The CARE Team at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, is seeking a second BC/BE Child Abuse Pediatrician to join our team. This full-time position will provide you with an excellent opportunity to be a member of a highly qualified team committed to providing child abuse diagnostic and treatment. The CARE Team is a well established program recognized in the region that provides 24/7 inpatient and outpatient medical evaluations for approximately 1400 children annually who are suspected victims of child maltreatment. The CARE Team includes: 1 full time Pediatrician, 2 pediatric nurse practitioners, 3 full time Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiners, 2 part time Sexual Assault Forensic Nurse Examiners, 2 Social Workers, and support staff.The CARE Team is supported by the hospital administration as well as a complete compliment of hospital specialists.
As the regional child abuse resource and evaluation center, the team participates in local/regional multidisciplinary teams, participates in the county child fatality review team, and provides professional training to multidisciplinary partners as well as providing fact and expert testimony in civil, criminal and federal court cases.
Cook Children's Health Care System is one of the country's leading integrated pediatric health care systems. This enhances our ability to deliver the right care by the right physician in the right setting. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, our non-profit organization includes a nationally recognized 430 bed Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Health Plan, Northeast Hospital and Health Foundation. Cook Children's records more than one million patient encounters each year through its medical center, specialty clinics, neighborhood clinics, physician offices, outpatient settings and home care in pediatric medical offices and specialty clinics throughout North Texas.
Knowing that every child's life is sacred, it is our promise to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Cook Children's Medical Center is consistently ranked in the top percentile among national children's hospitals for its nursing excellence and distinguished reputation for uncommon care and outcomes achieved in Neurology and Neurosurgery, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hematology and Oncology, Neonatology and Pulmonology programs.
Cook Children's is a EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Internal Number: 37783
About Cook Children's Medical Center
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.