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Working on the musculoskeletal system

At the Balgrist, you work for a university centre of competence that is an international leader in the treatment of injuries to the musculoskeletal system. All the different disciplines are brought together under one roof here, allowing our patients to benefit from a holistic treatment programme.

  • We’re highly specialised, so we can successfully treat patients with complex problems and guarantee high quality.
  • Progress based on research: We undertake research and teaching assignments on behalf of the University in order to set new standards for the future in orthopedic and paraplegic care.
  • Here, you’re part of a network: we work closely with our partner institutions, Zurich Children’s Hospital and the University Hospital of Zurich. In our research activities, we cooperate with the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich.


If you have any questions, we will gladly be at your disposal.

Balgrist University Hospital
Human Resources
Forchstrasse 340
8008 Zürich

+41 44 386 11 11

Unsolicited application

Please note that we are happy to process applications by post, but do not return them for administrative reasons.


If you would like to help shape the future of Balgrist University Hospital, come and get to know us better. We seek committed people who'll put their knowledge to use on a daily basis here. We look forward to receiving an application from you.

The benefits for you

Working at the Balgrist allows you to take advantage of attractive benefits and privileges. You’ll find flexible working hours, generous catering provision and attractive opportunities for advanced training.

We offer training

Balgrist University Hospital offers young people the possibility of primary or secondary vocational training for various lengths of time in a wide variety of occupations.

1100 dedicated employees

Balgrist University Hospital upholds an innovative business culture and is of a manageable size. If you enjoy communicating directly, you’ll find that’s perfectly possible at the Balgrist. We look beyond our own horizons and provide each other with mutual support. Our day-to-day work is extremely varied and leaves us plenty of room to shape our own activities.

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If you have any questions or suggestions about the Careers page or about your application, please contact the Human Resources department and we will be very happy to help.

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