Oncology Clinic at the Hospital in Gävle city

Qualification required

Specialist in Oncology within EU.

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

The oncology clinic has a county mandate that includes providing advanced medical treatment and nursing care to cancer patients mainly in Gästrikland, Hälsingland and northern Uppland. Within the business, day care, work in the reception and care department, radiotherapy and palliative care are carried out.

With 15 employees within the medical group, we today have a wide range of skills and together we work to offer good and close care adapted to each unique patient. The oncology specialty is under constant development both in terms of research and treatment options. We follow developments in order to take part in new medicines that lead to longer lives for the patient.

What is attractive about the service / business?

• be part of a team with good fellowship, strong team spirit and supportive colleagues

• work in a business that is at the forefront of development as we are up to date on the latest medication

• good development opportunities, including the opportunity for internal and external lectures to deepen your skills

Challenges and development areas

The business needs to be constantly developed and renewed in accordance with the development of the specialty. This places demands on constant updating of the individual as well as on the business to develop new ways of working to be able to take care of our growing patient group.

Plans for the future

Ongoing structured introduction of contact nurses so that we work as a group within each tumour group.

Ongoing discussions to improve and update our collaboration with the oncology clinics at the nearest university hospital.

The population of the catchment area


Number of employees

Around 150 employees, of which 10 are specialists and 5 trainee doctors. The remaining professional categories consist of nurses, contact nurses and assistant nurses. We work intraprofessionally and in teams regarding all patient contact.

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

Usual reception work.

Placement as responsible doctor in a ward for 12 care places once every 6th week.

Day and evening shifts.

Placement on the radiotherapy unit based on competence and special interest.

Clinical experience

Good skills and experience as a specialist in Oncology.

Important personal characteristics

Being humble, comfortable in a group, driven.

Responsibilities/requirements linked to the position

Be able to take responsibility independently for various MDKs (multidisciplinary conferences) based on competence and special interest.

Supervision of the clinic’s trainee doctors.


Salary negotiated for 2023:

1: Assistant doctor, fixed-term employment during work/Swedish studies (50%/50%), B2-C1=SEK 43.500

2: Legitimated assistant doctor, fixed-term employment after Swedish legitimation and specialist certificate during introduction to the doctor role = SEK 47.500

3: Legitimated assistant doctor, permanent employment (if additional time is needed before employment as a specialist doctor = SEK 51.500

4: Specialist doctor, permanent employment SEK 65.400 – 66.400

(5: Consultant, permanent employment = individual negotiation).

For longer term: the average salary of a specialist in Oncology in Sweden is around SEK 83.000.

On-call duties and their organisation

The shift work is divided between day shift 8-17 and evening shift 17-21. On average, you have 1–2-day shift/evening shifts every two weeks. There is also a weekend pass Saturday-Sunday once every 3rd month between 08:00 and 21:00.

Setup for language course B2-C1 when it is carried out after employment in the Gävleborg Region has begun:

Half days.

We want the language course up to level B2 to be carried out in the home country / on campus, including an intensive course. B2 – C1 is carried out from the workplace in Gävle and is combined with work as an assistant nurse and studies 50% / 50%, i.e., work mornings and studies afternoons Monday – Friday.

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 info@mediflexible.com