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With more than 8,600 employees, we are one of the largest employers in the county.

Region Värmland is responsible for all of the county of Värmland's publicly funded regional development, health care, culture, education and public transport. Region Värmland employs close to 8 600 people, all of us aiming to give residents the best possible quality of life. We want you to have access to good health care, education, cultural activities, public transport, and infrastructure. We also strive to make our region attractive and competitive.

We are recruiting 

Region Värmland like many other countys in Sweden, has a high demand of physicians and nurses. Right now we are looking for new staff in various fields. We are constantly recruiting people nationally and internationally. Every year we travel abroad to visit and exhibit events and fairs to share information about our available healthcare jobs. 

Medical specialists within various fields

Region Värmland runs three hospitals; Karlstad, Arvika and Torsby, with a variety of specialist clinics. Totally we employ approximately 700 doctors, 2 200 nurses and 1 200 nursing assistants. Region Värmland recruits medical specialists within various fields. We operate 30 local healthcare centres that include maternity care and children’s healthcare services as well as many other specialist clinics.

Good experiences from recruiting from other countries

Our recruitment group, which is responsible for the recruitment of foreign physicians, started it´s work in a more systematically manner 2011. Since then we have built up competence about laws and regulations concerning migration and authorization of doctors from abroad, educational demands that have to be met, conditions for good introduction, integration and many other things.

We also work as advisers to clinics and departments and coordinate the activities necessary for both the applicant and other actors in the recruitment process.

Interested in working with us?

If you have any questions you are welcome to send us an email at rekrytering.utland@regionvarmland.se.

From urban Germany to rural Torsby


Andrea Wassenberg was born and raised in Germany, where she also became a psychologist. Read her story here.

About Region Värmland

Region Värmlands aim is to give residents of Värmland the best possible quality of life. Read more about us.

About Värmland

Värmland borders to Norway, Oslo is only 100 km away from the national boundary, whilst Stockholm is 250 km from the county’s eastern boundary. Värmland is a county based on water. It has a total of 11 118 lakes and rivers, with the huge inland sea Lake Vänern to the south. 

Read more about Värmland

New in Värmland - we can offer relocation service

Are you moving to Värmland from another part of Sweden or from abroad? We can help you and your family get in contact with housing providers, employment agencies, schools, childcare services from the the company Ny i Värmland.

Read more about the company Ny i Värmland

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