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Genetics, Senior Medical Director in Fort Worth at Cook Children's Health Care System

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Fort Worth
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Job Description

Cook Children's Health Care is accepting applications for a Senior Medical Director to lead their well-established and nationally respected Department of Genetics.

Transformational Leadership Position Highlights:
  • Seek a leader with prior administrative experience, proven skills in clinical care and clinical network development, written and verbal communication, conflict resolution, operational effectiveness, track record in working with teams, focus on quality and safety.
  • The Senior Medical Director will work closely with the Medical Director of Clinical Genetics and the Director of Metabolism to establish the strategic vision for the future of the program.
  • Overseeing a Department of Genetics currently staffed by 9 geneticists, 2 board-certified genetic counselors, 2 metabolic dietitians, and 5 case managers.
  • Opportunities available to pursue clinical research with support including campus IRB, grant writing, research nurses, a dedicated PhD statistician, as well as the teaching of medical students.
  • Broad pediatric sub-specialty platform with 35 Departments represented and 40 outpatient primary care clinics in the Cook Children's network provides partnership opportunities for genetic program development in other specialty areas.
  • Highly profitable health system known as a national quality leader.

Cook Children's is a not-for-profit nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Cook Children's Medical Center is a freestanding 443-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 Texas, serving a 23-country referral. The Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in North Texas with over 600 employed specialty and primary care providers. Cook Children's is consistently ranked as one of the top healthcare employers in the Metroplex, and placed 16 th overall in The Dallas Morning News' Top 100 Places to Work 2017 report.

Cook Children's Healthcare System is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet