Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Dialysis Reception, Gothenburg

Requirements for education

Dialysis or emergency nurse

or general nurse with competence or interest in dialysis care

or newly graduated nurse with interest in the field

Job description

We are now looking for registered nurses, preferably with experience from dialysis or emergency care, but this is not a requirement. You will be part of a team where we support each other. You have the ability to collaborate, are flexible and enjoy working with technical equipment. We are looking for someone who can complement our work team and the focus will be on personal suitability.

You are offered to work in a safe and stimulating work environment, where the basis for work is a combination of medical technology and close patient contact. The goal is to create participatory patients who make it possible to live an active life with a good quality of life despite chronic illness. In your work, you therefore have the opportunity to create long-term and good relationships, in parallel with the development of your skills in other treatments we perform on the emergency side. In addition to this, you also get the opportunity to participate in development and improvement work within the business. Nurses without previous dialysis experience may be next to an experienced nurse for a ten-week period. You will also have the opportunity for education in the course “Kidney Medicine Diseases and Nursing” on  advanced level, at the University of Gothenburg.

You are a newly graduated nurse are part of the Clinical Base Year, which is our introductory program. The Clinical base year is mandatory and lasts during the first year of your employment with us. The clinical base year includes lectures, nursing supervision and practical training of your profession at the Simulator Centre. In addition to this, it also includes service in at least two different departments to broaden your skills.

Description of the activity

Together, we at Sahlgrenska University Hospital create care of the highest quality with the patient in focus. With great commitment and constant learning, we are one of the country’s leading university hospitals. We provide everything from county health care to national highly specialized care. Through interesting research, we have a focus on the healthcare of the future. With us, it is important to have digital competence and that everyone contributes to digital development. In our work, we take advantage of the breadth of knowledge and experience we have in common – Together with you, we want to create value for our patients.

The business area Nephrology is constantly evolving and we have an expanded assignment, now we are looking for more nurses for our Dialysis Clinic.

The profile of the clinic includes both chronically assisted dialysis treatment and acute dialysis activities. In the acute side, in addition to acute dialysis treatments, plasmapheresis treatments and so-called AB0 treatments before transplantation are also performed. We work in teams with doctors, nurses, assistant nurses and more. The reception is open weekdays between 07:00 and 20:00. We apply a fixed schedule and only work every fourth weekend Saturday 07: 00-17: 00 and Sunday 12: 00-20: 00.


Further information about salary etc. will be shared at the interview.

Generally, a newly graduated general nurse earns 25.500-28.000 SEK, a general nurse with more experience 29.000-33.000 SEK and a specialised nurse 34.000-38.000 SEK.


Itis one of Northern Europe’s largest hospitals, located in Gothenburg, in the heart of Scandinavia. At Sahlgrenska you will have over 17 000 colleagues divided between all of our different units, and as a university hospital we focus on involving all our employees in innovation, research and education. We want you to develop together with your colleagues within your expertise.

In close collaboration with universities as well as with leading companies in the Gothenburg business area, we can provide a unique clinical range, high level of expertise and highly advanced technology.


The citysits beautifully on the Swedish west coast with the sea close by. Today Gothenburg has appr. 570 000 inhabitants and the city continues to grow every year. Gothenburg is among other things known for its unique archipelago, the fresh seafood and as an event city with a rich cultural life.

The size of the city makes it easy to get from one place to another either by bike, by foot or by tram which makes Gothenburg an appreciated city to live in.

FUN FACT!The city has been elected as Sweden’s most social and nicest town in many different international surveys.

Services offered by the employer and Mediflexible

  • During the personal visit which is part of the interview process, the cost of travel and accommodation is financed by Mediflexible
  • 4-5 months long, free Swedish course on B2-level, financial support during the course (the amount is topic of negotiation)
  • Assistance during the application for Swedish license to practice, supervision of the process
  • Assistance in finding a flat or house for the applicant
  • Assistance in finding school/kindergarten for the children
  • Assistance in the first steps to be able to settle down in Sweden

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)

– references

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