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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service paid full-time equivalent positions cluster

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term676948
Registration status:Help on this termIndigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service paid full-time equivalent positions cluster describes the number and type of full-time equivalent (FTE) positions for which the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service paid wages, salaries and fees at the end of the reporting period.

The FTE positions are further broken down by the Indigenous status of the workers, and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers only by sex.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service paid full-time equivalent positions

  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Non-Indigenous Total
CEOs/administrators/managers/supervisors N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers - Male N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers - Female N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Doctors N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Nurses N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Substance misuse/drug and alcohol workers N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Social and emotional wellbeing staff (please specify) N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Medical specialists/other allied health professionals (please specify) N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Dentists/dental therapists N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Dental support workers (e.g. dental assistants, dental technicians) N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Sexual health workers N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Traditional healers N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Environmental health workers N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Drivers/field officers N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Administrative support workers (e.g. secretaries, receptionists) N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Accountants/bookkeepers N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Information systems/data staff N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Trainers/educators N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Cleaners/cooks/gardeners N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Night watchman/security guard N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]
Other staff (please specify) N[NNN] N[NNN] N[NNN]

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

If 'full-time equivalent' positions are difficult to work out, show details of how often each person works (e.g. a psychologist visits the service one morning session per month).

Inclusions:

  • health and related administrative positions where the service pays the wages/salary/fees through all sources of funding (e.g. Medicare, OATSIH, State/Territory government health departments
  • visiting health professionals where the service pays the wages/salary/fees
  • short term and recurrent funded positions
  • contract workers paid by the service (for example, cleaners, accountants).

Exclusions:

  • Community development employment projects (CDEP) staff as they are counted as workers not paid by the service
  • visiting health professionals where payments are not made by the service as they are counted as workers not paid by the service
  • staff in other programs (e.g. housing, employment, HACC, child care).
Collection methods:Help on this term

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service provides counts of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander FTE positions, Non-Indigenous FTE positions and Total FTE positions by type of worker, as detailed in the Scope, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service paid full-time equivalent positions table. The total FTE positions may include positions for which Indigenous status was not known or not reported.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care service unpaid full-time equivalent positions cluster Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017

Supersedes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services paid full-time equivalent positions cluster Indigenous, Archived 07/12/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services DSS Indigenous, Endorsed 07/12/2017

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
-Person—Indigenous status, code NMandatory2
-Service provider organisation—full-time equivalent staff (paid), total N[NNN{.N}]Mandatory99
-Service provider organisation—staffing categories, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care services paid full time equivalent positions code N[N]Mandatory21
-Service provider organisation—staffing categories, text X[X(199)]Conditional99
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