Specialist Physician Australia

Specialist Physician Australia ANZSCO 253311:

Specialist Physician Australia ANZSCO 253311:


Investigates and diagnoses internal human disorders and diseases, and administers treatment. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


Specialist Physician Australia: Group: 2533 Specialist Physicians

Specialist Physician (General Medicine) Australia: Description

diagnose and treat internal human disorders and diseases using specialist testing, diagnostic and medical techniques. Medical Registrars training as Specialist Physicians are included in this unit group.

Specialist Physician Australia: Tasks

  • examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • recording medical information and data
  • reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • may admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • may consult other medical specialists

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.

Specialist Physician Australia: Occupations in this Group