Cook Children’s (in Fort Worth, Texas) has an opportunity for a full time BC/BE Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our team of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists. We have a well-established, outpatient and inpatient pediatric program which provides a full range of early intervention, rehabilitation, medical, and mental health services for children. Our interdisciplinary team is comprised of child & adolescent psychiatrists, child psychologists, developmental pediatricians, and speech, physical, and occupational therapists. This is a unique position which offers a variety of clinical activities, including evaluation, ongoing treatment and follow-up, consultation, and education in a stimulating atmosphere of close collaboration with other disciplines in the care of the child.
Candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and eligible to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License before commencement of employment.
Internal Number: March19
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children’s Health Care System is one of the country’s leading vertically integrated pediatric health care organizations. Cook Children’s represents an award-winning, not-for-profit system of seamless health care designed to fulfill 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.”
Cook Children’s Health Care System is comprised of a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health Company, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services, Inc. and Health Foundation.
Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children’s primary service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing approximately half of the state. The integrated system has more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care offices throughout Texas and has served hundreds of international patients, as well as those from all 50 states.
Cook Children’s sustainable heritage dates back to 1918. Since then, it has been established as a leader in pediatric health care by fostering co...ntinual change and robust growth while always embracing the abiding Promise that all 5,872 employees commit to every day.
Cook Children’s lives up to its Promise by combining the art of caring with integrity-led, interdisciplinary collaboration, a commitment to evidence-based practice, the highest levels of safety and security, leading clinical research, state-of-the-art technology, effective financial stewardship and the re-investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in community benefits.
At Cook Children’s, it’s not just about the bottom line. It’s about keeping our Promise. As much as we take pride in the rewards and recognition we receive for our work, we measure our success by the improved health of children in our region. That is why our team continues to work collaboratively with our community partners to address identified pediatric health needs in our area.
Cook Children’s Medical Center has nationally respected nursing staff with Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2006, re-designated in 2011. This recognition of quality patient care and nursing excellence has been achieved by only 7 percent of all health care organizations nationwide. Cook Children’s has a distinguished international reputation for providing extraordinary care and achieving positive outcomes in its Neurology, Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hematology and Oncology, Neonatology and Pulmonology programs.
With the culmination of a historic building initiative that began in 2009, the medical center is now licensed for 443 beds, making it one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country. The 530,000 square foot expansion includes a Level IV NICU, more rooms in the Hematology and Oncology unit and the Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Care units, two new helipads, a food court, a patient library with classrooms, a patient business center, an indoor/outdoor playground and 1,300 additional parking spaces.
Cook Children's Physician Network is the employed physician component of Cook Children's Health Care System, a pediatric system of care where physician leadership is fostered and physicians actively participate in the strategic goals and mission of the organization.
Cook Children’s is a EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet