Cook Children's Physician Network, based in Fort Worth, Texas, has an exciting full time opportunity for a board certified/board eligible pediatric gastroenterologist, preferably with advanced endoscopy skills (EUS, ERCP, Deep enteroscopy) and interest in Pancreatic Disorders to join our group of 8 providers in our gastroenterology department. We are looking for this physician to cover both our outpatient and inpatient population as well as participate in the call rotation. Cook Children's is one of the first in the region to provide pediatric gastrointestinal manometry (motility) diagnostic testing for pediatric patients who experience chronic intestinal dysmotility dysfunction, such as intractable constipation, fecal incontinence, dysphagia and feeding intolerance. Our physicians practice within our attached clinic and partner hospital, and have 100% pediatric practices.
Candidate will be responsible for the development and continued growth of an active Pancreas and Interventional Gastroenterology Program. The position will offer substantial resources allowing the candidate to expand their own clinical and/or research programs. Research opportunities exist for interested applicants.
More about Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is one of the country's leading free standing integrated pediatric health care systems. Our skilled and dedicated clinicians combine the art of healing with the use of leading technology and collaboration to provide exceptional care for our patients. Their remarkable work is consistently recognized by local and state publications, such as:
The Dallas Morning News, Top Doctors
Dallas Child, Fort Worth Child and North Texas Child magazines, Mom-Approved Doctors
Texas Monthly magazine, Super Doctors: Rising Stars
Fort Worth, Texas magazine, Top Doctors
Fort Worth Business Press, Healthcare Heroes
Additionally, Cook Children's has been named to The Dallas Morning News'Top 100 Places to Work for nine consecutive years (2009-2017) and ranked in four specialities in the 2017-18 U.S.News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals List.
Cook Children's Medical Center attained Magnet Recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program. Our nurses have been recognized three times, an honor achieved by less than three percent of health care organizations nationwide.
Cook Children's records approximately one million patient encounters each year through its medical center, specialty and primary care offices, neighborhood clinics, outpatient settings and home health visits. In fiscal year 2016, that included nearly 10,947 admissions (2,532 to neonatal and pediatric intensive care) and 203,181 visits to our Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centers. Additionally, Cook Children's Teddy Bear Transport, one of the country's largest pediatric/neonatal transport teams, brought 3,555 children to our medical center to receive life-saving critical care.
Candidates must be qualified to secure an unrestricted Texas medical license.
Cook Children's is a EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Internal Number: 39334
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.