Atlantic Health System

Physician Compensation & Contracting Specialist

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Atlantic Medical Group - HR
Atlantic Medical Group


The position plays a critical in the continued growth and retention of physicians employed by Atlantic Health System.  This role will support all aspects of the contracting process from the point a candidate is identified until the point of contract signature, and beyond including successful renewal and retention of our employed physicians. 


  • Effectively communicate across all involved parties with the contracting process, including but not limited to Senior Leadership, Recruitment, Onboarding, Business Development, Operations, and Marketing.
  • Maintains a detailed record of all AMG physician contracts and related compensation arrangements.
  • Reviews and manages many stages of requests submitted thru our Physician Contracting Database (Conga).
  • Ensures that all pertinent details and materials are present and accurate in the Conga request and if needed, partners with Operations and/or the Department to complete the request if unsubmitted or incomplete.
  • Conducts Fair Market Valuation on all Physician Compensation Models and confirms that plans are in compliance with Fair Market Guidelines.
  • Compiles materials for physician arrangement submitted to the Atlantic Physician Compensation Committee (APCC) to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Drafts term sheets and as well as standard/template employment contracts for both new recruits and renewals.
  • Partners with Legal to review and ensure agreements are ready to release to Physicians.
  • Presents, or collaborates with Physician Recruitment to present, term sheet, and employment agreements to Physicians.
  • Provides prompt follow-up to Physicians on questions related to contract matters, including follow-up on contract-related questions, requests, and further negotiations.
  • Provides reports from Conga, as needed to support Senior Leadership, Operations, and Business Development.
  • Remains informed on trends in physician compensation with sources such as American Medical Group Association (AMGA), Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Sullivan Cotter, as well as the trends regionally and with other large medical groups.
  • Monitors regulatory changes that may impact AMG employment and compensation practices.
  • Provide feedback to continuously improve departmental processes/protocols, and research/incorporate best practices into our Physician Compensation and Contracting processes.
  • Participate in other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including superior grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and professionally at all levels of the organization. 
  • The ability to multi-task, plan and prioritize a large volume of detail-oriented work in accordance with changing deadlines.
  • Demonstrate high emotional intelligence and collaborate closely with all internal and external parties.
  • Ideally possess some experience with Physician Compensation design, preparing or using Fair Market Valuations, and/or supporting physician contracting within a healthcare organization.
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision, set priorities, and follow through to accomplish results.
  • Strong computer technology skills including, but not limited to, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct Internet research in an efficient, productive manner.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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