Senior Clinical Research Finance Coordinator - The Angeles Clinic
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Santa Monica, California
Internal Number: 20003609B
The Angeles Clinic and 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. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all of our patients with cancer. As part of this commitment, our cancer clinical trials program has been expanded to include Experimental Therapeutics (Phase I) and Drug Development programs. With this commitment strengthened, we can continue to make advances in cancer care.
The Angeles Clinic and Research Insitute is looking for a Senior Clinical Research Finance Coordinator II to join their team. The Senior Clinical Research Finance Coordinator II (CRFC II) , will be responsible for coordinating and executing the financial billing of clinical trials, formation of the Medicare Coverage Analysis grid, and the development of clinical trial budgets. He/She is responsible for the calculation of statistical, fiscal, and metric data as it relates to clinical trial activities. The CRFC II also assures the building of budgets/contract agreements within the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS). This individual will interact with principal investigators, subjects, clinic and research staff, laboratory staff, medical professionals, pharmaceutical staff, and Sponsor representatives to successfully oversee the research billing aspects of the Medical Care Foundation.
In addition, the Senior Clinical Research Finance Coordinator II will be responsible for the following:
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.
Routinely monitors and reconciles trial accounts to ensure timely deposit, correct allocation, and distribution of revenue.
Provides financial related data as needed, to internal team members and/or manager/director.
Work with Accounts Payable to process and monitor that timely payments are made to various internal groups, external partners, patients, and/or joint sites according to contractual/budgetary agreement.
Responsible for accurate and timely fiscal data collection, documentation, entry and reporting into CTMS, including timely response to sponsor communication.
Develop and maintain statistical and fiscal reports as they relate to clinical trial activity on a monthly and fiscal year basis.
Process timely invoices which follow protocol driven procedures according to patient accruals/visits in order to seek reimbursement from industry sponsors.
Oversees and monitors billing work queue within the Electronic Medical Records system (EPIC) and adjudicates patient bills according to final contract/budget.
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.
Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the FDA and IRB Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
Perform other duties as assigned
Responds timely, effectively and appropriately to deliverables
Cultivates and maintains strong customer relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups
Represents the company with external constituents
Bachelors degree required
Masters Degree preferred
Certification in clinical research (CCRP) - preferred
2 years - Clinical research budgeting/billing
MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Working Title: Senior Clinical Research Finance Coordinator - The Angeles Clinic
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.