Tampa is not in as bad of shape as the rest of Florida when it comes to the nursing shortage, but there are still plenty of open nursing jobs. Tampa has benefited recently from a boosted College of Nursing at USF, resulting in more nursing graduates to keep hospitals well staffed. Tampa.s main hospitals include Tampa General Hospital, St. Joseph.s Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.
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