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).
The Laboratory Department delivers comprehensive clinical and anatomic pathology services with state of the art instrumentation complimented by professional expertise. More than 3 million billable orders are processed annually. Testing is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologist, COLA, and CLIA to achieve the highest standard of excellence. The Laboratory is staffed with medical technologists, lab assistants, and phlebotomists. A certified Medical Technologist Program supplements future staffing. A research-driven testing menu with quick result reporting allows the department to support clinical decisions in chemistry, immunochemistry, hematology, coagulation, anatomic pathology, cytology, microbiology, flow cytometry and molecular diagnostics for patients of all ages. The department also supports point of care testing in the hospital and the offsite facilities.
Under general supervision, independently performs all levels of moderate and high complexity testing, following established policies, procedures, and professional guidelines. Responsible for performing routine and specialized technical analyses.
Operates and maintains instrumentation according to established laboratory procedures and protocols. Exercises independent judgement in recognizing and solving test related problems. Performs technical job duties as specified in CAP Regulations.Personnel Requirements for Tests of Moderate and High Complexity - Testing. Also responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Must be currently licensed as a Medical Technologist by the State of Florida Department of Health.
Molecular Biology experience is required.
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related area.