Career Opportunities

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Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department at DeSoto Memorial Hospital.

​Employee Benefit Information:

Competitive Salary & Benefits ­­· Health/Life/Dental · Retirement Plan ·

Tuition Reimbursement · Paid Time Off (PTO) · CE Provider (free to employees)

Current Job Postings
Clinical Openings   
Registered Nurses
  • Med/Surg - Full Time, Days. 7A - 7P

  • ER - Full Time, Days. 10A - 10P

  • ICU - Full Time, Nights. 7P - 7A. Minimum 2 Years Acute Care Experience.

  • OR - Full Time, Days. Must have OR/ENDO/PACU/PreOP

  • CASE MANAGEMENT - Full Time, Days. Must have certification in Case Management.


Clinical (Non-Nursing)

  • Med/Surg - CNA's, Full Time nights and Pool, all shifts

  • Respiratory Therapy - RT/CRT/CRRT, Pool, Nights.  Must have 1 year experience in an acute care setting.  ACLS and BLS required.

  • Physical Therapy - Physical Therapist, full time days.

  • Speech Therapist - Speech therapist, full time days, pediatric.  Experience strongly preferred.

  • Staff Pharmacist - PRN/POOL. 

  • Ultrasound Tech - PRN/POOL.

Non-Clinical Openings
All Hiring For Non-Clinical Postings Have Been Suspended in Response to the COVID19 Precautionary Measures
We will be happy to review your resume, however please be aware that we may not not reach out to potential employees at this time. You may still submit your resumes and scanned applications to
  • General Maintenance Technician - Full time/days.  Our ideal candidate will have experience in the general maintenance and repair of plumbing, electric, and basic structural/building.

  • Unit Coordinator/Emergency Services - Full time/nights.  We are searching for individuals with exemplary customer service skills, strong work ethic and a desire to be a part of a hard working team.

  • Accounts Payable Clerk (AP) - Full Time/Days. The accounts payable clerk will provide support to the Finance Department. Duties will include Accounts Payable processing and maintenance as well as contract management and monitoring.

  • Financial Counselor - Full Time, Days. Assists patients in resolving account balances.  Researches possible third party insurances.  Determines patient's eligibility for charity care. Our ideal candidate will have a proven history of exemplary customer service skills.

DeSoto Memorial Hospital is a 49 bed rural community hospital located in the heart of Arcadia which is just east of Sarasota. We proudly serve a local population of nearly 34,000 residents.  We offer our patients safe and compassionate treatment in our ER, Med-Surg, ICU, IV Therapy, Lab and Diagnostic Imaging, Surgical Services, Home Health and Physical Therapy, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation units.  We have just expanded our services to include a state of the art Hyperbaric Chamber Wound Care Program and most recently, we now offer mammography with contrast.  Our Hospital earned a Three Star Rating in 2019 from Centers for Medicaid/Medicare and our Home Health Agency earned a Five Star rating.

Potential staff members who will be working in direct contact with patients as clinical employees must have the following:

Valid and Clear Florida License (for your applied field)
American Heart Association BLS Certification
American Heart Association ACLS Certification is also required for some roles, but may be acquired after hire.

Student Loans on your mind? As a Non-Profit Rural Hospital, DeSoto Memorial Hospital Staff are eligible to enroll in the PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) program. We also offer tuition reimbursement for qualified employees.


Contact Human Resources

DeSoto Memorial Hospital
Human Resource Department
900 North Robert Avenue
Arcadia, Florida 34266

Lois J. Hilton
Human Resource Director


Candi F. Kendrick

Human Resources Generalist

Phone Number (863) 494-8405
Fax Number (863) 494-8400