UNIT GROUP 2539 OTHER MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS

 

      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:
In Australia:

        Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

 

      Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations:

        253911 Dermatologist
        253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist
        253913 Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
        253914 Ophthalmologist
        253915 Pathologist
        253917 Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
        253918 Radiation Oncologist
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253911 DERMATOLOGIST

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

Skill Level: 1


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.

Skill Level: 1


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.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

        Gynaecological Oncologist
        Reproductive Endocrinologist
        Urogynaecologist


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.

Skill Level: 1


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.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

        Clinical Cytopathologist
        Forensic Pathologist
        Immunologist



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.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisation:

      Medical Imaging Specialist

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.

Skill Level: 1


253999 MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS NEC

      This occupation group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Occupations in this group include:

        Nuclear Medicine Physician

 

      Sports Physician