Salaries for the 2021-22 academic year are approximately the following:
DISABILITY INSURANCE and EMERGENCY FUNDS
The opportunity to participate in-group long-term disability coverage is available through the GME Office. In the event a House Officer experiences a loss of income as a result of an emergency, he/she should contact the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs for possible avenues of assistance.
Eligible to enroll in the state employees' health insurance or state managed health care options through Employee Benefits, or LSUHSC resident health insurance.
The State of Louisiana provides professional liability coverage pursuant to LSA-R.S. 40:1299.39 et seq. to House Officers. This insurance does not provide coverage to house officers for moonlighting activities.
Following a full-time employment offer (post-job offer) and prior to becoming an active employee, the successful candidate will be required to undergo post-job offer testing for the presence of drugs. The candidate must test free of drugs as a condition of hiring. Drug testing will also be required of an employee prior to promotion or transfer to a safety sensitive position or to a higher safety sensitive or security sensitive position.
In accordance with federal and state regulations, residents are subject to alcohol and drug testing within the parameters set forth by this policy. Residents will be subject to undergo alcohol and drug testing for: reasonable suspicion/for cause and periodic monitoring or aftercare.
LA Medical license/permit/intern card
All House Officers must meet and maintain Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners requirements for a permit/intern card for physicians in training or unrestricted medical licensure.
Lab coats are provided to each resident. Housing is provided for residents rotating to Lafayette for those rotations. The meal plans will vary among the hospital to which House Officers are assigned.
Pagers are provided and managed by the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
Each type of leave will be monitored and granted in accordance with this policy, the needs of the program, and the provisions of applicable law. Whether training time missed as a result of extended leave can be made up by the House Officer is determined by the Department Head and/or Program Director in accordance with the requirements of the particular program and the provisions of applicable law.
Vacation leave is non-cumulative per year. House Officers at post-graduate year I (PGY I) are entitled to twenty-one (21) days/yr. PGY II and above are entitled to twenty-eight (28) days/yr.
If called to active duty, fifteen (15) days of paid military leave are permitted.
A leave of absence may be granted subject to Program Director approval and as may be required by applicable law for illness extending beyond available sick leave; for academic remediation; to address licensing problems; and/or for family or personal emergencies. To the extent that such leave exceeds available vacation and/or sick leave, any leave granted will be without pay.
To receive paid maternity leave available vacation leave and sick leave must be utilized. Paid and unpaid maternity leave for up to six (6) weeks or extended unpaid maternity leave may be granted. Paid paternity leave must utilize available vacation leave. Extended leave without pay may be granted.
Permitted five (5) days of educational leave to attend/present at medical meetings.
Having worked for LSUHCS for twelve (12) months and 1,250 hours in the previous twelve (12) months, may be eligible for up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave in each twelve (12) month period. ( Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA)).
Permitted fourteen (14) days of paid non-cumulative sick leave per year.