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Nicole Peace Coarsey

Louisiana 3RNET Network Coordinator

Tel: 225-342-1583

“We connect qualified health professionals to employers in rural and underserved areas. We connect employers across our beatiful state with the tools and resources to find the right fit for health professionals. Also, our different state-funded programs allow professionals to do the best at their job while serving Louisiana communities.”

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How I can help your job search:

If you are a health care professional interested in living and working in Louisiana, Nicole can:

  • Answer questions you may have about current job openings across Louisiana
  • Guide you on how the National Health Service Corps works in Louisiana
  • Provide information on Louisiana-specific loan repayment programs
  • Help you navigate the J-1 Visa Waiver process in Louisiana
  • Tell you more about Louisiana’s state-specific incentives for health care professionals

Nicole is an employee of the Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health. She and her organization coordinate 3RNET activities in Louisiana.



Behavioral Health Resources in Louisiana

Behavioral Health Resources in Louisiana

Job search support is provided for the following behavioral health disciplines:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Substance Use Disorder Counselor
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
  • Peer Recovery Support Specialist
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatrist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Addiction Medicine Physician

Additional Resources:

Incentive programs for behavioral health professionals:

Pipeline and pathway programs into behavioral health fields:

Behavioral Health Workforce Recruitment Contact in Louisiana:

Nicole Peace Coarsey
Bureau of Primar Care and Rural Health
Tel: 225-342-1583   

J-1 Visas in Louisiana

J-1 Visas in Louisiana

If you want to obtain a J-1 Visa Waiver in Louisiana, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start your job search about 18 months prior to when you want to start working.
  2. Find a job at an eligible J-1 site in our state. You can search for J-1 eligible jobs on 3RNET. Start your J-1 job search in Louisiana now.
  3. Connect with the J-1 contact to ask questions and learn about additional steps you may need to take.

Employers interested in sponsoring a J-1 waiver should contact Nicole Peace Coarsey.

Physicians seeking a J-1 visa waiver should register on 3RNET and contact the employer job contact for interested jobs. 

Applications are accepted on rolling basis. Louisiana fills 18-22 slots per year.

Louisiana Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program


J-1 Visa Contact in Louisiana:

Nicole Peace Coarsey
Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health
Tel: 225-342-1583 

Health Care Employers in Louisiana

Health Care Employers in Louisiana

You'll find jobs on 3RNET from these types of health care employers in Louisiana:

  • Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)
  • Community Health Centers (CHCs)
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment sites
  • National Health Service Corps Scholar sites
  • Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)
For Louisiana Employers

For Louisiana Employers

If you’re a health care employer in Louisiana and you’d like to post your jobs on 3RNET, please fill out our employer application form which will be sent to the Louisiana Network Coordinator.

If you have specific questions about using 3RNET in Louisiana, please contact 3RNET’s Louisiana Network Coordinator, Nicole Peace Coarsey.