Child Neurology Opportunity - Texas

Lubbock, TX

Cook Children's Medical Center

CareerPhysician, LLC

Key Info


Inpatient and outpatient

This position is part of a strategic relationship between Cook Children's Health Care System (CCHCS) located in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas and Covenant Children’s Hospital in Lubbock. The candidate will be responsible for outpatient neurology care and inpatient consultations at Covenant Children’s Hospital. Sub-specialty clinics for epilepsy and movement disorders will be provided monthly by staff from the main campus with telemedicine consultations available for additional neurological sub-specialty care as required. Call responsibilities will be shared by Cook Children’s neurologists serving West Texas with additional call support from main campus faculty.

Key Programmatic Highlights:

  • Joining a specialized regional group of 18-Child Neurologists, 8-Nurse Practitioners, 4-Pediatric Neurosurgeons, 1 Physiatrist and 3-Neuropsychologists
  • Sub-specialty support from Cook Children’s Justin Neurosciences Center with nationally ranked programs in Epilepsy, DBS, Movement Disorders and Headache
  • Access for your patients 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.
  • Ability to follow your patient with access to a 26-bed state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit located at main campus in Fort Worth.
  • If appropriate with interests and training, ability over time to design and establish an epilepsy monitoring unit at Covenant Children’s Hospital.
  • Weekend and evening call coverage limited to 1 in 4 weekends and evenings.
  • Interested candidates will have faculty appointment and teaching opportunities with Texas Tech University providing instruction for medical students and neurology residents.
  • Base salary at the 80th percentile.
  • WRVU productivity-based incentive program.
  • Signing Bonus for qualified candidates.

About CareerPhysician, LLC

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Posted September 15, 2020


Not Covered