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Our careers

We employ 1,200 staff across 100 different professions.

Please find below more information about some careers within our hospital or roles that are directly related to our patients.

Nursing assistant/Health care assistant

Your role

Work alongside nurses to deliver preventive, hygiene, support, interpersonal and educational care with regard to health in order to maintain or restore the quality of life, well-being and independence of patients.

Why choose La Tour?

At Hôpital de La Tour, nursing assistants work closely with nurses and form an important link in building relationships with patients. We offer all our health care assistants extensive continuing professional development opportunities, such as professional development certification in catering and hospital services, recognised by the department of education in the canton of Geneva.

Cook

Your role

Carry out food preparation in line with special dietary and medical requirements and ensure the packaging, storage and distribution of this food while complying with food hygiene regulations (for example, using HACCP to manage food safety hazards), operating procedures and quantities ordered.

Why choose La Tour? 

Food is a key element in the care process and can be a defining feature in the quality of life of patients during their stay and recovery. The incredibly skilled and creative catering team at La Tour works closely with nutritionists in order to play an important role in looking after the well-being of patients. Patient interaction is crucial and members of our catering team often discuss menus directly with our patients.

Receptionist

Your role

Greet patients, their loved ones and any other visitors. Provide guidance in both French and English. Deal with special requests from patients and their loved ones. Manage phone calls and enter patient admission data into different IT systems.

Why choose La Tour?

Competent patient care begins and ends with receptionists. They have a considerable impact on patient relationships and leave a lasting impression. Receptionists also need to be able to reassure patients and be attentive, sensitive and compassionate.

 

Nurse

Your role

Assess the health status of patients and analyse care situations. Develop, define and arrange personalised care plans. Deliver preventive, curative and palliative care in order to promote, maintain and restore health.

Why choose La Tour?

Nursing is not just about treating patients, it is about caring for them too, and this belief and passion drives our nurses on a daily basis and ensures they provide patients with all the care and support they need. Nurses play a key role in the medical team as well as the comprehensive care of patients by a multidisciplinary team. Commitment and compassion towards patients, as well as a calling for one of the most moving and rewarding careers there is, are all essential for nursing.

Physiotherapist

Your role

Develop diagnoses and care objectives based on physiotherapy. Deliver rehabilitation care by using manual techniques or equipment in order to treat patients or to help maintain or improve their physical, mental and social health.

Why choose La Tour?

Our physiotherapy department and sports medicine centre provide comprehensive care for both inpatients and outpatients. La Tour is proud to be a fully accredited Swiss Olympic Medical Center and we are renowned for providing elite athletes, as well as people who enjoy sport and exercise, with the highest levels of expertise and experience in sports medicine.

Midwife

Your role

Advise, assist and support women during their pregnancy, labour and delivery while working closely with medical teams. Deliver care to newborns and their mothers. Support and guide couples by preparing them for the arrival of their baby and parenthood. A midwife’s scope of practice starts with conception and ends with postpartum follow-up care to ensure new mothers are healthy and ready for life with their new baby.

Why choose La Tour?

The care team in the maternity unit at La Tour is made up of midwives, nurses, maternity nurses and nursing assistants who are all highly-specialised in ensuring patients receive the highest standards of care during pregnancy, labour and delivery.  Babies born at La Tour are affectionately known as ‘latouriens’ and our experienced midwives are now caring for young mothers and mothers-to-be who they once looked after as babies.

Biomedical equipment technician

Your role

Maintain, service and install biomedical equipment and devices. Work can also involve medical gas systems and equipment.

Why choose La Tour?

Biomedical equipment technicians at La Tour play a key interdisciplinary role since they ensure that all biomedical equipment and devices, needed for doctors, nurses and health care staff to deliver appropriate care, are available and working correctly. As a result, biomedical equipment technicians are instrumental in the technical aspects of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment follow-up care.

Radiographer

Your role

Perform techniques relating to medical imaging, nuclear medicine, function tests and radiotherapy that contribute to prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment as well as research.

Why choose La Tour?

Medical imaging examinations can be stressful for patients. Radiographers are not only required to accurately perform examinations, but they also are expected to offer support and reassurance to patients. Our technical facilities are fully equipped with the latest generation of medical equipment. As a result, radiographers can perform SPECT-CT and PET-CT scans in nuclear medicine as well as incredibly detailed three-dimensional MRI and ultrasound scans featuring ‘anatomical intelligence’ and even powerful linear particle accelerator technology. The versatility of examinations available at La Tour gives our radiographers the opportunity to specialise in different fields and equipment.

Surgical technician & Scrub nurse

Your role

Coordinate and deliver care as well as organise and perform tasks with regard to procedures for patients undergoing surgery, endoscopic examinations and other invasive procedures for diagnosis and/or treatment. Implement safety and hygiene measures that take into account risks associated with the procedure type and patient profile as well as those associated with working in a sterile area and using specific medical devices.

Why choose La Tour?

This role is central to the relationship between patients and the medical and surgical team, guaranteeing a safe environment during procedures. Our surgical suites are brand-new and fully equipped with the latest technology. One of our top priorities when designing our surgical facility was to create an environment that supports the comfort and well-being of our employees while providing them with an efficient and user-friendly work tool.