Cook Children's Medical Center has an exciting full time opportunity for a BE/BC pediatrician to join our well established Inpatient Pediatrics Short Stay Unit.
Our 28-bed Short Stay Unit team, (comprised of 2 full time physicians and 7 advanced practice providers), provides medical diagnoses and treatment for pediatric patients requiring care for 24-48 hours. There is no in-hospital call. Patients are cared for 24/7 by pediatric nurse practitioners/physician assistants with telephone contact with our physicians.
Our short stay unit physicians also provide pediatric teaching to both medical students and residents.
Cook Children's is a nationally recognized and sophisticated pediatric health care organization. We are successful at providing high-quality, patient-centered care in a pediatric-only environment. With a mission to improve the health status of children through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury, Cook Children's physicians and nurses manage more than one million patient encounters each year through Cook Children's Medical Center, specialty clinics, neighborhood clinics, physician offices, outpatient settings and home care. Modern, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, strong nursing and tech support, and a cutting-edge OR system bolsters professional efforts and overall satisfaction.
Cook Children's Medical Center is one of the largest children's hospitals in the nation covering more than 530,000 square feet with 443 licensed beds. Our professional staff of nurses, technologists, therapists and other clinicians work alongside more than 500 physicians and dentists who provide primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary levels of pediatric care. They, along with our Child Life staff, chaplains, teachers, social services coordinators and translators work to help our patients and families cope with the stress that accompanies a child's hospitalization. Our award-winning medical center uses state-of-the-art technology in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties to provide the best care available for every child, every day.
Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in pediatrics and able to secure an unrestricted Texas medical license before commencement of employment.
Internal Number: 38108
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.