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The Cook Children's Pulmonology department is seeking an additional member to join a well-established group of 8 pulmonologists and 2 sleep physicians. Our group provides inpatient and consultative services at a 430 bed pediatric hospital which includes 33 PICU beds, 106 Level 4 NICU beds, 10 neuro ICU beds and 14 CVICU beds. The pulmonary department runs a 16 bed technology dependent unit which is also connected to a neuro rehabilitation unit. Our accredited CF center serves almost 200 pediatric patients with the assistance of 2 CF coordinators. Our CF TDN program is active with 2 research coordinators and a research assistant dedicated to us as well as the backing of a full research administration office. Our accredited Sleep Center provides inpatient studies and has a 5 bed outpatient unit as well. Our sleep physicians and pulmonologists are also supported by a behavioral sleep psychologist. Multiple ancillary services are housed within our department which includes respiratory therapists, dietitians, social work, child life, and a clinical therapist.
Cook Children's offers a unique opportunity to care for patients in a private practice setting while still providing opportunities to educate medical students and participate in research. We serve the Fort Worth area as well 6 surrounding counties and parts of West Texas. Fort Worth is a rapidly growing family-friendly city in North Texas with diverse cultural opportunities with a small-town feel.