Ochsner Health Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2020

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3.6
74%
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Ochsner Health President and Chief Executive Officer Warner Thomas
Warner Thomas
381 Ratings
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  • "high turnover, low pay and limited engagement from leadership(in 28 reviews)

  • "Your are only a tool and expendable for upper management(in 18 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Ochsner Medical Center"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ochsner Health full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Ochsner's priorities are our patients and our teams. Without them we would not have the ability to do the amazing work we do every day.

    Cons

    It is a large system, but once you have established long lasting relationships one realizes it is not a con, but a pro.

  2. "Inpatient Mental Health Technician"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mental Health Technician in Luling, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ochsner Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay, exceptional medical and dental benefits. Exceptional medical team!

    Cons

    Employees should not be required to wait a year to transfer.

  3. "Ok job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Nursing in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ochsner Health full-time

    Pros

    Classes for continuing education for all employees

    Cons

    Most of the facilities management is not organized

  4. "Hypocrites"

    3.0
    Current Employee - RN Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ochsner Health full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I like the color blue. Ha

    Cons

    Behave opposite of their “core values” when it serves their bottom line

  5. "Great Place to Work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Patient Care Technician in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Ochsner Health full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Benefits Easy Working Environment Pay is Higher than Average

    Cons

    Low Staff, so you may be the only tech for 30+ rooms

  6. "Okay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff RN 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Ochsner Health full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    NSCCU is a really great unit.

    Cons

    I felt like a number.

  7. "Great place of employment"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator 

    I worked at Ochsner Health full-time

    Pros

    Great schedule, flexible if you are in school - supervisors are super nice and helpful

    Cons

    a little unorganized and training can use some work

  8. "Fair company but limited options for advancement is some departments"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Office Clerk in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ochsner Health full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Health insurance, facilities, community outreach

    Cons

    low pay, limited chances for advancement, and can be political in certain departments.

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  9. "Staff RN working"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ochsner Health full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Collaborative care with ancillary staff

    Cons

    Collaborative care with ancillary staff sometimes disagree

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  10. "Do not hire from within"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sports Medicine 

    I worked at Ochsner Health full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    salary if you negotiate terms

    Cons

    No upward mobility for current staff

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