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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

Please email resumes to

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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

Clinical (Non-Nursing)


DIRECTOR OF DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING/RADIOLOGY - Full Time, Days. This position entails oversight of the Diagnostic Imaging Department and all activities therein. Our ideal candidate will have their Florida State License, American Heart Association BLS and all other state required licenses and certifications. Educational Requirements; Associates Degree. Leadership and management skills in a healthcare setting are strongly desired.

MEDSURG - CNA's, Full Time nights and Pool, all shifts.  

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

Physical Therapy - Physical Therapist. Full Time Days. Must have Pediatric Experience.

Speech Therapist - Speech Therapist, Full Time Days. Must have Pediatric Experience.

NUCLEAR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTt - The Nuclear Medicine Technologist works within the framework of the facility's radionuclide license and the licensed capabilities of the Radiologists and/or Staff Physicians given the privilege of performing and or diagnosing certain nuclear medicine examinations. This individual performs a range of procedures and tasks requiring a level of knowledge and skill normally acquired by continuing education in Nuclear Medicine. Under the general supervision of the Department Director of Diagnostic Imaging Services, this individual works with the Department Director and the designated physicians in performing nuclear medicine procedures. This is a PRN position, working regularly on Wednesdays and as needed.


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, OB, 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.


Non-Clinical Openings


All non-clinical roles have been filled at this time. Thank you for your interest in joining the team and DeSoto Memorial Hospital.


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

To submit an application online please complete the employment application, save the file and e-mail it to

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


Employee Benefit Information:

1.  Competitive Salary & Benefits

2.  Health/Life/Dental

3.  Retirement Plan

4.  Tuition Reimbursement

5.  Paid Time Off (PTO)

6.  CE Provider (free to employees)