Opportunities For Doctors In Australia
Australia has a health care system that is considered one of the best in the world, and is able to provide quality, comprehensive health care thanks to the cooperation between public and private health sectors.
This cooperation would not exist without the continued presence of skilled medical practitioners from all over the world. This runs the gamut from surgeons to paediatricians. The demand for skilled health care providers is such that Australia is one of the countries in which family physician jobs are in abundant supply.
Although there is no dearth of doctors and nurses in cosmopolitan cities like Sydney, there are actually a number of emergency medicine jobs in regional or rural areas that remain unfilled. Medical practitioners in the country areas are in demand as existing practitioners tend find the locales unattractive. As such, anaesthesia jobs Australia are in ready supply for other doctors looking to expand their professional and personal horizons.
It is a relatively straightforward process for a general practitioner or a specialist to apply for a work visa to work in the country. The conditions are that their primary qualifications should have been obtained from another country, or that they aren’t Australian permanent residents despite having received their medical education in Australia. Whatever the location though, a doctor taking on emergency medicine jobs can look forward to excellent facilities and support services.
The opportunities for employment are not limited to those for doctors either, as there is an equally high demand for qualified and experienced nurses in Australia. Work positions are either temporary or permanent, and a nurse’s application for a temporary business visa tends to receive priority processing due to the demand for such medical assistants.
Doctors can look forward to sponsored employment for up to 4 years in high demand rural and regional areas, while nurses have to undergo assessment either by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council or a particular Territory or State’s regulatory body. Whether it’s a doctor looking for family physician jobs or a nurse looking for a challenge, the Australian medical field is one that welcomes all capable practitioners.
Wavelength International is a doctor owned and managed medical recruitment company with a proud 11-year track record of placing Anaesthetists, Family physicians in both locum and permanent roles.