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Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Health System Careers

Who We Are

Founded in 1942 by five physicians, Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system.  Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner’s 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers.

Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs nearly 18,000 employees, over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 600 clinical research studies.  Ochsner Health System is devoted to exemplary patient care, medical research and education and community service.

What We Offer

The best and the brightest work here because they find the work challenging and rewarding - because their input is valued and their opinions respected. Here there is room to grow and people who want the best for you and your family. Here, you matter.

We offer our Nurses

  • Sign-on Bonus and Relocation Assistance
  • “Pay for Performance” with strong merit based pay increases
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Competitive differential rates for shift, weekend, charge, and preceptor
  • Certification Bonus
  • Nursing Education Grant Fund
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Work-Life Benefits (Fitness Center, Health Fairs, Employee Wellness Program, Social & Community Activities, Gift Shop, Discounts, Free Parking)
  • Awards & Recognitions

  • Ochsner is ranked as a “Best Place to Work” by New Orleans City Business Magazine.
  • Received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 20 consecutive years.
  • Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Highway in New Orleans was awarded “Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Services” by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
  • Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of “100 Great Hospitals in America” and one of “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare”
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