Cook Children's Medical Center and Healthcare System, based in Fort Worth, TX, has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Pediatric Oncologist to join our growing Hematology and Oncology Center. Currently, 16 physicians and 12 nurse practitioners, as well as dedicated multi-disciplinary staff, see over 220 new cancer cases annually and perform 40-50 stem-cell transplants per year. We have a very active outpatient clinic and Hematology Program as well, and together our programs serve an expansive referral area including the Fort Worth Metro area, North Texas as well as Central and West Texas and the surrounding states. Our center is a member of Children's Oncology Group (COG) and has many active collaborations with multiple academic institutions, Phase I consortiums, pharmaceutical companies and is very active in clinical research in all areas of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant. We are seeking an energetic BC/BE Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist with an interest in Leukemia and Lymphoma as well as Targeted Therapeutics. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a patient-focused practice with a high level of independence and opportunities for professional growth. Involvement in program development will be encouraged and supported.
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Cook Children's Health Care System is one of the country's leading free standing integrated pediatric health care systems. 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.
Cook Children's Medical Center is a quaternary care, 433-bed pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report. The physicians enjoy a collegial relationship with more than 400 specialty and primary care pediatric providers employed by the Physician Network.
Fort Worth offers affordable neighborhoods, an enviable cultural scene and many world-class school systems. Fort Worth ranked No. 4 on the Best Big Cities for Jobs list compiled by Forbes and has the reputation as one of the premier travel destinations in the nation. The area's diverse industries, consistently low unemployment and excellent quality of life consistently attract top talent looking for new career opportunities.
Successful candidates will have completed an accredited pediatric specialty training program and be board certified/board eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 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.