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Job offer for Consultant specialised in Gastroenterology, Norway
Norway officially the Kingdom of Norway is a Scandinavian unitary constitutional monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Jan Mayen, the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island. Norway has a total area of 385,252 square kilometres (148,747 sq. mi) and a population of 5,109,059 people.
The country shares a long eastern border with Sweden(1,619 km or 1,006 mi long), which is the longest uninterrupted border within both Scandinavia & Europe at large. Norway is bordered by Finland and Russia to the north-east, and the Skagerrak Strait to the south, with Denmark on the other side. It shares maritime borders with Russia by the Barents Sea; Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland by the Norwegian Sea; and Sweden, Denmark, and the United Kingdom by the North Sea. Norway's extensive coastline, facing the North Atlantic Ocean and the Barents Sea, is laced with fjords, a renowned part of its landscape.
The capital city Oslo is the largest in the nation, with a population of 630,000. Norway has extensive reserves of petroleum, natural gas, minerals, lumber, seafood, fresh water, and hydropower.
Norway is a unitary parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. It is a unitary state with administrative subdivisions on two levels known as counties (fylke) and municipalities (kommuner).
Although having rejected European Union membership in two referenda, Norway maintains close ties with the union and its member countries.
Norway has the fourth-highest per capita income in the world. The country maintains a Nordic welfare model with universal health care, subsidized higher education, and a comprehensive social security system. From 2001 to 2006, and then again from 2009 through 2011, Norway has had the highest human development index ranking in the world. In 2011, Norway also ranked the highest on the Democracy Index.
The employer is a health trust consisting of hospitals units in three locations.
The three local hospitals together have approx. 1250 full-time positions, and cover an area of 77 000 inhabitants.
There is an Internal Medicine unit with noninvasive cardiology, pulmonary diseases diagnostics, gastroenterology, neurological daycare, hemodialysis unit and a daycare unit. There are 16 beds at present and 4 beds in a combined intensive care/observation unit. The department has a good and active academic environment with a large outpatient activity.
The department has a modern and well-equipped endoscopic unit including capsule endoscopy and is approved as an educational institution.
There are on-call duties and teaching responsibilities to the position.
- Specialist title in gastroenterology and internal medicine from the European Union
- EU citizenship or long-term residence permit in the EU
- Availability to complete the Norwegian intensive course
- Permanent contract after a six-month trial period
- Salary starting from 5000 euro net per month. Duties will be paid apart
- Training courses within working hours
- Help to find: apartment, school and kindergarten
- Invitation to study tour to Norway after a first interview, to learn more about the region and the work environment
- Assistance with removal and relocation costs
- Intensive Norwegian course, also for the family
- Remuneration during the Norwegian language course of 700€ monthly net, a supplement for children of a 70€ monthly net, free apartment and travel costs for the family
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