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Psychiatrist - Lindner Center of Hope

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Date: Nov 4, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

LCOH is a nationally renowned psychiatric center of excellence committed to providing state of the art care to children through older adults at all levels of care.  LCOH is part of the UC Health network, and also has affiliations with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Mayo Clinic.  It is a charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers.   


This position will be appointed as a faculty member with the University of Cincinnati Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, one of the top 20 psychiatry departments in the country.  Compensation includes a competitive salary, signing bonus, relocation allowance, automatic employer contributions to retirement account, 30 vacation and holidays a year, and other University of Cincinnati benefits.   


Position Summary:


Diagnoses and treats Child and adolescent patients with psychiatric disorders through continuum of care by working with a team of mental health professionals to provide treatment through inpatient, outpatient and research services.  The psychiatrist will involve the patient and his/her family in designing the treatment plan when appropriate.  Participates and supports research activities and integrates research into clinical practice whenever possible. 



Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. 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.
  2. Examines patient to assess general medical condition at admission and on an ongoing basis
  3. 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.
  4. Determines nature and extent of mental illness, and formulates treatment plan.
  5. Completes required documentation in the electronic medical record within the timeframes based on current policy requirements.
  6. Works effectively with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians to treat and direct treatment of the child and adolescent patient, utilizing evidenced based psychotherapeutic methods and medications. 
  7. Interacts effectively with the patient’s family, involving them in treatment planning as appropriate.
  8. 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. 
  9. 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.
  10. Focuses on solving conflict; maintains confidentiality; listens to other effectively; remains open to others’ ideas and innovation.
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. Leads clinical team in developing, delivering and monitoring patient treatment plans.
  14. 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.
  15. Participates in the weekend coverage and on-call schedule rotation.
  16. Supports business development.


Position Qualifications:


  1. Medical degree and completion of psychiatry residency training
  2. Must be board certified or eligible psychiatrist.  If not board certified, must apply for board certification within 1 year of employment.  Board certification must be maintained
  3. Must have a current license to practice medicine and it must be in good standing.  If applicant doesn’t have an Ohio license, they must apply for and receive one.
  4. Must have and maintain age specific competencies based on the age of patients served, which include children, adolescents, adults and/or senior adult patients.
  5. Must have basic typing skills to enter documentation into the computerized Medical Record system and to use Microsoft Word, Excel and e-mail system.
  6. Must have CPR certification or complete the course to receive it within the first 2 weeks of employment.
  7. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for the spectrum of populations admitted to LCOH.
  8. Ability to enthusiastically follow and model the Lindner Center of HOPE mission, vision and values.





The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 20022

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Neurology, Psychology, Medical, Patient Care, Counseling, Healthcare

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