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 embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.