WellSpan Medical Education

Orthopedic Benefits 2015-2016

Salary Advance
Generous salary advance available.
Moving expenses reimbursed from your educational allowance.

Pre-Tax Spending Accounts
Opportunity to pay for health care and child care on a pre-tax basis.

Residency PTO (Paid Time Off)
R-1 12 days
R-2 12 days
R-3 17 days
R-4 17 days
R-5 17 days

Fellowship PTO (Paid Time Off)
1st Year 17 days
2nd Year 17 days
3rd Year 17 days

Educational Leave
All Levels 5 days

Interview Time
All Levels 5 days throughout residency
Thereafter, charged 1/2 PTO/1 interview day

Educational Allowances

R-1 $1,600.00 (Dental & Preliminary General Surgery)
R-1 $1,850.00 (All Others)
R-2 $1,500.00
R-3 $1,500.00
R-4 $1,650.00
R-5 $1,700.00

Leave of Absense
WellSpan’s Leave of Absence policy applies to all residents
Family Medical Leave provided for up to 12 weeks
Short-Term Disability is provided

Pension Plan Credit for Residents Employed by WellSpan Health
WellSpan provides credit for residency time served to residents employed by the System immediately following residency.

Malpractice Insurance

Health Insurance
WellSpan Plus (POS/PPO), WellSpan Standard (POS/PPO), or WellSpan High-Deductible (HDHP) health plans. 
Resident Pays Portion of Premium

Domestic Partner Benefits
Health, Dental and Vision plans available to domestic partners.

Other Insurances:
Dental and Vision Insurance - Resident Pays Portion of Premium
Disability and Term Life Insurance - Free to Resident
Voluntary Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance - Easy access, competitive rates.

Living Quarters
On-Call Quarters Furnished in Hospital
Permanent Residence Provided by Resident

Each resident/fellow will be provided with a swipe card on July 1
Dental residents will receive $1,680/academic year (July 1 through June 30) for meals
All other residents/fellows will receive $2,400/academic year (July 1 through June 30) for meals

Child Care Referral Service
Contracted vendor who provides assistance to residents needing to find child care in the community.

Lab Coats Provided
Free Laundering of Lab Coats per OSHA regulation

Free to Resident

Professional Librarians
Free Literature Searches
24-Hour Access

Pharmacy  Free prescriptions for resident and immediate family via the WellSpan Pharmacy (retail/outpatient).  Not all prescription medications are covered - please check with the pharmacist regarding eligibility.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
A confidential counseling program for residents and immediate family members.

Family Help Fund
Provides no interest loans and grants for family emergencies.

Free Entertainment Tickets
Employee Recreation Association Available

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