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General and specialised nurses

by:  Region Kalmar

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Registered Nurse jobs available in the South- East of Sweden, Kalmar.

Come and join us in the beautiful medieval city of Kalmar, with approximately 70.000 inhabitants. Kalmar is located along the beautiful south east coast of Sweden which is very popular in the summer season due to its warm and sunny climate and location near the Baltic Sea. The cultural is rich and old city has a rich history (one example being the Kalmar Castle dating back from the 12th century).

Kalmar is a very popular summer destination and has been voted to the best summer city of Sweden 4 years in a row. Every summer the city is filled with music, sports and events that makes the inhabitants and tourists come together. Kalmar has lots of big events to offer you either as a partipicipent or beeing a supporter cheering together with all the other people who are watching admirably at the atlethes. Ironman, Swimrun and OCR are just a few of the events which are taking place every year. In the wintertime you will find places for cross-country skiing in our county as well as possibilities for alpine skiing within an hour from Kalmar.

Kalmar County Hospital lies in the south of County Kalmar and nicely overlooking the Baltic Sea, which means you are working and living in beautiful nature surroundings. The Hospital has all kinds of specialities and it’s a teaching hospital for both medicine and nurse students. With only the Ölands Bridge away you’ll find the popular island Öland with many beaches and idyllic places to visit.

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.

The hospital in Kalmar is a part of 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. The Kalmar county hospital in Kalmar is the largest hospital in Kalmar county with approximately 2000 employees.

Job description

We are looking for both general and specialized nurses for different specialties at the county Kalmar hospital, working as a general nurse, you take responsibility for ensuring that medical prescriptions are completed and that patients receive the care they need. You supervise new employees and students and often act as supervisor. You also have a lot of contact with the patient´s relatives. Our team consists of a good mixture of both experienced and new colleagues with fresh knowledge from universities. Together we create a workplace with great commitment and participation, where everyone has the opportunity to be involved and influence decisions.

The position as a nurse includes working shifts (evenings, nights and weekends).

What we are looking for:

A licensed registered nurse with a great drive and the ability to see the bigger picture. You are a great team player with a positive attitude. You are curious to learn and want to grow in your profession as a nurse. Our motto is that the best interest of the patient always comes first.

We require:

Registrered nurse within the EU/EEA
If applicable, specialty registerered nurse 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 radiographer 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 the International Office in Region Östergötland, 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 Arbetsförmedlinge 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

  • Help with practical matters, such as social security numbel, 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: Radiographer Kalmar jobs  

Your applications should include personal letter and CV.

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