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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.
Do you have a passion for helping human kind?
As the Clinical Research Budget Coordinator II, you will develop clinical trial budgets sponsored by industry, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and investigator-initiated clinical research. This role critically evaluates research protocols to assess resource needs; assessment includes all research procedures, clinical research staff time, investigator time, and costs from ancillary departments. Determines cost allocation, negotiates budgets, details budgets, and assist with invoicing for study/trial. May plan and coordinate strategies for improving efficiency, action plans to improve quality, and training and education of personnel. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
The Clinical Research Budget Coordinator II, in addition will perform the following duties:
Perform Medicare Coverage Analysis (MCA) for clinical trials sponsored by industry and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as investigator-initiated clinical research.
In collaboration with the Principal Investigator and the clinical team, determines whether research procedures in the protocol are standard-of-care or a research-related cost in order to correctly classify expenses.
Collaborate with the MCA Analyst and Institutional Review Board to finalize and obtain MCA approval
Develop study budgets for clinical trials sponsored by industry and the NIH as well as investigator-initiated clinical research
Critically evaluate research protocols to assess resources needed; assessment includes all research procedures, clinical research staff time, investigator time, and costs from ancillary departments
Work closely with investigators and ancillary departments to obtain accurate budget details
Work with the CSMC office of Sponsored Research to develop final budgets for clinical trials and research projects
Negotiates budgets and payment terms with Sponsors
Completes the OnCore Financial Console for studies managed via OnCore
In collaboration with the OnCore Specialists, review and finalize study calendars to ensure agreement with MCA and study budget.
Ensure compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law
May assist with invoicing sponsors, patient research billing, reimbursement to ancillary departments, and payment tracking.
May provide training and education of other personnel and supervise other budget coordinators.
May plan and coordinate strategies to improve existing standard operating procedures related to budgeting and clinical trials finance.
May identify quality and performance improvement opportunities and collaborate with staff in the development of action plans to improve quality.
Participates in required training and education programs.
This position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program. See website for details: http://careers.cedars-sinai.edu/working-here/employee-referrals/
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.