Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services full-time equivalent unpaid staffing categories code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:567328
Registration status:Indigenous, Endorsed 16/09/2014
Definition:

A code set representing categories of full-time equivalent staffing positions that are not paid for by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers - Male
2Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers - Female
3Doctors
4Nurses
5Substance misuse/drug and alcohol workers
6Social and emotional wellbeing staff (please specify)
7Visiting medical specialists/other allied health professionals (please specify)
8Dentists/dental therapists
9Dental support workers (e.g. dental assistants, dental technicians)
10Traditional healers
11Environmental health workers
99Other staff (please specify)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODES 1 and 2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers
 
An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health worker 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 6  Social and emotional wellbeing staff

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

CODE 7  Visiting 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 9  Dental support workers (e.g. dental assistants, dental technicians)

Includes dental assistants and dental technicians.
 
 

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

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