Becoming a nurse at HUS
In nursing at HUS, you will get interesting and unique tasks, as we have centralized responsibility for the treatment of rare diseases. Come and further your career as a nursing professional at HUS.
Career paths for a nurse at HUS
HUS is Finland’s largest healthcare operator, and the majority of HUS employees are nurses. This means that there is a huge number of varying tasks available for nursing professionals within HUS.
A typical career path for a nurse may take them to become a nurse manager or nurse director, but there are other opportunities as well: for example, those interested in developing staff competence may apply for teaching positions in nursing. On the other hand, you can also develop your skills by working in different units during your career, and there are plenty of units to choose from at HUS due to its large size. You will also be able to develop as a professional through various further training provided.
Internships for social and health care students at HUS
Social and health care students get to train what they have learned in practice in the different HUS units. An internship is a great opportunity to try out what it’s like to work in a specialty that interests you! During your internship, you will be supported by clinical teachers and supportive colleagues. Some students also get job opportunities through internships.
As a student, you can apply for substitute nursing positions when you have 140 ECTS credits. For more information on applying for practical training in the field of social welfare and health care, contact your educational institution.
What is the working atmosphere like at HUS?
Even in a large hospital, colleagues can be found nearby, as the units work together with a multidisciplinary team. The importance of a work community cannot be overemphasized, which is why the ward team coaches, for example, invest in orientation and team moments with a leisurely cup of coffee together to develop the team spirit.
On-demand work at HUS
You can work at temporary on-demand jobs at HUS through Seure. After applying, you can start working on-demand shifts at HUS in just a couple of weeks.
On-demand work can suit you well if you want to increase your professional skills. On-demand shifts take place in varying work environments and teams, where you gain valuable experience in different types of situations. Working occasional shifts is also well suited if you want to work at your own pace alongside studies, family leave, or another job in order to earn extra income.