Nursing and Allied Health Professions Office

The Nursing and Allied Health Professions Office is responsible for the nursing profession as well as medico-technical and medico-therapeutic professionals. Our objective is to provide exemplary service culture for patients, including the best conditions for superior quality of nursing and therapy.

We closely collaborate with nurse managers and allied health professions managers. A professional working environment ensures that all our employees can give their very best to patients. We create optimal working conditions by means of facilitative leadership, systematic professional development, progress-oriented education and targeted career advancement.

Contact

Contact

University Hospital Zurich
Direktion Pflege und MTTB
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

pflegedirektion@usz.ch

Management

Nursing and Allied Health Professions Office

Professor Rebecca Spirig, PhD RN
Executive Director Nursing and Allied Health Care Professions
rebecca.spirig@usz.ch

Katja Bruni
Co-Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
katja.bruni@usz.ch

Nurse Managers and Allied Health Professions Managers

Regula Lanter
Nurse Manager, woman-child specialist
regula.lanter@usz​.ch​

Gabi Brenner
Nurse Manager, heart-vascular-thorax specialist
konstantinos.kalaitzis@usz.ch

Tina Plötz
Nurse Manager, trauma-derma-rheuma-plastic surgery specialist
tina.ploetz@usz.ch

Esther Linka
Nurse Manager, internal medicine-oncology specialist
esther.linka@usz.ch

Beatrice Biotti
Nurse Manager, abdomen-metabolism specialist
beatrice.biotti@usz.ch

Mirsada Misirlic
Nurse Manager, anesthesiology-intensive care-OR-management specialist
mirsada.misirlic@usz.ch

Karsten Boden
Nurse Manager, neuro-head specialist
karsten.boden@usz.ch

Katja Bruni
Manager of Allied Health Care Professions Diagnostics
katja.bruni@usz.ch

Divisions

Office staff

Staff members support the Nursing and Allied Health Professions Office in the performance of their multiple tasks. They are contact persons for all questions concerning the Nursing and Allied Health Professions Office.

Mirjam Meier
Head of Directorate Staff
mirjam.meier@usz.ch

Data analysis

We use nursing process-based data for various calculations and analyses, for example cost accounting or process optimization. LEP (performance recording and process documentation in health care) is used in the entire nursing and allied health professions sector.

Mirjam Meier
Head of Directorate Staff
mirjam.meier@usz.ch

Processes and projects

The patient care process is the primary focus of our projects and process optimization measures. Our aim is to ensure patient satisfaction and safety as well as to secure employee satisfaction. Clinical processes should be synchronized and run smoothly as well as effectively.

Mirjam Meier
Head of Directorate Staff
mirjam.meier@usz.ch

Training and further education

To establish and develop a broad-based community of excellence in research, teaching and service, the University Hospital Zurich is committed to providing operational, professional and academic training and further education. By promoting the development of young talents, we ensure optimal health care for the future.

Eva-Maria Panfil, PhD RN
Head of Nursing and MTTB Allied Health Professions Education
eva-maria.panfil@usz.ch

Center of Clinical Nursing Science (Z-KPW)

Clinical nursing science, developing evidence-based guidelines and innovative patient care models form the indispensable foundation of best practice. In close dialogue with nursing practice, the Center of Clinical Nursing Science elaborates creative solutions for clinical problems, conducts development projects and establishes a basis for continuous improvement of patient outcomes.

Heidi Petry, PhD RN
Head of Center of Clinical Nursing Science
heidi.petry@usz.ch

Christoph von Dach
Deputy Head of Center of Clinical Nursing Science
christoph.vondach@usz.ch

Social services

As an independent specialized professional group, social services belong to the multidisciplinary treatment team at the University Hospital Zurich. Our social services address patients' social challenges. Their support constitutes an important precondition for a successful healing process.

Brigitte Leroy-Wymann
Head of social services
brigitte.leroy@usz.ch