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Paediatrician – ANZSCO 253321

Description

Investigates, diagnoses and treats internal diseases and disorders in children from birth up to, and including, adolescence. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Specialisations
  • Neonatologist
  • Paediatric Thoracic Physician
Skills Assessment Authority
MedBA
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
  • 2312-21 Paediatrician

Group: 2533 Specialist Physicians

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.

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.

Occupations in this Group
  • 253311 Specialist Physician (General Medicine)
  • 253312 Cardiologist
  • 253313 Clinical Haematologist
  • 253314 Medical Oncologist
  • 253315 Endocrinologist
  • 253316 Gastroenterologist
  • 253317 Intensive Care Specialist
  • 253318 Neurologist
  • 253321 Paediatrician
  • 253322 Renal Medicine Specialist
  • 253323 Rheumatologist
  • 253324 Thoracic Medicine Specialist
  • 253399 Specialist Physicians nec

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