Full-time equivalent staffing data element cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:552430
Registration status:Health, Superseded 04/08/2016
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:These data elements are used in conjunction with each other to describe full-time equivalent staff in establishments.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

The Full-time equivalent staffing data element cluster comprises two data elements that describe the number of full-time equivalent staff working within an establishment.

The Full-time equivalent staffing data element cluster describes the following information for an establishment: 

Staffing category Full-time equivalent staff
Administrative and clerical staff N[NNN.{N}]
Diagnostic and health professionals N[NNN.{N}]
Domestic and other staff N[NNN.{N}]
Enrolled nurses N[NNN.{N}]
Other personal care staff N[NNN.{N}]
Registered nurses N[NNN.{N}]
Specialist salaried medical officers (SMOs) N[NNN.{N}]
Other salaried medical officers (SMOs) N[NNN.{N}]
Student nurses N[NNN.{N}]
Trainee/pupil nurses N[NNN.{N}]

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Full-time equivalent staffing data element cluster Health, Standard 04/08/2016, ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Local Hospital Networks DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Local Hospital Networks DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Public hospital establishments NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Public hospital establishments NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Establishment—full-time equivalent staff (paid), average N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory10
-Establishment—staffing categories, health code N[N]Mandatory10