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Medicine » Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include

  • Dermatology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Medical research and education
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Surgery

Medicine can lead into the following careers

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Funeral directors/embalmers organise and direct funerals and hygienically prepare human bodies for burial, cremation or visitation by families.
Funeral Director/Embalmer

Surgeon

Surgeons consult with patients and operate on people to treat and manage disease, injuries and physical deformities.
Surgeon

Medical Physicist

Medical physicists look after the scientific and technical aspects of the use of radiation to treat cancer
Medical Physicist

Paediatrician

Paediatricians diagnose and provide treatment for babies, infants, children
Paediatrician

Pathologist

Pathologists are doctors who study human diseases and conditions
Pathologist

Physician

Physicians are medical specialists who provide non-surgical treatment
Physician

Anaesthetist

Anaesthetists administer different forms of anaesthetics to make patients unaware and free of pain during and after surgical procedures.
Anaesthetist

Diagnostic Radiologist

Diagnostic radiologists diagnose diseases of the human body
Diagnostic Radiologist

Gynaecologist/Obstetrician

Gynaecologists give medical treatment and advice related to the female reproductive system, and obstetricians care for women during pregnancy and childbirth.
Gynaecologist/Obstetrician

General Practitioner

General practitioners diagnose and treat the health problems of individuals and families in the community. They are also involved in screening at-risk groups for diseases such as cervical cancer and diabetes.
General Practitioner

Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists assess and provide treatment for people with mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. They also study how the brain and nervous systems function and how these interact with people's environments and the consequences.
Psychiatrist

Anaesthetic Technician

Anesthetic technicians provide patient care in health environments such as hospital operating rooms, private practice settings and clinics.
Anaesthetic Technician

Oncologist

Oncologists diagnose, treat and care for patients with cancer.
Oncologist

Orthotist/Prosthetist

Orthotists and prosthetists are healthcare professionals who specialize in assisting patients who are partially, or completely missing a limb.
Orthotist/Prosthetist