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).
- Air transport provided by Metro Aviation, Inc.
The Center for Spiritual Health and Education (chaplains), including board-certified chaplains (Association of Professional Chaplains), ACPE certified educators (Association of Clinical Pastoral Education), residents and interns. The team responds to the spiritual and life needs of patients, families and team members at Tampa General Hospital.
Under the supervision and instruction of the Director of Pastoral Care and Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and the CPE supervisors, the Resident Chaplain engages fully and actively in the Clinical Pastoral Education Program as offered. He/she provides pastoral care to patients, visitors and staff members. Able to use as appropriate a wide range of pastoral skills including listening/attending, empathic reflection, conflict resolution/confrontation, crisis management and appropriate use of religious/spiritual resources. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Strong denominational affiliation; Master of Divinity or equivalent preferred; vital interest in leaning skills of chaplaincy.