“Tampa General has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion for all team members, regardless of gender, race, or sexual orientation. This recognition demonstrates our commitment by highlighting the support we provide specifically to women,” said Jean CourisPresident and CEO of Tampa General. “Our priority is to understand what all of our team members need and what is important to them in their lives so that in return we can support them in ways that have the most impact for them. .”
Forbes magazine partnered with market research firm Statista to identify the companies most valued by female workers and looked at many dimensions. In the areas of atmosphere and development, image, working conditions, workplace, diversity, likelihood to recommend, family support, flexibility, representativeness and professional and pay equity, Tampa The general scored well above 80e percentile.
One of the methods Tampa General uses to understand the needs of team members through regular assessments conducted by third-party professional interviewers. In 2021, the Hospital’s Team Member Engagement Survey and a 2022 Benefits Survey (in which team members self-identified their gender), showed that all three attributes most valued by women within Tampa In general, there was flexibility, opportunities for growth and development, and health, wellness, and benefits programs.
“Tampa General values each team member and their unique needs,” said Qualenta Kivett, executive vice president and chief human resources and talent officer, Tampa General. “As a result, we use a variety of approaches to ensure that we create a just, fair and equitable culture, as well as to foster a sense of belonging. We know that our commitment to justice and equity will continue to lead to a diversity workforce and catalyze the best possible patient outcomes.”
rooted in Tampa With the general belief in caring for the whole person and understanding that team members have lives outside of work, the hospital continues to develop programs that can benefit the needs of women.
- Flexibility: Tampa General offers a competitive leave policy as well as remote work options and flexibility for part-time positions. Over the past two years, members of the hospital team have increasingly expressed a desire for part-time work schedules and these have been accommodated where possible.
- Opportunities for growth and development: In addition to competitive tuition reimbursement and clinical and non-clinical scales that support skill enhancement, the hospital also offers scholarships. For example, more than $100,000 nursing scholarships were awarded to Tampa General team members in 2022. The clinical and non-clinical scales are structured systems to advance career development while the team member maintains their current position.
- Health, wellness and benefits: In addition to competitive medical benefits, the hospital also offers team members access to wellness activities and aftercare through a free app, on-site gym, and online classes through the TGH fitness center. In addition, Tampa General provides support in a variety of ways, including lactation rooms, lounges for team members as well as a spacious area to help team members decompress which includes massage chairs and support for behavioral health, live and virtually.
- Family support: The University Medical Center offers a team member emergency fund to support team members in a crisis situation. In 2020 and 2021, a $600 The Per Eligible Team Member Grant for Back-to-School Supplies helped parents purchase essential items such as clothing, backpacks, tablets and laptops. An on-site daycare provides families with an education and development program for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years.
Tampa General also focuses on education and professional development with unique programs at the University Medical Center – the People Development Institute (PDI) offers classes through a partnership with the University of South Florida (USF) Muma College of Business at no charge. Thanks to a Tampa Foundation general grant, all Tampa General team members can access courses on topics such as technical and emotional skills, finance, and leadership skills. Made for Tampa General team members who are early in their careers or want more training, TGH’s free LEAD (Leadership Enrichment and Development) program spans 12 months and creates career paths and identifies future leaders. A series on modern advances in leadership facilitated by the University of Tampa The Sykes College of Business is designed to provide transformative and interactive learning experiences to advance the skills of current and future leaders. Several programs in all categories are supported by the Tampa General Foundation.
Kivett added that part of Tampa General’s philosophy is to continually develop and expand programs that meet the needs of team members. “Part of our ability to do this is recognizing the unique needs of our diverse population and supporting them in the workplace, at home and at school in a way that is meaningful to them. We strive to create a world-class environment for our patients and our team members,” she said.
The list was compiled by interviewing 50,000 Americans, including 30,000 women, working for companies with at least 1,000 employees in their US operations. The evaluation was based on four criteria:
- Direct Recommendations — General Work Topics: Employees were asked to give their opinion on a series of statements regarding likelihood of recommendation, atmosphere and development, image, working conditions, pay and salary, workplace and diversity about their own employer.
- Direct recommendations — Topics relevant to women: Women were asked to rate their own employers on parental leave, family support, flexibility, discrimination, representation, and job and pay equity.
- Indirect recommendations: Participants had the chance to rate other employers in their respective industries who stand out positively or negatively when it comes to diversity. Only women’s recommendations were taken into account.
- Diversity among Senior Management/Board: Based on extensive research, an index has been constructed based on the proportion of women in management or board positions. To Tampa Overall, women make up 50% of senior management and 70% of our senior vice president team.
This isn’t the first such accolade for Tampa General. In 2021, Forbes ranked the hospital 13e nationally in its review of America’s Best Employers for Women, moving it from 24e in the country in 2020.
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ON TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Tampa General Hospital, a 1,041-bed nonprofit academic medical center, is one of America’s largest hospitals and provides world-class care as the region’s only center for Level I Trauma and Trauma. comprehensive burn care. Tampa General Hospital is the highest ranked hospital in the market in US News and World Reports 2022-23 Best Hospitals, and is tied as the third highest ranked hospital in Floridawith seven specialties ranked among the best programs of United States. Tampa The General Hospital was designated as a model of excellence by the List of Top 100 Fortune/Merative Hospitals 2022. The University Medical Center’s commitment to growing and developing its team members is recognized by two prestigious Forbes magazine rankings – the first nationally in 2022 America’s Best Employers for Women and third out of Florida’s 100 Companies in 2021 America’s Top Employers by State.Tampa General is the safety net hospital for the region, caring for everyone regardless of their ability to pay, and in fiscal year 2020 provided a net community benefit worth more than $182.5 million in the form of health care for underinsured patients, community education and financial support to community health organizations in Tampa Bay. It is one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers and the primary teaching hospital for USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. With six medical helicopters, Tampa General Hospital transports critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. Tampa General is home to a nationally accredited comprehensive stroke center, and its 32-bed neuroscience and intensive care unit is the largest on the west coast of Florida. It also houses the 82-bed Jennifer Leigh Muma Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a nationally accredited rehabilitation center. Tampa General Hospital’s footprint includes 17 Tampa General Medical Group primary care offices, TGH Family Care Center Kennedy, TGH Brandon Healthplex, TGH Virtual Health and 21 Tower-powered TGH imaging outpatient radiology centers across Hillsborough, Not co, pinelles and palm beach counties. Tampa Bay area residents also receive world-class care from the TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track network of clinics, and they can even receive home visits in certain regions thanks to TGH Urgent Care at Home, powered by Fast Track. As one of the largest hospitals in the country, Tampa The general hospital is the first of Florida to partner with GE Healthcare and open a clinical command center that uses artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to improve and better coordinate patient care at lower cost. For more information, visit www.tgh.org.
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