Cook Children's Health Care System is growing its Heart Center Team and seeks to add an additional adult congenital cardiologist to assist with treating ACHD patients, as well as pediatric patients with heart disease, rotating through inpatient service and providing call coverage for the group.This is an exciting opportunity to join a 15-person cardiology group consisting of one adult congenital cardiologist, 2 invasive pediatric cardiologists, 2 electrophysiologists, and 10 noninvasive cardiologists with expertise in MRI, fetal echocardiography, and outpatient evaluation of patients with pediatric heart disease. The program is chaired by Deborah Schutte, MD. Cook Children's has an integrated heart center consisting of two cardiac catheterization labs, two cardiovascular operating rooms and echo labs with full digital capabilities, as well as a dedicated CICU.
Cook Children's Medical Center is a 443-bed hospital. The Heart Center performs approximately 450 open heart surgeries and 500 caths per year.We conduct 12,500 outpatient visits and perform 15,000 echos annually.Additionally, we have performed 130 cardiac MRIs last year with that number continuing to grow annually.Our Heart Center 3D Lab provides in-house printing and virtual planning of complex congenital heart disease.
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.
Fort Worth and the surrounding Tarrant County area are consistently ranked among the best places to work and live. With a population of over 1.8 million people, it surprises many visitors and newcomers with the friendliness of a small town and the amenities of our nation's largest cities. The city offers everything found in a modern metropolitan community--an abundance of the arts, quality health care, excellence in education, great professional sports, and many outdoor activities.
Successful candidates must be BC/BE in Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease, and able to obtain an unrestricted Texas Medical License.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet.
Internal Number: 12572
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.