Patient Care Technician- Progressive Care Unit - Days

The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 weeks ago

Facility Profile

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 1,007 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).

  • Air transport provided by Metro Aviation, Inc.

Department Profile

Tampa General Hospital is home to one of the busiest transplant programs in both the state of Florida and the nation. The transplant unit has 48 private rooms dedicated to organ transplant and post intensive care ventricular assist device (VAD) patients.

The nursing team works closely with the Tampa General Medical Group (TGMG) delivering exceptional care using a multidisciplinary approach. This is a unit of elite class, highly trained, and qualified nurses where miracles happen every day.

Job Summary

The Patient Care Technician provides a variety of indirect and direct care, including provision for patient's dependency needs such as nutrition, hygiene, safety and physical and psychological comfort measures, to patient and significant others, under the supervision of licensed nursing staff. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision and values.

Required Skills

High school diploma or G.E.D and Florida CNA certification required. Hospital PCT/CNA experience required.

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Patient Care Technician- Progressive Care Unit - Days

The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc