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Medical Doctor (SEMO Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment)

Company : Southeast Missouri State University
Location : Cape Girardeau, MO

Position Summary

Medical Doctor
Southeast Missouri State University
Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide diagnostic and related services for individuals seeking a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide education to parents, community, and professionals about autism spectrum disorders
  • Collaborate with lead psychologists on diagnostic evaluations
  • Order genetics and other labs associated with the broad spectrum of developmental questions associated with autism spectrum disorder
  • Provide appropriate referrals for ancillary healthcare services including referrals to speech and OT/PT, psychiatry


    Required Qualifications

  • Medical doctorate in general medicine, pediatrics, or psychiatry; Pediatric or psychiatry specialty a plus
  • Licensed in the state of Missouri to practice or eligible to be licensed; the ability to provide medications management services for individuals with autism and comorbid behavioral health disorders a plus
  • 1 year of experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder/developmental disabilities; 5+ years of experience a plus
  • Experience providing services to individuals with a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to establish collaborative partnerships within the University and among regional service providers including Department of Mental Health and targeted case management agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities

Preferred Qualifications:

Compensation:  Commensurate with education and experience.  The University provides an excellent benefits package including retirement, medical insurance, paid time off, sick leave, holidays, individual and dependent tuition benefits.

Application Deadline:  The position will remain open until filled.

Required Information:  Submit a letter of interest addressing all position requirements and how you learned of this position, a current resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references. To find the link go to:  For questions, contact Daphine Buerck, Employment Specialist, Human Resources, Southeast Missouri State University, One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.


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