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 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.