Cook Children's Medical Center and Health Care System, located in Ft. Worth, TX, has initiated a national search for a board certified/board eligible child neurologist with subspecialty training in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy.
Cook Children's Medical Center is a not-for-profit, free standing, 443-bed quaternary care pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report.Although not academically affiliated, clinical research is an important program component supported by a multi-million dollar Neuroscience Research Endowment providing all necessary components for research development, data acquisition, analysis, and dissemination.Opportunities for teaching and faculty affiliation with the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Texas Christian University are also possible.
Cook Children's is committed to securing an epilepsy 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. The candidate will join a seasoned epilepsy team dedicated to improving the care of children in our region through cutting-edge surgical procedures, novel investigative trials, and quality epilepsy care.
Other Programmatic Highlights:
Joining group of 15-Pediatric Neurologists.Enjoy support from 8-Nurse Practitioners,
4-Pediatric Neurosurgeons and 3-Neuropsychologists. Enjoy an average of 4 call weekends per year and 2-3 weekday calls per month
Earning potential above the 90th percentile of MGMA
10-bed epilepsy monitoring unit and active epilepsy surgery program (average 40 surgeries/yr)
Available technologies include 3T and intraoperative-MRI, Magnetoencephalography, PET, SPECT, fMRI, TMS
Expertise in minimally invasive surgical procedures including Stereo-EEG, Laser Interstitial Thermal Ablation, and Endoscopy
Dedicated Neuro-ICU with 10 rooms wired for EEG monitoring
26-bed state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit located next to the Neurosciences offices
More than 25,000 patient encounters, 2165 evaluations for newly diagnosed epilepsy, 1280 long term video-EEG and over 4000 outpatient EEG in 2018
First hospital in the country to establish dedicated Pediatric DBS program and to have Clearpoint Intraoperative iMRI system
Established comprehensive headache program, stroke program, movement disorder program, and genetic epilepsy clinic
Incumbent must have completed an accredited pediatric specialty training program and be board certified/board eligible in child neurology with subspecialty training in clinical neurophysiology and/or epilepsy.Particular interest and training in epilepsy surgery is preferred, with research experience favored.
Must be qualified to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencing employment.
Internal Number: 43480
About Cook Children's Health Care System
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.