Tampa General Hospital

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Tampa General Hospital Reviews

Updated October 21, 2014
Updated October 21, 2014
50 Reviews
3.7
50 Reviews
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James R. Burkhart
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  1.  

    Great Place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tampa General Hospital full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    They are very good about employing from internal candidates.

    Cons

    Low pay. Management tears you apart to justify not giving good raises because of the hospital budget.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to focus on achievements instead of tearing people down in order to justify the awful raises.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Tampa General Hospital (more than an year)

    Pros

    Lots of growth opportunities. Management listens to staff. Excellent leadership, wonderful location. The education benefits are tremendous.

    Cons

    Traffic in the Tampa Bay area is of the chain.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Clinical Nurse

    Current Employee - Clinical Nurse in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Clinical Nurse in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Tampa General Hospital full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful place for nurses to work especially if you get involved in committees that help shape the practice of nursing.

    Cons

    Difficult to advance in certain cases. Parking is expensive and the new uniform policy is a little restrictive. At least they will pay for the first two!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to involve employees in decisions that affect the practice at the bedside.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Great place of opportunities, but politics makes it a biased environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Tampa General Hospital part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Vast opportunities to grow. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Too much politics can either stump your growth or not.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be more discerning to know what's worth letting go or not.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great Place To Work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Tampa General Hospital full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome place to work at

    Cons

    Nothing, everything was great here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Tampa General Hospital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great staff and company values

    Cons

    Some micromanaging, may need new blood

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Very good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tampa General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Well known. Lots options. Good amount of paid vacation.

    Cons

    More politics than average. Completely dependent on government funding, not their fault of course but a consideration none the less.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    TGH

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tampa General Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Tampa is a great city!

    Cons

    Tampa General is not that great, however.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A great teaching hospital

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Tampa General Hospital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The health benefits are great and the hospital is a great teaching hospital for a variety of specialized areas.

    Cons

    Upper management is getting worse and placing unrealistic demands on staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be aware of the high level of burnout due to staff issues.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Busy, but org. is on the right track

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tampa General Hospital full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Level 1 Trama experience, Great benefits. If you really want to, you can progress quickly up the leadership chain.

    Cons

    Leadership below CEO is questionable, especially in nursing (all levels of leadership have no formal leadership training nor care to have it). Lots of micromanaging and lack of innovation due to only promoting from within.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire externally for leadership positions and don't run them out when their ideas clash with yours. Be more transparent and inclusive of those not on the Exec. team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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