Title:  CHofSA Pediatrics - Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Division:  Children's Hospital of San Antonio
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  13548

Division: CHofSA Pediatric Departments (80001089) 

Department: CHofSA Pediatrics - Neurology (90006876) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Internal Title: Academic Rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. 



Pediatric Neuropsychologist


Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Pediatric Neuropsychologist. The neuropsychologist will be a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) with a primary appointment in the Section of Pediatric Psychology at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio. 


Clinical responsibilities will be in San Antonio and will include:

•    Conducting outpatient consultations and neuropsychological evaluations for pediatric patients. Primary focus will be with Epilepsy and Epilepsy surgery, but will also include referrals from Hematology/Oncology, Rehabilitation and Physical medicine, Genetics, Neurology, General Pediatrics, and other subspecialties.
•    Participating in multidisciplinary teams to provide better patient care
•    Providing psychoeducation to families, community providers, and local school districts
•    Providing consultation/liaison services to inpatients in collaboration with other psychology team members 
•    Providing outpatient psychotherapy (if the neuropsychologist chooses to)


The position is 100% clinical, but allows ample time for research, teaching, and program development. Our psychologists train BCM pediatric residents, Family Medicine residents, psychology interns during their clinical rotations in behavioral health, medical students, and outside learners. 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. or Psy.D) from a Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology APA or CPA accredited program with a specialization in neuropsychology.
•    Completed an APA-accredited psychology internship
•    Completed a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology that complies with the training guidelines of APA Division 40 
•    ABCN board certification or ABCN board eligibility
•    Licensed or license-eligible in Texas. 
•    Additional training and experiences with Epilepsy and Epilepsy surgery patients is preferred
•    Bilingual is preferred


Through the partnership with CHRISTUS Health System and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), the Children's Hospital of San Antonio (CHofSA) is the first and only freestanding, academic, not-for-profit children's hospital in San Antonio and serves as a focal point for pediatric services throughout the community. 
As the nation's seventh-largest city, San Antonio is known for its history and blend of cultures.  Located in south central Texas, San Antonio has 300+ days of sunny weather, mild winters, and an affordable cost of living.  The city has much to offer with diverse employment opportunities for spouses, excellent public and private schools, the San Antonio Riverwalk, Alamo, professional basketball and soccer teams, dynamic cuisine, two major amusement parks, and an extensive urban park system.


Happy to schedule a virtual video call about this opportunity with our team! Please reach out to Psychology Division Chief at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio, Dr. Elena Mikalsen at elena.mikalsen@christushealth.org


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Equal Access Employer. Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. Baylor College of Medicine is committed to recruiting and retaining faculty from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive environment for all members of the Baylor community.



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