Registered health professional—work setting, optometrist code ANN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Work setting - optometrist
METeOR identifier:377915
Registration status:Health, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:The type of health service setting or other organisation arrangement in which the health care was delivered by the optometrist, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Registered health professional—work setting

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:ANN
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
A01Solo private practice
A02Group private practice
A03Locum private practice
B00Aboriginal health service
C00Community health care service
D00Hospital
E00Residential health care facility
F00Commercial/business services
G00Educational facility
H00Correctional services
I00Defence forces
J00Other government department or agency
Y00Other
Supplementary values:
Z99Unknown/inadequately described/not stated

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE A01   SOLO PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Solo private practice includes all private practices owned and operated by a single health practitioner, excluding locum practices.

CODE A02   GROUP PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Group private practice includes all private practices owned and operated by a partnership of more than one health practitioner excluding locum practices.

CODE A03   LOCUM PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Locum private practice includes all private practices where the primary business of the practice is the provision of locum or relief services.

CODE B00   ABORIGINAL HEALTH SERVICE

Aboriginal health services include all non-residential health care services with a primary focus on the delivery of health care to Indigenous people.

CODE C00   COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE SERVICES 

Community health care services include ambulatory centres, day procedure centres and community health centres. This category excludes non-residential health care provided by private practices and the defence department.

CODE D00   HOSPITAL 

Hospitals include acute care, psychiatric and dental hospitals as well as emergency departments and outpatient clinics. This category excludes hospitals provided by Defence Department.

CODE E00   RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES 

Residential health care facilities include residential aged care, hospices, residential mental health care, residential drug rehabilitation and disability institutions.

CODE F00   COMMERCIAL/BUSINESS SERVICES 

Commercial/business includes insurance providers, pathology laboratories, banks and pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. This category excludes private practices.

CODE G00   EDUCATIONAL FACILITY 

Educational facility includes schools, universities, vocational education and training institutions.

CODE H00   CORRECTIONAL SERVICES 

Correctional services include jails and detention centres.

CODE I00   DEFENCE FORCES 

Defence forces include all facilities operated by the Australian Government Department of Defence.

CODE J00   OTHER GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY 

Other government department or agency includes all government facilities not specified above including laboratories and research organisations.

CODE Y00   OTHER 

Other includes all organisations not specified above.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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

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