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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.

Find the Career for You

Be a part of our team bringing together expertise, technology, and dedication to provide life-saving, quality health care.