Cook Children's Medical Center and Health Care System, located in Ft. Worth, TX, has initiated a national search for Child Neurology candidates. Candidates with special interest in Headache Medicine, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, and Inpatient Neurology care are especially desired.
Cook Children's Medical Center is a not-for-profit, free standing, 457-bed tertiary care pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report.Although not academically affiliated, opportunities are available to pursue clinical research with support including campus IRB, grant writing, research nurses, and a dedicated PhD statistician.Opportunity for teaching and faculty affiliation with the University of North Texas Health Science Center is also possible.
Cook Children's is committed to securing a specialist whose professional, social, and economic interests would lend themselves to a long-term, cultural fit within the institution, the medical staff, and the community.
Other Programmatic Highlights:
Joining group of 13-Pediatric Neurologists.Enjoy support from 8-Nurse Practitioners,
4-Pediatric Neurosurgeons and 3-Neuropsychologists. Enjoy an average of 5 call weekends per year and 2-3 weekday calls per month.
Earning potential above the 90th percentile of MGMA
26-bed state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit located next to the Neurosciences offices
10-bed epilepsy monitoring unit and active epilepsy surgery program (average 60 surgeries/yr)
First hospital in the country to establish dedicated Pediatric DBS program and to have Clearpoint Intraoperative iMRI system
Established comprehensive headache program
Anticipate 40% focus on general neurology and 60% focus in area of interest
In office biofeedback and IV infusion program
More than 25,000 patient encounters, 1100 Botox procedures in 2015; 250 intrathecal pumps, 90 DBS implants
Incumbent must have completed an accredited pediatric specialty training program and be board certified/board eligible in child neurology. Must be qualified to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencing employment.
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center 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.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.