Qualification required
Academic degree in Radiography / X-ray assistance

Description of work at the actual clinic and its assignment and goal
The X-ray department is part of the business area Imaging and Functional Medicine and we work with Diagnostic Radiology in expedient premises with modern equipment. Conventional X-ray examinations such as skeletons and lungs, sectional diagnostics with two computed tomographs and two magnetic cameras, X-rays / intervention and ultrasound examinations are performed here. At the department, some treatment measures are also performed, such as narrowing of blood vessels and relief of the kidneys.
Hudiksvall Hospital is an emergency hospital, what means that our operations at the X-ray department are combined with both emergency and planned activities. We have a round-the-clock activity, which means both day, evening / night work and night preparedness.
Right now, we are in an exciting phase with upgrading our business, we are further modernizing our business and preparing for new fresh premises.
What is attractive about the service / business?
As a radiographer with legitimation in Swedish health and medical care, you get the combination of work with high-tech equipment and the meeting with the individual.
The machine park is modern and the premises are well adapted.
We have nice, helpful colleagues.

The population of the catchment area is about 50,000 in northern Hälsingland.
Number of employees:
– 16 radiographers
– 13 assistant nurses
– 6 ST doctors (trainees)
– 4 specialist doctors
– 11 chief doctors
– 4 administrative staff

Job description / what is included in the service and placement?
Usual tasks as legitimated radiographer, placement in Hudiksvall.

Clinical experience
No clinical experience is required as the radiographer will receive an introduction that is for a period of about 8-12 months depending on previous experience. The aim of the introduction is to learn the machine park, routines, methods and working methods on X-ray Hudiksvall.

Special knowledge and skills or special interests that are important for the position
Flexibility: Be easy to adapt to changing circumstances. Can quickly change standpoint and approach. Sees the possibilities in change.
Initiative: Takes initiative, initiates activities and achieves results.
Ability to work together: Works well with other people. Relates to them in a responsive and flexible way. Listens, communicates and resolves conflicts in a constructive way.
Service-oriented: Is calm, attentive and accommodating in his treatment. Has interest, willingness and ability to help others and strives to deliver solutions.

Important personal characteristics
Have a positive outlook on life. Be calm. Be proud of your profession. Like people =)

Areas of responsibility / requirements linked to the service, e.g. if it involves travel to work in another place etc.

Education may take place elsewhere.

Individual salary setting based on experience.
The candidate begins his employment as an assistant nurse with 6 months probationary employment and salary 27,100 (from 22.04.01). If everything goes according to plan, the probationary employment will be transferred to permanent employment as either an assistant nurse or a radiographer. After six months the salary will be negotiated individually depending on experience and ability to work in Sweden. Employment as a radiographer requires licence to practice from the National Board of Health and Welfare which in turn requires C1 in Swedish. And the salary as radiographer without any experience is at least 27,400 (from 22.04.01).

On-call duties and their organisation
During the introduction (8-12 months), you work during the day from 7:30 to 16:00 Monday-Friday.
Then you start with the so-called 20 tours at 11: 30-20:00.
Then you add a weekly schedule and on a 8-weeks’ schedule you do about 7 evenings and a weekend (Saturday-Sunday) daytime.
The evening session is done at 15.00-01.00, after which preparedness takes place at home at 01.00 -07.00.
Evening and weekend, the ward is staffed by 1 radiographer and 1 assistant nurse.
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 Hudiksvall 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)
• One English-speaking reference persons who is reachable on phone and is a chief (can be a former one, if not possible to have a current one)

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.

Location, useful links:
General information about Sweden: http://work.sweden.se/living-in-sweden/

If you are interested, please send your detailed professional CV and the other necessary documents to info@mediflexible.com until 1. November!