Title:  CHofSA Pediatrics - Psychology (Assistant Professor)

Division:  Children's Hospital of San Antonio
Work Location:  San Antonio, TX
Requisition ID:  13549



Pediatric Psychologist


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


Clinical responsibilities will be:

•    Providing psychological evaluation and evidence-based interventions to adolescents seeking services at the outpatient Pediatric Psychology Clinic for common mental health difficulties (anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, eating disorders, etc)
•    Participating in multidisciplinary teams with pediatric subspecialties serving adolescent population, including surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, GI, rheumatology, neurology, etc.
•    Participating in creation of new clinics/programs for adolescents
•    Providing consultation/liaison services to inpatients in collaboration with other psychology team members 
•    Providing crisis management in partnership with other psychology team members


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. 

Job Duties


•    Doctoral Degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D) and internship in Clinical or Counseling Psychology at APA-accredited programs. 
•    Licensed or license-eligible in Texas. 
•    Experience assessing and treating a range of common adolescent mental health conditions in an interdisciplinary setting is required.
•    Experience assessing and treating eating disorders is preferred. 


The Children's Hospital of San Antonio is part of CHRISTUS HEALTH hospital system. It was established in 1869 and is the only freestanding children's hospital in San Antonio. It provides inpatient care to 5,000 children, 80,000 emergency department visits, and 73,000 outpatient visits. Baylor College of Medicine recruits, employs, and oversees physicians at the hospital. For more information, please visit our website https://www.christushealth.org/childrens/


Happy to schedule a virtual call about this opportunity with our team! Please reach out to Pediatric Psychology Division Chief at The Children's Hospital of San Antonio, 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.