Cook Children's Health Care System (CCHCS) located in Ft. Worth, TX, has initiated a national search for a Senior Medical Director to lead their well-established and nationally respected Department of Genetics. The new Senior Medical Director, in collaboration with the Metabolic and Clinical Genetics team, would lead a strategic design and implementation initiative that move the health system and its metabolic, genomics, and precision medicine programs into the future.
This position must be filled by a board certified/board eligible genetics physician. Physician must secure an unrestricted Texas Medical license before commencement of employment.
CCHCS 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 and West Texas, serving a 23-county referral network. The Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in its service area with over 600 employed specialty and primary care providers.
We’ve worked to improve the health of children for more than 100 years. Based on the exceptional care we provide, patients travel to Cook Children’s from around the country and the globe to receive life-saving pediatric care built on leading technology, extraordinary collaboration and the art of caring.
Transformational Leadership PositionHighlights:
The Senior Medical Director will oversee and work closely with the Directors of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism to establish the strategic vision for the future of the program.
Overseeing a robust Department of Genetics consisting of 8 clinical geneticists, 2 metabolic geneticists, a board-certified genetic counselor, 3 nurse practitioners, 2 metabolic dietitians, a social worker and 5 case managers.
Endowment 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 successful health care system known nationally for its leadership in quality and patient safety.
Competitive compensation and benefits package, no state income tax and a strong economy in one of the fastest growing areas of the United States.
Cook Children’s Healthcare System is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 49168-41904
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center 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.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – 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.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.