John Peter Smith Health Network

Medical Toxicologist – Academic Emergency Physician

Service Line: Medical Toxicologist – Academic Emergency Physician 

Location: Fort Worth, TX  |  Volume: 130,000 

Position: Full-time w/ benefits

Status: Employee


The Department of Emergency Medicine at John Peter Smith Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas is seeking a Medical Toxicologist to join their education team. The program at JPS was established in 2011 as a fully accredited three-year program with 15 residents per class. Seeing over 130,000 patient visits per year, the county hospital population provides incredible learning opportunities in both volume and pathology. The department supports fellowships in ultrasound, administration and education.

 John Peter Smith Health Network

1500 South Main Street, Fort Worth, TX  76104 

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Emergency Department

  • Admission Rate: 23% 
  • Patients/Hour: 2.0 – 3.0
  • Capacity: 
    • ED Beds: 65 plus an additional 10-beds to be added  
    • CDU Beds: 14 
  • Shift Coverage: 
    • Physician:  
      • 90 – 94 hours of physician coverage daily
      • Mix of 8, 10 and 12 hour overlapping shifts 
    • APP:  
      • Main ED and Fast Track rotations
      • 10 hour shifts with overlapping coverage
      • 76 hours of coverage 
  • Documentation:  
    • EPIC 
    • Scribe Services 

Required Qualifications

  • BC/BE (ABEM/ABOEM) in Emergency Medicine
  • Fellowship trained in Medical Toxicology
  • BC/BE for subspecialty certification in Medical Toxicology
  • Strong interest in advancing education in Medical Toxicology
  • Vital contributor to the development of toxicology service


  • Competitive salary with protected time to accomplish educator responsibilities
  • Academic Appointments available at the University of North Texas, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and Texas Christian University School of Medicine with rank commensurate with experience
  • Employee status with benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching available and $2,500 annual CME allowance  
  • Occurrence-based malpractice coverage 


Offering both big-city excitement and quiet suburban living, the Fort Worth metropolitan area has an interesting mix of Texas pride and cosmopolitan attractions. Fort Worth possesses numerous cultural sites and entertaining activities, including the nationally-ranked Fort Worth Zoo, a world-class museum district, the Bass Performance Hall, the Historic Stockyards District, Sundance Square, and the Texas Motor Speedway.

For more information contact:

Jennifer Bullard, Recruiter | (c) 214.794.9065 | (p) 469.420.5503