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Pediatric Physiatrist Opportunity in Fort Worth at Cook Children's Health Care System

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Fort Worth
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Cook Children's Health Care System, located in Ft. Worth, TX, seeking a full-time physiatrist trained in PEDIATRIC REHABILITATION MEDICINE to join our expanding Neurosciences Division.

This position will provide both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. The pediatric physiatrist will provide excellent clinical care to children and adolescents with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, brain injury, and other congenital and acquired pediatric conditions as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Cook Children's Medical Center is a not-for-profit, free standing, 443-bed quaternary care pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report. Clinical research is supported by a multi-million dollar Neuroscience Research Endowment providing all necessary components for research development, data acquisition, analysis, and dissemination. Opportunities for teaching and faculty affiliation with the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Texas Christian University are also possible.

Other Programmatic Highlights:

• Joining group of 15-Pediatric Neurologists and support of 8 Advanced Practice Providers

• Internationally recognized comprehensive cerebral palsy and movement disorders program, as well as an MDA clinical care center.

• The Neurosciences Center includes 4-Pediatric Neurosurgeons, 3-Neuropsychologists, and 2 anesthesia-trained pain management specialists.

• 26-bed state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit located next to the Neurosciences offices

• Fully integrated motion analysis laboratory

• More than 25,000 patient encounters, 1100 Botox procedures; 250 intrathecal pumps, 90 DBS implants

• First hospital in the country to establish a dedicated Pediatric DBS program and to have Clearpoint Intraoperative iMRI system

• Support by more than 100 rehabilitation therapists in the hospital and 4 outpatient therapy centers

• Comprehensive orthotics/prosthetics program with 3-D printing and an evolving robotics program

• Established comprehensive headache program, stroke program, and epilepsy program

Minimum qualifications:

Incumbent must have completed an accredited pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation program and be board-eligible or board-certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine.

Must be qualified to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencing employment.

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

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