Title:  Pediatric Psychologist - San Antonio, TX

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

Division: CHRISTUS Children's Hospital - San Antonio

Title: Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

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 in San Antonio. The psychologist will receive an appointment as a full-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).


The position is 100% clinical, but BCM faculty engage in research, teaching, and administrative responsibilities through our collaboration with BCM and CHRISTUS Health. Our faculty also present Grand Rounds and train residents in Pediatrics and Family Medicine and psychology interns during their clinical rotations in behavioral health.


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

Job Duties

  • Providing diagnostic psychological evaluations, individual interventions, and family therapy to children and adolescents seeking outpatient services in Pediatric Psychology clinic
  • Participating in multidisciplinary teams with pediatric subspecialties
  • Participating in creation of new clinics/programs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree (PhD or PsyD) in Clinical or School Psychology at APA-accredited programs.
  • Completed an APA-accredited psychology internship.
  • Completed a postdoctoral fellowship in child or pediatric psychology or equivalent experience.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Texas.
  • Training and/or experience with parent interventions and children with behavioral and neurodevelopmental disorders is preferred or must be willing to train in these areas.



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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.