Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Ochsner Health Recognized as One of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters

by BIZ Magazine

In a testament to its dedication to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment, Ochsner Health has been named one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Job Starters by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group for the year 2024. This prestigious recognition underscores Ochsner’s commitment to excellence in healthcare while providing new professionals with a solid foundation for career growth and development.

The accolade comes following a comprehensive survey that involved over 75,000 young professionals and garnered more than 540,000 company reviews. Ochsner Health secured a perfect 5 out of 5 stars, solidifying its position as a leading not-for-profit healthcare provider in the Gulf South region.

Tracey Schiro, Executive Vice President and Chief People and Culture Officer at Ochsner Health, expressed gratitude for the honor, stating, “We at Ochsner are honored to receive recognition as a place of employment that offers an exceptional foundation for job starters. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond patient care to how we mentor, support, and offer career growth to our team members.”

Ochsner Health stands out for its investment in cutting-edge technology, continuous education, and a culture of inclusivity, all of which contribute to improved health outcomes in the communities it serves. The organization offers a range of programs to support professional development, including the Career Development Program, the Ochsner Learning Institute, and various employee resource groups such as the Young Professional Association.

Moreover, Ochsner is dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare through strategic partnerships with universities and community colleges. Collaborative initiatives with institutions like Delgado Community College, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Xavier University of Louisiana, and The University of Queensland – Ochsner Health Medical School, aim to create career pathways and opportunities for aspiring healthcare professionals.

Nancy Cooper, Newsweek Global Editor in Chief, emphasized the significance of the recognition, stating, “America’s Greatest Workplaces 2024 for Job Starters highlights companies that outdo their peers in accommodating job starters and encouraging them to fill open roles. Ochsner Health’s commitment to nurturing talent and advocating for workforce development sets a commendable example in the industry.”

This latest accolade adds to Ochsner’s track record of excellence in the workplace, having previously been recognized by Newsweek for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Ochsner Health remains dedicated to empowering its workforce and strengthening communities through its unwavering commitment to healthcare excellence.

For more information about Ochsner Health and career opportunities, visit www.ochsner.org.

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