The power to change the life of every child in our region-that's what the integration of nearly 300 physicians with thousands of other caring employees brings to North Texas.
Our award-winning medical center with Magnet designation provides state-of-the-art technology to more than 30 specialties and subspecialties. We care for patients from a huge referral area, recording more than one million patient encounters a year through our medical center, neighborhood clinics, primary care offices, specialty clinics and outpatient settings.
The network includes primary care physicians and/or pediatric specialists with offices in Tarrant, Denton, Parker, Johnson and Hood counties. Through the network, Cook Children's has established physician offices in several medically underserved, predominately low-income neighborhoods. The network also has increased access to pediatric specialty care through outreach clinics in many communities in North and West Texas.
Each thought and decision of our employees is guided by the Promiseto improve the health of every child in our region. It's that passion for serving children and their families that empowers all of us who work for Cook Children's.
We welcome you to explore opportunities to become part of our network, and part of the Promise.
Education and Experience:
The Licensed Vocational Nurse will deliver competent and skilled care to patients and families according to their identified needs. This care is delivered under the supervision of a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse and is guided by the documented nursing care plan. Nursing care is based on the nursing process and augments the medical plan of treatment. The Licensed Vocational Nurse will deliver care with a team-orientation, an emphasis on good customer relations; sound clinical judgment and appropriate decision-making abilities that take into consideration evidenced based practice.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program or met the educational requirements to test for licensure
Current permit or license to practice vocational nursing in the State of Texas
Certification as necessary in certain areas in the Medical Center
***This position is located in Fort Worth, Texas***
Why join Cook Children's Physician Network?
Cook Children's Physician Network (CCPN) attracts and retains highly skilled physicians from around the United States and the world.
The management philosophy and organizational culture allow physicians to focus on patient care, while expanding their medical knowledge.
Cook Children's Physician Network is unique because it is Promise driven, financially sound and one of the largest pediatric networks in the country.
About Fort Worth?
Fort Worth is a thriving city full of today's modern amenities, while keeping its small-town feel.
You will find:
Top-rated public and private schools.
Five world-class museums
A lively and entertainment packed downtown.
Many family-friendly annual events.
World-class performance arts.
Upscale, eclectic boutiques and other unique shop located downtown
A top-ranked zoo by Family Life magazine, Los Angeles Times and USA Today, plus a nature center and botanic garden.
Amazing resources are available in a city with an affordable cost of living
Internal Number: 38898
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.