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Pediatric Pain Medicine Physician Opportunity in Fort Worth, Texas - Fort Worth, TX, USA

Job Description

Overview

The department of  Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine  at  Cook Children's Medical Center  is seeking a  pediatric pain medicine specialist  to join our inpatient and outpatient pain management service.

Highlights:

  • Cook Children’s Hospital has been voted one of the top places to work.
  • Fort Worth, TX is one of the leading population growth centers in America with an expanding job market and diverse professional population.
  • We offer a competitive salary with a complete benefits package, including medical/dental/vision, generous vacation time, retirement, relocation and more. 
  • Cook Children’s Hospital is a free standing, private children’s hospital offering exceptional pediatric care with all subspecialties represented.
  • Our growing pain management service currently consists of 2 chronic pain physicians, 2 inpatient advanced practice providers, 1 outpatient advanced practice provider and a multidisciplinary team of physical therapists, cognitive behavioral therapists, social workers, nurses, and a coordinator.
  • Physicians from the pediatric anesthesiology department provide additional inpatient pain coverage for the weekends.
  • Our multidisciplinary chronic pain clinic offers medication management, interventional pain procedures, medical acupuncture, physical therapy, massage therapy, yoga therapy, biofeedback, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • We also have an inpatient rehab facility to admit patients suffering from chronic pain syndromes such as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. 
  • This unit is staffed with a dedicated team of therapists to take care of these patients. 
  • OR anesthesia time is negotiable.

Qualifications include

  • Board certified/eligible Anesthesiologist.
  • Fellowship trained Pediatric Anesthesiology preferred.
  • Fellowship trained Pain Management preferred.
  • Experience in Pediatric Pain Management preferred.  

About Cook Children's

Cook Children's Health Care System  is one of the country’s leading vertically-integrated pediatric health care organizations. Cook Children’s represents an award-winning, not-for-profit system of seamless health care designed to fulfill 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 through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.

Based in Fort Worth, Texas , Cook Children’s primary referral region includes Collin, Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, and the integrated system has more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care offices throughout Texas, and has served hundreds of international patients, as well as those from all 50 states. Cook Children’s Health Care System is comprised of a medical center, physician network, home health company, pediatric surgery center, health plan, Child Study Center, Health Services, Inc., and health foundation.

Medical Center Details:

  • 477 pediatric beds and treats infants, children, teens and young adult patients ages 0-21 throughout Texas, as well as nationally and internationally.
  • At nearly 1.6 million square feet, the campus serves as the main site of Cook Children’s Health Care System. This includes the medical center, Dodson specialty clinics and north and south inpatient towers.
  • In addition to the main Fort Worth campus, other Cook Children’s locations include multiple regional specialty clinics, urgent care centers, neighborhood clinics, primary care offices, surgery centers and home health offices.
  • In 2019, Cook Children’s expanded to provide services to families in Prosper, Texas and the surrounding communities.
  • To date, services offered include primary care, ambulatory surgery, urgent care, specialty care, imaging and outpatient laboratory services.
  • Cook Children's Prosper Medical Center and retail pharmacy opened January 2023.

We are one of the nation's premier private children's health care systems and have consistently been ranked by U.S. News and World Report within the top 50 Best Children's Hospitals. One of Cook Children’s Medical Center’s most prestigious awards is being Magnet ®  designated, the international gold standard of nursing excellence, four consecutive times. This makes the medical center the first free standing, pediatric hospital in North Texas, and the 10th in the world, to receive this prestigious designation.

Cook Children’s is an EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet

For more information regarding this opportunity:

To be considered as a candidate, please fill out an online application.  You will find the application by clicking here  and then clicking on a link asking you to "log in now" towards the bottom of the page.  Then just click "register" and fill out the forms that will follow.

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Contact Email: crystal.hernandez@cookchildrens.org
Employer: Cook Childrens Physician Network
Location: Fort Worth, TX, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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