Benefits

  • Salary: Salary increases yearly and St. Louis has a low cost of living
    Based on 2016-2017 stipends:   PGY 1 - $53,508     PGY 2 - $55,637     PGY 3 - $58,143
  • Vacation: 3 weeks
  • Holiday break: Specially structured schedules during the holiday season allow you to spend time with your family
  • Sick time: 15 days a year (not cumulative)
  • Maternity and paternity leave: Arranged in advance. Individualized needs are accommodated
  • Family and Medical Leave Act: Leave may be requested for resident’s own health condition, the care of a new child or the health care of a seriously ill family member. This unpaid leave may be granted after one year of employment for a maximum of 12 weeks in a 12-month period per stipulations of FMLA and after use of vacation and sick time
  • Non-FMLA: Additional leave may be granted at the program director’s discretion
  • Bonuses: Residents are eligible to receive the EEE (Employees Exceeding Expectations) bonuses that apply to all SLCH employees. These are given quarterly based on Patient Satisfaction Surveys
  • Insurance: Medical (GHP POS), dental (Essex); basic life, accidental death/disability, and dependent life insurance — employee/employer contributions
  • Malpractice: Employer pays for malpractice insurance
  • Reimbursement Accounts: Employees may contribute to reimbursement accounts, which permit yearly health care and/or child care expenses to be paid with pre-tax dollars
  • Retirement: Employees may contribute to retirement accounts
  • Child Care: The hospital-sponsored Child Development Center is available and located on campus to provide child care for employees of St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. The center is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended evening care available until 8 p.m. Programs are available for infants through kindergarten-age children year-round, and summer camp is available for school-age children
  • Occupational Health Service: Occupational health is located in St. Louis Children's Hospital and is available to all employees