Title:  CHofSA - Pediatric Psychologist - San Antonio, TX

Division:  CHRISTUS Children's Hospital - San Anton
Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
Requisition ID:  15598

Division: CHofSA Pediatric Departments (80001089) 

Department: CHofSA Pediatrics - Psychology (90007001) 

Employment Duration: Full-time

Title: Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Pediatric Psychologist to join the Division of Pediatric Psychology at CHRISTUS Children's in San Antonio. The psychologist will also receive an appointment as a full-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).


Primary responsibilities will include working with children with neurodevelopmental disorders within our Comprehensive Autism Program (CAP). Part of this position will be to provide diagnostic and treatment services at The Multi-Assistance Center (MAC) at Morgan's Wonderland. This is a new and unique center in San Antonio designed to provide comprehensive medical care to individuals with disabilities. 

Job Duties


Specific clinical responsibilities will be:

  • Providing screening and diagnostic evaluation for ASD. 
  • Providing family and individual behavioral interventions to children and adolescents seeking outpatient services for neurodevelopmental and behavioral disorders. 
  • Participating in multidisciplinary teams with pediatric subspecialties.
  • Participating in creation of new clinics/programs.


The position is 100% clinical, but allows ample time for research, teaching, and program development. Our psychologists train residents in Pediatrics and Family Medicine and psychology interns during their clinical rotations in behavioral health. We collaborate with multiple subspecialties on research and program development.


Providers receive support for continuing education and professional development. Excellent benefits package and competitive salary are offered by Baylor College of Medicine. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) in Clinical or School Psychology at APA-accredited programs. 
  • Completed an APA-accredited psychology internship.
  • Completed a postdoctoral fellowship in child or pediatric psychology with emphasis in Autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities (preferred) or equivalent experience.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Texas. 
  • Training and/or experience with individual and multidisciplinary Autism evaluations.
  • Experience treating a variety of behavioral/neurodevelopmental disorders. 


Please reach out with any questions about the position to the Pediatric Psychology's Division Chief, Dr. Elena Mikalsen at elena.mikalsen@christushealth.org



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated, subject to approved exemptions against vaccine- preventable diseases including, but not limited to COVID 19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.