Occupation Profile – Osteopath – (ANZSCO 252112) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleOSTEOPATH
ANZSCO Code252112
Occupations in this Group252111 Chiropractor
252112 Osteopath
DescriptionDiagnoses and treats tissue strains, stresses and dysfunctions which impede normal neural, vascular and biochemical mechanisms, and provides advice on preventing these disorders. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-administering a variety of neurological, musculoskeletal and functional tests to identify and assess physical problems and ailments of patients
-planning and discussing effective management of patients’ dysfunction
-designing, reviewing, monitoring, assessing and evaluating treatment programs
-assisting and improving the function of all body systems such as musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine and genitourinary systems
-recording detailed patient medical histories, treatments delivered and the patients’ responses and progress to treatments
-referring patients to specialists and liaising with other Health Professionals in relation to patients’ problems, needs and progress
-educating patients, their partners, family and friends in therapeutic procedures, such as home exercises and lifestyle changes, to enhance patients’ health and wellbeing
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council
Related Occupations252111 Chiropractor
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)