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Admissions Counselor

The Pavilion Behavioral Health System


Champaign, IL

End Date


Job description

The Pavilion Behavioral Health System currently has full time Admission Counselor positions available. The shifts available are days (7am – 3:30pm), evenings, (2pm – 10:30pm) and overnights (11pm – 7:30am).

The Pavilion Behavioral Health System is a 106-bed psychiatric hospital located in Champaign, Illinois. We offer inpatient psychiatric services to youth and adults as well as a voluntary drug and alcohol addiction recovery program for adults and a residential treatment center to youth ages 10-19.

As a member of the highly respected healthcare provider Universal Health Services, Inc., we offer comprehensive pay and generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, tuition reimbursement and 401(k). Shift differentials for evening, night and weekend shifts are also part of our benefits package.


Interested candidates can fill out an online application at

POSITION SUMMARY: Admissions Counselors provide short-term assistance to distressed individuals, families, and significant others. People in crisis may seek help directly, or can be referred by others. Purpose is to provide a professional assessment and triage to the most appropriate, least restrictive treatment environment. Each patient and/or family contacting or referred to The Pavilion shall be assessed by an Admissions Counselor. A licensed psychiatrist or other physician oversees triage and referral decision.





Education:        Master’s in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or closely related field


Experience:      Preferred 2 years experience in psychological and chemical dependency assessment.




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