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Admissions Counselor

Universal Health Services

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Admissions Counselor

Job Code:  111550
Facility: Poplar Springs Hospital
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Poplar Springs Hospital, a 183 bed acute care and residential facility, is located in Petersburg, Virginia, 20 minutes south of Richmond and 50 minutes north of North Carolina. Situated on 25 acres, our serene, nature-like setting offers our patients a sense of calmness and peace. For more than 30 years Poplar Springs Hospital has been guided by its mission of helping those who need the full continuum of behavioral services. Our facility offers behavioral and psychological treatment for adults and adolescents through our acute programs, adolescent residential programs, sexually abusive youth services, as well as programs for active duty military.

The candidate selected will be responsible and accountable for:

  • providing service to a variety of customer groups, including but not limited to: physicians, allied health professionals, hospital emergency departments, convenience care centers, other health care providers, schools, social services and mental health agencies, police, courts, employers and the public at large.
  • provide initial psychiatric or chemical dependency assessments, crisis intervention, professional advice and assistance with disposition of a psychiatric or CD problem or situation, which may or may not include admission to any Poplar Springs Program. 
  • MS degree required in counseling, psychology or related social services field OR Registered Nurse. 
  • Two to three years experience in intake and patient assessments.
  • If working towards licensure, must be registered for supervision with the Health Regulatory Board

Primary need is for Nightshift relief, but needs may vary, including nights and weekends. 

In return for quality and commitment, we offer a competitive salary & benefits. All qualified applicants, please complete the application process on our website,

We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of this facility. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by the organization as a result of the referral or through other means.


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