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Frequently Asked Questions

Browse our FAQs for more specific information regarding application process, status and more.

  • I am having issues submitting my application. What should I do? plus_icon minus_icon

    If you're having issues submitting your application, please resubmit your application using this link.

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

    You may log-in and check the status of your application online at any time. On your job page, you will see all of the positions to which you applied. If there is a change in your status, it will be listed on your candidate home.

  • Do I need a resume to apply? plus_icon minus_icon

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

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

    No worries. You can easily retrieve your username and/or password. From the 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 username.

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

    To be formally considered for a specific job, you must apply directly to that job posting; however, if you are applying to multiple positions, you have the option to auto-fill from your last application.

  • How many jobs can I apply to? plus_icon minus_icon

    You are welcome to apply to as many job postings as you desire; however, it is important that you apply to jobs that interest you most and best match your qualifications.

  • What is the pay range for a position? plus_icon minus_icon

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

  • Will I be automatically disqualified if I list a criminal history? plus_icon minus_icon

    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.

  • When will I be contacted by an Ochsner representative? plus_icon minus_icon

    As we are evaluating your qualifications, we may contact you to provide additional information. In this case, you will receive a notification with instructions. You can check the status of your application by logging into your candidate home. Candidate Profile.

  • How do I withdraw my application? plus_icon minus_icon

    • Visit and log in to your candidate profile.
    • Scroll down to the “My Application Section” and look at your “Active” applications
    • Find the application you’d like to withdrawal, select the three dots next to that application and click “Delete Application”
    • A confirmation screen will pop up and you need to click “Delete” at the bottom to withdrawal your application
  • How do I know that I am applying for a credible Ochsner job posting and working with an Ochsner recruiter? plus_icon minus_icon

    Ochsner’s recruitment and onboarding process is conducted by Ochsner team members and consists primarily of telephone calls, text, email and in-person interviews. Official emails come from an email account. Prospective employees may be subject to additional screenings which may include drug testing, immunizations, and lab work, which take place at an Ochsner Employee Health location.

    Ochsner applicants can ensure that they are communicating with Ochsner team members by confirming email addresses and telephone numbers. We encourage all job seekers to search for and apply for positions at When in doubt, applicants are encouraged to call Ochsner HR Solution Center at 504-842-4748 or email to confirm the identity of the individual. For more information, visit our Fraudulent Activity page.

  • I can't log into my profile. plus_icon minus_icon

    If you're experiencing difficulty logging in, please ensure that you are using the correct login credentials. If the issue persists, use the "Forgot Password" option on the login page to reset your password.

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