The successful candidate is responsible for developing Coverage Analyses and billing grids for clinical trials, developing and negotiating sponsor budgets for clinical trials, and training different disease areas on the importance of coverage analysis based on federal/state billing regulations including Medicare’s National Coverage Decision (NCD) 310.1 as well as other third-party billing rules. They will work closely with faculty, research nurses, study teams, and our medical partner, Banner Health, to provide timely and expert support in the administrative start-up and maintenance of clinical research projects.
Our Financial Specialists will have the opportunity to attend professional conferences as well as other professional development opportunities. Individuals successful in this role will be encouraged to explore opportunities for growth within our team’s established career ladder.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Job duties to include:
Prepare the payor coverage analysis and budget template documents in accordance with study protocol, applicable regulations, and UAHS procedures.
Negotiate clinical research budgets in accordance with institutional guidelines.
Liaise with UAHS study teams and medical partners to facilitate the approval of research projects.
Coordinate and collect all essential documents required for study start up activities.
Provide other appropriate assistance to ensure quality and timely completion/submission of research projects.
Facilitate submissions of clinical trial agreement and budget amendments, collecting essential documents as required and updating the payor coverage analysis.
Maintain final documents and distribute to internal and external stakeholders as required.
Prepare online routing in the UAccess Research System.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic team environment with changing priorities in a manner that is effective and efficient.
Self-motivated, takes initiative, and a strong ability to multi-task multiple projects.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and significant attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to interact professionally and effectively with investigators, sponsors, and cross-functional teams to resolve issues with a positive outcome.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
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