Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
Together, Delgado and Ochsner will leverage the new nursing and allied health center to meet critical workforce demands, provide more opportunities for local graduates in high-wage careers, and proactively pursue the career development of minority and disadvantaged students.
STAR provides students, particularly those with limited means or access to STEM education, a cost-free opportunity to explore the world of healthcare. The rigorous hands-on summer program focuses on science, technology, academics and research. During a four-week summer course, STAR aims to engage and inspire students to pursue careers in science and medicine by exposing students to the most innovative aspects of modern healthcare and by challenging them to find their best personal fit in the healthcare workforce.Read More
Each year, the school invites fathers, male mentors, volunteers, and community leaders to spend an hour or two with the students. The Ochsner Community Health Brees Family Center provides donuts, hot chocolate, and coffee. But it’s the fathers and male mentors/volunteers who bring the real value.Read More
Ochsner Health has been recognized by The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry as a Workforce InnovatorRead More
The Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) will be used to help qualified applicants find careers in the healthcare industry. Over the course of three years, the goal is to hire 300 veterans into clinical and non-clinical careers with Ochsner.Read More
“Team Up for Student Health” will take place on Nov. 10 at the Dr. Rodney R. Lafon Performing Arts Center, 275 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. The lobby will open at 5 p.m. with STEM activities, interactive demonstrations, and educational health-focused exhibits from Ochsner Performance Training, Ochsner Eat Fit, Ochsner Education Outreach and more.Read More
Ochsner invests in community outreach to expand reach outside the walls of our clinics and hospitals into surrounding neighborhoods, while educating and supporting residents to ensure they live long, healthy lives. While Ochsner does community affairs work year around, the hospital system has designated November as Community Outreach Month to celebrate our employees’ giving and volunteerism.Read More
The Flu Shot Fair includes several Ochsner locations and open to adults and children as young as 6 months old. Flu shots are available regardless of patient status with Ochsner, though online registration requires a free MyOchsner account.Read More
The Big Health Event is the latest strategy being advanced by Ochsner Health, the event’s sponsor, and the Urban League of Louisiana. The goal is to improve health care access, advance health equity and better health outcomes among underserved communities in New Orleans and across Louisiana. The Big Health Event is free and open to the public.Read More