St. Petersburg, Fla. – July 24, 2023 −HCA Florida Northside Hospital hosted the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast for a Healthcare Career Day. The teens learned about healthcare careers including the education and career path for a rewarding career in emergency room (ER) and intensive care unit (ICU) nursing. There was a hands on demonstration by the hospital infection control team and a nutrition overview from hospital registered dieticians. The teens also had the opportunity to participate in a Hands Only CPR lesson from Sunstar Paramedics. Sunstar also provided an overview on emergency medical service careers including a direct look at life saving amenities located on an ambulance.
About HCA Florida Northside Hospital
Serving the community since 1976, HCA Florida Northside Hospital is a 288-bed hospital, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, preventative and corrective cardiac care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment an ER 24/7®, and general surgery. As one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced hospital allows our highly skilled physicians, nursing, and caregivers to serve our growing community. HCA Florida Northside Hospital is the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County and nationally recognized for quality and safety by earning an ‘A’ Patient Safety grade from the Leapfrog Group Spring 2020 and 2021. Our employees voted us a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace in 2020. With campus-based specialized services including the Tampa Bay Heart Institute and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, HCA Florida Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services to better serve the community.