Specialist in clinical neurophysiology or neurology
|Arbetsplats||Verksamhetsområdet klinisk neurofysiologi, neurokirurgi, neurologi|
With 8,600 employees, 900 beds and extensive care Uppsala University Hospital is one of Sweden’s leading hospitals. Apart from the role as county hospital, we provide a region of more than two million people with highly specialized care.
We offer you a specialized job position in a stimulating environment with engaged colleagues.
The position as consultant/specialist physician in clinical neurophysiology involves performing and interpreting neurophysiological examinations and actively contributing to the clinic's method development. As consultant/specialist physician, you are responsible for conducting and interpreting neurophysiological methods, including neurography, EMG, EEG, intensive care EEG (CFM) and sleep investigations including MSLT. You will actively participate in the clinic's method development and conduct your own research / development work that contributes to the clinical neurophysiology of the future. Furthermore, teaching of ST doctors and medical students is included. As a consultant in neurophysiology, you will provide modern and efficient clinical neurophysiology services at Uppsala University Hospital.
Our department provides most examinations in clinical neurophysiology, including EEG, long-term EEG monitoring and video telemetry, intensive care EEG (CFM), neve conduction studies (including repetitive nerve stimulation etc), electromyography (EMG; including single-fiber EMG) and evoked potentials. In our department, non-invasive recordings of EEGs and nerve conduction studies are performed by our highly qualified technicians. Consultants/specialists in clinical neurophysiology design, interpret and report the investigations undertaken in addition to performing needle-EMG studies. Our consultants are on call for CFM monitoring analysis during weekends (9-18).
Teaching and research in collaboration with Uppsala University is highly encouraged.
Uppsala University hospital and the department
Uppsala University Hospital offers advanced healthcare, research and education in close collaboration with Uppsala University, founded in 1477. The hospital is part of the Uppsala-Örebro healthcare region with a population of about two million. The hospital is centrally located in Uppsala, next to the botanical garden, castle, city park and the University Campus.
The Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery offers highly specialized diagnostic evaluations to patients with suspected neuromuscular disorders, brain trauma and epilepsy.
The subdivision of clinical neurophysiology has a worldwide reputation as being the founder of several important methods, including single-fiber electromyography and microneurography. Our staff consists of 9 consultant/specialist physicians, 3 resident physicians, three medical administrators and a large group of highly qualified neurophysiology technicians. We also serve the satellite labs in the county hospitals of Västerås, Gävle, Karlstad, Falun and Eskilstuna with interpretations of recordings.
Specialist qualification in clinical neurophysiology is a formal requirement. However, candidates with a specialist qualification in neurology and documented skills in clinical neurophysiology abroad are also encouraged to apply. Academic degree (MSc/PhD) is a merit.
To obtain a license to practice as a specialist by the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen) it is necessary to have skills in Swedish at Level C1 in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (or have the equivalent proficiency in Nowegian or Danish). In addition, a good knowledge of English is required.