Why work at USZ?

Why are we the right place for you to work? What can you expect at the USZ? Our daily work is characterized by three characteristics: a multifaceted hospital, varied personal and professional development opportunities and an innovative environment.


Our employees are the hands, heart, head and soul of our hospital. Approximately 8,400 employees from 87 countries work in 120 different professions at our 43 clinics. They are committed to achieving a joint objective: the well-being of our patients.

Are you ready for our diversity?

Education and development

Together with other educational institutions, we educate 700 apprentices and students per year. Experts can embark on a specialist, management or educational career and are trained accordingly at our in-house training center.

Are you ready to reach more?


A state-of-the-art outpatient healthcare center at Zurich Airport, the most progressive logistics center in the Swiss healthcare sector, the construction of a new university district together with the ETH and the University of Zurich – innovation is not something which only takes place in our research activities.

Are you ready to experience your innovation?

Other benefits of working at the USZ

Our employees give their all for our patients. Thanks to varied offers and special conditions, we help them to stay healthy and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

  • Almost half of our employees work part-time.
  • 50% of their work can be done from home, whenever their daily professional duties permit this.
  • Mothers are entitled to at least six months’ maternity leave (on their full salary for 16 weeks), and fathers are entitled to at least two months’ paternity leave (on their full salary for two weeks).
  • An in-house Day Care Center in five locations on campus relieves the burden on parents who work for us.
  • With the ZVV BonusPass or a contribution towards a GA Travelcard, our employees enjoy low-cost travel on public transport.
  • Cell phone contracts offering special rates are available to all employees and their relatives.
  • We encourage employees to engage in sports in their free time by offering them subsidized sports membership with ASVZ.
  • In case of any health problems, our Health Management offers support in the form of personal consulting and courses.
  • We pay 60% of our employees’ pension fund contributions and can offer them special supplementary insurance conditions.

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