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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services paid full time equivalent positions code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term567006
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014
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A code set representing categories of full time equivalent positions that are paid for by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services.

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1CEOs/administrators/managers/supervisors
2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers - Male
3Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers - Female
4Doctors
5Nurses
6Substance misuse/drug and alcohol workers
7Social and emotional wellbeing staff (please specify)
8Medical specialists/other allied health professionals (please specify)
9Dentists/dental therapists
10Dental support workers
11Sexual health workers
12Traditional healers
13Environmental health workers
14Drivers/field officers
15Administrative support workers (e.g. secretaries, receptionists)
16 Accountants/bookkeepers
17Information systems/data staff
18Trainers/educators
19Cleaners/cooks/gardeners
20Night watchmen/security guards
99Other staff (please specify)

Collection and usage attributes

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CODES 2 and 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers (AHW)
 
An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health worker (AHW) liaises with patients, clients and visitors to hospitals and health clinics and works as a team member to arrange, coordinate and provide health care delivery in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community health clinics.

CODE 7  Social and emotional wellbeing staff

These include (but are not limited to) psychologists, counsellors, mental health workers, social workers and welfare workers.

CODE 8  Medical specialists/other allied health professionals

Medical practitioners who are registered as specialists under a law of state or territory or recognised as specialists or consultant physicians by a specialist recognition advisory committee, for example paediatricians, ophthalmologists, cardiologists, ear, nose and throat specialists, obstetricians and surgeons.

CODE 10 Dental support workers
 
Includes dental assistants and dental technicians.
 
 

Relational attributes

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Service provider organisation—staffing categories, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services paid full time equivalent positions code N[N] Indigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014

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