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Discover Your Future at Ochsner LSU Health

We’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Partnering with the LSU School of Medicine, our goal is to provide high-quality patient care within a setting that advances medical science through research and educates the next generation of leaders in healthcare. With positions available in Shreveport and Monroe, we are committed to providing opportunities for our staff that develop and grow careers in a compassionate team-oriented environment focused on patients first.

At Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana and discover your future today!

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Why Work Here?

Positioning our employees for success and creating a world-class workplace is vital to achieving our goals for patients, their families and our communities. We’ve made progress to enhance employee engagement and to create a more a more diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplace for everyone.

Equal Opportunity

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Professional Development

Ochsner LSU Health strives to create a learning culture where all employees and leaders have the opportunity to advance in knowledge, skills, and abilities within their profession for the betterment of patients, visitors, guests, and the community we serve.

Professional development empowers employees and leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to solve for the strategic problems Ochsner faces. By enhancing the knowledge and understanding of various business concepts, at all staffing levels, Ochsner's Talent Management team helps foster a better environment for our employees and for our patients. Each Ochsner employee has a professional development plan that maps out a path based on their desired career course and personal learning goals.

Ochsner LSU Health offers over 60 rigorous in-person and online courses and programs designed to build or enhance core competencies and support our employees' professional development plans. Below are just two of the many programs that support the development of our employees:

Ochsner Leadership Institute (OLI) - Supports the professional development of Ochsner's Physicians, leaders and employees. All offerings align with Ochsner's Mission and Vision and support our five leadership traits.

System Nursing Professional Development (SNPD) - Programs offered through System Nursing Professional Development foster the art and science of nursing professionalism by advocating for life-long learning of evidenced-based nursing practice and staff development.

Benefits

Ochsner LSU Health provides many benefits at no cost to the employee and pays a portion toward other benefits. Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible to participate in Ochsner benefit plans. Employees are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following their hire date, provided the employee is in an active payroll status. Benefits are focused on the health and wellness, financial well-being, and work-life balance of our employees.

  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)/Work-life Program
  • Pathway to Wellness Program
  • Employer-paid term life insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee referral program
  • General-purpose time off from work
  • Paid holidays
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • 401(k)

*Benefits are subject to change at any time

Career Paths

  • Nursing
  • Allied Health
  • Non-Medical Professional
  • Management and Leadership
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Research
  • Advanced Practice Provider
  • Physicians

Chances are you became a nurse because you care about people and want to make a difference. At Ochsner, we want to help you reach your professional and personal goals. There are ample career opportunities for growth and advancement. Nursing professionals can find a wide range of positions at our multiple hospitals and regional health centers throughout the system.

Ochsner LSU Health nurses have the opportunity to practice in multiple locations; in dozens of specialties and subspecialties; across every service line and every setting, all without ever leaving the health system! Each facility offers a unique working environment and experienced medical staff, as well as state-of-the-art equipment and technology for an enhanced nursing and learning experience.

We’re fortunate to have an in-house, nationally recognized nursing education team and programs to continuously review, update, and offer new and exciting nursing development options to our nurses.

Nursing Professional Development Courses

  • Nurse Technician Honors Program
  • New Nurse and Ancillary Orientation
  • Preceptor Academy
  • Charge Nurse Academy
  • Continuing Nursing Education Courses
  • Community Training Center Courses
  • Ochsner Learning Institute (OLI)

Nursing Incentives

  • RN Sign-On Bonus available for various positions across the system
  • “Pay for Performance” with merit-based pay increases
  • Free training and certifications through the American Heart Association
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Clinical Ladder Program provides additional compensation for developing clinical and professional skills
  • Competitive differential rates for shift, weekend, charge, and preceptor
  • Paid time off and paid holidays

Ochsner LSU Health is dedicated to patient care, education, and research. As someone who works in healthcare, you have dedicated your time, talent, and relentless passion to a profession focused on service, selflessness, and caring. Whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.

Allied Health Opportunities

Laboratory Network

Our laboratory Teams work in large specialized labs, satellite clinic labs, and outpatient clinic laboratories. Our lab team is robust and highly collaborative with opportunities for growth and development.

Pharmacy Specialties

Ochsner LSU Health’s Pharmacy Department includes separate inpatient and outpatient pharmacies. Each specialty team provides administrative, clinical, and distributive services to both hospital and clinic patients. There is a strong sense of collaboration between disciplines and a true team effort at all levels of care.

Pharmacy Programs

Ochsner LSU Health provides internship and externship programs for pharmacy students as well as ASHP – accredited, residency programs include PGY-1 in Pharmacy Practice and PGY-2 in Internal Medicine, residency programs in: Pharmacy Practice, Internal Medicine, Solid Organ Transplant, and Health System Pharmacy Administration.

Radiology Specialties

Ochsner LSU Health offers a full spectrum of radiological services provided by nationally recognized, sub-specialized radiologists. We offer a full array of diagnostic and treatment procedures using some of the most advanced technology available.

Respiratory Services

Ochsner LSU Health offers a robust respiratory service line and provides opportunities for therapists to work in specialized units such as PICU, Level 3 NICU, Level 1 Trauma ER, progressive Adult ICU’s and our regional Burn Unit.

