Region Östergötland is the main health care provider in Östergötland county with approximately 13000 employees, 11600 of which in healthcare. Three hospitals and 43 primary care centers are provided for the general population, as well as 40 public dental clinics. The university hospital in Linköping serves the southeastern part of Sweden with 1.2 million inhabitants.
Our mission is to provide excellent care to all our inhabitants. We collaborate closely with Linköpings university, one of Swedens leading research institutes in healthcare, life science and education. Both Region Östergötland and Linköpings university are top ranking in the national level of education and as providers of health care. Our departments offer good opportunities for your professional development.
The region offers a broad range of leisure activities with a stunning countryside, rivers, lakes and the Baltic sea, as well as a rich cultural life. Here you find direct connections to the cities of Stockholm, Amsterdam and Copenhagen, and four international airports within one hour of travel.
We are looking for both general nurses as well as specialised nurses for a broad variety of specialties to our three hospitals.
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.
The position as a nurse includes working shifts (evenings, nights and weekends).
Registrered nurse within the EU/EEA
If applicable, specialty registerered nurse
Basic computer skills in Microsoft office
English and Swedish language skills
You have a positive attitude, a good cooperative ability and can handle different situations in a constructive way. You enjoy working in teams with different professions.
Terms of employment
Before moving to Sweden you need to reach a certain level in the Swedish language and have your nurse training recognized by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare https://legitimation.socialstyrelsen.se/en/licence-application/.
Your employment will start with a clinical trial and introduction period, combined with further language studies. If the trial period will be proved satisfactory and you demonstrate required skills recognized by the County Council of Östergötland, 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.
Nurses general care: From 2500 EUR.
Specialist nurse: From 2600 EUR.
Salary are set individually depending on your qualification and experience
Support during recruitment process
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 www.yourfirsteuresjob.se
In this recruitment we cooperate with EURES Arbetsförmedlingen.
How to apply
Send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark the application ”Nurse EU 2020/04”.
Your application should include personal letter, CV and a copy of your registration with the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare.
We want your application by January 10, 2021.