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Employee Benefits

Benefits start on day one of training with 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. Highlights of employee benefits include the following programs:

  • Health benefits in either a PPO or HMO plan
  • Dental benefits
  • Vacation / sick / excused absences:

PGY1 Interns: 15 compensated working days per contract year, which include vacation, personal time off, continuing education and sick days

PGY2 and above level residents: 20 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
  • A recently renovated resident lounge
  • Meal allowance
  • Free parking

Carebridge Work-Life & Employee Assistant Program (EAP) Counselors and publications can help with childcare, 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. 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.

Educational Benefits

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

These facilities, combined with a friendly and supportive working environment, produce a high-quality training experience. SCH 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 the start of training. Residents are enrolled in RQI (Resuscitation Quality Improvement) Program to continue to maintain their ACLS/BLS certification throughout their residency.