Why Work at CMC

Why people choose to join us:


  • We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package, including liberal paid time-off
  • Our full-time and our benefited part-time employees receive the same benefits package (paid time-off benefits are prorated for part-timers)
  • Health insurance coverage becomes effective within six weeks of your start date.
  • Vacation time is available for use after six months. Paid holiday time is prorated and may be used immediately
  • Tuition reimbursement is available for career-related education


  • We are completing an award-winning, multiphased renovation of the entire medical center
  • The medical center is situated on a beautiful campus with gardens, benches, and scenic walking paths
  • Both of our Convenient Care campuses (Ithaca and Cortland) have been renovated and expanded

Why people choose to stay

Career Growth

  • One-on-one employee orientation helps ensure job success
  • Excellent internal and external educational opportunities for career advancement (leadership training, technology workshops, critical-care nursing internships, externships, ACLS, PALS, and more)
  • Clinical Ladder Program designed to recognize and reward excellence in clinical nursing practice.
  • Tuition reimbursement and Cayuga Medical Center Foundation Scholarships
  • Our solid track record of providing opportunities for career growth, promotion, and transfer within the organization

Employee Culture of Respect

  • A culture that encourages widespread participation on medical center task forces and committees.
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Low rates of employee turnover and job vacancy
  • Regular housewide meetings and monthly employee meetings with president and CEO, Marty Stallone.
  • Regular employee surveys that show a high rate of employee satisfaction
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