Surgical Services

Our surgical services team offers a variety of specialties including general surgery, orthopedics, neurology, cardiology, gynecology, vision and ENT. Cross-training among specialty surgical teams allows our employees to rotate through different surgical areas. Ochsner LSU Health offers robust training and education, including a thorough orientation period

Ochsner LSU Health is a stable, growing, and progressive employer. We’re always looking for reliable, dedicated individuals that enjoy working in an environment focused on excellent customer service.

Accounting/Finance Jobs

At Ochsner LSU Health, the most important number is the number of lives we save. To continue saving lives and serving our communities, we are always looking for accounting and finance experts to keep our organization on a fiscally sound path.

Clerical/Administrative Support Jobs

Clerical and administrative staff are the backbone of every organization, and there are immense opportunities for personal and professional growth in this area. We offer online courses for development and tuition assistance for staff to continue their education and grow their skills.

Health Information Management and Coding Jobs

Ochsner LSU Health offers an innovative environment for Health Information Management and Coding professionals. In the ever-changing field of Health Information Management, we focus on innovation, state-of-the-art technology, and collaborative working relationships with clinicians.

Human Resources Jobs

Ochsner LSU Health’s Human Resources Division supports our people, processes, and business strategies. We are committed to driving initiatives to help hire the best employees, partnering with front line managers to navigate and resolve employee relations issues, and managing programs that help develop and support our employees.

At Ochsner LSU Health, we believe our most valuable asset is our people, and we understand the importance of strength in our leadership. Our accomplished leadership team has come from a variety of backgrounds and is well respected throughout the healthcare industry and community.

Our Core Values

At Ochsner LSU Health, who we are is all about what we do. And what we do is determined by what we believe in. Our values guide our decisions, inspire our actions, and influence our relationships with patients, coworkers, and community members.

  • Always act with INTEGRITY
  • PATIENTS are always our FIRST priority
  • EXCELLENCE is an ongoing journey
  • Approach every encounter with COMPASSION
  • TEAMWORK makes us stronger
  • Onboarding Resources
  • Quarterly System Leadership Meetings
  • HR support provided by a specific Advisor, Business Consultant, and/or HR Manager assigned to your department
  • Ochsner Leadership Institute

Leadership Resources

Ochsner LSU Health is committed to providing all employees with the necessary resources to ensure the highest level of patient care and productivity. Successful pursuit of our mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate, and Innovate depends on the effectiveness of our leaders. We offer numerous resources to our leaders, including:

  • Onboarding Resources
  • Quarterly System Leadership Meetings
  • HR support provided by a specific Advisor, Business Consultant, and/or HR Manager assigned to your department
  • Ochsner Leadership Institute

Information Systems Jobs
At Ochsner LSU Health, innovation is a way of life. Our Information Systems team implements cutting edge solutions, processes, and measures to help lead the industry and provides best-in-class quality healthcare. From Epic Analysts to Systems Engineers, we look for dynamic candidates to fill our various information technology jobs.

If you are a visionary and thrive in a fast-paced environment where technology is highly respected and supported, our Information Systems career path may be right for you!

Ochsner is a leader in education and research, providing unparalleled, hands-on clinical training and international leadership in research.

Education at Ochsner

Staff members provide exemplary customer service, coordinate complex logistics, and maintain a continuous focus on innovation and improvement. Training our future caregivers is one of the most valuable contributions we can make to the development of our next generation of medical leaders.

Ochsner Research Team

The Ochsner Research Team is committed to local, regional, national, and international leadership in innovation and research. We are interested in talented individuals with strong backgrounds in clinical, translational, and health services research to advance our initiatives across the healthcare system, and to ensure that patients consistently receive novel, state-of-the-art, cutting-edge patient care. We are frequently hiring:

  • Data Coordinators
  • Regulatory Coordinators
  • Database Managers
  • Laboratory Research Technicians

Whether you are starting your career as an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) or already have substantial experience, you are invited to explore a life-changing career with Ochsner Health.

Employing over 500 Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists) makes Ochsner the single largest employer of APPs in Louisiana, with utilization in more than 90 specialties and subspecialties. As a respected member of our health care team, you'll partner with physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and administrators who are dedicated to Ochsner's mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate, and Innovate.

Consistently recognized as one of the best professions in America, Advanced Practice Providers also represent one of the fastest-growing jobs in the nation. As a result of our APPs, our health system is stronger. Thanks to our APPs, more patients get access to high-quality, cost-effective care.

The Ochsner Health APPs care for and heal our patients in many different settings, from operating rooms and hospital floors to clinic offices. Our patients receive care from APPs every day, night, and weekend, 365 days a year.

As an Advanced Practice Provider at Ochsner, you will provide patient-centered, team-based healthcare that reflects the dignity and worth of each patient, while upholding the Ochsner standard of excellence. Your expertise is valued by patients and by your multidisciplinary care team members.

Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate, and Innovate

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 40 owned, managed, and affiliated hospitals and more than 100 health centers and urgent care centers.

As we partner with the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine, physicians and faculty listings can be found on their website: https://www.lsuhs.edu/

Virtual Career Q&A - Connect with a recruiter today!

Are you interested in joining the Ochsner LSU Health Team? Connect with a recruiter to learn more about opportunities available to you! Join us for a quick and casual chat from your phone, mobile device, or laptop! New graduate and experienced applicants welcome!

View a list of all available chat sessions below:

Surgical Tech, Central Sterile Tech, and New Grads

October 1st, 2:00pm - 4:00 pm Register here

Allied Health and Nursing Students and New Grads

October 7th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Register here