Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 25 - Health Professionals | Minor Group: 253 - Medical Practitioners | Unit Group: 2533 - Specialist Physicians
Description: This occupation group covers Specialist Physicians not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupation in NEC category
Infectious Diseases Physician
Musculoskeletal Physician (NZ)
Occupational Medicine Physician
Palliative Medicine Physician
Public Health Physician
Rehabilitation Medicine Physician
Sexual Health Physician
Sleep Medicine Physician
Not elsewhere classified (nec) categories are used for known, discrete occupations which are not separately identified in ANZSCO Version 1.2 because of their lack of numerical significance in Australia or New Zealand. The occupation titles listed under nec categories are illustrative of the scope and range of occupations included in the nec category.
UNIT GROUP 2533: SPECIALIST PHYSICIANS
Description: Diagnose and treat internal human disorders and diseases using specialist testing, diagnostic and medical techniques. Medical Registrars training as Specialist Physicians are included in this unit group.
Skill Level: 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.
examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
recording medical information and data
reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities