CareSouth’s Expansion In Florida Means More Jobs In Georgia
AUGUSTA, Ga., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CareSouth Health System, Inc., the largest privately held home health care company in Georgia and a leading provider of non-acute care in the country, today announced that it has expanded its health care services throughout Florida with the purchase of key assets of Alliance Care. Alliance Care is a provider of home health care, private duty and physician house call services. The expansion will result in more jobs created in the state of Georgia, where CareSouth’s corporate offices are located. The transaction was finalized on August 8, 2012 and is one of the largest transactions in the history of CareSouth.
CareSouth corporate offices are located in Augusta where the company currently employs almost 100 full-time corporate staff in addition to the more than 900 employees in agencies across seven states. As a result of the expansion, positions have been added in upper level management, Information Technology, graphic arts, clinical services, human resources, and other ancillary positions within the Augusta facility. The company anticipates hiring additional people as the integration of the new business is completed.
“Our solid financial position allows us to take an aggressive approach to growth through development, partnerships and acquisitions,” said Rick Griffin, CareSouth Chief Executive Officer and President. “Naturally, when we grow our markets across the country, our support services will also grow, meaning more jobs here in the Augusta community.”
The company has taken over Alliance Care operations, now doing business as CareSouth Homecare Professionals in Bethesda, Boynton Beach, Bradenton, Dundee, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Largo, Ormond Beach, Sarasota, Tampa and West Palm Beach. CareSouth will retain most of the former Alliance Care employees, and will increase that employee base in the near future.
CareSouth is a leading provider of home health care and other non-acute healthcare services in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Now with 55 certified locations, the company is accredited, with deemed status, by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care. CareSouth nurses are credentialed through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. It agencies consistently rank in Home Care Elite as being among the top 25 percent of home health care agencies in the nation. CareSouth also provides hospice, outpatient wellness and rehabilitation, physician housecall services and private duty nursing services in various markets. For more information on CareSouth, visit www.caresouth.com.
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SOURCE CareSouth Health System, Inc.