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.
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.
We welcome you to explore opportunities to become part of our network, and part of the Promise.
This position provides support and resources to families for issues that extend beyond their clinical needs. Builds individual and family capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency. Responds to the social and emotional needs of our families, providing guidance and support while navigating them through the health care system and community to achieve the best health outcomes. Serve as both an advocate and liaison between the patient/family, health care team, and community partners. Functions in collaboration with the treatment team within the Cook Children’s Neighborhood Clinics.
High School diploma or equivalent required
3 years’ experience working in health care or working with vulnerable populations
Bachelor’s degree in social work strongly preferred but not required
Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong customer service, phone, and computer skills
Familiarity with basic medical terminology
Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and demonstrate problem solving skills
Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision
License in social work preferred but not required
***This position covers multiple clinic locations in Tarrant County***
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: 52835-45082
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.