Prisma Health Residency Benefits

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PGY 1 $55,671.00
PGY 2 $56,324.40
PGY 3 $58,907.00
PGY 4 $61,122.00

Vacation & Holidays: Total maximum per year of 20 days

Sick Leave Salary continuance for sickness. Long term disability for extended periods of sickness.

Other Leaves Residents are eligible for maternity, paternity, educational, military, physical disability, family medical, and other leaves available to employees.

Meal Allowance Resident Meal Plan while on duty is offered – $300 at beginning of each month

Parking Free parking in assigned areas.

License Fees Initial year’s limited medical license fee ($150) & annual renewal fee paid while in training; state DEA ($125) registration fee initial and annual renewal paid, and initial federal DEA ($888) registration fee paid; federal DEA renewal fee prorated for remainder of residency/fellowship.

USMLE/COMLEX Step 3 fee ($700) reimbursed with receipt for PGY 1 residents one time

Step 3 Fee (resident pays balance).

Travel Allowance Travel allowance for presenting at professional meetings.

Educational Allowance for journals, books, and/or software. Prisma Health laptop provided.

Information Access Electronic access provided to patient electronic medical records and to holdings of academic libraries, journal subscriptions, and other sources (such as Clinical Key).

Lab Coats Embroidered lab coats with laundering included.

Health Insurance Provided at no premium cost to resident. Resident may choose family coverage by paying premium difference. Plans include prescription drug benefit.

Dental Insurance Dental coverage available at employee rate.

Disability Insurance Group LTD plan provided at no premium cost to resident. The Guardian portable LTD plan option offered to graduate residents. Prisma Health sponsors a Guardian Guaranteed Standard LTD Issue program opportunity duringresidency/fellowship.

Life Insurance Provided at no premium cost to resident for 1 times base salary. Additional coverage available.

Vision Insurance Vision coverage available at employee rate.

Medical Liability Insurance Provided at no premium cost to resident (for education-related patient care activities).

Vaccines/Test Hepatitis B vaccine, Rubella/Rubeola, Tetanus Diphtheria toxoid, Influenza vaccine, needle stick exposure protocol, HIV confidential testing provided at no cost to resident.

Certification Courses Residency program required courses (such as ACLS, ATLS, BCLS, and PALS) provided at no cost to resident through Simulation Center.

Retirement Plan Retirement savings plans available to residents.

Credit Union Payroll deduction savings plans, loans, health savings accounts, and other services available.

Discounts & Other Benefits Discounts on retail sales, theatres, zoos, theme parks, fitness centers, many other services available to residents through Prisma Health Team Member Discount Program:

Wellness Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – No cost counseling sessions can be scheduled onsite. Access to the Life Works EAP app website for well-being support 24/7 is also available. Financial wellness, emotional wellness and care and coaching benefits are also available.

Other Benefits Access to Prisma Health fitness facilities, student loan support, identity theft protection, legal services, auto and home insurance discounts, etc.