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Health professional—occupation

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269603
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termPosition or job classification is a broad description of the roles and levels within a general organisational or industrial structure for health professions, and classifications vary among the professions according to organisational arrangements.
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Health labour force

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Health professional
Definition:Help on this termA person whose primary employment role is to diagnose and treat physical and mental illnesses and conditions or recommend, administer, dispense and develop medications and treatment to promote or restore good health.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care provider

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termHealth professionals include medical practitioners, nursing professionals, dental practitioners, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralia Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 1997. Australian Standard Classification of Occupations, 2nd ed. Cat. no. 1220.0. Canberra: ABS

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Occupation
Definition:Help on this termA descriptor of the class of job based on similarities in the tasks undertaken.
Property group:Help on this termLabour characteristics

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Health professional—occupation, code ANN Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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