Jobs & Career

Our employees are the hands, heart, mind and soul of our hospital. Thanks to their daily work, the University Hospital Zurich is one of the most important hospitals in Switzerland. Thanks to their daily work, the University Hospital Zurich is one of the most important hospitals in Switzerland.

As one of the largest employers in Zurich, we want to offer our employees an exciting workplace where they can develop professionally and personally. Around 8’400 employees from 87 nations work at the University Hospital Zurich. We are proud of the diversity of our colleagues and the top performance they provide for our patients every day. Become part of our team! We are happy! Become part of our team! We are looking forward!

Frequently asked questions

We only accept applications submitted directly via our recruitment tool. This enables us to guarantee that your application will be processed efficiently. Dossiers which are submitted by post can unfortunately not be considered for the above-mentioned reason. If mentioned in the advertisement, we also accept application by e-mail in exceptional cases.

If you already have a registered profile, you cannot apply for the same job again with the same mail address. Please log in with your password. If you have forgotten your password, please click “Forgot password”. A password reset will be sent to your email address. Please contact us if you can’t remember the registered email address.

A complete application helps us to process your documents quicker. Therefore, we welcome you to add the following documents to your application file:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Diplomas/degrees and certificates
  • References

For foreign applicants we need a copy of your residence permit and a diploma certificate (if available).

You can create a job newsletter according to your individual criteria. This way you will be informed immediately about newly published jobs in your area of interest.

Open positions

Feel free to apply for multiple positions. Your documents will be reviewed by different departments. For this reason, you may be invited for multiple interviews.

For some professions, we accept your spontaneous application via the Quick Application – USZ form. The application process for this unsolicited application is identical to that for applications for open positions.

To the quick application

EU and EFTA nationals are entitled to live and work in Switzerland under the Agreement on the free movement of persons. Special regulations apply to Bulgarian, Romanian and Croatian nationals. EU/EFTA citizens: Living and working in Switzerland (

Citizens of non-EU/non-EFTA countries are subject to a permit procedure. More information

Please note that you generally need very good German language skills (at least B2 language level according to the German Goethe Institute) to work for us. In addition, recognition of foreign diplomas is required for specific health professions.

After you have completed your application process for a job, you cannot attach any additional documents. To do so, please contact the responsible person from Recruitment who is in charge of the position (see job advertisement).

Please withdraw your application through our recruitment tool.

You can always reapply online for another position with us.

Open positions

Quick application

Do you work in nursing, a medical-technical or a medical-therapeutic profession? Then you can submit a spontaneous application here with just a few clicks!

Apply now (in German)