Allied health service event—staff level, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Allied health service event staff level
METeOR identifier:705772
Registration status:Health, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:

The position classification of the allied health service provider performing an allied health service event, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Allied health service event—staff level

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Allied health student
2Allied health assistant
3Allied health professional - junior
4Allied health professional - senior
5Allied health professional - team leader
6Allied health professional - manager / director
8Other

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Allied Health Professions Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Each jurisdiction is expected to map allied health professionals to the level that most closely aligns with the identified meaning based on position role descriptions and individual jurisdictional awards or agreements. Local business rules should be created for this data element.

CODE 2 - Allied health assistants

Includes all allied health assistants, regardless of profession. The profession they are performing the allied health service event on behalf of will be indicated in provider profession.

CODE 8 - Other

Includes Indigenous Liaison Officers.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Allied Health Professions Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Allied health admitted patient care NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Allied health non-admitted patient emergency department NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Allied health non-admitted patient NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018