking.
Near acuity: the ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less.

Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.


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