Consultant or staff specialist in pulmonary diseases for Nykøbing F. Hospital.



If you are seeking new challenges and want to make a difference, then we are looking for a consultant/staff specialist in pulmonary diseases for the Department of Internal Medicine at Nykøbing Falster Hospital.

We are looking for an interested medical specialist who wants to work with general pulmonary medicine, principally ward rounds, but probably in the outpatient clinic once a week by agreement as well. It is possible to be a part of the back-up on-call team.

About the Pulmonary Medical Unit

The Pulmonary Medical Unit handles tasks at main function level for a large catchment area (150,000 residents) and has a high level of outpatient activity. We are continually trying to improve and bring in new treatment options.

The department has 20 beds (soon to be 29) and an outpatient clinic closely associated with the inpatient ward.

In the inpatient ward, we have NIV, percutaneous CO2 monitoring and mobile ultrasound equipment, and we also insert chest tubes. The outpatient clinic includes spirometry, pulmonary plethysmograph (body box), lung diffusion capacity measurement, mannitol, methacholine, NO measurement, etc.We perform bronchoscopies on intensive-care patients.

We have a visiting nurse function for providing oxygen therapy and NIV at home. We also diagnose, treat and track down the source of infection in TB patients.

At present, the department has three specialists in pulmonary medicine. The department is classified as a main function unit (HFE) in the continuing internal medicine training programme: pulmonary medicine.

We are part of a large department of internal medicine with excellent interdisciplinary cooperation. Besides pulmonary medicine, the following specialisations are represented: cardiology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, nephrology and geriatrics.

About Nykøbing F. Hospital

The hospital has approximately 268 beds and approx. 1,550 employees, who do their utmost to care for our patients every day. Each year, we have approximately 35,000 admissions, 30,000 of which relate to acute care, in addition to approx. 71,000 outpatient visits.

We are an attractive workplace which places high value on continuous development and professionalism, and we consider research to be a prioritised aspect of our interdisciplinary cooperation across departments. We conduct our research in collaboration with other research institutions in Denmark and with researchers from across the country and abroad. From a managerial perspective, we consider high employee involvement and opportunities for personal and professional competency development highly important. At the same time, we also expect our employees to take responsibility for their own development.

The hospital offers treatments within the following areas:

  • Surgery (acute illnesses in the stomach and intestines, gallstones, hernias, haemorrhoids, appendicitis and ileus). In addition, we also provide outpatient endoscopic examinations.
  • Orthopaedic surgery (hips, knees, shoulders, amputations, etc.).
  • Medical illnesses (diseases in the heart, stomach, intestines, liver, lungs, hormones and metabolism, kidneys, blood clots or bleeding in the brain and age-related diseases)
  • Conditions affecting women, pregnancy and childbirth (obstetric aid, maternity care, nuchal translucency and anomaly scans, as well as diseases of the reproductive organs).
  • Diseases affecting children and young people (treatment of illnesses in 0 to 18-year-olds and in new-borns).
  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy (rehabilitation).

Why choose Denmark

You will be a part of an informal and professional work environment and you will have the opportunity to influence how you would like your future in the department to plan out. The Danish work place culture is informal and has a flat hierarchy, a 37-hour working week and an attractive salary and pension scheme. In addition, Region Zealand offers a great range of leisure and accommodation facilities as well as good schools.

Benefits for you and your family if you choose a career at Region Zealand:

  • A professional and inspirational work environment
  • Opportunities for training and professional growth
  • Good research opportunities - national and international
  • Good quality of life for families

Facts about Region Zealand

Region Zealand is one of the five regions in Denmark and is geographically spread across 17 municipalities. It covers a geography of 7.200 square kilometers and has more than 800.000 citizens.

Region Zealand has six hospitals spread across the region. Region Zealand is attractive for medical specialists located in Germany and Holland because of the short drive or flight to the Region, which makes it possible to commute to the region or frequently drive home for a visit.

Application procedure

Please send your application to . Please note that we only accept application from EU citizens because of the authorization process.


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