Cook Children's Medical Center and Health Care System, located in Ft. Worth, TX, has initiated a national search for a board certified/board eligible child neurologist with subspecialty training in clinical neuromuscular medicine and electrophysiology.
Cook Children’s Medical Center is a not-for-profit, free standing, 443-bed quaternary care pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report. Although our primary focus is family-centered clinical care, research is an important program component supported by a multi-million dollar Neuroscience Research Endowment providing robust infrastructure for protocol development, data acquisition, analysis, and dissemination. Opportunities for teaching and faculty affiliation with the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Texas Christian University Medical Schools are also possible.
Cook Children’s is committed to securing a neuromuscular specialist whose professional, social, and economic interests would lend themselves to a long-term, cultural fit within the institution, the medical staff, and the community. The candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to improving the care of children in our region through cutting edge therapies, investigational studies, and comprehensive care.
Other Programmatic Highlights:
Joining a comprehensive, multidisciplinary neuroscience group that includes:
Enjoy strong collaborative relationships including: orthopedic surgery, physical medicine, pain management, palliative care, pulmonology, cardiology, and endocrinology
Clinics incorporate rehabilitation therapists, social workers, nutritionists and child life specialists
Treatment offerings include the full range of disease-modifying therapies with active involvement in ongoing clinical trials
Fully integrated 3D motion analysis laboratory
Direct access to a 26-bed state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit located next to the Neurosciences offices
Enjoy an average of 4 call weekends per year and 2-3 weekday calls per month
Earning potential above the 90th percentile of MGMA
A busy program that sees more than 33,000 patient encounters annually
Established programs of excellence in epilepsy, movement disorders,headache, stroke, neuromuscular disorders, and a newly established mitochondrial clinic Minimum qualifications: Candidate must have completed an accredited pediatric specialty training program and be board certified/board eligible in child neurology with subspecialty training in clinical neuromuscular disorders. All members of the department continue to practice some general neurology in addition to their chosen subspecialty with adequate time allotted to continue growing our neuromuscular program. Must be qualified to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencing employment.
Cook Children’s is an EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet.
Internal Number: 52592-44863
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.