The Cook Children's Pulmonology Department (located in Fort Worth, Texas) is seeking an additional member to join a well-established group of 8 pulmonologists and 2 sleep physicians. Our group provides inpatient and consultative services at a 430 bed pediatric hospital which includes 33 PICU beds, 106 Level 4 NICU beds, 10 neuro ICU beds and 14 CVICU beds. The pulmonary department runs a 16 bed technology dependent unit which is also connected to a neuro rehabilitation unit. Our accredited CF center serves almost 200 pediatric patients with the assistance of 2 CF coordinators. Our CF TDN program is active with 2 research coordinators and a research assistant dedicated to us as well as the backing of a full research administration office. Our accredited Sleep Center provides inpatient studies and has a 5 bed outpatient unit as well. Our sleep physicians and pulmonologists are also supported by a behavioral sleep psychologist. Multiple ancillary services are housed within our department which includes respiratory therapists, dietitians, social work, child life, and a clinical therapist.
Cook Children's offers a unique opportunity to care for patients in a private practice setting while still providing opportunities to educate medical students and participate in research. We serve the Fort Worth area as well 6 surrounding counties and parts of West Texas. Fort Worth is a rapidly growing family-friendly city in North Texas with diverse cultural opportunities with a small-town feel.
Cook Children’s is an EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet.
Successful candidates must be BC/BE in pediatric pulmonology and able to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Pulm2019
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children’s Health Care System (based in Fort Worth, Texas) is one of the country’s leading free standing integrated pediatric health care systems. Cook Children’s is comprised of a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services, Inc., and Health Foundation. Cook Children’s has 4400 employees and a 443-bed Medical Center (160 of those are intensive care). Cook Children’s records approximately one million patient encounters each year through its Medical Center, Specialty Clinics, Neighborhood Clinics, Primary Care offices, outpatient settings, and Home Health. This includes 12,000 inpatient admissions (2000 to neonatal and pediatric intensive care) and 105,000 Emergency Department visits per year (an EMS-designated Trauma Center for Tarrant County). There are more than 30 specialties/subspecialties with more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North and West Texas. CCHCS has one of the country’s largest pediatric/neonatal transport teams, transporting 2200 children annually primarily for critical care. The transport team was awarded the Children’s Miracle Network’s Miracle Achievement Award in reco...gnition of their exceptional accomplishments and notable work in the field. Cook Children's consistently ranks highly in employee satisfaction winning such recognition as the Top 100 Places to Work (Dallas Morning News), a National Top Work Place by Workplace Dynamics (based on employee feedback at large companies from all different industries), and a Top Healthcare Employer (the only exclusively pediatric healthcare system on the list) by Modern Healthcare Magazine.
Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in North Texas. The network is comprised of over 400 physicians who provide medical care in primary care and pediatric subspecialty practices located primarily in the greater Fort Worth metropolitan area and surrounding communities.