Cancer Research Breakthroughs Begin with People Like You
Join Cedars-Sinai and become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements. Work alongside physician-scientists and researchers who are making life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Our researchers develop some of the most advanced clinical trials in the world. Here, you will be a part of leading-edge cancer research history that improves our cancer patients' treatment options, one trial at a time.
As the Program Manager, Clinical Research Finance you will be responsible for fiscal stability and management of clinical trials finance by recommending, developing, and implementing programs, practice strategies and services for Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute's (SOCCI) Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) and affiliates. Responsible for clinical trials financial operations, reports, invoicing, and research billing compliance. Leads externally funded project contract negotiations and budget development. Provides direction and day-to-day supervision to the research finance staff within the SOCCI Clinical Research Office. Work cooperatively with multiple teams, peers, Scientific and Administrative leadership, and allied health staff throughout Cedars-Sinai, as well as representatives from extramural pharmaceutical and/or medical device companies. Provide consultative expertise regarding policy and/or regulatory questions to investigators and support staff.
The Program Manager, Clinical Research Finance, in addition will perform the following duties:
Management of Clinical Trials Finance Operations
Responsible for the management, oversight, and compliance of SOCCI's clinical research finance unit. Responsible for developing, monitoring, and disseminating financial analysis reports to SOCCI leaders on a quarterly basis. Provide an interpretation of the financial information from reporting tools and/or develop complex management financial information.
Management of Clinical Trial Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable
Develops and manages system for tracking outstanding accounts receivable and auditing system for tracking sponsor's payments and financial responsibility.
Management of Research Billing Compliance
Improves research billing compliance process to ensure accurate and compliant patient billing. In conjunction with Patient Financial Services (PFS), performs audits to assess the effectiveness of the research billing compliance process and finds opportunities for improvement and/or develop corrective action plan in the event deficiencies are noted. Works with patient accounting (revenue cycle) to adjust incorrect and/or complex billing and reimbursement issues associated with research patient accounts.
Planning/Program Development of Research Finance Operations and Training
Responsible for recruitment, training, management and direction, ongoing mentoring, quality improvement activities, and continuing education of clinical research finance staff. Establishes and participates in a formal departmental orientation program and administers a training program within clinical research finance unit.
Management and Coordination of Clinical Trials Study Budgets and Contracts
Leads budget development and contract negotiations for externally funded cancer clinical trials, through the post award process which includes amendments and study closure. Participates in the budget development process for internally funded projects and/or budgets necessary to support of concept submissions.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.