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Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Nephrology Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Opelousas, Louisiana


Dialysis Clinic Inc., one of the largest not-for-profit providers of kidney care in the U.S., has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to join its practice in the Opelousas and Lafayette, LA areas. The ideal candidate selected will join our team in a well-established practice.

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide care in inpatient, office and dialysis center settings. We strive to help each patient, and members of their healthcare team, develop the knowledge, skills and resources to assist the patient in meeting their healthcare goals.


  • Help patients manage health issues, and identify risk factors

  • Perform medication reconciliation and management

  • Communicate with nephrologist about patient care matters including but not limited to inpatient status, office follow-up and dialysis care

  • Communicate timely and appropriately with patients and external members of the patient’s healthcare team

  • Actively engage patients, family members and caregivers – including education and support

  • Communicate order changes and discharge summary notes from the hospital to the dialysis clinic when appropriate

  • Correspond with referring providers for continuity of care

  • Monitor hospital admissions

  • Participate in discharge planning and work closely with hospital discharge team


  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

  • Minimum one to two years as an advanced practice nurse preferred

  • Experience treating patients with renal disease preferred

  • Graduate of an accredited nurse practitioner program if CRNP

Job Location US-LA-Opelousas

Posted Date 11 months ago (1/4/2022 6:15 PM)

ID 2022-13303

# of Openings 1

Address 927 East Prudhomme

Category Nursing