OTHER MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS – UNIT GROUP 2539

General Description

This unit group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified.

It includes Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologists, Pathologists, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Medical Registrars training in these specialties are included in this unit group.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 1

In Australia and New Zealand, the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • A level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training.
  • At least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)253911 DERMATOLOGIST
Provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to disorders of the human skin. Registration or licensing is required.

(2)253912 EMERGENCY MEDICINE SPECIALIST

Alternative Title: Emergency Physician
Provides diagnostic medical services, and manages patients with acute and urgent illness and injury. Registration or licensing is required.

(3)253913 OBSTETRICIAN AND GYNAECOLOGIST
Provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical and surgical services related to the care of women, foetuses and children during pregnancy and childbirth, and to disorders of the female genital, urinary, rectal and reproductive organs. Registration or licensing is required.

Specialisations: Gynaecological Oncologist、Reproductive Endocrinologist、Urogynaecologist

(3)253914 OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Alternative Titles: Eye Specialist、Eye Surgeon
Provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to diseases, injuries and deficiencies of the human eye and associated structures. Registration or licensing is required.

(4)253915 PATHOLOGIST
Identifies the cause and processes of disease and illness by examining changes in body tissue and in blood and other body fluids, and conducts tests on samples of tissues, blood and body secretions. Registration or licensing is required.

Specialisations: Clinical Cytopathologist、Forensic Pathologist、Immunologist

(5)253917 DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGIST
Provides diagnostic and treatment medical services, and monitors patients with various diseases utilising imaging techniques such as general radiography, angiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and bone densitometry. Registration or licensing is required.

Specialisation: Medical Imaging Specialist

(6)253918 RADIATION ONCOLOGIST
Provides medical care and management of patients with cancer and other medical conditions through the conduct and supervision of radiation treatment; and advice on the provision of palliative and other supportive care of patients with cancer. Registration or licensing is required.

(7)253999 MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS NEC
This occupation group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this group include: Nuclear Medicine Physician、Sports Physician

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