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RowanSOM House Staff Employment

Most RowanSOM OPTI of NJ house staff are University employees and enjoy some of the highest salary and benefits packages available in the greater Philadelphia region.

Our house staff who practice at Jefferson Health New Jersey and Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center are members of the Committee on Interns and Residents (CIR), a collective bargaining unit. Salary and benefit information, as well as rights and responsibilities, work hours and call requirements, and other employee-related issues are outlined annually in the "Agreement between Rowan and the CIR."

Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Committee of Interns and Residents - July 2019 UPDATE*

*The MOA includes the most recent changes to applicable Articles of the prior CIR Agreement.  Full Agreement will be posted once available.

OPTI House staff at CarePoint Health Christ Hospital, Cooper University Hospital and Inspira Health Network are employees of the individual healthcare systems. For salary and benefit information please visit each individual health care system's website.

House Staff Benefits

If you have questions regarding benefits, please reach out to our Human Resources office. They will be happy to answer your questions about the following topics:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Prescription Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation

Human Resources can answer your questions through several resources: Human Resources section,, or 856-566-6162.