H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria’s Children’s and Youth Hospital, Linköping University Hospital

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 a pediatrician interested in general pediatrics. Within our clinic there are  also possibilities to specialize in any additional area of pediatrics.

At H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria’s Children’s and Youth Hospital, part of Linköping University Hospital, children and young people between the ages of 0-18 are treated for both medical and surgical illnesses.  At our hospital, research and development work is a high priority, and we all work together with the goal of giving children and young people the best possible care and attention.

Our clinic offers all areas of pediatrics, and we are highly specialized in oncology and neonatology. There are possibilities to work in out-patient departments at two different sites and/ or in in-patient care in our 4 wards in the hospital.

You will work in an environment characterized by joy, responsibility and respect, where family-centered care and teamwork is central. We work actively to participate in clinical studies. There are good conditions for conducting research within the framework of the service.


Registered medical license within the EU/EEA
Registered physician with specialist competence in pediatric and neonatology
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. You are responsive and attentive to other people's views, skills and achievements. Your ability to act calmly and controlled is high, and you have a positive and professional approach in your work where family-centered care is the focus.

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 https://legitimation.socialstyrelsen.se/en/licence-application/.

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.  https://arbetsformedlingen.se/other-languages/english-engelska/eures-targeted-mobility-scheme

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).

For more information regarding this recruitment contact:

Carin Widén, Medically responsible / Medical director, Neonatal ICU

Catrin Furuhjelm, Operations manager

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde Enligt överenskommelse
Löneform Enligt överenskommelse
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Linköping
Län Östergötlands län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2023/501
  • Medical Director Carin Widén, carin.widen@regionostergotland.se
  • Operations Manager, Catrin Furuhjelm, catrin.furuhjelm@regionostergotland.se
Publicerat 2023-03-06
Sista ansökningsdag 2023-08-31

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