Job summary

We investigate, treat and care for patients with some form of malignant tumor disease, but also patients who do not have cancer, ie benign conditions in areas such as urology, endocrinology, hematology and coagulation.

The hospital section for Cancer care works actively to take responsibility for the patient throughout the entire care chain together with other parts of healthcare.

Job offer
Working as a nurse at the Karolinska University Hospital means that you are part of a multi professional team consisting of nurses, assistant nurses, medical doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and dieticians. As a nurse you are responsible for 5-6 patients together with an assistant nurse.

Working hours
Days, evenings, nights and weekends.

Full time position. As a registered nurse you work 38,25 hours per week.

Our wards currently looking for staff

Department of Pelvic Oncology (3 positions):We care for patients with urological tumor diseases, cancer of the stomach and intestines and gynecological cancer. We work with inpatient care for patients treated with certain types of chemotherapy and radiation treatment that cannot be given in outpatient care as well as for infections, nutritional difficulties and pain relief.

Liver medicine surgery (3 positions): Highly specialized inpatient ward for surgical patients with tumors or metastases in the liver, as well as medical patients with liver disease. We care for both elective and emergency patients pre- and postoperatively.

Esophageal stomach (3 positions): Highly specialized inpatient ward for patients with diseases of the esophagus & stomach. We care for both elective and emergency patients pre- and postoperatively.

Pancreas (3 positions): Highly specialized inpatient ward for patients with diseases of the pancreas and bile ducts. We care for both elective and emergency patients pre- and postoperatively.

Requirements

  • EU registered nurse.
  • Newly graduated as well as experienced nurses are welcome to apply.
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft office.
  • Language skills
  • English, minimum level B2
  • Swedish (minimum level B2 upon start on commencement day). Level C1 required in order to receive Swedish license to work as nurse.

Personalcharacteristics
We are looking for you who

  • Share our values – responsibility, compassion and a hollistic view.
  • Want to be part of a team and has a good ability to work with your colleagues.
  • Are energetic and quality minded.
  • Manages stress in a constructive way, maintains a good mood in times of pressure and adversity.
  • Are interested in the development of care and patient-centered care
  • Want to take part in our activities towards better care processes

We offer you

  • Possibility to study Swedish in combination with working in order to reach C1-level in Swedish
  • Selected candidates will be offered a visit to the Karolinska University Hospital before the employment starts
  • Assistance in finding accommodation in Stockholm
  • Individual introduction program
  • Mentor at the ward
  • Minimum 25 days of paid holiday per year
  • Continuous in-house training through e-learning, classroom training and practical training
  • Reimbursement if you need to go the doctor
  • Annual wellness grant

Access to fully equipped gyms at the hospital

Terms of employment
Full time position. As a registered nurse you work 38,25 hours per week.

Your employment will start with an introduction period.

​If you have an international degree, the first step toward working at Karolinska University Hospital is to apply for a license to practice https://legitimation.socialstyrelsen.se/en/licence-application/.

Salary
The starting salary for a newly graduated nurse is 28 000 SEK monthly. Salary is individually set depending on your qualifications and experience.

All contracts follow local and national collective agreements.

Support during recruitment process
You will receive continuous information and support from the International Office at Karolinska University Hospital regarding relocation.

We will be of assistance in finding housing.

If you are an EU/EEA citizen you may be eligible for support from EURES/Targeted Mobility Scheme, a European Union job mobility scheme https://ec.europa.eu/eures/public/jobseekers/eures-targeted-mobility-scheme_en

We work closely with EURES Arbetsförmedlingen.

Job restrictions

EU Registered nurse

Job details
Education field:
Work experience:
Work experience is not required
Language skills:
  • English
  • Good
  • Swedish
  • Fair
Number of positions:
12
Date of expiry:
About company

Karolinska University Hospital is today one of Europe´s leading university hospitals with about 16 000 employees.  In the Stockholm region we have a special responsibility for highly specialized care and together with the Karolinska Institute we carry out education and world leading research in several different areas. As a university hospital our main mission is research, education and development of health and healthcare. An integrated view of care, research and education characterizes the organization as... Read more

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