Neurology Reception in Gävle Hospital, Gävle

Qualification required

Specialist certificate in Neurology from within the EU or at least three years of work experience as a specialist in EU.

Description of work at the actual clinic and its assignment and goal

As a specialist in the Neurology Reception, you work with reception activity with your own reception.

We are also a consulting company that can be equated with on-call work as a neurologist on-call during the day.

The clinic does not have a belonging neurology department.

We have a day care where we provide infusion treatments during the day.

We offer our patients Botulinum toxin reception where we treat dystonia, facial hemispasm and chronic migraine.

Stroke care is not included in our assignment in Gävle.

Supervisor function during reception activities for assistant doctors.

The outpatient activities include a lot of administrative tasks in the form of, for example, follow-up of investigations, assessment of referrals from the county, certification.

Doctors work in collaboration with other professions at the reception.

We work together with a neurorehab-team consisting of an occupational therapist, physiotherapist, speech therapist, dietitian, counsellor, nurses and neuropsychologist.

What is attractive about the service / business?

Working hours 08:00 – 16:30, Monday – Friday, break 30 minutes.

Flex time 2 hours before and after the work shift.

Not work at weekends or holidays.

No on-call.

Broad neurological focus on the reception that provides a varied work and opportunity for development within several neurological diagnoses.

Investigates and treats all neurological diagnoses.

Plans for the future

Digitization with the possibility of patient visits via video will be relevant via “my care Gävleborg”, which enables teleworking.

The population of the catchment area


Number of employees

5 specialists and 3 trainee doctors, 5 nurses, 1 rehab coordinator, 1 assistant nurse, 4 neuropsychologists.

Job description / what is included in the service and placement?

See “Description of work”.

Clinical experience

At least 1 year of experience from similar neurological activities is required.

Experience from outpatient / reception activities would be an asset.

If the doctor has worked in general neurology and has broad knowledge in various neurological diagnoses, it would be an asset.

Special knowledge and skills or special interests that are important for the position

See “Clinical experience”.

Desirable with broad interest and knowledge in Neurology.

Basic knowledge in Internal Medicine.

Important personal characteristics

We want you as a person to be solution-focused, responsible and flexible.

Professional with good collaboration skills and easy for teamwork.

You must have a good organizational ability and enjoy working independently.

We place great importance on personal characteristics.

Areas of responsibility / requirements linked to the service

Supervisor function during reception activities for assistant doctors.

Supervisor for individual trainee doctors’ training (supervisor training is obtained via the Region).


The following salary is valid for 2022. From next year, a bit higher salary can be expectable.

Salary as:

– Assistant doctor, general fixed-term employment 43 500 SEK during Swedish studies B2 – C1 in combination with work 50/50 before Swedish legitimation and specialist licence.

– Legitimated assistant doctor, general fixed-term employment 47 500 SEK after having Swedish legitimation and specialist licence and during introduction to the role.

– Leg assistant doctor, permanent employment SEK 51,000. When the candidate is able to perform the work required in the role.

– Specialist doctor, permanent employment SEK 69,000. When the candidate manages his / her duties independently.

– Head-doctor, permanent employment. After a while, it is possible to apply for a position as a head-doctor where the salary is negotiated individually.



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
  • Free Swedish course from A1 to C1 level. Between A1 and B2 online and B2 – C1 in the workplace in combination with work. The candidates will study each afternoon after work. Financial support during the course up to B2 (the amount is topic of negotiation).
  • Free language education for family members – to B2 level for spouses and school-age children is obligatory.
  • 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 finding school/kindergarten for the children
  • Assistance in the organization of moving and in apartment-seeking
  • Support for moving: 20.000 SEK for singles and 30.000 SEK for families for furniture transport + 5.000 SEK for travel costs.

Documents required for application:

  • Professional English CV in which your experience is 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 who are reachable on phone, at least one of them must be a chief and the other can be a colleague.

Further requirements

As a part of the application process, we need to take a personality test with our candidates and its result must be presented for the Swedish employer.

If you are interested, please send your detailed professional CV and other necessary documents to