Baton Rouge-based home nursing company Amedisys Inc.’s chief medical officer will resign effective April 15 to pursue other opportunities, according to a company filing made Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Dr. Michael O. Fleming has served as chief medical officer since September 2009. Amedisys expects to sign a consulting agreement with Fleming to assist with the transition of his responsibilities, according to the filing.

Amedisys provides home health and hospice care to about 380,000 patients each year. and is a post-acute care partner to more than 2,233 hospitals and 61,900 physicians across the country.