Become an Admissions Specialist.

Enjoy the rewards of helping people in need of treatment.

What is an Admissions Specialist?

An admissions specialist is the helping hand for individuals who are struggling with substance use and behavioral health issues. As an admissions specialist at Caron, you work with potential patients, their families, other healthcare professionals, referents, and others to determine the patient’s need for treatment and provide recommendations for the best program to meet their needs.

If you are the type of person who likes to help people, has a lot of patience and compassion, and a desire to learn and move up in the behavioral healthcare field, this could be a great position for you. It takes someone who is:

  • Interested in and skilled at customer service.
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environment.
  • At ease in managing high-stress situations.
  • Empathetic, creative, and patient.

This critical role offers opportunities to be recognized for your work, advance within Caron, and have an impact on patients, families, and staff.

On the Job as an Admissions Specialist at Caron Pennsylvania

An admissions specialist position is great starting point for a rewarding long-term career. You are the information source for individuals who call Caron looking for help—and you have the ability, tools, and resources to do just that. By listening to and talking with potential patients, you educate them about their options and assist them in determining the treatment and program that is best for them.

Once a patient has decided that Caron is the right place, you act as their admissions manager, providing clinical screening, explaining their financial and insurance options, assisting with their documentation, and offering transportation if needed. You are even there to welcome them to campus.

Working as an admissions specialist means every workday will be different and you’ll interact with staff from departments across the organization, Caron alumni and donors, and external therapists, healthcare professionals, and insurance experts, among others.


  • Benchmarking to ensure compensation remains competitive
  • 401K employer match is above market average
  • Company paid life insurance and disability insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Free financial planning


  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans to care for yourself and family
  • Wellness plan with reduced insurance premiums
  • Employee assistance program for you and your family when you need it
  • Robust paid-time-off program to recharge and spend time with family and friends
  • Paid holidays, including your birthday
  • Volunteer paid-time-off policy that allows you to give back to your community

Career Growth

  • Comprehensive training for professional development, with growth opportunities within Caron
  • Tuition reimbursement if you want to go back to school ($3,000 for undergraduate studies, $4,000 for graduate studies)
  • Mentoring and job shadowing to learn from leaders in their fields
  • Opportunities to be promoted from within, a key part of Caron’s culture
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