Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a private not-for-profit hospital and one of the most comprehensive medical facilities in West Central Florida serving a dozen counties with a population in excess of 4 million. As one of the largest hospitals in Florida, TGH is licensed for 1,010 beds, and with more than 8,000 employees, is one of the region's largest employers.
TGH is the area's only level I trauma center and one of just four burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters* we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need.
The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children's Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric kidney transplant services and one of just three outpatient pediatric dialysis units in the state. As the region's leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with excellent and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services.
Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2018-19, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in six medical specialties:
Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet
Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in six medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Tampa General's Emergency & Trauma Center has six trauma rooms, including one dedicated to pediatric patients. The center has 66 treatment rooms and two operating rooms.
There were more than 75,000, adult emergency and trauma visits in FY2014, and more than 15,000 pediatric patient visits. The center has areas dedicated to minor emergency, chest pain, and stroke. The Emergency & Trauma Center has a dedicated pediatric emergency care center which includes a pediatric waiting area.
Our multi-system trauma program and state-licensed stroke center have received disease-specific certification from The Joint Commission. Our team of dedicated emergency care professionals provides patients with the highest quality of care. Our highly qualified and experienced Aero med medical team includes RNs, Paramedics and EMTs. Our aviation partners, the pilots and mechanics, also are integral team members.
Under general supervision, following established policies, procedures, and professional guidelines, delivers nursing care to patients. Plans and implements nursing care; documents nursing assessments; identifies and reports situations requiring further intervention; formulates and communicates goal-directed plan of care; assures patient rights.
Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital and principles of quality improvement. Eight trauma hours are required within the first year of hire and are to be maintained throughout employment each year.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Florida. BSN or ASN and 1 yr RN hospital experience and enrolled in BSN program; BSN highly preferred.
Hospital experience required; Emergency Room experience required. BLS/ACLS required. PALS required for pediatric ER, TNCC preferred.
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