Cook Children's Health Care System (based in Fort Worth, TX) is seeking a board certified/board eligible pediatric surgeon to join a busy group of six pediatric surgeons in Fort Worth, Texas. Incumbent must have completed an accredited pediatric surgeon training program and be board certified/board eligible in pediatric surgery and able to secure an unrestricted Texas Medical License.
The pediatric surgical group performs nearly 4,500 cases per year and sees patients in six outlying clinics within the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Call duties are only on the main hospital campus. The practice has Advanced Practice Providers, as well as surgery residents. Our integrated physician network is comprised of over 400 pediatric specialty and primary care physicians. Additional opportunities within the practice include potential locums work at a sister facility and investment potential in a nearby Cook Children’s surgery center. The salary is very competitive and includes call stipends.
Cook Children's Medical Center is a freestanding, tertiary care pediatric hospital licensed for 444-beds. There are 13 operating rooms in the main hospital and 6 operating rooms in a connected ambulatory surgery center. Pediatric anesthesiologists provide anesthesia and a pediatric pain team is present to assist with postoperative care. The Medical Center has a revolutionary iMRI suite and an interventional radiology suite.
Cook Children’s has the only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in Tarrant County and it is fully comprised of individual rooms. The NICU offers nitric oxide and hypothermia therapies and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Along with our state-of-the-art 106-bed NICU, the medical center connects via a sky bridge to a neighboring adult facility with a 45-bed NICU. Cook Children’s 43-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is fully staffed with intensivists and critical care Advanced Practice Providers. The emergency room is a Level II American College of Surgeons Trauma Center staffed with trauma nurse practitioners/physician assistants to facilitate care of the trauma patient. The Cancer Center at Cook Children’s is the only center in the Southwest to offer advanced treatment options for neuroblastoma patients using Metaiodobenzylguandidine (MIBG) therapy. Other nationally acclaimed programs and services include DBS treatment for movement disorders, the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center and the Adult Congenital Heart Program.
Cook Children’s Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Our not-for-profit organization encompasses nine companies – a medical center, two surgery centers, a physician network, home health services and a health plan. It also includes Child Study Center at Cook Children's, Cook Children's Health Services Inc., and Cook Children's Health Foundation. With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet their unique needs. Patients travel to Cook Children’s from around the country and the globe to receive life-saving pediatric care built on leading technology, extraordinary collaboration and the art of caring.
Cook Children's Physician Network is the employed physician component of Cook Children's Health Care System, a pediatric system of care where physician leadership is fostered and physicians actively participate in the strategic goals and mission of the organization.
ABOUT COOK CHILDREN'S in FORT WORTH, TEXAS
Cook Children's is a nationally recognized health care organization successful at providing high-quality, patient-centered care in a pediatric-only environment. Our physicians and staff manage more than one million patient encounters each year through Cook Children's Medical Center, specialty clinics, neighborhood clinics, physician offices, outpatient settings and home care. 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.
Cook Children's Physician Network i...s the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in North Texas. The network is comprised of nearly 300 physicians who provide medical care in primary care pediatric subspecialty practices located primarily in the greater Fort Worth metropolitan area and surrounding communities. CCPN is a Texas 5.01(a) not-for-profit pediatric physician' organization and part of the Cook Children's Health Care System offering delegated credentialing and contracting that meets the needs of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. CCPN offers competitive salaries, malpractice coverage, health and dental insurance, and an excellent retirement program.
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.