Director of Nursing
Barrett Boutte is a Registered Nurse and current Director of Nursing for Leading Health Care of Louisiana. In 2006, Barrett obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration with an emphasis in Business Management from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The following year, he decided to pursue a nursing career and enrolled at Louisiana State University at Eunice. Over the next three years he completed the nursing program there, and in 2010, became a Registered Nurse.
Barrett began his nursing career as an emergency room nurse at Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia, Louisiana. Over the course of the next four years, Barrett gained vital hands-on experience in this critical care setting. He was certified in several trauma program including; Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Neonatal Resuscitation. He gained a wealth of knowledge and skills during his tenure as an emergency room nurse at Dauterive Hospital. In 2012, he concurrently became employed with Total Support Medical Staffing as a travel nurse working in a vast array of emergency rooms throughout the Acadiana area.
In June of 2014, he accepted the position as the Director of Nursing for Leading Health Care of Louisiana. He thoroughly enjoys being able to make a difference in the lives of the clients we serve. He believes in empowering our Direct Service Workers with the knowledge and training that is necessary to be successful in the clients’ homes.
Barrett grew up in New Iberia, Louisiana, but moved to Youngsville, Louisiana where he now resides with his wife Brittany and their two daughters. He is actively involved in the community, coaching several different sports for his daughters’ teams. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, fishing, exercising, and spending quality time with his family and friends.