Overview of Aurora Pavilion Behavioral Health Services

Since 1991, Aurora Pavilion Behavioral Health Services has brought renewed hope for adolescents, adults and mature adults suffering from emotional, behavioral and addiction problems. The 62-bed facility, located on the campus of Aiken Regional Medical Centers, is accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility offers comprehensive, individualized treatment services by a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, clinicians, mental health technicians and recreation therapists who are committed to high quality care.

Job Types at Aurora

  • Clinician
  • Mental Health Technician (MHT)
  • Music Therapist
  • Psychiatrist/Counselor/Therapist
  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Social Services


  • Therapy positions require a master’s degree in area of specialty
  • RN positions require licensure
  • MHT positions require Nursing Assistant certification, Emergency Technician certification, current enrollment in nursing program, or bachelor's degree in psychology

What You Can Expect Working at Aurora

Aurora is a very collaborative workplace where the treatment team works together to help patients reach their best level of emotional wellness.

Educational Opportunities Specific to Area/Career Growth

Multiple advancement opportunities exist within Aurora. Additionally, Aurora Pavilion Behavioral Health Services is part of the UHS Behavioral Health Division with over 200 facilities available for internal transfer depending on your career or relocation needs.