ANZSCO code – 253912 Emergency Medicine Specialist

ANZSCO code 253912

Emergency Medicine Specialist


Provides diagnostic medical services, and manages patients with acute and urgent illness and injury. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level 1

Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Assessing Authority

  • Medical Board of Australia (MedBA)

Alternative Titles

  • Emergency Physician

 Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.

Unit Group 2539: Other Medical Practitioners


This unit group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified. It includes Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologists, Pathologists, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Medical Registrars training in these specialties are included in this unit group.

Indicative Skill Level

In Australia and New Zealand: 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. 

Other occupations in this Unit Group

  • 253911: Dermatologist
  • 253913: Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
  • 253914: Ophthalmologist
  • 253915: Pathologist
  • 253917: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
  • 253918: Radiation Oncologist
  • 253999: Medical Practitioners nec