Highlights of employee benefits include the following programs. Benefits
start on day one of training and have no waiting period. Residents are
provided benefits that begin on July 1st, and are given a full 30 days
to review and choose benefits that are appropriate.
· Health benefits in either a PPO or HMO plan
· Dental benefits
· Vacation, sick, excused absence: PGY I interns have 15 compensated
working days per contract year, which include vacation, personal time
off, continuing education and sick days. PGY-II and above level residents
have 20 working days per contract year.
· Leave of Absence: Medical, Family (FMLA): Eligible residents may
take a total of up to 12 weeks of FMLA per rolling 12-month period.
· Disability coverage: Supplemental short- and long-term disability
coverage is available.
· Malpractice insurance at no expense to residents in a form and
in amounts not less than those required by the Pennsylvania Health Services
Care Malpractice Act.
· A recently renovated resident lounge
· A meal allowance
· Free parking
· Carebridge Work-Life & Employee Assistant Program (EAP) Counselors
and publications can help with child care, eldercare, college planning,
relocation, adoption, personal financial management, family or relationship
counseling, depression or anxiety, grief and loss, time management and
stress management. Services are available to benefited employees at no cost.
Residents also are provided an educational allowance consistent with their
PGY level and program. Residents who participate in scholarly activity
can request additional funding for the cost of expenses for conferences,
posters or publications among other expenses.
This benefit summary is intended for informational purposes only. An employee
contribution is required for some benefits such as health, dental and
disability coverage. Contents are subject to change. Details of any benefit
can be discussed with a Human Resources representative.
On the educational side, residents benefit from exposure to a large, diverse
patient population with a wide spectrum of disease states and clinical-social
scenarios in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
· SCH is equipped with modern educational facilities that include:
State-of-the-art computer learning centers with T1 Internet access and
application programs for clinical diagnosis, problem solving, and other
artificial intelligence applications.
· Medical library
· Conferences rooms/classrooms equipped for teleconferencing and
· These facilities combined with a friendly and supportive working
environment produce a high-quality training experience.
Suburban Community Hospital also uses electronic medical records on which
residents receive both online and classroom training.
SCH residents receive their initial Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
/Basic Life Support (BLS) certification prior to their start of training.
Residents are again provided their ACLS/BLS recertification once their
initial certification expires.