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Summer Nurse Tech Program

Ochsner Health is now accepting nursing students currently enrolled in either an ADN or BSN program to experience the Ochsner culture and work with a bedside a registered nurse (RN) preceptor. The goal is to shadow the RN and participate in the nursing process while learning the Ochsner mission, vision and values.

This experience is a nine-week commitment, which begins May 20, 2024 and will conclude on July 19, 2024. 


  • RN Students who have completed one semester of inpatient clinical rotations
  • Must be able to work full-time from May 20 until July 19, 2024

Important Information

If selected for the program, you will need to provide the following:

  • Sealed transcript from your nursing school showing current standing
  • Letter of reference from a nursing instructor or previous employer (letterhead recommended)
  • Copy of your American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Card

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted now through April 2024

Apply today!

Summer Nurse Tech Program 2024

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“I became an Ochsner summer nurse tech during my senior year of nursing school. The hands-on learning that I gained while shadowing an experienced nurse on their rounds made me a more confident nurse after I graduated and started my career. It prepared me to kickstart my career upon graduation.”

- Ochsner RN Mary Claire Word