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 to join our newest location in Prosper, TX opening April 2020. Cook Children's North Campus will be a state-of-the-art medical facility including multispecialty outpatient clinics, urgent care, and free-standing children's hospital. When open in 2022, the children's hospital will include emergency services, medical/surgical unit, pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, and operating rooms.
Cook Children's Medical Center is a not-for-profit, free standing, quaternary care pediatric healthcare system 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 a child neurologist 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 be responsible for outpatient neurology care at the Prosper location with potential for inpatient consultations when hospital construction is complete. The candidate will be responsible for minimal call duties (no weekends). Salary will be competitive and guaranteed for the first 2 years with potential for performance bonuses after that time.
Other Programmatic Highlights:
*Enjoy support from faculty of 15-Pediatric Neurologists, 8-Nurse Practitioners,
4-Pediatric Neurosurgeons, 1 Physiatrist and 3-Neuropsychologists.
*NO night call responsibilities
*Primarily outpatient neurology with limited inpatient consultation expectations
*Access to a 10-bed epilepsy monitoring unit and active epilepsy surgery program (average 40 surgeries/yr) with available technologies including 3T and intraoperative-MRI, Magnetoencephalography, PET, SPECT, fMRI, TMS on the main campus
*26-bed state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit located at main campus
*Established comprehensive headache program, stroke program, movement disorder program, and epilepsy program to refer patients
Incumbent must have completed an accredited pediatric specialty training program and be board certified/board eligible in child neurology.
Must be qualified to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencing employment.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet.
Internal Number: 12563
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.