Frequently Asked Questions

What is my application status? I haven’t heard anything.

You may log-in and check the status of your application online at any time. On your jobpage, you will see all of the positions to which you applied. If there is a change in  your status, it will be listed here. Click here for more detailed instructions.

I have a resume. Why can't I just attach it in the system instead of fill in all the fields?

We have an electronic application system and it will benefit you to fill in each field so you may receive full credit for all of your work experience and credentials.

How do I update my profile?

You may update your profile at anytime by logging back in the system with your username and password. The Candidate Profile link is located on the far right hand side of the page, You may then edit your profile information by click on 'edit' beside the category you would like to update.

Do I need a resume to apply?

While we offer you the option to upload your resume, it is really in your best interest to fill in each field manually. This will insure that you receive full credit for all of your work experience, skills and education.

What is a “Job Cart?”

If you see a job you are interested in, you are able to save that job by clicking on "Add to Job Cart." Then, you may click on "View Job Cart" to display all the jobs you have selected. You will have the option to remove any jobs from the cart by clicking the "Delete" button. You can then apply for all the jobs in your cart by selecting the box to the left of the job title and then clicking the “Apply” button.

I forgot my username and/or password. What should I do? 

No worries.  You can easily retrieve your username and/or password.  From the Match Login page, simply click on the link “Forgot your user name” or “Forgot your password”.  You will then be prompted to provide your Email Address that is associated with your Careers Account. This will allow you to retrieve your User Name.

Do I need to apply for each position individually? Can I just submit a general resume?

In order to be formally considered for a job, you must submit an application to your position (s) of interest.  You do have the option to create a profile and upload a resume without formally applying, however this does not mean you are under any formal consideration.  Your information will be saved in our database and available to HR Representatives as needed.

I submitted an application but I want to edit it or add additional attachments.

To edit an existing application and/or attach additional documents to your application, login to your Candidate Profile on the Careers Page of Ochsner.org. Once logged in, click on the tab titled “My Jobs Page’. Here, you will see the Job Title of all individual positions to which you have applied. Locate the title of the specific job of interest and click ‘View/Edit Submission’. This will allow you to access the application, attach additional documents, and make edits. Please note that edits and attachments cannot be made after the position has been un-posted from the Careers Page.

How many jobs can I apply to?

You are welcome to apply for as many jobs as you desire, however it’s important that you are applying to those jobs that pique your interest most and that you meet the qualifications for. 

When will I be contacted by an Ochsner representative?

Once you have applied to a position, your information is reviewed by an HR Representative.   If you meet the qualifications we are seeking, an HR representative will reach out to you.    Remember, you can always track the status of your application by logging into your Candidate Profile on the Careers page of Ochsner.org. Once you have logged in, click on the tab titled ‘My Jobs Page’. This will provide you with the status of all applications submitted to Ochsner.

What is the pay range for a position?

Any concerns regarding pay can be addressed when contacted by a recruiter.

Will I be automatically disqualified if I list a criminal history?

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Disclosing a criminal offense does not automatically disqualify you from consideration.  During the application process, you will be asked to disclose information regarding criminal offenses.  Failure to disclose an occurrence could hinder your employment status.