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Outstanding Pediatric Pulmonology Opportunity

Employer
Cook Children's Health Care System
Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Closing date
May 8, 2025

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Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

OUTSTANDING PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY OPPORTUNITY

On behalf of the Cook Children's Health Care System (CCHCS) located in Ft. Worth, Texas, CareerPhysician, the national leader in child health executive search is pleased to inform you of the inception of a national search for Pediatric Pulmonologists to join their well-resourced and rapidly growing program.  Open to individuals with general pediatric pulmonology interests only, or, combined with sleep medicine.

Cook Children’s Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Pediatric Surgery Center, Urgent Care Centers, Health Plan and Health Foundation.  Cook Children’s Medical Center is a freestanding 477-bed quaternary care pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report.  The integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North and West Texas, serving a 23-county referral network. The Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in its service area with over 600 employed subspecialty and primary care providers.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Joining a well-established and collegial department of 9 pulmonologists and 3 sleep physicians that provide inpatient and consultative services. The pulmonary department runs a 16-bed technology dependent unit which is also connected to a neuro rehabilitation unit.
  • The accredited CF center cares for close to 200 pediatric patients with the assistance of 2 CF coordinators. The active CF TDN program is supported by 2 research coordinators and a research assistant as well as the backing of a full research administration office.
  • Open to individuals with general pediatric pulmonology interests only, or, combined with sleep medicine.
  • The accredited Sleep Center provides inpatient studies and has a 5-bed outpatient unit (expanding to 13-beds). The sleep physicians and pulmonologists are also supported by a behavioral sleep psychologist. Multiple ancillary services are housed within the department which includes respiratory therapists, dietitians, social work, child life, and a clinical therapist.
  • The CCHCS recently ranked number one on the Forbes' 2024 list of "America's Best Large Employers" in the “Health Care and Social Services” industry category.
  • Candidates must be BE/BC in Pediatrics and BE/BC in Pediatric Pulmonology and eligible to secure an unrestricted Texas Medical License.
    Opportunities available, but not required, to teach medical students and residents as well as pursue clinical research with support including campus IRB, grant writing, research nurses, and a dedicated PhD statistician.
  • Qualified candidates may participate in the fellow’s retention program that will provide a monthly stipend of $2,500 from employment through the start of practice with Cook Children’s.
  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package, no state income tax, and a strong economy in one of the fastest growing areas of the United States.

For more details about this opportunity, or if you would like to recommend an individual(s) who exemplifies the qualities we are seeking in a candidate, please contact Karis Beasley at karis@careerphysician.com.  All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant.                                                                                                                                  

Cook Children’s Health Care System is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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