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Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Fort Worth at Cook Children's Health Care System

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Fort Worth
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have a excellent opportunity for a Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery physician! Our Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery team consists of 4 cardiothoracic surgeons and 4 Advanced Practice Providers. The new surgeon will be joining the Cook Children's Heart Center which includes a team of two invasive pediatric cardiologists, three electrophysiologists, two pediatric heart surgeons and eight non-invasive cardiologists. The integrated heart center consists of cardiac catheterization labs, two cardiovascular operating rooms and echo labs with digital capabilities.

Located in Ft. Worth, TX, Cook Children's Medical Center is a 443-bed tertiary care pediatric hospital that is continually recognized as one of the nation's premier private children's healthcare systems and has been ranked by US News and World Report within the top 30 Best Children's Hospital's.

Other Programmatic Highlights:

• Long established and reputable surgical program led by Vincent Tam, MD
• Nationally modeled transport program, busy cardiac surgery, ECMO, and neuroscience programs
• Healthcare environment nationally recognized for its efficiency and quality outcomes
• Brand new office and clinic space complete with digital echo, CMRI, Holter, transtelephonic monitoring,
pacemaker checks, exercise stress testing, chest x-ray, and lab
• Full access to comprehensive subspecialty support and community pediatrician networks
• Referral base of 15 Pediatric Cardiologists within the group
• Strong community history for philanthropic support
• Strong clinical research support including campus IRB, grant writing support, research nurse, and a
dedicated PhD statistician
• Nationally competitive compensation and benefits package

Must obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencement of employment.
Must be BC/BE in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of seven entities - a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.

Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise - to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.

Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in North Texas. The network is comprised of more than 300 physicians who provide medical care in primary care pediatric subspecialty practices located primarily in the greater Fort Worth metropolitan area and surrounding communities.

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

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