Applications ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED for our upcoming residency cohort, beginning in September 2019.
If you are a new RN graduate -- our RN residency program may be for you!
At CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana, we understand that our nurse graduates are the future of health care and because of this, we provide a rewarding career opportunity to those interested in joining our mission.
CHRISTUS provides a year long developmental and on-boarding program to help newly licensed registered nurses obtain the skills and confidence necessary for providing high quality patient care through evidence-based training and critical thinking alongside our recognized professionals.
Each new graduate who joins the CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana team will be enrolled in a comprehensive orientation and assigned to a preceptor. Your personal preceptor will be in your home unit and will support you through the program, show you the ropes and guide you through a structured curriculum of progressive skill development and patient care assignments.
If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Ochsner Health Southwestern Louisiana family!
Graduate from an accredited RN School of Nursing
Current Louisiana RN license
CPR certified through the American Heart Association
Demonstrate interest in professional growth and development
Ability to accept scheduling/placement designations determined prior to hire
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.