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BC/BE Neurodevelopmental or Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Mercy Clinic - St. Louis
St. Louis County, Missouri
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Mercy Clinic-St. Louis is a seeking a fellowship trained, BC/BE Neurodevelopmental or Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician for our Mercy Kids Autism and Therapy Center. The Center is located in St. Louis County, Missouri, and is housed within a comprehensive, interdisciplinary outpatient children’s therapy and development center which operates as a component of Mercy Children’s Hospital—St. Louis. 

The ideal candidate will have training and experience in the diagnosis and continuing care of children and adolescents with the whole range of neurodevelopmental and behavioral conditions including autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, intellectual disabilities, ADHD, learning disorders, emotional/behavioral difficulties and sleeping/feeding issues among others. The Autism Center staff of 30 works as a highly committed interdisciplinary team and includes medical specialists in child neurology, developmental-behavioral and neurodevelopmental pediatrics and a pediatric nurse practitioner partnered with professionals in child psychology, clinical social work, behavioral analysis and the full range of pediatric therapies. On-site family navigation services, genetic counseling and teams for evaluation of complex feeding difficulties and augmentative/alternative communication concerns are provided. Mercy Clinic pediatric specialists in sleep medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition and child and adolescent psychiatry provide additional medical are available to enable comprehensive care.  

The Autism Center staff is committed to excellence in clinical care using a family and patient-centered care model. The Center is designated as a grant-funded Missouri Autism Center and has close working relationships with regional academic centers which provides opportunities to participate in a variety of educational and clinical research projects for the interested candidate.     

The position includes medical responsibility for clinical evaluation and management of children with neurodevelopmental and behavioral issues within an individual or multidisciplinary framework. Our diagnostic and assessment approaches and therapeutic interventions are evidence-based and include individual and team diagnostics, ADOS testers with research reliability supervision and individualized psychometric, occupational and speech and language evaluations on site. Interventions provided include an Infant Monitoring and Intervention Program for high-risk siblings, 4 ESDM classrooms staffed by certified ESDM therapists, an ABA therapy program, psychological counseling and CBT, and developing PEERS and social communication groups. 

This position offers:

  • Exclusive outpatient, clinical duties Monday – Friday with no call or weekend responsibilities
  • Integrated health system with a competitive income guarantee
  • Receive comprehensive benefits including health, dental, vacation
  • Receive relocation assistance and professional liability coverage


Mercy Clinic Pediatrics Kids is a group of fifteen primary care pediatric practices distributed across the St. Louis metropolitan area and partnered with multiple pediatric specialty practices. Mercy Clinic Pediatrics operates under the umbrella of Mercy Kids, a Division of the Mercy Ministry, which supports a 4-state distributed network of pediatricians, family medicine physicians, APAs, and pediatric sub-specialists and has responsibility for oversight and coordination of care for nearly 300,000 Mercy Kids in our four-state region. 

Mercy, a four-time IBM Watson Health top five large U.S. health system in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016, is a faith-based organization and serves millions annually. With 40 hospitals in Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma, as well as underserved clinics in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, Mercy is one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country.  

Mercy Hospitals and Clinics are based in St. Louis County and surrounding communities near excellent neighborhoods, public and private schools, five-star restaurants, music venues, parks, hiking and biking trails, an international airport, and more! 

Become a part of our legacy and help us build a healthier future. 

For more information, contact:

Lisa Hauck, MBA | Senior Physician Recruiter

Office: 314-364-2949

lisa.hauck@mercy.net | mercy.net/careers

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Employer


Posted: 2021-04-22 Expires: 2021-05-22

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