Standard Health Record FHIR Implementation Guide

SHR EmploymentStatusCS CodeSystem

This code system http://standardhealthrecord.org/shr/lifehistory/cs/EmploymentStatusCS defines the following codes:

CodeDisplayDefinition
self_employed Self employedSelf employed
full_time Works in military or community setting on a full time basis (35 or more hours per week), receiving pay at minimum wage or higher, in a mainstream integrated setting, in a job that was not set aside for mental health clients.Works in military or community setting on a full time basis (35 or more hours per week), receiving pay at minimum wage or higher, in a mainstream integrated setting, in a job that was not set aside for mental health clients.
part_time Works in military or community setting on a full time basis (less than 35 hours per week), receiving pay at minimum wage or higher, in a mainstream integrated setting, in a job that was not set aside for mental health clients.Works in military or community setting on a full time basis (less than 35 hours per week), receiving pay at minimum wage or higher, in a mainstream integrated setting, in a job that was not set aside for mental health clients.
work_training Facility or community based paid training program that teaches the meaning, value and demands of work. Individuals perform paid work activities and are accompanied by a job coach. These paid work activities are geared towards assisting the individual in gaining work experience and developing the soft skills needed to obtain competitive employment. Participant in work adjustment training programs should preferably be time-limited, with a long term goal of obtaining competitive employment. Participant in a work adjustment training program is set aside for mental health clients and/or other participants of a rehabilitation program.Facility or community based paid training program that teaches the meaning, value and demands of work. Individuals perform paid work activities and are accompanied by a job coach. These paid work activities are geared towards assisting the individual in gaining work experience and developing the soft skills needed to obtain competitive employment. Participant in work adjustment training programs should preferably be time-limited, with a long term goal of obtaining competitive employment. Participant in a work adjustment training program is set aside for mental health clients and/or other participants of a rehabilitation program.
transitional Temporary employment placement secured by a vocational agency (such as a Fountain House model clubhouse program) and set aside for mental health clients. Employment is paid and is in an integrated / mainstream business setting. Individuals are actual employees of the company, not of the clubhouse. Individuals are paid at least minimum wage, and preferably the prevailing rate received by regular company employees for the same job. Placement work is done in the company’s place of business, never in the clubhouse.Temporary employment placement secured by a vocational agency (such as a Fountain House model clubhouse program) and set aside for mental health clients. Employment is paid and is in an integrated / mainstream business setting. Individuals are actual employees of the company, not of the clubhouse. Individuals are paid at least minimum wage, and preferably the prevailing rate received by regular company employees for the same job. Placement work is done in the company’s place of business, never in the clubhouse.
unemployed Not currently employed, but looking for work in the past 30 days or on layoff from a job.Not currently employed, but looking for work in the past 30 days or on layoff from a job.
volunteer Volunteers (unpaid) their time in the community on a regular basis, and does not fit the criteria for Employed, Transitional Employment, or Work Adjustment TrainingVolunteers (unpaid) their time in the community on a regular basis, and does not fit the criteria for Employed, Transitional Employment, or Work Adjustment Training
unpaid_rehab Engaged in any rehabilitation activity not already specified in one of the other categories, such as: work exploration, pre-vocational skill building groups and activities, community activities such as church groups, social skill building activities, mobility training, adjustment to disability training, etc.Engaged in any rehabilitation activity not already specified in one of the other categories, such as: work exploration, pre-vocational skill building groups and activities, community activities such as church groups, social skill building activities, mobility training, adjustment to disability training, etc.
homemaker Manages their family household as a principal occupation, and performs household duties for othersManages their family household as a principal occupation, and performs household duties for others
student Currently in school and not involved in any other work activity. If an individual is in school, but otherwise employed, they shall be categorized in the appropriate employment category.Currently in school and not involved in any other work activity. If an individual is in school, but otherwise employed, they shall be categorized in the appropriate employment category.
retired Individual has concluded their working or professional career, and does not fit the criteria for Student or VolunteerIndividual has concluded their working or professional career, and does not fit the criteria for Student or Volunteer
disabled Not currently employed or looking for work due to disability. Not involved in any other rehabilitation activity.Not currently employed or looking for work due to disability. Not involved in any other rehabilitation activity.
confined Individual resides in a jail or correctional facility and is unable to work.Individual resides in a jail or correctional facility and is unable to work.
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This code system is used by the following value sets: