What is your dream of the good life?

Does it include working with a leading healthcare organization focused on patient care and quality outcomes?

Does it include a great place to work, play and raise a family?

Does it include living on the Gulf Coast with some of the world's most beautiful beaches?

At Sacred Heart Health System, your dream can become a reality!

State-of-the-art medical technology. A regional medical center and teaching hospital. The largest group of employed physicians in the region. Sugar-white beaches. A family-friendly community brimming with recreational and cultural activities.

We offer the best career opportunities on the Gulf Coast … and a great place to call home.

Keep scrolling down the page to learn more about Sacred Heart

About Sacred Heart

Since the Daughter’s of Charity built the area’s first modern hospital in 1915, Sacred Heart has grown to become the regional leader in providing high-quality, compassionate healthcare to Northwest Florida and the Alabama Gulf Coast.

Sacred Heart employs the largest network of primary and specialty care physicians in Northwest Florida. The physicians of Sacred Heart Medical Group and Sacred Heart Medical Oncology Group, serve a 200-mile span of the Gulf Coast.

We have facilities in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Gulf, and Franklin Counties in Florida as well as Baldwin and Conecuh Counties in Alabama.

More than 150 board-certified physicians choose to practice
with Sacred Heart Medical Group in specialties that include (but not limited to):

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Cardiology (General & Interventional)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Family Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology / Hematology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma and Acute Care Surgery


Listen to why physicians have chosen Sacred Heart

Kelli Gahagan, DO

Family Medicine

Sacred Heart Medical Group

Reed Gahagan, DO

Family Medicine

Sacred Heart Medical Group

Keith Golden, MD

Cardiologist / Electrophysiologist

Sacred Heart Cardiology - Sacred Heart Medical Group

Bryan Weidner, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Sacred Heart Medical Group / The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart

Tarek Eldaway, MD

Cancer Specialist

Sacred Heart Medical Oncology Group

Our Hospitals

Sacred Heart Health System spans from Gulf Shores, Ala. to Apalachicola, Florida With various locations and opportunities, we invite you to see for yourself why Sacred Heart is a great place to work and the Gulf Coast is a perfect place to call home. At Sacred Heart Health System, our hospitals include:

Sacred Heart Hospital - Pensacola

Pensacola, Florida

Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. is a 566-bed acute care facility. It is the busiest hospital in the area with 24,000 admissions annually. Our services include the region’s only Children’s Hospital, a Level 2 Trauma Center, a Pediatric Trauma Referral Center, a regional Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network TM, and centers of excellence specializing in women’s health, heart and vascular care, cancer, orthopedics, and bariatric surgery.

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast

Mirimar Beach, Florida 

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast in Miramar Beach, Florida is a 58-bed hospital located just east of Destin. Services include 24-hour emergency care, an intensive care unit, cardiac services, cancer center, joint replacement program, rehabilitation services, and comprehensive women’s services. The hospital’s patient satisfaction scores are among the best in the nation.

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf

Port St. Joe, Florida

Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf in Port St. Joe, Florida is a 19-bed community hospital that opened in 2010. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency and inpatient care, rehabilitation services, surgical services, and diagnostic and laboratory services. The hospital is linked to the Pensacola trauma center through AirHeart, our regional air-ambulance service, as well as a stroke telemedicine program.

Physician Opportunities

Sacred Heart Health System is currently seeking physicians in the following specialties and practice locations.
Please click on a specialty to get more details.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE TOBACCO USERS: Sacred Heart Health System is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of its patients, associates, physicians and visitors while on the facility campuses. For this reason, Sacred Heart Health System is a tobacco free campus and is taking measures to establish a tobacco free workforce. Effective January 1, 2014 and thereafter, all external applicants who have accepted an offer of employment with the health system will be required to submit to (post job offer) nicotine screening. Those individuals with positive nicotine screening will result in the withdrawal of the employment offer and will not be eligible to reapply with the system for a period of 12 months during which they must remain tobacco free. [Click for more details]

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