Residential Therapist (LISW), Lindner Center of Hope

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

The Residential Therapist will conduct psychosocial assessments and provide individual, group and/or family therapy.  They will also work with Lindner Center of HOPE psychologists, care coordinators, advanced practice nurses, and psychiatrists to meet the needs of patients and their families in Residential Services.

Essential Functions

  • Perform psychosocial assessments for patients and/or families.
  • Formulate, develop, and implement individualized treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with Lindner Center of HOPE care coordinators, psychologists, psychiatrists and other treatment team members.
  • Champion the patient experience; the sum of all interactions that influence a patient’s perception of our continuum of care and ultimately their well-being. 
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and clinical liaison for all treatment team members, families, patients, referrers, and external stakeholders. Interprets and integrates all information gathered and communicates treatment goals effectively to all involved.
  • Collaborate with marketing to develop and maintain close relationships with key stakeholders to maximize these relationships and act as a Lindner Center of HOPE brand ambassador.
  • Perform all required documentation accurately and within expected time. Documentation is concise, pertinent and meets professional and department documentation standards. Oral reporting is clear, concise, relevant, and timely. 
  • Liaison with community agencies; participate in area activities related to mental health.
  • Maintain current licensure and participate in continuing education to maintain competency in area of practice.
  • Participate in departmental and LCOH quality improvement efforts and meets peer review standards.  
  • Participate in community education and outreach.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Experience with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or Psychodynamic Therapies is ideal.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to collaborate and work with others to insure the best clinical outcome for patients and families.

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.


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).


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The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 95686 


Residential Therapist (LISW), Lindner Center of Hope

Date:  Apr 23, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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