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, 2020-2021, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in five medical specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, and Orthopedics. 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 one 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). *Air transport provided by Metro Aviation, Inc.
Tampa General Hospital’s Radiology Department provides state-of-the-art imaging for a variety of conditions, and interventional invasive procedures. Their fellowship-trained radiologists are trained in diagnostic imaging techniques for all of the hospital’s sub-specialties, including neuroradiology, cardiac, musculoskeletal, thoracic, body, and vascular imaging. In collaboration with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, the imaging department serves as a training facility for medical students, residents and fellows. The imaging departments also serve as a training organization for many imaging programs. Their relationship with Tower Radiology offers patients and students over 18 different location options for outpatient imaging.
Under supervision of the Radiology Intervention Section Manager and according to established policies and procedures for various age groups of patients, performs diagnostic and invasive procedures in order to assist Radiologists in the diagnosis and treatment of illness. Performs radiographic procedures according to protocols established for various age groups of patients, at a technical level not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Performs a wide variety of technical procedures including but not limited to vertebroplasty, angioplasty, stent placements, AAA stints and embolization procedures. These exams will require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiological diagnosis. These exams will be in a sterile environment and will need venous access. Assumes responsibility for designated area or procedures as required. Assesses the age-specific needs of the patients. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of TGH.
Graduate of a two year AMA accredited radiologic technology program. Registered ARRT (RT & IRT). Current CPR certification. Florida Licensure or will have 90 days to become licensed to practice as Radiologic Technologist by State of Florida. Will not be able to perform exams prior to evidence of licensure. IRT registry eligible. Four (4) years progressively more responsible experience in a hospital diagnostic imaging department.