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.

Non-Clinical Openings
  • 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.

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 have plans to add more services.  Our Hospital earned a Four Star Rating in 2018 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.



COOK/NUTRITION SERVICES - Our nutrition services Department is now seeking a Full Time Cook. 
Please apply in person at DeSoto Memorial Hospital for positions with HHS.

Contact Human Resources

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

Lois J. Hilton
Human Resource Director


Candy F. Kendrick

Human Resources Generalist

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