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    South Pointe Resident Employee Benefits 

    Salary Rates here

    Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    Your choice of tiered plans.

    Prescription Drug Benefit

    The prescription drug benefit is included with the EHP.


    Dental Benefit Programs

    Cleveland Clinic offers four dental plans administered by Cigna

    Vision Benefit

    The Cleveland Clinic offers the EyeMed Vision Care Plan


     Life Insurance

    Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    You may elect to deduct a portion of your earnings on a pre-tax basis for health care and dependent care expenses.

    Disability Benefits

    Both short-term and long-term disability


    Employee Assistance Program

    The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential counseling sessions each year for eligible employees and their immediate family members for problems such as depression, anxiety, marital or family issues, substance abuse, and legal or financial problems. A WorkLife Services Program is also available through the EAP to help you balance your personal and professional life. The EAP and WorkLife Services Program are provided at no cost to employees.

    Paid Time Off (PTO)
    All residents receive 20 working days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per program year. Paid Time Off is inclusive of vacation, sick, and holidays. 
    Educational Stipend
    Residents receive a stipend to be used for reimbursement of educational items and required travel with approval. Reimbursable items include, but not limited to, minor medical equipment, textbooks, journals, online educational applications, and approved association memberships. Residents will be reimbursed for expenses when proper documentation is submitted such as paid receipts, credit card statements and/or invoices from vendors. Graduate Medical Education reserves the right to deny reimbursement of any item deemed ineligible. To guarantee reimbursement, pre-approval of expenses (both educational and travel) is recommended. The funding does not carry over from year to year.
    Educational Conferences

    Residents may be required to attend specialty college conferences. A travel allowance will be provided for registration, hotel, per diem and airfare. 

    Professional Liability Insurance

    Professional liability insurance is provided for all resident rotations included as part of the program’s curriculum. This coverage is not extended to elective rotations that are outside of a Cleveland Clinic facility.
    Moonlighting Practice

    PGY-1 residents are not permitted to engage in any moonlighting activity within the hospital, outside institutions, or private offices.

    PGY-2 through PGY-5 residents may engage in moonlighting activities with prior approval and if conducted within the ACGME rules governing work hour limitations.

    Under no circumstances can moonlighting activity interfere with the residency obligation and must not occur during residency work hours. This includes moonlighting while on-duty.
    Food is provided for Residents who are on in-house call each day.  Snack options are also available in the Residents' kitchen. 
    Lab Coats
    Residents will be provided with one to two, embroidered lab coats each program year. Laundry service is provided.

    New Resident Orientation
    All newly appointed Residents must attend two full weeks of GME Orientation at the end of June and prior to starting their training on July 1.  We also request that new Residents not schedule any time off in July as there are several additional mandatory Orientation sessions scheduled throughout the month.  Missing any portion of Orientation may delay the trainee's start date.























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