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Human Resources are the heart of St. James Parish Hospital. Our employees serve our patients each day with compassionate care, so we work to ensure that we reward them for bringing their talents to our community.

St. James Parish Hospital offers an attractive pay and benefit structure. In addition, employee performance and market rates are periodically reviewed to ensure competitiveness.

  • Competitive Pay (based on a market survey)
  • Parochial Retirement (Public Employee Pension)
  • 403b and/or 457 Payroll Deduction Retirement Options
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance (including 100% paid benefit for certain St. James Parish Hospital services received through the hospital’s insurance plan)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Days
  • Extended Illness Bank
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Education & Development
  • Local Fitness Discounts
  • Discounted Cafeteria Meals

A Great Place to Work

In addition to financial benefits, St. James Parish Hospital offers an environment of reward and recognition through fun events and celebrations throughout the year, aimed at showing appreciation for staff and cultivating teamwork. In addition to a great atmosphere, St. James Parish Hospital earns Employee Engagement Scores higher than the national average when surveying employees. We measure Employee Engagement because it is the highest standard in Employee Satisfaction.

  • Employee Engagement 4.19 out of 5 (greater than the national average)
  • Employee of the Quarter Awards
  • Hospital Week Recognition
  • Holiday & Family Activities
  • Free Employee Breakfasts
  • Celebration Breakfasts & Lunches

What Our Employees Say

“I am so blessed to be able to do what I love, in a place I love, with people I love. I am constantly blown away by the amazing growth of our hometown hospital and extremely proud to work for an organization that is so committed to providing not only the most compassionate care, but also the best quality care.”
-Kassie Roussel, Director of Marketing 

“I love working in a small hospital. It gives me the opportunity to give our patients more one-on-one care. St. James Parish Hospital is a great place to work. I love the family atmosphere.”
-Sabrina Anderson, Clinical Documentation Specialist

“I have always felt closeness to St. James Parish Hospital being so welcomed by the community and co-workers. Over the years, there have been many changes in the laboratory in testing, equipment, and technology, but I still see the same commitment to quality patient care through quality testing. I have been fortunate to work with enlightened co-workers.”
 -Rosalind Clement, Retired Lab Tech

“St. James Parish Hospital is a great place to work. The staff is more like family than co-workers.”
-Linda Cutno, Retired CNA

“My connection with St. James Parish Hospital began in 1959. I have had the opportunity to be a part of the lives of so many people as a nurse, caring for them or as the teacher offering classes. It is like working with and caring for family. When I look back over the years and I see where we have been and what we have to offer, I am so thankful that I can be a part of this awesome place we have for our community.”
-Carolyn Bossier, Retired Education Coordinator

“I have been given an opportunity here at St. James Parish Hospital to not only do good, but great unto all people that have crossed my life. Working here has given me a chance to work with caring, giving, and loving staff that will go the extra mile to help everyone to succeed.”
-Dionne Williams, CNA

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