Cook Children's Healthcare System, (based in Fort Worth, Texas), has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Geneticist to join its Department of Genetics. Cook Children’s Health Care System is one of the country’s leading free-standing integrated pediatric health care systems. Our skilled and dedicated clinicians combine the art of healing with the use of leading technology and collaboration to provide exceptional care for our patients. Cook Children’s records approximately one million patient encounters each year through its medical center, specialty and primary care offices, neighborhood clinics, outpatient settings and home health visits.
Highly profitable health system known as a national quality leader.
Joining a well-established Department of Genetics currently staffed by 7 clinical geneticists, 2 metabolic geneticists, 2 board-certified genetic counselors, 5 case managers, 2 metabolic dietitians, and 2 metabolic nurses.
Broad pediatric sub-specialty platform with 35 Departments represented and 40 outpatient primary care clinics in the Cook Children's network, providing partnership opportunities for genetics program development in other specialty areas.
Focus on the clinical care of individuals with common genetic disorders and many rare conditions. Some coverage of metabolic area desired,
Close involvement with the Texas newborn screening program.
Research and teaching interests can be supported, if desired.
The successful candidate should have completed a clinical genetics fellowship. An additional fellowship in either clinical biochemical genetics or medical biochemical genetics would be considered a valuable asset. Must be able to obtain an unrestricted Texas medical license.
Cook Children’s Medical Center is a tertiary care, 443-bed pediatric hospital. The main campus includes a PICU, the only level 4 NICU in the county, a neurologic intensive care unit and a cardiac intensive care unit. Cook Children’s physicians enjoy a collegial relationship with more than 600 employed specialty and primary care pediatric providers. Cook Children’s Physician Network is the employed physician component of Cook Children’s Health Care System, a non-profit 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.
Fort Worth offers affordable neighborhoods, an enviable cultural scene and a world-class school system. City attractions include the Fort Worth Zoo, major sports, and the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, enhancing the city's reputation as one of the premier travel destinations in the nation. Fort Worth ranked No. 4 on the Best Big Cities for Jobs list compiled by Forbes. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex ranks third in the nation for its concentration of Fortune 500 company headquarters. The area’s diverse industries, consistently low unemployment and excellent quality of life attract top talent looking for fresh career opportunities.
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 Healthcare System is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 54092-46205
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.