We offer meaningful and stimulating work – every day

Working for Kalmar County Council means contributing to the health and life of all citizens in our county.

Our 7 000 employees deliver high quality services in many different areas such as health and medical care, dental care, public transportation, education and cultural events; all with a shared goal – to provide a healthier, safer and richer life for everyone in our county.

Our employees are our greatest asset

Being employed at Kalmar County Council means getting to work for an organization who regularly produces among the top primary care results in Sweden – both in national comparisons and national patient surveys – all while surrounding yourself with talented, motivated coworkers who have fun at work.

Our organization is dependent on highly skilled people of various professions and we are always looking for educated, motivated people to join our team.

At the moment we have openings for:

  • Nurse Practitioner (Hospital)

    We offer you

    This job allows for personal growth by actively contributing to the success of our operations. Here you get to work with competent, committed coworkers who take pride in their work and share a passion for delivering quality care. Great results are achieved by using innovative methods and making small quality improvements every day. Our operations include the county's three hospitals, each with several specialties and specialized care clinics.

    We are looking for

    Licensed Nurse practitioner

    Your new workplace

    Our hospitals are located in Kalmar, Oskarshamn and Västervik. With great dedication, competence and high level of specialization, we offer quality and safety in health care to all citizens of our county. All three hospitals host modern facilities in central locations.

    Apply by sending your CV to Diana Höglund

  • Psychiatric Nurse practitioner

    We offer you

    We offer you exciting challenges and great possibilities in inpatient, outpatient, forensic as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. With locations all across the county and the possibility to treat patients of all ages and diagnoses, you should have no trouble finding a workplace that is right for you.

    We are looking for

    Licensed Nurse/Psychiatric Nurse practitioner

    Your new workplace

    Kalmar County Council's psychiatry division offers specialist psychiatry to all citizens in the county. We always put patients first and strive for quality improvements in our operations every single day. The focus of this department is specialist psychiatry at the forefront.

    Apply by sending your CV to Anna Nilsson

  • General Practitioner (Primary care)

    We offer you

    As primary care physician, you are the initial point of contact between our patients and the health care system. Your patients will be of all ages with various symptoms and ailments; some urgent, others of more preventative nature. We value good patient relationships based on continuity as well as your ability to see and treat the whole person.

    You will have the opportunity to consult with coworkers and other specialists, making sure your patients receive the care they need. When necessary, you will refer to a specialist or other appropriate care options.

    Our health clinics are located in rural as well as urban settings, all with their own unique set of possibilities and challenges. We are convinced that one of these health clinics is the right fit for you.

    We are looking for

    General Practitioner/Licensed Physician

    Your new workplace

    Kalmar County Council's primary care division offers primary care to all citizens in our county. We always put patients first and strive for quality improvements in our operations every single day. The focus of this department is family medicine and health promotion.

    Apply by sending your CV to Rebecca Denckert

  • Psychiatrist

    We offer you

    We offer you exciting challenges and great possibilities in inpatient, outpatient, forensic as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. With locations all over the county and the possibility to treat patients of all ages and diagnoses, you should have no trouble finding a workplace that is right for you.

    We are looking for

    Psychiatrist/Licensed Physician

    Your new workplace

    Kalmar County Council's psychiatry division offers specialist psychiatry to all citizens in the county. We always put patients first and strive for quality improvements in our operations every single day. The focus of this department is specialist psychiatry at the forefront.

    Apply by sending your CV to Anna Nilsson

  • Specialized Physician

    We offer you

    This job allows for personal growth by actively contributing to the success of our operations. Here you get to work with competent, committed coworkers who take pride in their work and share a passion for delivering quality care. Great results are achieved by using innovative methods and making small quality improvements every day. Our operations include the county's three hospitals, each with several specialties and specialized care clinics.

    We are looking for

    Specialized Physician/Licensed Physician

    Your new workplace

    Our hospitals are located in Kalmar, Oskarshamn and Västervik. With great dedication, competence and high level of specialization, we offer quality and safety in health care to all citizens of our county. All three hospitals host modern facilities in central locations.

    Apply by sending your CV to Diana Höglund

  • Dentist

    We offer you

    We offer you a stimulating and challenging work in a successful and value-based organization. We believe in goal-oriented clinics with high levels of freedom led by competent and committed employees. With us, you will work with children as well as adults and the health aspect is central.

    As a new employee you participate in a comprehensive introductory program, which means that you get a good insight into the organization as well as the opportunity to create networks with colleagues around the county. If you are newly graduated, you will be given supervision so that you can grow into your occupational role. At the same time we are responsive to new knowledge and you have good opportunities to influence your work and your development.

    We are looking for

    Licensed Dentist

    Our work places

    We have clinics spread throughout the county and specialist dental care in the three coastal cities of Kalmar, Oskarshamn and Västervik. Our organization consists of 400 employees with a clear focus on health-oriented dental care based on a wide range of skills.

    Apply by sending your CV to Emilia Karlsson

  • Psychologist

    We offer you

    We offer you meaningful and stimulating work in close collaboration with other professions in order to promote and improve mental health of all citizens in our county. Tasks include investigating, assessing and treating patients of all ages and diagnoses, both in primary care and psychiatric care.

    We are looking for

    Licensed Psychologist

    Your new workplace

    Kalmar County Council's psychiatry division offers specialist psychiatry to all citizens in the county. We always put patients first and strive for quality improvements in our operations every single day. The focus of this department is health promotion and specialist psychiatry at the forefront.

    Kalmar County Council's primary care division offers primary care to all citizens in our county. We always put patients first and strive for quality improvements in our operations every single day. The focus of this department is family medicine and health promotion.

    Apply by sending your CV to Anna Nilsson

Living and working in Sweden

  • Licence to practise

    Working within healthcare is regulated through legislation and requires a license to practice in Sweden. You can apply for a license at The Swedish National board of Health and Welfare,digitally or by post.

    You will need:

    • Certified copy of valid passport
    • Certified copy of diploma or certificate showing your language skills
    • An account statement that shows you paid the application fee (700 SEK)
    • Copy and translation of your diploma
    • Document showing name change (if relevant)
    • Certificate of Good Standing or Certificate of Current Professional Status

    You can at the same time apply for permission to use the title of specialized nurse. In addition to the other documents you submit:

    • A certificate if your specialist training
    • A certificate showing your level of education
    • A document that describe the courses you completed
  • Learning Swedish

    There are many ways to learn the Swedish language and you could start learning from home. There are several options for doing crash courses online. Studyinsweden is an official resource on studying in Sweden. Here you´ll find everything you need to know on how to learn Swedish.

    When you get employed with us, you receive a language contribution of SEK 30,000.

    To receive an employment in Sweden's healthcare system you will need to reach a level of C1- Effective operational proficiency or advanced.

    There are three broad divisions:

    • A1, A2 - Basic user
    • B1, B2- Independent user
    • C1 - Proficient user