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Lafayette healthcare company expanding, creating jobs

Posted at 9:05 PM, Jun 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-22 22:08:16-04

Lafayette-based Viemed Healthcare is opening a new location and will be creating 220 new direct jobs in Lafayette, according to a report from The Advocate.

Gov. John Bel Edwards made the announcement Friday.

VieMed estimates the expansion will add 70 new professional jobs at its new complex on Kaliste Saloom Road and an additional 150 healthcare service jobs over the next five years, the media outlet reports. These positions will have an average annual salary of more than $42,800 plus benefits.

According to VieMed’s website, the company provides equipment and home therapy to help patients with various respiratory diseases.

VieMed, formerly known as Sleep Management, is currently located at 202 N Luke Street in Lafayette.

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