All residents are appointed as Clinical Assistants at The University of Arizona and are entitled to privileges given to all University personnel. This is a year-to-year appointment.
The salary schedule beginning July 1, 2011 will be as follows:
|Clinical Assistant I:||$47,728|
|Clinical Assistant II:||$50,102|
|Clinical Assistant III:||$52,620|
|Clinical Assistant IV:||$55,246|
|Clinical Assistant V:||$57,847|
|Clinical Assistant VI:||$60,683|
|Clinical Assistant VII:||$63,637|
Provided by the State of Arizona while performing residency related activities.
All house officers are given the option for one of several different health insurance plans at minimal cost. Additionally, a choice of dental plans is available. A $10,000 term life insurance policy is provided with supplemental amounts available at a small cost. Long-term disability is provided with an option for the purchase of short-term disability.
Each house officer is granted 22 days of vacation yearly. In addition, there are currently six designated holidays and four floating holidays.
This benefit accrues at the rate of one day per month.
A special registration fee is extended to house officers, their spouses and eligible dependents who wish to enroll in undergraduate or graduate level courses at The University of Arizona.
Meal cards are provided to house officers who are assigned overnight call duties.
An allowance of one hundred dollars is given for the purchase of professional uniforms.
Parking is provided free of charge.
Family & Medical Leave:
In accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the University Handbook for Appointed Personnel, eligible employees may take Family and Medical leave for the birth of a child and the care of such newborn child; for the placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care; for the care of the employee's spouse, child or parent who has a serious health condition; or for the employee's own serious health condition that prevents him/her from performing the essential functions of his/her position. Arrangements are made by request in writing through the Program Director's office. Periods of leave may affect the necessary requirements for fulfillment of Board Certification.
Copying privileges in the Arizona Health Sciences Library equal to $18 per year. Additional copying is available through the Department of Neurology.
Confidential counseling support services are available to all residents, fellows and their immediate family members.
Wellness Center and Gym:
At UMC, there is an excellent on site gym with free weights, weight-lifting machines and aerobic equipment. Membership can be obtained for a modest monthly fee.