Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Lindner Center of HOPE

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Job Overview

Lindner Center of HOPE is a nationally renowned psychiatric center of excellence located in Mason, Ohio, committed to providing transformational, state of the art diagnosis and treatment to patients at all levels of care.  LCOH is part of the UC Health network and affiliated with the Mayo Clinic and the National Network of Depression Centers.


We are looking for a highly skilled child and adolescent psychiatrist to enhance our existing outpatient services and develop additional programming to serve the mental health needs of the child and adolescent population in the Greater Cincinnati area. You will have the opportunity to work with other very talented psychiatrists and mental health care professionals, with multiple areas of expertise.


The psychiatrist will diagnose and treat child and adolescent patients with psychiatric disorders through continuum of care by working with a team of mental health professionals to provide treatment through outpatient and research services.  The psychiatrist will involve the patient and his/her family in designing the treatment plan when appropriate.  This individual will also participate and support research activities and integrate research into clinical practice whenever possible. 


Psychiatrists receive faculty appointments through the University of Cincinnati Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, one of the nation’s top academic psychiatry departments. Final rank of faculty appointment is commensurate with experience. There is the opportunity to teach psychiatry residents and medical students. Compensation includes a competitive salary, automatic employer contributions to a retirement account, competitive time off, and other University of Cincinnati benefits. There is no inpatient call or weekend work obligation.


Psychiatrists joining Lindner Center of HOPE will receive a competitive sign-on bonus.


The Greater Cincinnati community has professional and collegiate sports teams, outstanding performing art groups and a wide variety of recreational opportunities.  Come enjoy a collegial atmosphere practicing on the cutting edge of mental health care.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts a thorough, comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, and reviews and assesses information regarding patient’s medical and treatment history, obtained from patient, family, other treatment providers, and staff.
  • Examines patient to assess general medical condition at admission and on an ongoing basis. 
  • Orders laboratory and other special diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained.  Prescribes medication and other forms of treatment according to best practices and latest evidence base.
  • Determines nature and extent of mental illness and formulates treatment plan.
  • Completes required documentation in the electronic medical record within the timeframes based on current policy requirements.
  • Works effectively with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians to treat and direct treatment of the child and adolescent patients, utilizing evidenced based psychotherapeutic methods and medications.  
  • Interacts effectively with the patient’s family, involving them in treatment planning as appropriate.
  • Serves as principal or co-investigator in clinical research studies and adheres to good clinical practices as they apply to research, or if not principally engaged in research, supports the research mission of the Center, and appropriately refers patients for studies and projects.  
  • Observes patient safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions.  Effectively handles difficult patient situations, responds promptly to patient needs in an appropriate manner, and responds to requests for service and assistance.
  • Focuses on solving conflict; maintains confidentiality; listens to other effectively; remains open to others’ ideas and innovation.

Essential Functions Continued

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions.  Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision making process.
  • Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions and explains things well to others; teaches whenever possible.  Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality of patient care; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Leads clinical team in developing, delivering, and monitoring patient treatment plans.
  • Participants in teaching activities on a formal and informal basis at the Lindner Center of HOPE and University of Cincinnati, and the community as a representative of LCOH. 
  • Participates in the weekend coverage and on-call schedule rotation. 
  • Supports business development.

Minimum Requirements

Prior to effective date of appointment, must have:

  • MD/DO
  • Completion of 4-year Psychiatry Residency
  • Ohio Medical License
  • Board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry.  If not board certified, must apply for board certification within 1 year of employment.  Board certification must be maintained.
  • Must have and maintain age specific competencies based on the age of patients served, which include children and adolescents.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Ability to enthusiastically follow and model the Lindner Center of HOPE mission, vision and values.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for the spectrum of populations admitted to LCOH.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


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As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 93437


Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Lindner Center of HOPE

Date:  Jun 12, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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