Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist Opportunity Fort Worth, Texas
The Heart Center at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, is seeking to add an additional full time pediatric cardiac intensivist.The incumbent will join a group of five physicians that currently provide full time coverage to our busy cardiac intensive care unit.
The candidate should be either board certified/eligible in pediatric critical care with significant experience or additional training in cardiac critical care; or board certified/eligible in pediatric cardiology with additional fellowship training in pediatric cardiac intensive care.
The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Cook Children's Medical center is a 14-bed, dedicated cardiac intensive care unit, with an additional 14 bed step down unit where the candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of specialist caring for children with congenital heart disease.A full spectrum of pediatric critical care is practiced within the unit, and the ideal candidate with have solid clinical and interpersonal skills.
The Heart Center at Cook Children's Medical center continues to grow.There are 450-500 cardiac surgeries, approximately 500 cardiac catheterizations, and over 100 EP studies performed annually. The program continues to show steady growth.The Heart Center includes 2 cardio-thoracic surgeons, 14 cardiologists, and 6 nurse practitioners.The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit currently has 5 cardiac critical care physicians.
-Must be board certified in one of the following areas: Cardiology or Pediatric Intensive Care, with a minimum of 2-5 years' experience preferred. Pediatric subspecialty training relevant to cardiac critical care is essential.
-Candidate must possess full component of ICU skills (vent management, central & arterial line insertion, ECMO, care of neonates with CHD pre- and post-operatively, care of the adult patient post-op from CV surgery, care of the post-op cardiac transplant patient).
-Candidate must have proven track record in collaborating with all members of the Cardiac Intensive Care team (CT surgery, Cardiology, Nursing leadership, PICU, NICU).
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, M/F/Disability/Vet.
Internal Number: 45539
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.