Position 

Head-doctor / specialist doctor 

Requirements for education 

Specialist exam in Clinical Chemistry (Biochemistry) from within the EU. Other related specialities might be also acceptable, such as Laboratory Medicine, Immunology,  Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology etc. 

Required experience 

4-5 years’ experience as a specialist would be an asset. Less experience might also be  acceptable. 

Previous experience in clinical chemistry as well as knowledge in chromatography and  autoimmunity are desirable. 

Required competences and skills 

Easy to collaborate with others. Knowledge and experience with daily operational work in the  laboratory, method development, quality follow-up, improvement work, procurements,  supervision, training of employees and students are needed for you to thrive with us. 

Personal qualities required for the position 

Positive attitude, commitment and flexibility.

On-call duty 

No traditional on-call work, day on-call some weeks. 

Other requirements 

The position involves work and possibly several placements in the county’s laboratories. Salary for staff with Swedish legitimation 

60 000 – 65 000 SEK (5900-6300 EUR) 

Planned date of employment 

As soon as possible. 

Description of the goal of activity 

Laboratory Medicine is an administration body that has its operations spread throughout the  county. We have about 300 employees and the business consists of clinical chemistry and  transfusion medicine in Jönköping, Höglandet and Värnamo, microbiology and clinical  pathology and cytology. We also have operations at 19 health centre laboratories in the county.  Our goal is to deliver the best possible diagnostics based on best practice and national and  international guidelines. 

Description of the clinic 

Clinical chemistry is part of Laboratory Medicine and works with the diagnosis of various types  of diseases and pathological conditions. In one year, we do about four million analyzes. 

In laboratory medicine, there is also a unit for research and development that produces new  technologies and methods for the purpose that together with healthcare, provide patients with  better health and quality of life. 

We strive to work integrated across the various medical disciplines within Laboratory Medicine. In total, we have about 300 employees in various places in the region. Clinical  Chemistry’s operations are accredited by Swedac.

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 Swedish course, financial support during the course (the amount is topic of negotiation)  

• Free language education for family members – to B2 level for spouses and school-age  children, to C1 level for spouses who have jobs with licence requirement • 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 

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 who are reachable on phone  • Proof of language knowledge (if you have such)