Cook Children's, based in Fort Worth, Texas, is recruiting a full time pediatric nephrologist to join its rapidly growing pediatric nephrology department! We have active kidney transplant, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, CRRT, ECMO, plasma exchange and LDL apheresis programs. Cook Children's Renal Transplant Program isthe second largest in Texas. We have an 8-chair outpatient hemodialysis center as well as full support staff including urologists, transplantsurgeons, interventional radiology, nurses, social workers, dieticians, child life specialists and an innovative pet therapy program. Our service area includes most of North and West Texas as well as portions of Oklahoma and New Mexico, through our main campus, nine satellite clinic locations, and an active telemedicine program. Opportunities for clinical research and teaching are also available, both in-house and through collaboration with Fort Worth's two medical schools. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a patient-focused practice with a high level of independence, flexibility and opportunities for professional growth and development. Very competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits are provided.
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. A new North Campus featuring a hospital, primary and urgent care center, and outpatient surgery center is under construction.
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 400 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.