Fellowship Benefits

Salaries (effective September 1, 2014)

  • PGY 4: $57,636.80
  • PGY 5: $60,174.40

 

Insurance 

Medical and dental insurance is provided for the resident and immediate family members. JPS also provides disability and professional liability coverage.

 

Maternity/Paternity Leave 

JPS grants maternity and paternity leave in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act.

 

Educational Allowance 

  • $1,500 each year

 

Relocation Allowance 

  • $1,500 provided for all new residents.

 

Vacation 

  • 20 calendar days PTO and 5 days to attend educational activities

 

Other Benefits 

JPS provides the following for all fellows:


 

  • Cell Phone Purchase Allowance

  • Monthly Cell Phone Allowance

  • Meals

  • Parking

  • Text Pager

  • Lab Coats

  • Tax Deferred Annuity

  • 24-hour Medical Library

  • Direct Deposit

  • Medical and Dental Benefits (Employer paid Premium)

  • Vision Plan (Available for purchase by Employee)

  • Health Care (Flex spending accounts available for self and dependant care)

  • Long Term Disability (Employer paid after 90 days of employment)

  • Short Term Disability (Available for purchase by Employee)

  • Cancer/Critical Illness Insurance (Available for purchase by Employee)

  • Worker's Compensation

  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Basic Group Term Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment

  • Universal Voluntary Life Insurance (Available for purchase by Employee)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Malpractice Insurance

  • Educational Employees Credit Union (E.E.C.U.)

  • Family Medical Leave (FMLA)  

  • Personal Leave  

  • Paid Time Off (see PTO section ofHouseStaff Manual)

  • Paid Holidays  

  • Paid Bereavement

  • Paid Jury Duty  

  • Paid Military Leave

  • Savings Bonds (Available for purchase by Employee)

  • Health Club Membership Discount (See current list on jpshealthnet.org)

  • The "T" E-Pass (Train/Bus) (Available for purchase by Employee in HR)

  • Discount tickets to Six Flags Over Texas and the Fort Worth Zoo

 

Life in Fort Worth

Whether you enjoy sporting events, outdoor activities or historical and cultural offerings, Fort Worth has something for everyone. Founded as an Army outpost in 1849, Fort Worth boomed as one of the strategic centers along the Chisholm Trail. Fort Worth is currently the 17th largest city in the US.

Minutes from key business centers, numerous corporate headquarters, D/FW International Airport, entertainment venues and sports arenas, Fort Worth offers all the amenities of the nation’s larger urban cities with the relaxed atmosphere and convenience of a small town. In addition, the Trinity Railway Express makes destinations on the Dallas side of the D/FW Metroplex a relaxing 45-minute train ride away.

Business centers and corporate headquarters:
American Airlines
Alcon Laboratories
AllianceTexas
ARA Manufacturing
Bell Helicopter-Textron
Burlington Northern Railroad
D/FW International Airport
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
IBM
Lockheed Martin
Motorola
Pier I Imports
Uniden 

Sports and entertainment options:
American Airlines Center
Billy Bob's Texas
Byron Nelson Golf Tournament
Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Stars
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Fort Worth Zoo
Hurricane Harbor
Lone Star Park
Six Flags Over Texas
Texas Motor Speedway
Texas Rangers
Victory Park 

Cultural and historical offerings:
Amon Carter Museum
Bass Performance Hall
Cattleman's Museum
Chisholm Trail Round-up
Fort Worth Ballet
Fort Worth Opera
Fort Worth Stockyards
Fort Worth Symphony
Kimbell Art Museum
Modern Art Museum
Museum of Science and History
Noble Planetarium
Omni Theater
Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art
Sundance Square 

 

Community celebrations:
Casa Manana
Hip Pocket Theater
Jubliee Theater
Main Street Art Festival
Mayfest
Oktoberfest
Scott Theater
Shakespeare in the Park
Stage West