Primary Health Care Center Lyckorna

Region Östergötland is the main health care provider in Östergötland county with approximately 14000 employees, 11600 of which in healthcare. Three hospitals and 43 primary care centres are available for the general population, as well as 40 public dental clinics. The university hospital in Linköping serves the south-eastern part of Sweden with 1.2 million inhabitants.

Our mission is to provide excellent care to all our inhabitants. We collaborate closely with Linköping University, one of Sweden´s leading research institutes in healthcare, life science and education. Both Region Östergötland and Linköping University are top ranking in the national level of education and as providers of health care. Our departments offer good opportunities for your professional development.

The region offers a broad range of leisure activities with a stunning countryside, rivers, lakes and the Baltic Sea, as well as a rich cultural life. Here you find direct connections to the cities of Stockholm, Amsterdam and Copenhagen, and four international airports within one hour of travel.

Job description

We are looking for General medicine specialists for our primary care center Lyckorna in Motala.

At our primary care centers we work in multi-professional teams to provide the best healthcare for our patients. By having a close collaboration between different professions we can give high quality care and at the same time contribute with skills development for all employees.

Working as a General practitioner in Sweden requires a knowledge of diagnostics and treatment of health problem in all ages. Training and supervision of medical students at all education levels, from undergraduate to specialist training and with students in other health care professions is an important task for our senior specialist. Swedish primary health care applies knowledge-based care, which requires continuous ability development, where methods shown to be less effective are replaced with better ones.

An important part of the general medicine specialist´s work is systematic quality development and selftraining based on their operations requirements.


Registered medical license within the EU/EEA

Registered license as a General medicine specialist

Basic computer skills

English and Swedish language skills

Personal characteristics

You have a positive attitude, a good cooperative ability and can handle different situations in a constructive way. You enjoy working in teams with different professions and are good at communication with patients, colleagues and other clinics and functions.

Terms of employment

Before moving to Sweden you need to reach a certain level in the Swedish language and have your medical training recognized by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare

The employment will start with a trial period, combined with further language studies. If the trial period will be proved satisfactory and you demonstrate required skills recognized by the County Council of Östergötland, it will automatically turn into a permanent employment.

All contracts follow local and national collective agreements. Salary is set individually depending on your qualification and experience.

Support during recruitment process

You will receive continuous information and support from the International Office in Region Östergötland, regarding relocation, establishment and language education.

If you are an EU/EEA citizen you may be eligible for support from EURES Targeted Mobility Scheme, an EU mobility scheme with the aim to increase mobility of workers and match those to employers with shortages in EU.

You are welcome to read more about your employee benefits here.

Welcome with your application in our digital application system. If you are in need of technical support regarding your registration in teh recruitment system you are welcome to contact our Customer Service at +4610-103 60 00 (touchtone 3) during office hours (08:00 – 17:00 mon – fri).

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Upon agreement
Salary Upon agreement
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Motala
County Östergötlands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2023/519
  • HR consultant, Sofie Skärström,
  • Operation manager, Lisa Bergander,
Published 06.Mar.2023
Last application date 31.Aug.2023 11:59 PM CEST

Return to job vacancies