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Doctor in Family Medicine

by:  Region Kalmar

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Doctor in Family Medicine jobs available in the South- East of Sweden in Region Kalmar.


Come and join us in Region Kalmar, a region located along the beautiful south east coast of Sweden with approximately 245 000 inhabitants. Region Kalmar is popular in the summer season due to its warm and sunny climate and location near the Baltic Sea. Are you looking for a place to live away from hectic big cities and you prefer idyllic country life in Sweden well than look here for your next job opportunity.  Region Kalmar can offer you beautiful surroundings with country sceneries and cities close to the harbour that brings together the best of both worlds. Who doesn’t want nature surroundings close to your home and your workplace? There is a lot to discover in Region Kalmar.

Region Kalmar is the main health care provider in Kalmar county with approximately 7300 employees, 5500 work in healthcare.  There are 3 hospitals, and 28 primary care centers are provided for the general population, as well as 18 public dental clinics.

Many Europeans have already made their permanent move to Kalmar county and are now working and living here. Kalmar airport connects you to 2 airports in Stockholm (city airport of Bromma and international airport Arlanda) to all kind of destinations in the world. If you prefer to take the train you can travel other cities in Sweden as well as Copenhagen airport and the city of Copenhagen. Located 1 hour from Kalmar you also find Småland airport which has direct flights to Amsterdam and Dusseldorf.

Job description

As a licensed specialised doctor in Family Medicine we expect you to be experienced, able to take initiative and it comes easy to you to adapt to changing circumstances. You have a great drive and the ability to see the big picture. You can work independently and work well in various teams. You can arrange and plan your work and your communication skills holds a high standard both your colleagues and patients.


We require:

Registered specialised doctor in Family Medicine within the EU/EEA
If applicable, specialty registered doctor in Family Medicine compliant with the EU directive EU/EEA nationality
Basic computer skills in Microsoft office
English and Swedish language skills


Terms of employment

Before moving to Sweden, you need to reach B2 level in the Swedish language. Your license as a specialised docor of Family Medicine needs to be recognized by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare.

Your employment will start with an introduction period. We provide further language studies in Swedish to reach the C1 level. If the trial period will be proved satisfactory and you demonstrate required skills recognized by the County Council of Kalmar, it will automatically turn into a permanent employment.  

All contracts follow local and national collective agreements. Salary are set individually depending on your qualification and experience.



What we will offer: 

Support during recruitment process before moving to Sweden

You will receive continuous information and support from Region Kalmar regarding relocation, establishment and language education.

If you are an EU/EEA citizen you may be eligible for support from EURES/Your First Eures Job, a European Union job mobility scheme

In this recruitment we cooperate with EURES Arbetsförmedlingen which means:

  • An interview allowance to be able to see the place where you will live, work and to meet your future colleagues.

  • A preparing language course allowance to reach the B2 level at your current location.

  • Relocation allowance if needed also for your family members.

  • Recognition allowance.


Support after moving to your new home in Sweden

  • An intensive language course to reach C1 level in Swedish

  • A free preparing course about the Swedish health care system

  • Help with practical matters, such as social security number, bank accounts, etc.

  • Wellness benefits

  • We find you a place to live and help to register your children in a school or kindergarten/day care

  • We also help and support your spouse with sources for job search



How to apply

Send your application to

Subject: Doctor in Family Medicine

Your applications should include personal letter and CV.

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