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Pediatric Endocrinologist - Fort Worth, TX, USA

Job Description

Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, has a full time opportunity for a BC/BE pediatric endocrinologist. This is an opportunity to concentrate primarily on clinical care in a hospital based setting.  Involvement in clinical research and teaching are not required but plentiful opportunities are available as are adjunct affiliations with local medical schools (TCU and UNT). Our endocrinology team, led by medical director, Dr. Paul Thornton, is comprised of 13 board certified pediatric endocrinologists, 5 advanced practice providers (4 certified pediatric nurse practitioners and 1 physician assistant), CDCES, psychologists, dieticians and social work.   One of the world's most respected congenital hyperinsulinism centers is right here at Cook Children's. The department also includes a world-renowned lipid clinic and a CAH comprehensive care center in addition to 7 other multispecialty clinics.  We have 3 health care system Endowed chairs.

Cook Children’s primary service region includes Collin, Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties.  The primary service area includes a population of over 3M people and approximately 900,000 children under the age of 18.  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.  Our endocrinologists provide patient care in 6 local and 3 regional clinics, and our new medical center in Prosper, Texas.

Cook Children’s Medical Center is a non-academic, tertiary care 443-bed pediatric hospital.  Cook Children’s physicians enjoy a collegial relationship with more than 800 specialty and primary care pediatric providers. 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 as well as the mission of the organization.

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.

Qualifications : Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in pediatric endocrinology and eligible to secure an unrestricted Texas Medical License.

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

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Contact Email: Rebecca.Vraa@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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