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Vascular Surgeon Australia

Vascular Surgeon Australia ANZSCO 253521:

Vascular Surgeon Australia ANZSCO 253521:

Description

Performs surgery to treat patients with conditions affecting their arteries and veins. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Group: 2535 Surgeons

Description

perform surgery to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, and improve human functioning and appearance. Medical Registrars training as Surgeons are included in this unit group.

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

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.

Occupations in this Group