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Specialist salaried medical officer

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Synonymous names:Help on this termSpecialist SMO
METeOR identifier:Help on this term548490
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018
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Specialist medical officers employed by the hospital on a full time or part time salaried basis. This excludes visiting medical officers engaged on an honorary, sessional or fee for service basis.

This category includes specialist salaried medical officers who are engaged in administrative duties regardless of the extent of that engagement (for example, clinical superintendent and medical superintendent).

A specialist is a medical practitioner with a qualification awarded by, or which equates to that awarded by, the relevant specialist professional college in Australia and works in that speciality area.

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Health staffing categories code N[N] Health, Standard 11/04/2014
ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Local Hospital Networks/Public hospital establishments NMDS 2020–21 Health, Superseded 05/02/2021

Local Hospital Networks/Public hospital establishments NMDS 2021–22 Health, Standard 05/02/2021

Local Hospital Networks/Public hospital establishments NMDS 2022–23 Health, Standardisation pending 22/10/2021

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