Specialist in Pulmonology

for Respiratory Medicine and Allergology Unit / Specialised Medicine in Helsingborg Hospital, Skåne Region

Place of work

Respiratory Medicine and Allergology Unit at Helsingborg hospital

Requirements for education

Specialist exam in Pulmonology from within EU /OR/ at least three years of experience as working as a specialist in an EU-country

Required experience

The position requires Swedish language skills equivalent to level C1 as defined per Council of Europe’s scale. Language course is provided by Mediflexible. Speaking languages other than Swedish are an advantage, as it will make it easier to engage with our diverse patient’s population.

In your professional role, you’re skilled, and self-confident specialist pulmonologist with good experience in both diagnostics and follow up of wide variety of lung patients including lung cancer patients, anticancer treatment, and palliative care. You are skilled bronchoscopist and interventionist in pulmonary medicine.

You are independent, self-confident and have good experience at inpatient care ward. You have met throw-out your medical career different types of patients suffering from different and wide variety life threatening and chronic lung diseases and can also manage good palliative care for those patients who need it. In addition, you are expected to be able and are familiar with latest recommendations and trends in diagnostic, treatment and follow up of lung cancer patients. You are confident and can deal with all types of anticancer treatment including latest, up to date targeted therapies and immune therapy as well as cytostatic drugs treatment.


We are expanding and are looking for pulmonologists specialist who want to be a part of our pulmonology, allergy, and lung cancer team. As a pulmonologist specialist we are expecting you to be able to work independently and investigate, screen, plan diagnostics and preform bronchoscopy and EBUS and take care of, treat, and follow up our patients with allergies, asthma, COPD, and inflammatory pulmonary diseases, as well as lung cancer patients. Your role also includes consultancies within the hospital supporting other specialities, and externally as a consultant for general practitioners both, over the phone consultancy, as well as through referrals to us.

Salary for staff with Swedish legitimation

Up to 80.000 SEK

Other requirements

You have good communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Your personal qualities are highly important for teamwork, group dynamics, building relationships and in day-to-day interactions with colleagues. You are expected to be flexible, positive, and constructive team member. You’re structured, take own initiatives, and we hope that you, just like us, like challenges looking for opportunities rather than obstacles!

Information about the workplace

Helsingborg’s hospital is part of the healthcare administration Skåne’s hospital northwest, which is one of Region Skåne’s five health and healthcare administrations.

Helsingborg Hospital is an emergency hospital with operations around the clock. The hospital has an emergency department as well as clinics and wards in many different specialties. There is also childbirth and neonatal care for premature babies and their mothers.

Specialized medicine is the largest area of activity at Helsingborg’s hospital. The business is characterized by diversity and high competence, and we strive to integrate research and education into our business. We work actively to create an organization with a focus on leadership, high quality, patient safety, work environment and employees. We invest in providing care at a broad level of internal medicine with high quality and competence, in order to meet the changing demographics and the need for generalist competence.

Respiratory medicine and Allergology Unit at Helsingborg General Hospital is the part of Internal Medicine Department. The unit consists of an inpatient ward and outpatient unit, where we follow up our patients diagnosed with COPD, asthma, lung fibrosis, lung cancer etc. covering general pulmonology and allergology. Bronchoscopy with endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and spirometry are natural parts of diagnostic unit covering lung diseases diagnostic and as a part of screening and flow up for lung cancer.

Hallmark of our unit is diversity and high level of competence. We strive to integrate research and education in our everyday work. We work actively to create an organisation focussed on leadership, high quality, patient safety and positive working environment. Our basic values within the section are empathy, diversity, pulmonology, and lung cancer cutting edge competence and teamwork!

Our Respiratory medicine and Allergology Unit is in close collaboration with Oncology Clinic, Radiation therapy unit and Thoracic Surgery Clinic at Lund University Hospital, Skåne Region. Chemotherapy and anticancer treatment ward is shared between Oncology Clinic and our, Respiratory Unit and we, physicians from our Respiratory Unit, are responsible for the lung cancer treatment. Our ambition for the future is to lead and conduct research in lung cancer and respiratory diseases.

Helsingborg hospital and our pulmonary section is part of Skåne Region Medical faculty, and it is taking active role in education for MDs and is a base for residency in internal medicine and pulmonology. You are expected to participate in education and supervision of our new, junior colleagues within medicine, internal medicine, and pulmonology. You will have opportunity to alongside other colleagues, develop medical care content, and there are good opportunities for personal competence development.

We are doctor team of 5 specialist, 3 Pulmonology/Internal medicine specialists, one of them even Allergology specialist and 2 Oncology specialists, one with a PhD degree, all working full time. 2 junior Internal medicine specialists under Pulmonary medicine specialisation. We have several consulting doctors, specialist in Pulmonology and Allergology working part time.

A description of Region Skåne as an employer and organization

Region Skåne is responsible for health and medical care, public transport and sustainable development throughout Skåne. Our highest decision-making body is the regional council, which is elected directly by the inhabitants of Skåne.

Region Skåne is a value-driven organization that works with the values of welcoming, motivating, consideration and respect as the basis for everything we do.

In Skåne there are both university hospitals, emergency hospitals and local hospitals, with different types of care and different specialties.

About Helsingborg


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
  • 6-7 months long, free Swedish course, financial support during the course (the amount is topic of negotiation)
  • Help with your application for Swedish license to practice, supervision of the process
  • free Swedish legal and social training consisting of 40 classes

Optional (by individual agreement with the employer):

  • Assistance in finding school/kindergarten for the children
  • Assistance in the organization of moving and in apartment-seeking
  • Integration assistance (assistance in registering at tax authority, opening bank account, etc.)

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)

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