On behalf of Cook Children's Health Care System located in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas, CareerPhysician, LLC, the national leader in child health executive search, is pleased to inform you of the inception of an international search for transformational congenital cardiac surgery candidates qualified to serve as the Associate Director for the Cook Children’s Heart Center.After an appropriate transition period, the new Associate Director will assume the Director role from Dr. Vince Tam who will be stepping down after more than 20 years of outstanding leadership and service. With ongoing robust infrastructure and resource commitments and world-class surgical support, we believe this role to be the best pediatric cardiovascular leadership opportunity available in the US.
The Heart Center at Cook Children’s Medical Center performs approximately 500 open heart surgeries and 500 catheterizations per year and conducts 12,500 outpatient visits and performs 15,000 echocardiograms annually. Additionally, the cardiology group performed 130 cardiac MRIs last year, and that number is expected to continue to grow. The Heart Center 3D Lab provides in-house printing and virtual planning of complex congenital heart disease.
The incoming surgeon will be joining the Cook Children’s Heart Center which offers a comprehensive program of specialized care for neonates, infants, children, and adults with congenital (750+ patients and growing) and acquired heart diseases.
The Heart Center team includes 2-pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, a 17-physician Cardiology group consisting of 1 Adult Congenital Cardiologist, 2 Invasive Pediatric Cardiologists, 2 Electrophysiologists, and 6 Noninvasive Imaging Cardiologists with ability to do fetal echocardiography, TEE, MRI, IMRI and 3D imaging including a complete inhouse 3D print lab.
The integrated Heart Center consists of 2 cardiac catheterization labs, 2 cardiovascular operating rooms, a dedicated CVICU, and echo labs with full digital capability. The lab is completely integrated with all outreach clinics and ability for real time review of studies.
Clinical research is encouraged and supported through the CCMC IRB and grant writing office, but not required.
Highly competitive compensation, productivity and benefits package, no state income tax, and a strong economy in one of the fastest growing areas of the United States.
CCHCS is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan and Health Foundation. Cook Children’s Medical Center is a freestanding 443-bed quaternary care pediatric hospital that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report. The integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North and West Texas, serving a 23-county referral network. The Cook Children's Physician Network is the largest pediatric multi-specialty physician group in its service area with over 600 employed specialty and primary care providers.
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