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Metabolic Genetics Pediatrician in Fort Worth at Cook Children's Health Care System

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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    Fort Worth
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Job Description

Cook Children's Healthcare System, based in Fort Worth, Texas, has a fantastic opportunity for a BC/BE pediatric geneticist in its metabolic genetics department. You would be joining a team of 7 clinical geneticists and 2 metabolic geneticists. This is an opportunity to concentrate primarily on clinical care. Involvement in clinical research is not required; however, research interests can be supported if desired. Our metabolic genetics physicians enjoy a collaborative working relationship with our specialty physicians and a supportive administration. We are offering a robust compensation package which includes a competitive salary, health benefits, retirement match, and funding support for continuing medical education.

The successful candidate should have completed a clinical genetics residency and a fellowship in either clinical biochemical genetics or medical biochemical genetics.

Cook Children's is a nationally recognized and sophisticated pediatric health care organization. The integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas, serving a 23-country referral. Cook Children's is consistently ranked as one of the top healthcare employers in the Metroplex, and placed 16th overall in The Dallas Morning News' Top 100 Places to Work 2017 report.

We are successful at providing high-quality, patient-centered care in a pediatric-only environment. With a mission to improve the health status of children through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury, Cook Children's physicians and nurses manage more than one million patient encounters each year through Cook Children's Medical Center, specialty clinics, neighborhood clinics, physician offices, outpatient settings and home care. Modern, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, strong nursing and tech support, and a cutting-edge OR system bolsters professional efforts and overall satisfaction.

Cook Children's Medical Center is one of the largest children's hospitals in the nation covering more than 530,000 square feet with 443 licensed beds. Our professional staff of nurses, technologists, therapists and other clinicians work alongside more than 500 physicians and dentists who provide primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary levels of pediatric care. They, along with our Child Life staff, chaplains, teachers, social services coordinators and translators work to help our patients and families cope with the stress that accompanies a child's hospitalization. Our award-winning medical center, consistently ranked by US News and World Report , uses state-of-the-art technology in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties to provide the best care available for every child, every day.

Candidates must be qualified to secure an unrestricted Texas medical license.

Children's Physician Network (CCPN) is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in North Texas with over 600 employed specialty and primary care providers. CCPN is 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.

Cook Children's is a EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

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