Health and Dental Coverage is administered through the same health plan available to other hospital staff and their families. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment. Upon termination, coverage for both health and dental services may be continued through COBRA. Plan descriptions and additional information are available at the Hospital Human Resources office.
Life Insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance at one times salary will be provided at no cost. Coverage includes an accelerated death benefit and is effective on the first month following 90 days of employment. Supplemental Life Insurance is also available at group rates through payroll deduction.
Disability Insurance Coverage will be provided by the Hospital at no cost during residency following 90 days of employment.
Professional Liability Insurance is provided by the hospital for professional activities performed within the scope of residency-related duties.
Employee Assistance is offered free of charge and in a timely fashion for professional problem assessment, crisis management, brief counseling, and referral for residents and their immediate families.
Childcare may be provided at an employee-discounted rate at the Child Development Center (203-709-6385), a nationally-accredited center administered by and located across the street from Saint Mary’s Hospital. Payment may be made through a payroll deduction plan or through enrollment in a flexible spending account, into which residents may deposit up to $5,000 on a pre-tax basis toward childcare. Childcare is limited by availability to children age 6 weeks to 5 years of age.
Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA): residents may deposit up to $2,500 per calendar year on a pre-tax basis toward a medical flexible spending account.
Family/Medical Leave of Absence may be granted to staff who are absent from work due to a serious health condition, birth or adoption of a child, or parent with a serious health condition. The FMLA may be granted for a period of up to 16 weeks during a 24-month period. Staff are eligible following 12 months of employment.
A meal card system will be alloted for the cafeteria. In addition, meals will be provided to residents during noon conferences.
Residents will be outfitted with lab coats and scrubs.
Parking in a secure lot will be provided free of charge to residents.
Housing is not available on-site but a list of possible renters will be provided by the program coordinator upon request. On-call facilities are provided and include a lounge with TV, computer terminals, and refrigerator.
3 weeks paid vacation time off for Dental Residents.