Specialist salaried medical officer
Identifying and definitional attributes
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Specialist medical officers employed by the hospital on a full time or part time salaried basis. This excludes visiting medical officers engaged on an honorary, sessional or fee for service basis.
This category includes specialist salaried medical officers who are engaged in administrative duties regardless of the extent of that engagement (for example, clinical superintendent and medical superintendent).A specialist is a medical practitioner with a qualification awarded by, or which equates to that awarded by, the relevant specialist professional college in Australia and works in that speciality area.
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Health staffing categories code N[N]
Local Hospital Networks/Public hospital establishments NMDS 2020–21
Local Hospital Networks/Public hospital establishments NMDS 2021–22
Local Hospital Networks/Public hospital establishments NMDS 2022–23
Local Hospital Networks/Public hospital establishments NMDS 2023–24
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