In Vikna Municipality there are 4 positions for general practitioners, of which 3 are located at the community health clinic. At the present time these positions are fixed salary jobs, but establishment of private practice can also be considered. The nearest hospital is located in Namsos, about 2-hour drive from Rørvik. The regional ambulance station is also located in Rørvik.
Vikna municipality has currently 2 positions available for community physicians:
Working as a community doctor for Vikna includes:
-Doctor / general practitioner for about 1200 patients.
-Supervision of 42 patients at nursing home
-Emergency care (8-way rotation together with Nærøy municipality)
-Participating in internal teaching at the office
-Office facilities are located in the same complex as the health clinic, midwife service, nursing home and physical therapy center. Doctors are Assistance from experienced and friendly support staff at the clinic including 2 medical secretaries and 1 laboratory nurse.
-Social and professional meetings with other doctors in the region
-Support in working towards specialization as desired.
-Guidance in various EEA regulations as needed.
-Fixed salary according to agreement with a minimum of NOK 700 000, - per year. Setting up private practice can also be considered.
-Assistance with moving expenses - up to NOK 20 000, -.
-The municipality will also assist in finding suitable housing.
-Applicants can also be asked to an interview in Rørvik. Vikna Municipality will pay travel and accommodation costs.
-Norwegian certification as a physician. Vikna municipality will also assist in the necessary Norwegian language training for the chosen candidates.
For questions about medical positions, contact:
Chief municipal physician Havard Avelsgaard - tel +47 74 39 33 30 or email haavard.avelsgaard @ vikna.kommune.no
Health and social services director Bjørnar Tollefsen-tel +47 45 02 74 60 or email
bjornar.tollefsen @ vikna.kommune.no
Written applications with CV, documented copies of previous service, and certification/license to:
c/o Chief Administrative Officer
Box 133, Sentrum
7901 Rørvik, Norway
For more information about Vikna municipality see www.vikna.kommune.no.