We understand that having just completed residency (or are in the middle of their residency), many applicants are on a tight budget. The Surgical Critical Care Program at Prisma Health offers a competitive salary in an environment with a moderate cost of living. In addition, our program offers several other benefits that help to stretch our trainee’s dollars just a little further.

Vacation/ Paid Time Off and Monetary Allowances

Four weeks paid vacation

Annual Educational Allowance



  • Medical malpractice insurance paid by the hospital
  • Inexpensive health, dental and orthodontic insurance for residents and their families
  • Medical Savings Account available: pretax money can be used to pay for medical and child care expenses

Additional Benefits

  • Free covered parking
  • iPhone provided
  • Free meals while on duty
    • $300 Monthly stipend
    • Prisma Health cafeterias, Chick Fil A, Au Bon Pain, Starbucks, and Subway
  • Lab coats and free laundry service for them
  • South Carolina Limited License Fee, State and Federal drug license fee paid the first year
  • CCM candidate membership
  • LifeCenter Club membership available for a very low rate
  • ASSET Course fee paid
  • ATOM Course fee paid
  • Fast Internet access in the hospital
  • Computer work room in the hospital
  • $150 dollar allowance to purchase additional textbooks/subscriptions