The Cook Children's pulmonology department is seeking an additional member to join a well-established group of 7 pulmonologists and 2 sleep physicians. Our group provides inpatient and consultative services at a 430 bed pediatric hospital which includes 33 PICU beds, 106 Level 4 NICU beds, 10 neuro ICU beds and 14 CVICU beds. The pulmonary department runs a 16 bed technology dependent unit which is also connected to a neuro rehabilitation unit. Our accredited CF center serves almost 200 pediatric patients with the assistance of 2 CF coordinators. Our CF TDN program is active with 2 research coordinators and a research assistant dedicated to us as well as the backing of a full research administration office. Our accredited Sleep Center provides inpatient studies and has a 5 bed outpatient unit as well. Our sleep physicians and pulmonologists are also supported by a behavioral sleep psychologist. Multiple ancillary services are housed within our department which includes respiratory therapists, dietitians, social work, child life, and a clinical therapist.
Cook Children's offers a unique opportunity to care for patients in a private practice setting while still providing opportunities to educate medical students and participate in research. We serve the Fort Worth area as well 6 surrounding counties and parts of West Texas. Fort Worth is a rapidly growing family-friendly city in North Texas with diverse cultural opportunities with a small-town feel.
Internal Number: 51900-44255
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.