The Business Finance Manager in the Research Financial Operations department is responsible for managing the clinical research revenue cycle, financial analysis and billing compliance of clinical research studies that involve more than 20 specialty practice areas.
The Business Finance Manager serves as the primary business liaison between Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and/or study sponsors, the Cook Children’s clinical research team, and appropriate Medical Center personnel using effective and professional communication and extensive professional knowledge of complex drug and medical device industry business expectations and practices.
The Business Finance Manager oversees the budget development and negotiation process with industry customers relating to clinical studies, works with the Epic Business Analysts to ensure relevant financial elements are properly reflected in the EMR, reviews / corrects / approves study charges to ensure appropriate parties are being charged for research services, and satisfies compliance with federal and state clinical trial billing regulations. The incumbent also performs study financial analysis to ensure support for commercial studies is financially viable.
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting required.
Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration or Business Administration preferred.
5 years of budget development, financial analysis and / or financial management in a healthcare or pharmaceutical / medical device development setting required.
Working knowledge of medical terminology, health care accounting and at least some familiarity with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regulations preferred.
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.