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Registered health professional—length of employment in profession in Australia, total years NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLength of employment in health profession
METeOR identifier:Help on this term375478
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:Help on this termThe total number of years a health professional has been employed in the registered profession in Australia.
Context:Help on this termRegistered health labour force
Data Element Concept:Registered health professional—length of employment in profession in Australia

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
99Not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Help on this termYear

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Total years expressed as 00, 01 etc with values rounded up to the next value of years if the remaining time is greater than six full months.

The health professional may be employed in more than one profession. This data element applies only to the profession of registration, regardless of length of time spent working in related professions.

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In total, how many years have you worked in the registered profession in Australia?

Include full-time and part-time work.

Exclude time spent not working and unpaid leave.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

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