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Cook Children's Health Care System

Child Neurologist - Cook Children's, Lubbock, TX

Lubbock, TX


Lubbock Regional Specialty Clinic



First Shift (United States of America)

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Cook Children's Medical Center seeks a board certified/board eligible child neurologist to join our clinic in Lubbock, Texas. This physician will be responsible for outpatient neurology care at the Lubbock location with inpatient consultations at Covenant Children's Hospital. Subspecialty clinics for epilepsy and movement disorders will be provided monthly by staff from the main campus with telemedicine consultations available for subspecialty care as required. Call responsibilities will be shared by Cook Children's physicians serving West Texas with additional support from main campus faculty. Salary will be competitive and guaranteed for the first 2 years with potential for performance bonuses after that time. Interested candidates will have faculty appointment and teaching opportunities with Texas Tech providing instruction for medical students and neurology residents.

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Other Programmatic Highlights:

  • Enjoy support from a current faculty of 20-Pediatric Neurologists, 8-Advanced Practice Providers,
    3-Pediatric Neurosurgeons, 1 Physiatrist and 4-Neuropsychologists.
  • Access to a 10-bed epilepsy monitoring unit and active epilepsy surgery program (average 40 surgeries/yr) with available technologies including 3T and intraoperative-MRI, Magnetoencephalography, PET, SPECT, fMRI, TMS, and HD-EEG on the main campus
  • 26-bed state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit located at main campus
  • Established comprehensive headache program, stroke program, movement disorder program, and epilepsy program to refer patients

Cook Children's offers competitive compensation, malpractice coverage, health and dental insurance, and an excellent retirement program. With over 850 pediatric primary care, pediatric subspecialty physicians, and advanced practice providers in its network, CCPN is one of America's strongest pediatric group practices. Physicians receive a full range of practice support including delegated credentialing and integrated managed care contracting.

Cook Children's Medical Center - Fort Worth is a not-for-profit, free standing, quaternary care pediatric healthcare system that is consistently ranked by US News and World Report.
• ur focus, first and foremost, is delivery of easily accessible, well-coordinated, comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children with neurological diseases through patient-centered care. Although not academically affiliated, clinical research is an important program component supported by a multi-million dollar Neuroscience Research Endowment providing all necessary elements for research development, data acquisition, analysis, and dissemination.
• pportunities for teaching and faculty affiliation with the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas Christian University, and Texas Tech are also possible.

Covenant Children's is part of Covenant Health, and its parent Providence-St Joseph Health, which has a history of over 100 years of service to the West Texas/Panhandle Plains and eastern New Mexico region. Covenant Children's is a 275 bed facility and is the only licensed freestanding children's hospital in the area. CCH operates a level IV NICU and is verified as the only level II Pediatric Trauma Center in the region. CCH is also a regional provider of high risk maternal care. CCH has over 175 physicians on medical staff, representing nearly all major pediatric subspecialties (neurosurgery, neurology, cardiology, GI, ENT and ENT trauma, Endocrine, ID, Hem-Onc, Pulm, Adolescent Medicine, among others).

CCH plays an active role in the West Texas/Panhandle Plains region's provision of pediatric care via partnerships with regional facilities, primarily in the Midland and Odessa area via providing pediatric hospitalist services for two hospitals. CCH has also begun to partner with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Amarillo. Historically, CCH has a close relationship with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, with CCH acting as the primary teaching site for pediatric education for the Health Sciences Center. Each year CCH trains approximately 24 pediatric residents, with many provider's also serving as faculty of TTUHSC, engaging in academic teaching, and/or research.

Lubbock, also known as "Hub City," is the educational, economic, and healthcare hub of West Texas. With a population of over a quarter million and growing, Lubbock offers big city conveniences without the traffic. The low cost of living (15% below the US average) and exceptional lifestyle provides for the perfect work-life balance. The Covenant Health System serves a regional population of 1.2 million people in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico providing the latest in technology and treatment options. Situated between Palo Duro Canyon and Caprock Canyon, Lubbock offers easy access to outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and camping. Texas Tech University and a student population of over 36,000 provide excellent educational and research opportunities, while ensuring continued economical and cultural development of the region.

Minimum qualifications:
• Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.
• .) required.• American Heart Association BLS and PALS.• Unrestricted Texas Medical license (must obtain prior to start date).• Must have successfully completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Medical Association (AMA) approved residency for pediatrics.• Board certified/Board Eligible in their specialty area.


About Cook Children's:

• ur not-for-profit organization is comprised of a flagship medical center in Fort Worth, Texas, a new medical center in Prosper, Texas, a physician network, home health company, surgery centers, health plan, health services, and health foundation. With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet the unique needs of their child. Cook Children's is honored to continually receive recognition for our outstanding efforts and outcomes in pediatric health care.

At Cook Children's, we're more than a health care system--we're your friends, neighbors and even family members. And we're parents too, so we can see the world through your eyes. We see what you're going through--and how we can help you and your child get the best care and support possible.

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Client-provided location(s): Lubbock, TX, USA
Job ID: Cook_Childrens-JR-105685
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)