Occupation Profile – Medical Laboratory Scientist – (ANZSCO 234611) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleMEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST
ANZSCO Code234611
Occupations in this Group234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist
DescriptionConducts medical laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitlesHospital Scientist
Medical Scientific Officer
SpecialisationIVF Embryologist
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-preparing tissue sections for microscopic examination
-examining and analysing samples to study the effects of microbial infections
-analysing samples of body tissue and fluids to develop techniques to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
-advising Medical Practitioners on the interpretation of tests and methods for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease
-setting up the steps and rules of laboratory medical testing
-operating and maintaining laboratory equipment
-maintaining laboratory quality assurance and safety standards
-preparing scientific papers and reports
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Institute of Medical Scientists
Related OccupationsNone
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)