Specialized Support and Resources

Physician and child patientOur pediatric ERs provide support and resources that cater to the unique medical needs of children. We offer highly specialized care combined with an extensive support system.

St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Steinbrenner Children’s Emergency & Trauma Center

As part of our full spectrum of care, pediatric specialists are available to see patients in the ER allowing for much quicker assessment, treatment and admission if necessary. Our specialized support team also includes; registered nurses with specialized training in treating pediatric patients, patient support technicians, child life specialists, pediatric intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care units.

The St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Steinbrenner Children’s Emergency & Trauma Center is designated by the Florida Department of Health as a Pediatric Trauma Center.

Mease Countryside Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital South

In addition to the emergency center at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, we offer pediatric ER services at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor, FL and St. Joseph’s Hospital South in Riverview, FL. For patients needing specialized care, pediatric specialists are available on-site or by phone 24/7/365 at these locations to ensure the best care for your child. We are capable of managing any emergency and if necessary, we can arrange for expedited transport of patients to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Steinbrenner Children’s Emergency & Trauma Center.

Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Service Team

Should your child need a higher level of specialized care, our Neonatal and Pediatric Transport team provides transportation 24/7, by ground or flight, to St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. This highly specialized transport unit brings critical care services directly to patients and continues treatment throughout transport.

All of our pediatric ERs are attached to hospitals with pediatric inpatient units. For patients requiring additional care, this allows for direct admission to the hospital and timely care administered by pediatric physicians.

See how else our pediatric ERs make a difference in your child’s ER experience.

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital  
3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 
Tampa, FL 33607 
(813) 554-8500

St. Joseph’s Children’s at Mease Countryside Hospital
3231 McMullen Booth Road 
Safety Harbor, FL 34695
(727) 725-6966

St. Joseph’s Children’s at St. Joseph’s Hospital-South 
6901 Simmons Loop Road 
Riverview, FL 33578   
(813) 302-8000