Develops, reviews, negotiates, and finalizes clinical research budgets, including research coverage analyses. Reviews and negotiates financial language within research contracts. Reviews financial language within study's informed consent(s). Inputs financial data into the Clinical Trials Management System. Assists with post award management. Assists management and other stakeholders to prepare accurate and timely financial reports. Oversees Research Billing Compliance process.
Job Specific Duties
Develops and negotiates research budgets (with internal and external stakeholders).
Generates coverage analyses for research projects utilizing knowledge of billing codes (i.e. ICD/CPT codes).
Communicates and negotiates with industry sponsors on behalf of RI/OSP regarding budgets and payment terms for industry-sponsored research projects.
Assists staff in developing budgets for grant proposals and, if awarded, re-budgeting as needed.
Reviews informed consent forms to ensure language is consistent with research contracts.
Inputs, maintains, and revises data related to research in the Clinical Trials Management System.
Tracks and reports financial status of clinical trials, including budget status.
Updates budget pipeline and provides periodic updates to key stakeholders regarding status of budget negotiations.
Presents (internally and externally to the broader NCHS community and third parties) updates on the status of drafting and negotiating budgets for clinical research.
Assists in the preparation of financial feasibility studies as requested.
Classifies, sorts, and files correspondence, records, and other documents.
Participates on teams, committees, and special projects both internal and external to the organization.
Develops and maintains a standardized research service pricing list, updating it annually and clarifying budgets in relation to the study protocol, study calendar and other study related documenting in accordance with clinical trials budgeting policy.
Provides primary support and oversight of the health system's clinical trial management system.
Oversees and ensures research billing process to ensure timely payments and compliant billing processes.
Minimum Job Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field (OR) 4 years of related progressive research experience
3-5 years of experience in medical billing or research budget negotiation
Proficient in excel and accounting software
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1-3 years of experience in finance or account setting highly preferred.
Ability to develop and negotiate research budgets.
Ability to generate research project coverage analyses.
Knowledge of specific research billing requirements and regulations (i.e. ICD/CPT codes).
Ability to use complex mathematical techniques to generate budgets and provide productivity assessments.
Understands financial implications of, and negotiates, payment terms within research contracts.
Understands financial language within the research contract and utilizes the language to review and negotiate the language of the study's informed consent form to ensure accuracy and consistency.
Ability to understand and assist with post award management of grants from a variety of sources (i.e. Federal, State, Local, and/or private foundation).
Able to communicate information clearly and concisely to internal and external groups.
Demonstrates competency in financial/statistical reporting.
Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time and work in a fast paced environment.
Knowledge of and ability to operate at a high level within a Clinical Trials Management System.
Ability to oversee Research billing and ensure process is compliant.
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.