Cook Children's Health Care is accepting applications for a Senior Medical Director to lead their well-established and nationally respected Department of Genetics.
Transformational Leadership PositionHighlights:
Seek a leader with prior administrative experience, proven skills in clinical care and clinical network development, written and verbal communication, conflict resolution, operational effectiveness, track record in working with teams, focus on quality and safety.
The Senior Medical Director will work closely with the Medical Director of Clinical Genetics and the Director of Metabolism to establish the strategic vision for the future of the program.
Overseeing a Department of Genetics currently staffed by 9 geneticists, 2 board-certified genetic counselors, 2 metabolic dietitians, and 5 case managers.
Opportunities available to pursue clinical research with support including campus IRB, grant writing, research nurses, a dedicated PhD statistician, as well as the teaching of medical students.
Broad pediatric sub-specialty platform with 35 Departments represented and 40 outpatient primary care clinics in the Cook Children's network provides partnership opportunities for genetic program development in other specialty areas.
Highly profitable health system known as a national quality leader.
Cook Children's is a not-for-profit nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Cook Children's Medical Center is a freestanding 443-bed quaternary care pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report. The integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas, serving a 23-country referral. The Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in North Texas with over 600employed specialty and primary care providers. Cook Children's is consistently ranked as one of the top healthcare employers in the Metroplex, and placed 16th overall in The Dallas Morning News'Top 100Places to Work 2017report.
Cook Children's Healthcare System is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 33262
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.