ANZSCO code – 253918 Radiation Oncologist

ANZSCO code 253918

Radiation Oncologist


Provides medical care and management of patients with cancer and other medical conditions through the conduct and supervision of radiation treatment; and advice on the provision of palliative and other supportive care of patients with cancer. 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)

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
  • 253912: Emergency Medicine Specialist
  • 253913: Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
  • 253914: Ophthalmologist
  • 253915: Pathologist
  • 253917: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
  • 253999: Medical Practitioners nec