Link Staff Co., Ltd.

Medical doctors

  • Permenant / Full-time
  • Contract

Updated: 2015/05/25

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Link Staff Co., Ltd was established in December, 1992. Since then, Link Staff has kept the 1st position of Medical career support market over 20 years. Our company has received recruiting requests from almost all the municipalities where need medical doctors. Link staff concluded that bringing in overseas doctors can be the only solution for this recent shortage of medical doctors. Link staff is the sole company that supports overseas doctors as well as Japanese doctors currently and closes around 50 matchings between overseas doctors and hospitals annually.


●Number of medical job openings 31,358
●Number of registered doctors 3,541
●Number of closed contracts 17,221
●Number of dispatched hospitals 8,999 (As of 2011)

Job Description

Job summary Medical services
Overseas doctor can work in Japan as a doctor.
There are two approaches to conducts medical services in Japan.
1.Obtain Japanese Medical License first, and work for a hospital in Japan. You are eligible to apply for permanent residency.
2.Apply for Advanced Medical Training System
Advanced Medical Training System enables overseas doctors to provide medical services in Japan. You don't need Japanese Medical License. Those who don't have Japanese Medical License cannot conduct any medical services in Japan but with a permission from Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, overseas doctors are allowed to work in hospitals in Japan under supervisory doctors.
Training period is two years (If you spend one year in your country after you finish the Advanced Training in Japan, you are eligible to apply for this system again.)
Therefore, you can learn Japanese medical techniques and can also be assured high standard of living as a medical doctor in Japan.
Job category Medical doctors
Number of participants indefinite
Job type Permenant / Full-time
Contract
Job details There are two approaches for overseas doctors to conducts medical services in Japan.
(1)1.Obtain Japanese Medical License first, and work for a hospital in Japan.
You are (5-year) medical college graduate: Preliminery test - National examination for medical practitioners - Japanese Medical License
2.You are (6-year) medical college graduate: National examination for medical practitioners - Japanese Medical License
After you obtain the Medical License, you take two-year-clinical training in a designated training hospital.

(2)2.Apply for Advanced Medical Training System
You have a Medical License in your country and meet Linguistics requirement (see Application requirements) and more than 5 years of experience of Western medicine. Then with a permission from Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, overseas doctors are allowed to work for 2 years in hospitals in Japan under supervisory doctors. If you spend one year in your country after you finish the Advanced Training in Japan, you are eligible to apply for this system again. Please don't hesitate to enquire us about anything.
Working country Japan
Working location Medical hospitals and institutions aroung Japan
Requirements Person who has a medical license in your country and those who:
1. pass the level of one of communication skills test
2nd degree of Japanese Proficiency Test or above
TOEFL score 510 and above
TOEIC score 615 and above
2. have more than 5 years of experience of Western medical practice.
*If you have equivalent experience of Chinise or Kampo medicines, please let us know.

Nationality Any nationality
Linguistic level
EnglishBusiness level
JapaneseBusiness level
Chinese
Other
Salary Once you obtain Japanese medical license, your annual pay will become 5million to 20million yen based on your experience in your country.
When you work as a Advanced Clinical trainee, you will receive 300,000 - 700,000 yen/ month (This payment is not your salary but living expense aid because you are on training).
Working hours 8:45 - 17:00 (including 1 hour)
Overtime work
Holiday/Vacation Saturday and other days (according to work circumstances).
End-year/ new year holiday
Allowance/Welfare B
onus payment depending on working hospital
Pay rise
Uniforms
Trainings
Working on holiday allowance, Overtime work allowance, Housing allowance
Full coverage of commuter's expenses
Employees' house (nonfree or free of charge)
Screening process 1. Fill out the required blanks on the application form
2. Our personal consultant contacts you and conducts consultation about your career, your desire and schedule.
3. Our personal consultant introduce you some medical institutions to match your requests. We take in charge of negociations.
4. After reconfirmation of the working conditions with consensus among all the parties, acceptance letter of the job will be made.
Method of application Please fill out the application form below.
Interview location Decide after consultation
Telephone number consulting-japan@linkstaff.co.jp
Remarks There was a strict condition to work in Japanese hospitals that you must possess Japanese medical license. However, in 2011, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced amendments of the law concerning the Exceptional Cases of the Medical Practitioners' Act, Article 17, on the Advanced Clinical Training of Foreign Medical Practitioners, etc. The Ministry opens the door for overseas doctors to work in Japan.
More hospitals has been changing. They used to have closed culture but recently have more global vew and start medical tourism. Many overseas doctors have visited Japan only for study and research in the past. We would like to offer other option like working in Japanese hospitals.
We would like to meet every doctor in person and hear your situation, requests and conditions if possible.
Our company suppots you to obtain Japanese medical license after you successfully join a hospital as an Advanced Clinical Trainee. Please contact us.

Company info

Company name Link Staff Co., Ltd.
Address 5&6th Floor, Akasaka daiichi Bld. Akasaka 4-9-17, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Access 5 minutes walk from exit A of Akatsaka-mitsuke station
8 minutes walk from exit 1a of Akasaka station
Telephone number 03-3401-8901
FAX 03-3401-8884
Homepage www.linkstaff.co.jp/
Contact Person Y.Tsutsumi Global solution Dept.
Ceo Yasuaki Sugita
Date of establishment December 1, 1992
Capital 30 million yen
Public stock offering private
Number of employees 230
Headquarter address 5&6th Floor, Akasaka daiichi Bld. Akasaka 4-9-17, Minato-ku, Tokyo
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