Change other people's lives. And your own.


At Lindner Center of HOPE we are always looking to add to our talented and distinguished staff. Our outstanding reputation for creating a world-class treatment experience revolves around the expertise, kindness, and empathy exhibited by every employee.

Our Core Values: Service, Teamwork, Achieving Excellence and Respect (STAR)

We embrace the many talents, skills, and experiences our employees bring to Lindner Center of HOPE. Everyone is encouraged to use their unique gifts to express ideas, make meaningful contributions to our programs and genuine connections with patients and family, as well as strengthen donor, referrer and community relations.

At Lindner Center of HOPE, you’ll have the opportunity for a consistently rewarding career, working for an organization that shares your desire and ability to make a demonstrable difference in the lives of people living with mental illness.

Lindner Center of HOPE hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All selected applicants are required to complete Section 1 of Federal Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) and to provide identification and either proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

In addition, Lindner Center of HOPE uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9 to data from U.S Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records.

The official U.S. E-Verify Participation Posters informing State Personnel System current and prospective employees of their legal rights and protections are available below:



Additionally, the official E-Verify Website of the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provides answers to many questions about E-Verify asked by employers and employees.

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Mason, Ohio/Greater Cincinnati Area

Our communities are right where you belong.

Greater Cincinnati Area
The Cincinnati area is one of the most desirable places to live, work and have fun. Partners for Livable Communities named Cincinnati one of 30 most livable communities in the country for “its success in blending its culture, rich heritage and the arts with social and economic initiatives that created an exceptional quality of life.”

By all measures, Cincinnati has everything and every possible resource to make it livable and maintain its high quality of life.


Cincinnati’s Assets:

A variety of strong educational choices are available. Greater Cincinnati boasts 70 school districts, more than 250 private and parochial schools and top-notch higher education at 20 colleges and universities, plus the world’s largest vocational school district.

Cincinnati offers an abode for every budget, in every part of the region. Whether you crave the convenience of urban living or long for a great piece of land, there is plenty to pick from in the Cincinnati area.

Cincinnati’s medical community has a rich history of innovation and today celebrates some of the nation’s highest ranked hospitals.

The area is the perfect place to do business. It is home to 10 Fortune 500 and 17 Fortune 1,000 firms and 300 foreign-owned companies. The region has a stable economy, and its residents are engaged in various industries such as manufacturing, retail and wholesale, healthcare, research & development, service and high tech, finance and insurance.

Quality of life and wonderful amenities keep Cincinnati’s more than 2 million residents in the area. The variety of art and cultural riches plays a major role. Residents enjoy such world class arts as the Cincinnati Symphony & Cincinnati Pops, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet, musical productions at the Aronoff Center for the Arts and the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Top family attractions also draw people to the region. A world renowned zoo, amusement parks and an aquarium are among the favorite spots.

A big draw for Cincinnati are the major sports and recreation, including the Cincinnati Reds baseball team and the Cincinnati Bengals football team. There’s professional hockey, soccer, minor league baseball and arena football. Collegiate sports are also enjoyed in the area along with plenty of recreational activities including horse and car races, golf courses, soccer fields, tennis and volleyball courts, walking and hiking trails.

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According to CNN Money, the city of Mason is one of the top 100 places to live in the United States.

Located 22 miles northeast of Cincinnati in southwestern Warren County, Ohio, Mason has been tagged as the fastest-growing and most populous city in the county.


Property values are soaring. Housing ranges from affordable, traditional styles to elegant, custom-built houses.

Mason has earned a reputation as a progressive, innovative community. The city is a destination for corporations seeking a thriving business environment and for families desiring attractive neighborhoods and nationally ranked schools.

The city of Mason is in the Mason City, Kings Local, and Lebanon City School Districts.

Mason City Schools have been ranked among the top in Ohio’s school systems. Mason City Schools is an “Excellent” district, and has been for eight consecutive administrations of the Ohio Report Card.

