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 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.