The University of Kentucky Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) provides support to investigators and study teams conducting clinical trials. Services provided by the CRSO include maintaining a clinical trial management system (CTMS), conducting coverage analysis, developing study budgets, negotiating payment terms with sponsors, and regulatory services.
The CRSO is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Clinical Research Budget Analyst position reporting directly to the Clinical Trials Financial Manager. This position serves a financial project manager for assigned projects by providing proactive clinical trial budget development and start up support. The role reviews complex study protocols and associated documents to analyze costs related to performing the clinical trial and develops budgets consistent with protocol requirements, coverage analysis determinations, and ensures cost coverage for UK related expenses to manage clinical trials all while collaborating directly with investigators, study teams, and other UK departments. Where applicable, this position negotiates directly with clinical trial sponsors; performs reviews and prepares responses to sponsor budget offers and counteroffers to arrive a satisfactory budget terms. The Clinical Research Budget Analyst is responsible for analysis, projections, adherence to UK policies and processes, applicable reporting, and financial data entry into the clinical trial management system (CTMS) in use at UK (specifically OnCore CTMS). The ideal candidate works well independently and on teams, is organized, collaborates with others, exercises sound judgement, and possesses attention to detail.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Preferred candidates will have the following experience/skills:
Working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and/or commercial payer guidelines, including NCD 310.1.
Knowledge of medical coding (i.e., HCPCS / CPT coding) and terminology.
Knowledge of regulations regarding the use of human subjects in clinical trials, outcomes research, nursing research, and other research areas.
Proficiency in the development of clinical trial study budgets (federal and non-federal sponsor types).
Knowledge of drug/device development process and the pharmaceutical and/or medical device manufacturing industry is preferred.
Knowledge of regulatory, financial, and administrative requirements of third-party billing for clinical trials is preferred.
Knowledge of accounting principles for research is preferred.
Understanding of ancillary costs associated with clinical trials.
Experience working with a hospital charge master.
Strong competency in Microsoft Office programs (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.
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