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 quaternary 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 11-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.
For more information, contact
Debbie Brimer, Physician Recruiter
Cook Children's is a EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet.