Salary & Benefits

Salary

Current Salaries

  • First year: $54,496
  • Second year: $57,200
  • Third year: $59,696

Residents training in family medicine at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado, are employees of Banner Health. All Banner Health employees are required to undergo a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. Residents work under the terms and conditions of an annual training agreement effective July 1 through June 30.

Benefits

Paid Time Off and Leave

Paid time off and leaves = 25 days

  • 15 days paid vacation
  • 5 days paid personal/sick days
  • 5 days paid continuing medical education (CME) days
  • Maternity/paternity leave
    • Option 1: PTO + elective away month (child development) = 6 weeks off
    • Option 2: Leave of absence - time made up at end of third year
    • Option 3: Combination of Options 1 and 2

License and Registration Fees Paid

  • State of Colorado Physician Training License (intern year)
  • State of Colorado Physician License (second year of residency)
  • American Board of Family Medicine In-Training Exam (yearly)

Professional Memberships Paid

  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • Colorado Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP)
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Weld County Medical Society

CME and Technology

  • 5 days CME
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Up to $1,000 yearly reimbursement for conference expenses, USMLE Step 3 exam, National Practitioners Data Bank Self-Query, DEA registration, clinical textbooks, journals, medical software and medical electronic media
  • Up to $250 one-time reimbursement for PDA/smart phone

Banner Benefits

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    • Coverage for residents and dependents
    • Health insurance
    • Pharmacy insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
    • Residents and dependents coverage equal to one times your base pay provided
    • Additional coverage is available to resident & dependents
  • Disability insurance
    • Short term disability
    • Long term disability
  • Malpractice insurance - provided by residency
    • $1 million / $3 million including "tail" coverage
  • Retirement Plans
    • 401k: Matching funds up to 4% after first year of employment
    • Immediately vested
  • Flexible spending account available
    • Health care
    • Dependent care (day care)
  • Legal plan

Additional Benefits

  • Meals provided while on call
  • Pager service
  • Lab coats with laundry
  • Free parking at clinics and hospital
  • Employee discounts