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Registered health professional—jobseeker status in registered profession, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termJobseeker status in registered profession
METeOR identifier:Help on this term383449
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 10/12/2009
Definition:Help on this term

Whether a registered health professional is looking for work in their registered profession, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Registered health professional—jobseeker status in registered profession

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Looking for work in Australia
2Not looking for work in Australia
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

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

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is applicable to all health professionals who are not employed in Australia in the registered profession. It includes health professionals who are:

  • employed in the registered profession overseas
  • employed outside of the registered profession, and 
  • not employed at all.

Data are self-reported based on the jobseeker status in the registered profession in the week before registration.

CODE 1   LOOKING FOR WORK IN AUSTRALIA

This category includes persons who are not currently employed in the registered profession in Australia and who are actively looking for work in the registered profession in Australia.

'Actively looking for work' includes writing, telephoning or applying in person to an employer for work. It also includes answering a newspaper advertisement for a job, checking factory or job placement agency notice boards, being registered with a job placement agency, checking or registering with any other employment agency, advertising or tendering for work or contacting friends or relatives.

CODE 2   NOT LOOKING FOR WORK IN AUSTRALIA

All persons who are not 'looking for work in Australia' as defined above.

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

Labour force status cluster Health, Standard 10/12/2009

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