Occupation Profile – Vascular Surgeon – (ANZSCO 253521) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleVASCULAR SURGEON
ANZSCO Code253521
Occupations in this Group253511 Surgeon (General)
253512 Cardiothoracic Surgeon
253513 Neurosurgeon
253514 Orthopaedic Surgeon
253515 Otorhinolaryngologist
253516 Paediatric Surgeon
253517 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
253518 Urologist
253521 Vascular Surgeon
DescriptionPerforms surgery to treat patients with conditions affecting their arteries and veins. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationsNone
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-examining patients to determine the necessity of operations, estimating and explaining risks to patients, and selecting the best operational procedures
-reviewing reports on patients’ general physical condition, reactions to medications and medical histories
-consulting with Anaesthetists regarding the correct anaesthesia for patients
-performing surgical operations
-examining instruments, equipment, and surgical set-up to ensure that antiseptic and aseptic methods have been followed
-instructing other medical, nursing and associated staff regarding the preparation of patients and instrument and equipment requirements
-prescribing post-operative care, and observing and investigating patients’ progress
-maintaining records of operations performed
-may specialise in particular types of operations
Skills Assessment AuthorityMedical Board of Australia
Related Occupations253511 Surgeon (General)
253512 Cardiothoracic Surgeon
253513 Neurosurgeon
253514 Orthopaedic Surgeon
253515 Otorhinolaryngologist
253516 Paediatric Surgeon
253517 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
253518 Urologist
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)