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 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 is home to one of the busiest transplant programs in both the state of Florida and the nation. The transplant units have private rooms dedicated to organ transplant and post-intensive care ventricular assist device (VAD) patients. The nursing team works closely with Tampa General Medical Group (TGMG) specialists, delivering exceptional care using a multidisciplinary approach. This team includes physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, medical specialists, financial counselors and transplant coordinators.
For more than two decades, TGH has been a leader in the organ transplantation, performing over 11,000 transplants since inception. Having more than doubled the size of the program in the last 3 years, we are looking for experienced Liver Transplant Surgeons. Based on the new Liver Allocation System, our median meld at Transplant is increasing and our median time to transplantation is lengthening. Therefore, we are starting a live donor liver transplant program. Surgeons with LDLT experience are strongly preferred.
Under general supervision, following established policies, procedures and professional guidelines, delivers medical care to patients. Plans medical care, documents medical assessments, identifies and refers situations that require intervention. Formulates and communicates goals and plan of care, assuring patient rights. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine. Completion of an accredited residency program. Board certification within the time frame established by the applicable Specialty Medical Staff Department. Unrestricted licensure to practice as a physician in the State of Florida. Experience with live donor liver transplant (LDLT) required.
Internal Number: 200001B9
About Tampa General Hospital
Tampa General Hospital 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, Tampa General is licensed for 1,006 beds, and with more than 8,000 employees, is one of the region’s largest employers. TGH is the region's first and largest teaching hospital, having been affiliated with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine since the school was created in the early 1970s. As the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, over 400 residents and fellows are assigned to TGH for specialty training in areas ranging from general internal medicine to neurosurgery. In addition, USF medical students, nurses and physical therapy students all receive part of their training at Tampa General. Faculty of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine admit and care for patients at TGH, as do private-practice physicians, many of whom also serve as adjunct clinical faculty. With five medical helicopters* transporting critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to the ONLY level I trau...ma center in the region, and one of two ABA-verified Adult & Pediatric burn centers in Florida, our care is second to none. We are one of the top organ transplant centers in the country, having performed over 10,000 adult solid organ transplants, including the state’s first successful heart transplant in 1985.