Specialist in Internal Medicine

Hospital in Torsby in Värmland Region

Värmland Region, Sverige is looking for specialist doctors

Together with our patients, we strengthen public health and develop health care so that it can contribute to a world-class quality of life for Värmland’s 290,000 inhabitants. We run health centres throughout Värmland and there are three emergency hospitals here: in Arvika, Karlstad and Torsby.

Our healthcare is knowledge-based and appropriate, individualized, efficient and equal. We work with a person-centred care that is based on the individual patient’s needs. Care should be given close to the patient, and on the patient’s terms.

We are looking for colleagues

Now we are looking for colleagues who want to be involved and develop and be developed together with us. We are looking for you who are a specialist in:

  • Internal Medicin

We share knowledge, experiences and clear strategies to be able to handle new challenges and quickly integrate into Swedish society. We also help you and your family with the relocation and establishment process. Read more at: https://nyivarmland.se/relocation-service/

Your benefits as an employee

  • Within the Värmland Region, we have an important assignment. We are there for everyone in Värmland to feel good. That is why we as an employer take care of you. Here we list some benefits:
  • All employees with us have at least 25 vacation days and as a new employee you have paid vacation earned from the very first day. We offer more days than the holiday law says.
  • We give employees the opportunity for learning and developing skills in their daily work.
  • We take care of you as an employee and create conditions for financial security throughout life. We have good benefits and various insurances.
  • In most of our operations, there is the possibility of flexitime.

A more comfortable life in Värmland

  • Värmland is a vigorous, creative, welcoming and open place where you can live a more comfortable life. Here you work and live surrounded by a wild nature with effervescent deep forests, calm lakes, lively rivers and fine farms. But also an open and welcoming environment, an international business community, a strong storytelling tradition, inspiring culture, sports and outdoor life and an innovative university.
  • Here you can read more about Värmland https://visitvarmland.com/english/

About the workplace:

Hospital in Torsby:

Torsby Hospital is an emergency hospital where the catchment areas are the municipalities in northern Värmland, i.e. Torsby, Sunne, Hagfors and Munkfors.

Torsby Hospital is the county’s northernmost emergency hospital with activity around the clock. In fresh premises there is emergency and outpatient reception for all specialties. The hospital is clinic-free, flow-oriented and based on the patient’s needs. We work based on the vision “to create a hospital where we can imagine ourselves to be patients”.

Here, activities are conducted in medicine, surgery, orthopaedics, urology, gynaecology, anaesthesia, surgery and intensive care, radiology, laboratory, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and palliative care. The surgical activities include both orthopaedics and surgery, including endoscopic activities. There is also a dialysis department here.

The hospital has three care wards where patients with surgical and internal medicine complaints can be cared for. The hospital has reception services and also a mobile team. A well-functioning operating department and intensive care/recovery and emergency department. There is an on-call line in medicine, one in surgery and one in orthopaedics.

The hospital in Torsby is a pleasant workplace that has several advantages, such as proximity, short decision-making paths, efficiency, accessibility and quality.

We can offer you

  • A small emergency hospital with short decision paths and a wonderful companionship
  • Nice housing close to nature
  • A centre that may not have everything you do not need, but definitely what you need
  • Help finding accommodation
  • Two hours’ drive from Oslo and one-hour direct flight to Stockholm
  • A higher quality of life, opportunity to be in the wilderness, opportunity for hunting and fishing, opportunity for skiing with Sweden’s first ski tunnel around the corner
  • A recognized good educational hospital
  • A management and staff that cares about you.


As a head doctor / specialist, you participate in all parts of the business – on-call, department and reception. After introduction and possible supplementation, you are included in the stand-by line, conducted as a preparedness at home evening / night with presence during the day and weekends. You should enjoy dealing with acutely ill patients with a wide range of internal medical conditions. At the reception, it is possible to focus more on certain patient groups, for example in diabetology, rheumatology or cardiac care, depending on interest and specialist knowledge. Opportunity for make double specialty is available. You should enjoy training and supervising assistant doctors, as well as participating in improvement work.


We are looking for you with specialist competence in the specialty of internal medicine. You are interested in getting involved in a smaller hospital where you work with the full breadth of the specialty. Great emphasis is placed on personal qualities such as the ability to work together, job satisfaction and good treatment of patients and colleagues. You should also be interested in participating in and taking responsibility for modification work. Previous work experience in hospitals with internal medicine inpatient care, experience of stand by and formal dual competence is an advantage.


By individual agreement. The average salary for specialist doctors in Sweden is between 80-90.000 SEK. However, a young specialist right after taking the specialist exam (with 0 year of experience as a specialist) earns 70.000 SEK which is the starting salary for a newly graduated specialist in the region. The more year one has as a specialist, the higher salary one receives. A consultant doctor can even earn 90.000 SEK or more.

Welcome to Värmland!

Services offered by the employer and Mediflexible

  • During the personal visit which is part of the interview process, the cost of travel, accommodation and meals are financed by Mediflexible
  • 6-7 months long, free intensive Swedish course up to C1 level, financial support during the course (the amount is topic of negotiation)
  • Free language education for adult family members – up to B2 level
  • Help with the application for Swedish license to practice, supervision of the process
  • Free Swedish legal and social training which consists of 40 lessons
  • Integration assistance (assistance in registering at tax authority, opening bank account, etc.)
  • Assistance in job-searching for the spouse
  • Assistance in finding school/kindergarten for the children
  • Assistance in the organization of moving and in apartment-seeking
  • When moving, travel of the family and transport of furniture is partly financially supported by the employer. The sum is individually agreed, however, usually it is 15.000 SEK.

Documents required for application:

  • Professional English CV in which your experience (number of completed examinations/surgeries, with differentiation between pre-and post-specialization experience) are detailed
  • Cover letter
  • Scanned version of license to practice in home country with English translation (no official needed)
  • Scanned version of medical and specialist certificates with English translation (no official needed)
  • Two English-speaking reference persons (one is a chief) who are reachable on phone

If you are interested, please send your detailed professional CV and other necessary documents to info@mediflexible.com before 22. April.