Physician Compensation Manager, School of Medicine

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Operations
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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  • Manages the design, implementation, and maintenance of physician compensation programs to ensure equitable, legally compliant and competitive pay practices.
  • Responsible for managing high-level project-work and engaging in complex analytics pertaining to physician compensation.
  • Manages the development and maintenance of databases, dashboards and custom reports/queries.
  • Builds relationships with external customers and liaises with HR staff to deliver consistent service.
  • Maintains relationship with EHC compensation to help ensure appropriate alignment with provider compensation plans and incentives.
  • Manages the Physician compensation analysts and consultants and serves as primary contact for external consultants.
  • Manages the bench-marking compensation and determines with Chief Operating Officer, Chief Business Officer, VP of HR PGP, and Director of Physician Compensation which surveys Emory will participate in.
  • Also manages the interpretation of surveys to ensure the maintenance of EHC's competitive position regarding benchmark jobs and the local, regional, and national markets.
  • Partners with Physician Leadership and Administrators on Physician compensation design to ensure consistency as appropriate across PGP.
  • Reviews market data reports and compiles market blended analysis for the determination of fair market-based compensation and productivity.
  • Manages the process of collection, analysis, and reporting of data specific to organization wide primary and specialty physician compensation, including productivity.
  • Monitors all physician compensation programs for compliance will all pertinent regulations.
  • Consults with and educates leaders on key regulatory developments and parameters.
  • Manages the development and implementation of new systems and databases relating to physician compensation.
  • Manages the development, implementation and administration of compensation model standards for employed physicians, medical directors, and recruited physicians in collaboration with the Emory University School of Medicine.
  • Partners with Emory Healthcare Corporate Compensation to ensure alignment with APP compensation programs.
  • Manages HR generalists with the physician onboarding process and appropriate benefit enrollment.
  • Monitors physician fringe pool to recommend necessary adjustments to the physician fringe rate in partnership with SOM and PGP Leadership.
  • Manages broader seasonal compensation department activities such as annual market pricing, merit increases, etc. as needed.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Health Administration or related field required.
  • Master's degree in Human Resources, Health Administration or related field preferred.
  • CCP, PHR or SPHR preferred.
  • Five (5) years of relevant human resources/compensation/finance experience.
  • Physician compensation experience preferred.
  • Ability to function independently with a high level of autonomy and discretion.
  • Knowledge of prevailing practices and regulatory developments in physician compensation.
  • Ability to facilitate program design and create consensus.
  • Ability to independently interact with leaders on matters of significance.
  • Ability to develop financial models, cost projections and develop/manage budgets associated with provider remuneration programs.
  • Advanced MS Excel, Access and PowerPoint skills.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely present information of a complex nature.
  • Ability to develop and foster key business relationships with leaders.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee. 



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