Lead Clinical Research Finance Coordinator - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC0672234
The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute has established an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of clinicians. Our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons, immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists work closely together to advance cancer care. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all of our patients with cancer!
We look forward to having you join our team and contribute to groundbreaking research!
The Lead Clinical Research Finance Coordinator is responsible for evaluating and working to improve operational workflow within the Research Finance team by prioritizing and delegating tasks within the unit. They are responsible for the oversight of highly complex and pivotal projects that are assigned by the Manager of Research.
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Develops and updates Medicare Coverage Analysis grids in order to assess which procedures/services within the protocol are covered under Medicare guidelines. Works in conjunction with Cedars-Sinai Industry Sponsored Research Office in order to produce a final document.
Critically evaluates research protocols to assess resource needs; assessment includes all research procedures, clinical research staff time, investigator time, and costs from ancillary departments.
Develops clinical trial budgets and negotiates with industry sponsors. Renegotiates budgets as part of trial maintenance through amendments.
Creates and finalizes payment terms (contract language) in conjunction with industry sponsor.
Advises and directs the research budgetary/billing workflow within the unit as well as provides consultation to staff responsible for said tasks.
Develops and governs the standard operating procedures in order to achieve consistent results.
Develops and trains internal and external customers on budgetary/billing workflows.
Leads the implementation of new applications and/or systems within the unit.
Responds to industry sponsor concerns that are advanced by internal/external means.
Leads cross functional meetings and provides updates on the status of the research finance team.
Identifies quality and performance improvement opportunities and provides recommendations to improve operational efficiency within the unit.
Perform other duties as assigned
Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities:
Shares knowledge, time and expertise to assist other members of the team
Cultivates and maintains strong customer relationships and rapport with partners and/or client groups
Collaborates to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes
Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s)
Responds timely, effectively and appropriately to items.
Identifies and responds appropriately to both internal and external customer needs utilizing available resources
Represents the company with external constituents
Acts as a team lead to include overseeing the work of others, assigning or allocating work to team, and ensuring tasks are completed according to deadlines and quality standards.
Plans, leads, and directs work of staff to ensure goals and objectives are completed within established budget and deadlines are met.
Bachelors Degree, required.
Masters Degree, preferred.
CCRP - Certification in Clinical Research, preferred.
3 years of clinical research budgeting/billing experience, required.
Working Title: Lead Clinical Research Finance Coordinator - The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute
Department: Angeles Research
Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Family & Function, Medical Network Foundation
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 t...eaching 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.