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 two ABA-verified adult & pediatric 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 and pediatric kidney transplant services. As the region's leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with world-class 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, 2019-2020, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in five medical specialties:
Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, Orthopedics, and Urology. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence, for the fourth consecutive time - an accomplishment that fewer than 1 percent of hospitals nationwide have earned. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in five medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Tampa General's Emergency and Wallace Trauma Center has six trauma rooms, including one dedicated to pediatric patients. The center has areas dedicated to minor emergencies, chest pain, stroke and a dedicated pediatric emergency care center which includes a pediatric waiting area.
Our team of dedicated emergency care professionals provide patients with the highest quality care. Our highly qualified and experienced Aeromedical team includes RNs, Paramedics and EMTs. Our aviation partners, the pilots and mechanics, also are integral team members. In addition, TGH has a freestanding adult and pediatric emergency department in Brandon.
The Paramedic provides technical assistance and performs selected acts, including the administration of treatments, under the supervision of the ER Physician and/or Registered Nurse. The Paramedic is accountable for his/her own actions.
Reports to the assigned Clinician or charge nurse. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Graduate of an accredited Paramedic program. Current EMT-P certification.
At least two (2) years' experience as a Paramedic. ACLS certification.
The Tampa General Hospital Foundation Inc