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As a Clinical ResearchBudget Coordinator III, you will serve as the Post-Award Lead for the Financestaff of the Clinical Research Office. In this role you will assist and oversee the financial management ofstudy accounts for clinical research studies sponsored by Industry or NationalInstitutes of Health (NIH) as well as Investigator-Initiated trials. You will be responsible for invoicing forstudy and payment processing for satellite sites. Plan and coordinatestrategies for improving efficiency, action plans to improve quality, andtraining and education of personnel. You will be participating in centralizedactivities of the department or institution.
As needed, you mayassist with developing clinical trial budgets sponsored by industry, NIH andinvestigator-initiated clinical research. You will critically evaluate researchprotocols to assess resource needs; assessment includes all researchprocedures, clinical research staff time, investigator time, and costs fromancillary departments. You will also allocate cost, negotiate budgets and detailbudgets.
The Clinical ResearchBudget Coordinator III, in addition will perform the following duties:
··Responsible for thefinancial management of study accounts for clinical research studies sponsoredby industry or NIH and for Investigator-Initiated trials.
··Monitor study accountsto evaluate that cost details are appropriate and within expected limits and todetermine whether proper expenses had been charged.
··Monitor study accountsfor any deficits and/or surpluses and determine the best course of action.
··Reconcile accountsreceivable and payments. Monitor revenue received and apply payments asappropriate
··Issue and submitinvoices for both protocol-related items and patient-related expenses per theexecuted contract
··Issue internal invoicesfor staff time and effort allocation into study accounts
··Work closely withSponsors and clinical teams to resolve queries regarding invoices and/orpayments due
··Financial closure ofstudy accounts; negotiate with Sponsors the final payment due for accountcloseout
··Assist in identifyingquality and performance improvement opportunities and work with management tolead the development of new (or improvement of existing) processes, policies orstandard operating procedures.
··You will lead trainings,education, onboarding and mentorship to other personnel and supervises otherbudget coordinators.
··Using various softwareapplications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages,and graphics packages to build, manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
··Analyze financial dataand extracts and defines relevant information; interprets data for the purposeof determining past financial performance and/or to project a financialprobability.
··Use astute financialanalysis techniques to provide practical proposals to influence businessresults.
··Assist with businesssoftware launches, implementation or optimization.
··You will serve as pointof contact for junior staff and for fiscal related questions and would engagemanagement as appropriate.
··As needed and incollaboration with the Principle Investigators, you may develop clinical trialbudgets and negotiate trial budgets with industry sponsors by using businessanalytics.You may review and approveinternal and/or satellite site budgets.
··You may criticallyevaluate research protocols to assess resource needs/costs and determinewhether research procedures in the protocol are standard-of-care or aresearch-related cost in order to correctly classify expenses.
··In collaboration withthe CSMC office of Sponsored Research, you may work on developing final budgetsfor clinical trials and research projects.
Since its beginning in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the healthcare needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, continually setting new standards in quality and innovation in patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is widely known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients.Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. Cedars-Sinai has consistently been named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, has received the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 18 years in a row for providing the highest quality medical care in Los Angeles, and has the longest running Magnet desig...nation for nursing excellence in California. Cedars-Sinai is a leader in the clinical care and research of heart disease, cancer and brain disorders, among other areas. Pioneering research achievements include using cardiac stem cells to repair damaged hearts, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques and discovering new types of drugs to target cancer more precisely. Cedars-Sinai also impacts the future of healthcare through education programs that encompass everything from highly competitive medical residency and fellowship programs to a biomedical science and translational medicine PhD program, advanced training for nurses and educational opportunities for allied health professionals. Most notably, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.