Medical Staff

Date Posted: 01/03/2017

Camp Cayuga is a coed nonsectarian sleepaway camp located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania. Family owned and operated since 1963, Cayuga caters to normal average children of the ages 6 to 16.  Our success is directly related to the quality of our staff, who are dedicated to providing a safe, fun and nurturing environment for our campers.  Each camper is under the close care and direct supervision of at least 2 cabin counselors.  The youngest counselor is entering sophomore year of college.  Cayuga's staff is comprised of 135 counselors and 40 senior staff, who assist our counselors and supervise various areas of the camp's program.  Our senior staff are professional educators, teachers, nurses, and coaches.  The staff/camper ratio is 1 to 4.  All staff attend a one-week orientation for qualifying and training prior to the campers' arrival. 

QUALITY STAFF:  We are seeking individuals with high moral character, who exhibit good sportsmanship, strong loyalty, honesty, and the ability to work hard to ensure a positive camp experience for our campers!   If you consider yourself a good role model and have a genuine interest in working with children, we encourage you to apply.  Our staff members have fun at Cayuga because they possess a good sense of humor, an outgoing personality, and good leadership abilities. 

SEEKING MEDICAL STAFF:  We are seeking licensed professionals who are suitably qualified to monitor and care for the health and well-being of our campers and staff members.  In the past our medical staff have included nursing students, RNs, NPs, PAs, LPNs, EMTs, and MDs, all of whom had experience with children and young adults in the areas of health and medical emergencies.  Our medical staff respond to campers with sensitivity, and have the ability to enjoy working with them daily.  Each campus (Junior Campus and Teen Campus) features its own infirmary & health center.  The Health Centers are staffed 24 hours a day and are equipped to provide first-aid and minor treatment. "Sick Call" takes place at the infirmary after each meal and again at bedtime. 4-week and 8-week positions available. 

MEDICAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide medical, health, educational and professional guidance to both campers and the camp staff; Maintain a healthy camp population by promoting and stressing good health habits; Prevent incidence and spread of disease, and alleviate accidents by promoting and enforcing the camp's safety and health policies; Provide an active presence in the camp community and interact with campers; Supervise sanitation and safety practices throughout the camp; Write quality reports and maintain accurate records of all injuries, illnesses, medications administered, and treatments rendered; Assist in the 24-hour supervision of the Infirmary/Health Center; and possess a good sense of humor! 

MEDICAL FACILITIES: Our infirmaries are modern and comfortable, and consist of a treatment room, isolation room, separate sleeping quarters (with private bathrooms) for boys and girls, a kitchenette, and private bedrooms for each medical staff member.  To see a complete list of all facilities, refer to the Facility List on our website.

JOB BENEFITS: Meet children and high-caliber staff members from around the world! Room, board, and laundry services are included.  Travel allowance is provided and tips are permitted.  Nights-off and days-off are scheduled throughout the summer.  Staff lounge features internet access.  Camp tuition credit is applied to children of senior staff members.  Precamp and postcamp employment is available.  Accept challenging responsibilities this summer and gain valuable lifetime rewards!  Camp Cayuga is a great place to spend your summer - You’ll have the opportunity to make a positive impact upon the lives of our campers; You’ll utilize your talents & skills as an instructor; You’ll learn to be patient & understanding; You’ll learn about the summer camp business and its policies regarding safety; You’ll develop strong friendships; You’ll learn all sorts of things about kids; and You’ll also learn a great deal about yourself!  The valuable rewards you will gain at Cayuga this summer will last forever!  (To read comments by parents and staff members, click here.)

TO APPLY:  Complete the Camp Cayuga online employment application at www.campcayuga.com.  A print version of the application is also available online.  For other information, contact the Cayuga Business Office at PO Box 151, Peapack, New Jersey 07977.  Telephone: (908) 470-1224.  Fax: (908) 470-1228.  Email: staff@campcayuga.com.  To learn more about applicant requirements, benefits, positions available, instructions for applying, and more information, please refer to the Job Section on our website.

Salary: Depends on Experience

CAMP CAYUGA
321 Niles Pond Road, Suite ICR
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18431, USA

Contact: JaMarcus Gibson at (908) 470-1224

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