Doctor Job Australia Resources for The International Medical Graduate
The process of becoming a registered doctor in Australia can be pretty arduous for local graduates.
It is even more difficult if you have undertaken your training in another country.
I have spent a lot of my career assisting doctors from other countries to successfully take up employment roles here in Australia.
I've compiled this page of resources to help you.
Dr Anthony Llewellyn
Medical Recruitment Companies
Links to Companies who work with International Medical Graduates
Links to College Pages about Specialist Assessment
* there are two Colleges which cover the area of General Practice in Australia
Infographic Displays Specialist Assessment Outcomes for two of the largest countries of origin for applicants in Australia.
Area of Need Links
Links to where Specialists (including GPs) can find Area of Need Positions advertised. Note: in many cases the State Area of Need listings are not publicly available and you may have to look at the e-recruitment portals or go via a recruitment agent.
Specialist Demand in Australia
Overall in Australia there are many specialties which are in oversupply. However, for many of these specialties there remains under supply in regional and rural areas.
The Map My Health Careers Page (produced by NSW Health) gives you a picture of the context in Australia's most populous State.
My Health Career is a commercial site which provides a range of information on the full range of health professions across Australia.
DoctorConnect provides information to international medical graduates and their employers. It aims to help international medical graduates understand the steps required to work as a doctor in Australia, where they can work and restrictions on billing patients under Medicare.
Our Recommended Providers For Further Help and Assistance
Best for help with specific language problems and accent reduction. Bron is a certified practising Speech Pathologist who works online with a number of professionals from overseas countries to assist them with language tests and being more employable at interview.
Bridging and Preparation Courses
Below is a link to the Australian Medical Council site to Bridging Course Providers (not endorsed by AMC)
Some of the Services we offer that might be of assistance
- Ask questions about the registration process
- Ask questions about your CV
- Tips on where best to look for jobs
- Interview Preparation
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