Research Budget Specialist II – Research Administration – AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address:800 N. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, FL 32801
Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Research Budget Specialist II, in collaboration with Principle Investigators, researchers, departmental staff, and other ancillary staff is responsible for analyzing and drafting complex clinical trial budgets. Negotiates mutually satisfying terms and conditions for pharmaceutical sponsored, Cooperative group, and institutional clinical trials. Reviews and analyzes clinical trial protocols to determine appropriate cost allocation, resources, and adherence to all applicable regulations and institutional standards. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Associate degree in business administration, finance, healthcare, or research-related field
One to two years of experience in clinical research (industry/pharmaceutical and/or federal grants), billing compliance, research contract management, research administration, or budget development.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Bachelor’s degree in nursing, business administration, finance, healthcare, or research-related field
Advanced experience in Excel (V-Lookups, Pivot Tables, Index, etc.)
Experience in clinical research budget development and negotiation
Experience with coverage analysis, research rate setting and interpretation of protocol for budget development and negotiation with industry sponsor
Experience in medical coding or billing
More than three years of experience in clinical research (industry/pharmaceutical and/or federal grants), billing compliance, research contract management, research administration, or budget development
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Certification by a professional research organization such as Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), Society of Research Administrators (SRA), National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA), Research Administrator’s Certification Council (RACC)
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Proficient in understanding clinical trial protocols and budgets
Able to interact with a variety of professionals in multiple hospital departments
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
Attention to detail, organized, strong analytical skills, and self-starter
Key focus on customer service, timely and appropriate communications, able to meet fixed deadlines, and multi-task high volume of complex workload requirements
Ethical and diplomatic with an ability to provide excellent customer service
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Knowledge of healthcare compliance and federal regulations related to clinical research
Knowledge of AdventHealth policy and procedures regarding clinical research
Knowledge of research regulatory environment
Knowledge of medical terminology
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.
Reads and reviews clinical trial/study protocols, informed consent forms, and other related documents and develops a budget for negotiation purposes.
Negotiates budgets and contract terms with sponsors, and prepares necessary supporting documents as requested by the sponsor.
In coordination with the research team, ensures coverage analysis is performed accurately and in compliance with all applicable regulations and institutional requirements
Keeps abreast of Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), National Coverage
Determination (NCD) for Routine Costs in Clinical Trials (310.1), and other regulatory updates to best inform the coverage analysis process
Translates study budget into contract language and budget negotiations as needed
Advises PIs, researchers, and departmental staff in the compliant clinical regulatory and fiscal conduct of projects
Provides assistance in proper interpretation of research award terms and conditions, applicable regulations, and institutional policies and procedures to ensure compliance (e.g. Stark Law, Anti-Kickback, Safe Harbor, etc.)
In collaboration with the research team, and other stakeholders, makes recommendations on to institutional policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations regarding research billing compliance
Assists with special projects in research administration processes as assigned
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