Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta provides its residents with a compensation program that is highly competitive in today’s market. We approach salary and benefits as a total compensation package: wage programs, pay practices, paid time off, and ancillary benefits are all part of a compensation structure that sustains a comfortable quality of life for our residents and fellows.
Benefits in Brief
2022-2023 Salary Structure
2021-2022 Salary Structure
2020-2021 Salary Structure
2019-2020 Salary Structure
Medical and Dental Coverage
Our excellent comprehensive medical and dental plan includes prescriptions and is provided at minimal cost to you and your dependents. More information about your insurance coverage and preferred providers are available by visiting the Living Whole website.
Wholeness Plan with Wellness Discount
|EE & Children||$155||$380||$240||$20|
|EE & Spouse||$180||$405||$280||$30|
Paid Time Off (Vacation and Sick Leave)
There are eight (8) paid holidays per year: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas.
|Hire Date||Description||Paid Leave Days Allowed|
|First year employed by Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta||Initial year employed as resident||30 Business Days|
|Each subsequent year or training and employment by Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta||Residents employed by Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta in the second and third year of training.||30 Business Days|
Sick Leave and Disability
Sick leave is included in PTO.
Long-term disability insurance is paid by Loma Linda Medical Center - Murrieta providing income replacement for residents in the case of disability after 30 days of being hired.
Residents and fellows who hold a California postgraduate training license or unlimited medical license can earn additional income with moonlighting opportunities available within our medical center with approval by the Program Director and GME Office.
Assistance to Fatigued Residents
Residents who feel it unwise or unsafe to drive themselves home following duty should take a cab, or other commercial transportation service, i.e. Lyft or Uber, home. The Graduate Medical Education Office will reimburse the resident for a round-trip cab fare to home addresses within 30 miles of Loma Linda University Health.
Cell Phone Reimbursement
Full-time residents in good standing who utilizes both ResQ Medical (an automated method of tracking and syncing resident work hours) and ContactBridge/EverBridge (LLUH emergency alert system) applications on their personal cellphone will be eligible for quarterly payments from Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta in the amount of $75/quarter (subject to regular taxes).
Residents must use the ResQ Medical app to automatically track work hours while validating and submitting 100% of their weekly work hours in MedHub. ResQ Medical must also be utilized in order to participate in internal moonlighting opportunities.
|Resq Medical (Track on Resq)||MedHub (Manually enter work hours; sync work hours from Resq)|
|Epic Haiku||Epic Haiku|
Confidential Resident Advisors
Residents are always welcome to talk with the GME Office staff; however, Confidential Advisors are also available to listen to resident concerns, complaint(s) or problems and to advise you in finding solutions. They are here to help and guide you. Your discussions with him/her are confidential.
State Disability Insurance (SDI) is available for eligible employees in the event of hospitalization, outpatient surgery, or illness lasting over one week. An SDI claim form must be completed and submitted to the state promptly. Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta requires that employees apply for SDI if a covered event occurs. In addition to SDI, residents are covered by a long-term group disability income plan provided by Loma Linda University Health. This plan provides disability benefits until age 65.
As a Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta resident and fellow, you are eligible for $1000 reimbursement per academic year for the following educational and license fees incurred while completing your residency with us within Policy GMEC-27 guidelines:
- PTL, CA Medical License, DEA certificate
- Books, Journals, Electronic Subscriptions
- Professional Medical Society Membership Dues
- Electronic Device: iPhone, tablet, laptop, or PC only
- Scientific /Medical Meeting or Course Registration fees
- Travel for Scientific/Medical Meeting or Courses
Employee HR Self-Service
Available through the PeoplePortal system, which can be accessed from the One Portal intranet (see Other Links & Applications). PeoplePortal allows you to modify W-4 exemptions, or view your paycheck. You must also notify the Graduate Medical Education Office of any changes to your name or home address; Contact the Graduate Medical Education Office by email or at 951-290-4168.
Twelve (12) weeks of family/medical leave, without pay but with continued benefits, is available for personal illness or family needs within the guidelines of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Lactation Pumping Rooms
Loma Linda University Health provides lactation rooms to support women balancing their return to work with their needs as mothers of young children. Each room offers a clean, secure, and user-friendly environment for women who need to pump during their work shift.
Loma Linda University Health provides a $300,000 group term life insurance policy.
Living Whole Wellness Program
The Living Whole Wellness Program was established by the Department of Risk Management in 2006. This is due to Loma Linda University Health’s commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees and their families. This award-winning program provides services and resources to aid individuals in the journey of health and wellness. Health behavior changes can be difficult, but with the right knowledge and support many things can be accomplished! Please review the variety of services that are available and we look forward to working with you on your Living Whole journey!
While on rotations at Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta, all meals will be provided. Residents will also have access to fresh snacks and drinks in the office of GME.
When rotating at LLU Children’s Hospital, the program coordinator will issue meal cards (total of $18) for residents who are required to take in-house call for 24 consecutive hours and are unable to leave the medical center during that period. Meal cards are available from the residency program office associated with the service for the assigned rotation. In addition, residents received 20% discount on food at the Children’s Hospital, Faculty Dining, FMO, and the Councilor’s Student Pavilion.
Parking is provided for designated parking lots on campus. The Department of Parking has established an online service for the application of parking permits, updating accounts, permit renewal, appealing violations and violation payments. Visit parking regulations for more information.
All residents and their dependents are allowed to join the Drayson Center free of charge.
Call rooms are available for residents who are required to stay in the hospital overnight. Contact Renee Sayegh by email or phone 951-290-4168 for call room access.
For Pediatrics call access at LLU Children's Hospital, contact Christine Roland by phone at extension 909-558-4174.
One white laboratory coat and one personalized jacket will be provided at the beginning of training. Additional coats may be purchased by a resident from the Graduate Medical Education Office upon request. There are no provisions for personal laundry.