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Job Opportunities


For over 40 years, the staff at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has provided the highest quality care to our patients. We strive to hire the best qualified applicants to join our growing team.


How do I find information on the status of my application?
Our recruiter and hiring managers thoroughly review all applications. Once you have submitted a complete application, it is routed to HR where qualified candidates are selected based on specific criteria. If you have been selected as a qualified candidate, you will receive a phone call or email with further information. If you have not met the qualifications for a position, you will receive an email notifying you once the selection process is complete. For more information, please call our job line at (225) 215-1212.

What employee benefits are offered at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center?
Our organization provides a competitive benefits package including Health and Dental Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 403b Retirement with Employer Match, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance/Legal Assistance, etc.

How long does the hiring process typically last?
It takes anywhere from two weeks to two months to fill positions within our organization. There are often positions that require additional pre-employment assessments which lengthen the process, but we strive to maintain timely correspondence as necessary.


Ashleigh, 5 years 
Accounting Specialist – Baton Rouge

ashleigh“I enjoy working at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center because I realize the importance of the Center to the community. While working behind the scenes in Accounting, I interact with different departments that have a direct impact on the fight against cancer. I enjoy learning about the countless ways our team aids in our patients’ battles including Clinical Research trials and Tumor Registry tracking. I am proud to be working for such an amazing organization that provides hope to those faced with the burden of cancer.”

Harold, 6 years
PET/CT Technologist – Covington

harold-branch“My name is Harold Branch. I’ve been a PET/CT Technologist at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington for over 4 years now. The reason I enjoy working at Mary Bird is that I get to know the patients and it’s very rewarding to know that I am part of their care here, also I have a great boss and great coworkers.”

Deirdre, 10 years
HIM Image Specialist – Baton Rouge

dee-alexander-job-site-pic1“What I love about working here is that every employee is a valuable team member and there’s such a great sense of family. On top of that, we all share a passion for a cause with the essence of healing. There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t feel blessed to come to a place that represents humanity. It’s a pleasure to work for a phenomenal organization.”