Cook Children's Physician Network, based in Fort Worth, Texas, has an exciting full time opportunity for a board certified/board eligible pediatric gastroenterologist, preferably with advanced endoscopy skills (EUS, ERCP, Deep enteroscopy) and interest in Pancreatic Disorders to join our group of 8 providers in our gastroenterology department. We are looking for this physician to cover both our outpatient and inpatient population as well as participate in the call rotation. Cook Children's is one of the first in the region to provide pediatric gastrointestinal manometry (motility) diagnostic testing for pediatric patients who experience chronic intestinal dysmotility dysfunction, such as intractable constipation, fecal incontinence, dysphagia and feeding intolerance. Our physicians practice within our attached clinic and partner hospital, and have 100% pediatric practices.
Candidate will be responsible for the development and continued growth of an active Pancreas and Interventional Gastroenterology Program. The position will offer substantial resources allowing the candidate to expand their own clinical and/or research programs. Research opportunities exist for interested applicants.
More about Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is one of the country's leading free standing integrated pediatric health care systems. Our skilled and dedicated clinicians combine the art of healing with the use of leading technology and collaboration to provide exceptional care for our patients. Their remarkable work is consistently recognized by local and state publications, such as:
The Dallas Morning News, Top Doctors
Dallas Child, Fort Worth Child and North Texas Child magazines, Mom-Approved Doctors
Texas Monthly magazine, Super Doctors: Rising Stars
Fort Worth, Texas magazine, Top Doctors
Fort Worth Business Press, Healthcare Heroes
Additionally, Cook Children's has been named to The Dallas Morning News'Top 100 Places to Work for nine consecutive years (2009-2017) and ranked in four specialities in the 2017-18 U.S.News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals List.
Cook Children's Medical Center attained Magnet Recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program. Our nurses have been recognized three times, an honor achieved by less than three percent of health care organizations nationwide.
Cook Children's records approximately one million patient encounters each year through its medical center, specialty and primary care offices, neighborhood clinics, outpatient settings and home health visits. In fiscal year 2016, that included nearly 10,947 admissions (2,532 to neonatal and pediatric intensive care) and 203,181 visits to our Emergency Department and Urgent Care Centers. Additionally, Cook Children's Teddy Bear Transport, one of the country's largest pediatric/neonatal transport teams, brought 3,555 children to our medical center to receive life-saving critical care.
Candidates must be qualified to secure an unrestricted Texas medical license.
Cook Children's is a EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran