General Medical Practitioner - ANZSCO 253111


Description

Diagnoses, treats and prevents human physical and mental disorders and injuries. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Altenative Titles

General Practitioner

Specialisations

Medical Officer (Navy)

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2311-11 General Medical Practitioner

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 2531 Generalist Medical Practitioners


Description

diagnose and treat physical and mental illnesses, disorders and injuries, recommend preventative action and refer patients to specialist Medical Practitioners, other health care workers, and social, welfare and support workers.

Tasks

1. conducting examinations and questioning patients to determine the nature of disorders and illnesses, and recording patients' medical information
2. ordering laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures, and interpreting findings to assist in diagnosis
3. providing overall care for patients, and prescribing and administering treatments, medications and other remedial measures
4. monitoring patients' progress and response to treatment
5. advising on diet, exercise and other habits which aid prevention and treatment of disease and disorders
6. referring patients to, and exchanging medical information with, specialist Medical Practitioners
7. reporting births, deaths and notifiable diseases to government authorities
8. arranging the admission of patients to hospitals

Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least one year of hospital-based training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 253111 General Medical Practitioner
1. 253112 Resident Medical Officer