Specialist Physician

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

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$4976 per week
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    Overview

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

    Day-to-day

    • 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.

    Considerations

    • Irregular hours
    • Stressful

    To become a Specialist Physician

    • Medical practitioners who want to specialise can apply for a fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

      Find a Bachelor of Medicine

    • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

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