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Registered health professional—hours worked in health profession, total hours NNN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termHours worked in health profession - total
METeOR identifier:Help on this term375286
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:Help on this term

The total number of hours a health professional worked in their registered profession.

Context:Help on this termHealth labour force
Data Element Concept:Registered health professional—hours worked in health profession

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
999Not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Help on this termHour (h)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termTotal hours expressed as 000, 001 etc.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Total hours worked are for both employed and self-employed health professionals.

Total hours worked in health profession:

  • includes travel to home visits or calls out;
  • excludes other time travelling between work locations; and 
  • excludes unpaid professional and/or voluntary activities.

Registered health professionals on leave at the time of registration are asked to report their usual hours worked.

Collection methods:Help on this termTotal hours worked refers to hours worked in the week before registration.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Health professional—hours worked (in all jobs), total NNN Health, Superseded 10/12/2009

Supersedes Medical practitioner—hours worked, total NNN Health, Superseded 10/12/2009

See also Registered health professional—hours worked in clinical role, total hours NNN Health, Standard 10/12/2009

See also Registered health professional—hours worked in non-clinical role, total hours NNN Health, Standard 10/12/2009

See also Registered health professional—hours worked in private sector, total hours NNN Health, Standard 10/12/2009

See also Registered health professional—hours worked in public sector, total hours NNN Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Main job of registered chiropractor cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered dental and allied dental health professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered medical professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered midwife cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered nursing professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered optometrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered osteopath cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered pharmacist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered physiotherapist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered podiatrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Main job of registered psychologist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered chiropractic labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered dental and allied dental health professional labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered medical professional labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered midwifery labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered nursing professional labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered optometry labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered osteopathy labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered pharmacy labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered physiotherapy labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered podiatry labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Registered psychology labour force DSS Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered chiropractor cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered dental and allied dental health professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered medical professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered midwife cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered nursing professional cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered optometrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered osteopath cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered pharmacist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered physiotherapist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered podiatrist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Second job of registered psychologist cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

Work setting hours cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

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