Cook Children's (in Fort Worth, TX) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time pediatric Hospitalist to join our growing Inpatient Pediatrics Service with Cook Children's Healthcare system. We are seeking a Board Prepared/Board Certified pediatrician to join our 27-person hospitalist group for a full-time opportunity at Cook Children's Medical Center. The group attends both to patients without assigned staff physicians, as well as, patients from the majority of local primary care physicians who now choose to use the hospitalist service when inpatient care for their patients becomes necessary. The group also provides bedside pediatric teaching to both third-year medical students and PL3 family practice residents.
Qualifications: Must obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencement of employment.Must be BC/BE in Pediatrics.
With the culmination of a historic building initiative that began in 2009, Cook Children's Medical Center is now licensed for 434 beds, making it one of the largest freestanding, non-university-affiliated children's hospitals in the country. The 530,000 square foot expansion includes a Level IV NICU, more rooms in the Hematology and Oncology unit and the Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Care units, and a new tower to provide expanded state-of-the- art operating rooms and emergency department space.
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state. Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.
Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in North Texas. The network is comprised of more than 600 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and CRNAs who provide medical care in in both pediatric primary care and pediatric subspecialty practices located primarily in the greater Fort Worth metropolitan area and surrounding communities.