Information for Medical & Healthcare Personnel - subclass 189 & 190


Overview

A significant portion of the occupations in demand in WA, that the WA Government will sponsor, are medically related.

If you are qualified and/or currently employed in an occupation listed below, you are likely to have excellent permanent residence prospects in Western Australia. Both visa classes 189 & 190 are highly desirable for migrants who are medically skilled and are typically processed very quickly by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

We may also be able to assist in locating an employment offer for you as well.  Please contact Putt Legal to discuss how you get your qualifications and experience assessed, and the visa application process. We are specialists in assisting with that assessment process, and processing visa applications for health care professionals.
 

List of medical occupations that are in high demand

Medical laboratory scientist
Medical radiation therapist
Sonographer
Orthotist or prosthetist
Osteopath
Dental specialist
Dentist
Occupational therapist
Physiotherapist
Speech pathologist
General medical practitioner
Resident medical officer
Anaesthetist
Specialist physician (general medicine)
Cardiologist
Clinical haematologist
Medical oncologist
Endocrinologist
Gastroenterologist
Intensive care specialist
Neurologist
Paediatrician
Rheumatologist
Thoracic medicine specialist
Specialist physicians not elsewhere classified
Psychiatrist
Surgeon (general)
Cardiothoracic surgeon
Neurosurgeon
Orthopaedic surgeon
Paediatric surgeon
Plastic and reconstructive surgeon
Urologist
Vascular surgeon
Dermatologist
Emergency medicine specialist
Obstetrician and gynaecologist
Ophthalmologist
Pathologist
Diagnostic and interventional radiologist
Medical practitioners not elsewhere classified
Midwife  
Nurse educator
Nurse manager
Nurse practitioner
Registered nurse (aged care) 
Registered nurse (child and family health) 
Registered nurse (community health) 
Registered nurse (critical care and emergency) 
Registered nurse (development disability)
Registered nurse (disability and rehabilitation) 
Registered nurse (medical practice) 
Registered nurse (mental health) 
Registered nurse (perioperative) 
Registered nurse (surgical) 
Registered nurse not elsewhere classified