Specialist doctor in Nephrology - Örebro; SWE

Nephrologist (MD)

Looking for an employer that's passionate about supporting your career progression and committed to its employees having an optimal work-life balance? Would you be interested in working for a public sector employer in Sweden?

Örebro University Hospital, located in the center of the country, is one of the largest hospitals in Sweden. It is a modern tertiary care teaching hospital, and several of its specialist areas have attracted international attention.

Ready to jump to a new career?

As a nephrologist at Örebro University Hospital's kidney clinic, you will examine and treat patients with acute and chronic kidney diseases, as well as kidney transplant patients and kidney donors. The clinic does not perform kidney transplantations, but it works closely with other hospitals that do. You will also have the opportunity to participate in clinical research and mentor and teach medical students and residents.

Landing to Region Örebro Nephrology

The nephrology unit consists of the nephrology clinic, with usual duties including care of transplant recipients. Additionally, there is a ward with 14 patient beds, of which normally 7 beds are allocated for nephrological patients. A specialist doctor has round responsibility for this ward. The hospital also has a dialysis department, which is open 7 days a week. Your work will be divided among three different units:

The outpatient clinic: This is where mainly kidney transplant patients are treated, but also other chronic kidney disease patients for checkups and other care.

The hospital ward: This is where nephrological patients are admitted for hospital care.

The dialysis unit: This is where patients with kidney failure receive dialysis treatment

The Offer?

A smooth landing

Moving to a new country is a big step and we are committed to making sure that your journey is as smooth as possible. We will support you from the beginning of your journey until you have settled into your new country, home and job.

The full relocation package includes an extensive free-of-charge services, such as language & intercultural communications training, psychological support for the relocation process, and all the settling-in basics, such as  everything from finding a home, getting your paperwork in order for you and your family as well as to registering your children in school. 

67 000,00 SEK/ month

Salary quoted gross, i.e. BEFORE taxes and social contributions as a starting salary  This salary is paid as a minimum, without shift work, after you have received your Swedish license to practice your profession as a specialist doctor.The final salary level will be determined based on your work experience

Any shift work (bank holidays and inconvenient hours) will be paid in accordance to the amount of such hours worked.

The benefits package includes e.g. health insurance, pension, generous paid time off and a 40-hour working week, leaving plenty of time and energy for personal pursuits and leisure activities. 

Collaboration & professional development 

The hospital is committed to providing their specialists with the resources they need to succeed.

Opportunities for professional development are plenty: staff is encouraged to participate in training and development programs to help them stay up to date on the latest advances in their field

... and more...

A smooth landing to Örebro

Örebro is one of the fastest-growing regions in Sweden, with a strong economy and a low unemployment rate. It is also a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a high quality of life. 

Strong economy: Örebro is home to a number of multinational companies and startups, and the region is experiencing rapid growth. 

High quality of life: Örebro is a safe and clean city with a relaxed atmosphere. It is also well-connected to other parts of Sweden and Europe.

Excellent education system: Örebro has a world-class education system, with several universities and colleges to choose from. This means that your children will have access to a high-quality education, and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge.

Affordable housing: Örebro has a relatively low cost of living, and housing is affordable compared to other major Swedish cities. This means that you will be able to save money and live comfortably.

Beautiful nature: Örebro is surrounded by beautiful nature, with lakes, forests, and parks to explore. This gives you the opportunity to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle.

If you are looking for a place to live and work where you can enjoy a high quality of life, Örebro is the perfect place for you. 


What is the offer?

A unique opportunity to start your Nordic career and reimagine your future in Örebro


full-time, permanent position with 40 hours per week working time

After recognition

After recognition of qualifications, a basic monthly salary starting from 67 000,00 SEK/ month before taxes & social constibutions (*please, see above).

Additional compensation

for inconvenient working hours (evenings, weekends, nights, holidays & overtime) and vacation time which are paid on top of the basic monthly salary if and when applicable.


Minimum 25 days per year starting after the first full working year acting as basis for calculations.

Healthcare & insurances

Healthcare, insurances, unemployment & retirement fees and benefits are included

Life-long learning

Possibility for regular coaching and training

Induction period

Induction to your new tasks and responsibilities when you start working

How do we support?

We understand that moving to another country is challenging, so here is how we help free-of-charge

Named mediator

A dedicated contact person who acts as your match-maker and your mediator for the entire process


We check that your qualifications match the requirements 


We guide in application of different records and manage the translation process


Help to calculate and understand how much is left of your salary after taxes & social contributions on average

Living costs

Support to understand how much are the average living costs in Örebro 


Information about living & working in Sweden with EURES advisors for planning your relocation process & required paperwork

Mental support

Named mediator to support your progress in the program, and if needed, psychological support for stress & change management

Training program

Intensive language and intercultural training prior to your relocation


All required learning and study materials


Support  for your recognition of qualifications process during your training program


Check of documents, stamps & management of the entire translation process, including sworn translations


Home finding & other relocation assistance,  such as helping you manage the official registrations, when it's time to move

Spouse support

in job search and language skills prior to arrival to Sweden

Schools & daycare

Help to find jobs, schools and daycare for your family members after relocation

Financial support

Help & assistance to apply for any available financial support, uch as the Targeted Mobility Schemes -support


Tips for settling-in after arrival

The expectations

For you with a genuine interest and passion for nursing and a well balanced life


A specialist doctor degree in Nephrology or in Internal medicine with specialization in Nephrology


A clean Criminal Record & Record of Good Standing as required by the Swedish Law


Minimum of 5 years of working experience in a unit that performs kidney transplantation examinations and care (it is not necessary that the actual kidney transplantations have been performed by the hospital)


Good communication skills and ability to work in and be part of interdisciplinary team that consists of nurses, assistant nurses, doctors and other specialists doctors. 


Preparedness to participate in the periodic on-call service within nephrology, which means that a nephrologist at the hospital must be available until 9pm, including weekends.

Commitment to training

Commitment to a free-of-charge language training program, and to study a minimum 20 hrs per week in order to reach a C1 level of Swedish language at the end of the training

Commitment to relocation

Commitment to relocating and starting work in Sweden after reaching your target in language training

Commitment to relocation

EU citizenship OR a long-term residency in any of the EU member countries with a recognized & registered status of specialization, and minimum of 3 years of work experience from within the EU area after acquiring  the recognized & registered status of a specialist. 

Considered as a plus

 fluent English language skills. Intermediate English language skills are required. 

Additional specialization

An additional specialist certificate in internal medicine or another related specialty is considered as a plus 

Research experience


On-call experience in internal medicine


Experience from working in an emergency department

Learn more about working in Sweden

Did we answer all your questions? If not, please contact us.

We are multilingual team, so we are able to help you in at least English, Greek & Spanish languages. Alternatively you can contact our matchmakers:

Alexia (GRE: +30 694 45 68328)

Marika (SPA: +34 654 07 1241)

      Ready for a jump in your career?

      We are looking for specialists who are passionate about teamwork and collaboration. If you're a passionate and skilled specialist looking for a rewarding career in the balance of the Nordics, we encourage you to apply today!  

      This recruitment is done in collaboration with Region Örebro län & BBi Nordics.
      The Swedish EURES Targeted Mobility Schemes project is funded by the European Commission.

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