The diversity, wealth of experience and contribution that overseas applicants bring, is welcomed in the Mackay Hospital and Health Service. International Health Practitioners are encouraged to apply for advertised vacancies. (select Mackay region)
Are you registered ? – Registration Requirements
For Health Practitioners and clinicians to practice in Australia, there is a requirement to be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This includes Health Professionals who complete their qualifications in a country other than Australia.
Follow the links below to find out more about your requirements to practice in Australia:
AHPRA – Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Nursing & Midwifery
How do I find out if I need registration?
Visas and Sponsorships
The Mackay Hospital and Health Service is eligible to sponsor international candidates to obtain temporary and permanent working visas. Find out more about international health professionals’ visa requirements.
Clinical knowledge and skills – International Medical Graduates
All international medical graduates are required to attend a Pre-Employment Structure Clinical Interview (PESCI) to assess their clinical knowledge and skills.
Find out more about clinical knowledge and skills assessment