Medical Residents at Table Discussion

All medical residents at Monmouth Medical Center are entitled to benefit and insurance programs.


  • Monmouth Medical Center runs on an every-other-week payroll schedule. Approximate salaries by PGY level are as follows:

PGY – 1 = $ 58,488
PGY – 2 = $ 62,452
PGY – 3 = $ 66,275

Health and Dental Benefits

  • RWJBarnabas Health provides comprehensive coverage that includes doctor’s office visits, laboratory tests, hospitalization, dental, prenatal and well-baby care, vision care, immunizations, diagnostic tests, and preventive and wellness care. Services are provided by your primary care physician and other preferred providers, almost entirely without the need for referral forms.
  • Monmouth Medical Center offers two types of dental plans, both of which provide employees and eligible dependents with coverage for preventive, basic and major dental services.

Paid Time Off

  • Residents are eligible for four weeks of vacation and eight holidays.


  • Free lab coats. Scrubs are provided
  • On call monthly meal-card allowances
  • On-call rooms
  • Resident’s lounge
  • Free parking spaces
  • Pagers
  • Gym access at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center

Housing and Moving Expenses

  • Monmouth Medical Center does not provide free housing for medical residents. Affordable housing is easy to find in the city of Long Branch.
  • Monmouth Medical Center does not provide moving-in expenses.

Insurance Coverage

  • Residents are covered for professional liability and are given access to additional life insurance and/or disability insurance for all activities that are part of the residency program.

Counseling and Support Services

  • Monmouth Medical Center offers confidential psychiatric counseling and psychological support services, as well as personal and career counseling.
  • Residents and immediate family members also can seek to counsel through the hospital’s employee assistance program.
  • On line BHealthy Portal offers healthy eating tips, mindfulness, meditation and stress reduction tips.
  • The Medical Society of New Jersey extends its full range of services, including drug and alcohol evaluation and litigation stress support groups, at no charge to all resident physicians in the state.

Discounts and Rewards

RWJBarnabas Health employees enjoy various discounts and rewards throughout the duration of their contract. Among these are:

  • Technology Discounts. Through the RWJBarnabas Health employee discount, residents gain substantial savings for telecommunication expenses (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint) and technology purchases (Apple Store and much more).
  • Retail Benefits. Discounts are available to various retailers via The Bridge. Employees can get the best offer from the retailer, PLUS cash back – both for the employee and the Barnabas Health Foundation.