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Medical jobs in France

France is one of the biggest, most recognizable countries in Europe and perhaps in the entire world. People know everything about the must-see places and magnificent sights, but do we actually know how does the living look like there? It is actually not that bad, especially if it comes to the health department. There are changes to be made and France is constantly striving to achieve the best standards possible, but for the doctors working there, the conditions are pretty good. As the population expands and the expectations rise, France is looking for doctors to hire and young candidates from entire Europe are more than welcome. Would you consider working abroad as a doctor?

What are medical jobs available in France?

Although there are countries such as the UK that look for a specific group of specialists, France is one of those countries that seek for almost any specialist in the medical field as well as general practitioners and nurses. If you looked closely at vacancies currently hiring in France,  anesthesiology, gastroenterology, gastro surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, radiation oncology and oncology are only a few options that you could go for. There are also openings for child and adolescent psychiatry, medical rehabilitation, occupational medicine, and psychiatry, as well as aforementioned general practitioners. All in all, any professionals in the medical field are accepted in France. But what do you need to do to get a job?

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How does one go about finding a job in France?

Finding a medical job in France is not actually that difficult. With salaries starting well above 5,000 euros per month and quite good living conditions, the only thing you need to worry about is your language skills and education. Going to France, you must be prepared to learn fluent French. Whereas some countries expect you to learn and use English as your support in the meantime, French people are not so welcoming in that sense. They like their own language and even if they understand you in English, they will reply in French. No need to worry, though – French is actually quite easy to get a hang of and if you decide to look for a job via an employment agency, they will surely hook you up with some training courses to perfect your language skills. Agencies are, by the way, one of the best methods of looking for a medical job abroad. With their connections, they are able to find you a vacancy that would not have been available if you looked at yourself.


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