Mason is home to many of the Greater Cincinnati area’s most recognized attractions and businesses. Kings Island amusement park, The Beach waterpark, Great Wolf Lodge Hotel/Indoor Waterpark, Procter & Gamble’s Health Care Research Center, the headquarters of Luxottica Retail, and Cintas corporate headquarters. The city is also home to the annual Western-Southern Life Tennis Masters, one of nine required men’s tournaments.

Six city parks cover 242 acres and include fishing lakes, walking trails, ball fields, tennis courts, picnic shelters, and playgrounds. The Mason Community Center is one of the largest public recreation facilities in the state. It features a competition pool, leisure pool, gymnasium, field house, fitness area, weight room, walking track and senior center. A continually expanding network of bike paths connects neighborhoods to schools, parks, and downtown.

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Why work at Lindner Center of HOPE? Hear from our team members.

Christine Collins, MD, Staff Psychiatrist – Working at Lindner Center of HOPE is special.


Stacey L. Spencer, Ed.D., Staff PsychologistWarm, caring people.

Lorene Walter, MD, Medical Director of Mindful Transitions, Adult Partial Hospital Program; Clinical Director of Outpatient ServicesColleagues and facility design are a plus.

Mack Ontiveros, MD, Staff PsychiatristAccess to leading treatments.

Stacey L. Spencer, Ed.D., Staff PsychologistWhy join our team at LCOH.

Tracy Suzanne Cummings, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer for Clinical Excellence and Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Many special opportunities.

Lindner Center of HOPE Employee Testimonials

Since joining LCOH in May 2020, the people I work with have made a huge impact on my life. All of my coworkers are clearly passionate and are change bringers that help improve patient lives every day. They are real life superheroes that inspire me to work harder, live kinder, and to seek the positives even when none seem possible.

Natalie Childers, MHS/MNC Tech 

Lindner Center of HOPE feels like home. I remember working at LCOH as an intern, dreaming that one day I would be back as a full-time employee. Luckily, that dream came true two years ago. I feel so lucky to work for an organization that values people at every level, from patients to staff.

Allison Mecca, Clinical Psychologist

I’ve worked at the Lindner Center of HOPE since 2013 and have been consistently impressed with the quality members of our treatment teams. Collaboration is seamless and it is incredibly rewarding to offer clients multidisciplinary care.

Elizabeth Mariutto, PsyD, CEDS, Clinical Director of Eating Disorder Services

I have been working for the Lindner Center of HOPE for over five years now. I work with a great outreach team helping our referral sources, communities and businesses learn more about the focused, compassionate care – treatment we give at the Lindner Center of HOPE.

Maria Sulcer, Co-Chair Diversity and Inclusion Council, Outreach Specialist

I have been wanting to work at the Lindner Center of Hope for quite some time. I have been drawn to the name “Hope” and I finally got the opportunity 6 months ago. I love the peaceful atmosphere and caring people I work with. I have been blessed to have a very supportive supervisor as well.

Paula Sims, Registrar

Lindner Center of HOPE has been my work home for many years. I am so grateful for this family of caregivers who keep on keeping on. What a difference this also has made in my life.

Tom Parker, LISW

I have worked at the Lindner Center of Hope since the day it opened. I feel it is one of the best career choices I could have ever made. I am blessed  to  have a job I enjoy, where I feel supported and appreciated. The teamwork is an amazing part of the Lindner Center. Seeing patients receive exceptional care and improve to the point of being able to discharge and return to their lives and  families is very rewarding.

Molly Westermeyer, BSN RN-BC,  Utilization Review Nurse

I have been working at the Lindner Center of HOPE for almost 5 years now. LCOH is hands down the best place I’ve ever worked. All staff are kind and compassionate and strive for excellence in patient care. We recognize that we have such a tremendous responsibility as hope-bringers, and I feel grateful every day that I have the opportunity to work with the best clinicians in the world.

Amanda Porter, PhD

I’ve been working with The Lindner Center of Hope for less than a year. I am 100% confident the patient centered care, compassion and the attention patients and family members receive is exceptional. The professional environment fosters the best qualities resulting in excellent behavioral health services while continuing to strive to do better.

Catrina Spicer, LISW-S, Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Dept, Outpatient Therapist