Title:  Pediatric Psychologist, Multi-Assistance Center at Morgan's Wonderland (The MAC) - 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:


About CHRISTUS Children’s in San Antonio and Baylor College of Medicine:  

Serving as a focal point for pediatric services throughout the community, CHRISTUS Children's in San Antonio is a world-class children's hospital - both inside and out. In February 2013, CHRISTUS Children's finalized an agreement with Baylor College of Medicine, ranked as the #6 medical school by U.S. News & World Report in 2020-21. Baylor College of Medicine recruits, employs, and oversees physicians at the children's hospital. 


Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, healthcare, and community service. BCM is currently associated with multiple educational, healthcare, and research affiliates. 


Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Pediatric Psychologist to join the Division of Pediatric Psychology at CHRISTUS Children's. The psychologist will receive an appointment as a full-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). This recruit will be supporting our services by seeing patients at The Multi-Assistance Center at Morgan’s Wonderland™, of the MAC, is a center that improves the lives of individuals with disabilities and special needs through comprehensive and coordinated services. https://morganswonderlandmac.com/


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. Baylor College of Medicine offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary.  

Job Duties

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D) and internship in Clinical or Counseling Psychology at APA-accredited programs. 

  • Licensed or license-eligible in Texas. 

  • At least one year of fellowship and/or equivalent experience in bariatric surgery and eating disorders. Two or more years of experience preferred. 

  • Experience assessing and treating a range of common adolescent mental health conditions in an interdisciplinary medical setting. 



We are happy to schedule a virtual call about this opportunity with our team! Please reach out to Pediatric Psychology Division Chief at CHRISTUS Children's, 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.