On behalf of the Cook Children's Health Care System (CCHCS) located in Ft. Worth, Texas, CareerPhysician, a national leader in child health leadership, is pleased to announce the inception of a national search for candidates for the Senior Director of the CCHCS Genetics Program. The new Director will succeed Dr. Mary Kukolich after 45 years of service and will lead a well-established and nationally respected genetics program that supports the genetic needs of children across a major portion of Texas. The incoming Director will lead the strategic design and implementation of a genetics plan that moves the health system, its physicians and staff and its human genomics, metabolism and precision medicine programs into the future.
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.
Transformational Leadership PositionHighlights:
The Senior Medical Director will oversee and work closely with the Directors of Clinical Genetics and Metabolism to establish the strategic vision for the future of the program.
Overseeing a robust Department of Genetics consisting of 7 clinical geneticists, 2 metabolic geneticists, a board-certified genetic counselor, a clinical genetics and a metabolic genetics nurse practitioner, 2 metabolic dietitians, a social worker and 5 case managers.
Endowment opportunities available to pursue clinical research with support including campus IRB, grant writing, research nurses, a dedicated PhD statistician, as well as the teaching of medical students.
Broad pediatric sub-specialty platform with 35 Departments represented and 40 outpatient primary care clinics in the Cook Children’s network provides partnership opportunities for genetic program development in other specialty areas.
Highly successful health care system known nationally for its leadership in quality and patient safety.
Competitive compensation and benefits package, no state income tax and a strong economy in one of the fastest growing areas of the United States.
Interested candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and a statement articulating their interest in the role. All interactions will remain confidential and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant. Please submit inquiries to Wesley Millican, MBA, CEO and Physician Talent Officer, CareerPhysician, LLC via firstname.lastname@example.org or for questions call (817)307-1199.
Cook Children’s Health Care System is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Internal Number: COOK-GEN
About Cook Children's Health Care System
The cornerstone of Cook Children's Health Care System, our 430-bed medical center is home to nationally and internationally recognized specialty care and treatments as well as award-winning patient care. Our rapidly expanding campus includes more than 40 specialty care offices. Cook Children's Neonatology department includes a Level IV NICU which delivers the highest level of care possible for newborns and infants. Our on-site retail pharmacy is a convenient resource for families visiting or staying on campus.