Occupation Profile – General Practitioner – (ANZSCO 253111) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

ANZSCO Code253111
Occupations in this Group253111 General Medical Practitioner
253112 Resident Medical Officer
DescriptionDiagnoses, treats and prevents human physical and mental disorders and injuries. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitleGeneral Practitioner
SpecialisationMedical Officer (Navy)
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-conducting examinations and questioning patients to determine the nature of disorders and illnesses, and recording patients’ medical information
-ordering laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures, and interpreting findings to assist in diagnosis
-providing overall care for patients, and prescribing and administering treatments, medications and other remedial measures
-monitoring patients’ progress and response to treatment
-advising on diet, exercise and other habits which aid prevention and treatment of disease and disorders
-referring patients to, and exchanging medical information with, specialist Medical Practitioners
-reporting births, deaths and notifiable diseases to government authorities
-arranging the admission of patients to hospitals
Skills Assessment AuthorityMedical Board of Australia
Related Occupations253112 Resident Medical Officer
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsProficient English (e.g. IELTS: at least 7 in each skill)