Junior assistants and clinical traineeships in the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic

As a junior assistant at the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, you will get to know the specialty as well as the outpatient and inpatient areas.

The working day starts at 7.35 am with the report and ends at around 5 pm. You will not be required to work nights or weekends. As a junior assistant, you will share the regular daily routine of a junior doctor, including attending reports, interdisciplinary meetings and internal training courses.

Learning objectives:

  • You will learn to carry out an ENT examination independently.
  • You will learn how to independently treat an ENT emergency patient (medical history, examination, therapy) under the guidance of an assistant doctor.
  • You will learn about the most common clinical pictures and their treatment.
  • You will gain an insight into ward work.


  • Independent care of patients in the outpatient clinic under supervision, including medical documentation
  • Participation in various operations in the ENT area such as major tumor operations, sinus or ear surgery
  • Active collaboration on the ward (patient care, preparation of reports, medical documentation)

Places available:

two to three per month

Program duration:

At least one month

Rotation opportunities:

You will spend half of the employment period at our outpatient clinic, the other half at the ENT bed ward

Application modalities

Send your complete application with

  • Curriculum vitae in tabular form
  • Current certificate of study
  • Specification of the desired period

for a junior assistant position please send an e-mail to Prof. D. Bodmer, Head Physician of the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic.