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Ochsner Health named one of America’s Greatest Workplaces by Newsweek

Ochsner Health named one of America’s Greatest Workplaces by Newsweek

This month, Ochsner Health was named one America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Celebrating more than 80 years of service, Ochsner is an integrated healthcare system operating 46 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the Gulf South, employing more than 37,000 people.

“Our top priority at Ochsner is to put patients first, and we know employees are at their best when they have a healthy work-life balance directly correlating with the high-quality care offered to our patients and community, ” said Tracey Schiro, executive vice president, chief human resources and administrative officer at Ochsner Health. “We strive to create a world-class workplace culture of support, growth and inclusivity through our core values, accessible programs and benefits. We are committed to each employee’s well-being, health and happiness.”

“How do you find a great workplace—one that treats employees respectfully, pays them fairly, provides training and advancement opportunities, and supports a healthy work-life balance? Newsweek and market-data research firm Plant-A Insights are proud to introduce America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023, highlighting companies that are committed to offering a positive working environment,” said Newsweek's Global Editor in Chief Nancy Cooper.

America's Greatest Workplaces 2023 was determined by conducting a large-scale independent survey of employees who work for companies employing at least 1,000 people in the U.S. During the query, participants were asked to determine the weights assigned to individual statements about their employment experience. Participants ranked companies on criteria including corporate culture, work/life balance, training and career progression, compensation and benefits, and diversity.

Ochsner offers competitive benefits and resources to address multiple facets of life, including medical, vision and dental coverage, paid parental leave, paid time off, retirement, life insurance, infertility benefits, tuition assistance, pet insurance, an employee assistance program and more. Ochsner Health employees have access to childcare and elder care through Ochsner’s Early Learning Center and Back-Up Care in partnership with Bright Horizons. Ochsner strives to provide employees with the tools needed to be the best version of themselves – personally and professionally.

Earlier this year, Newsweek named Ochsner Health one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity of 2023. Becker’s Healthcare included Ochsner Health in their list of 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare 2023. Top Workplaces awarded the system Culture Awards for Purpose and Values and Healthcare Industry and ranked it as a 2023 Top Workplace in the United States. In New Orleans, the Times-Picayune has recognized Ochsner Health as one of the Top Workplaces for six consecutive years.

About Ochsner Health

Ochsner Health is the leading not-for-profit healthcare provider in the Gulf South, delivering expert care at its 46 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers. For 12 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Ochsner as the No. 1 hospital in Louisiana. Additionally, Ochsner Children’s has been recognized as the No. 1 hospital for kids in Louisiana for three consecutive years. Ochsner inspires healthier lives and stronger communities through a combination of standard-setting expertise, quality and connection not found anywhere else in the region. In 2023, Ochsner Health cared for more than 1.5 million people from every state in the nation and 65 countries. Ochsner’s workforce includes more than 38,000 dedicated team members and over 4,700 employed and affiliated physicians. To learn more about how Ochsner empowers people to get well and stay well, visit