Job Description

Payroll Title:
FINANCIAL ANL 3
Department:
VC-HEALTH SCIENCES
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
East Campus
Appointment Type:
Contract
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#118485 Clinical Trial Budget Negotiation Analyst - Remote

Filing Deadline: Fri 9/30/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This position is a contract position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/07/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.

DESCRIPTION

UCSD’s Office of Coverage Analysis Administration (OCAA) is dedicated to ensuring billing compliance for clinical research. The department performs a comprehensive analysis of the clinical trial protocol, budget, contract and informed consent to determine what may be billable to insurance based on federal/state billing regulations including Medicare’s National Coverage Decision (NCD) 310.1 as well as other third-party billing rules. It ensures consistent application of Medicare rules across studies, and consistent application of study documents. The office works closely with the clinical researcher and their study teams and central offices that include the Office of IRB Administration (OIA), the Office of Clinical Trials Administration (OCTA), and Revenue Cycle's Clinical Research Billing (CRB) department to assure harmonization of regulatory and budgetary processes in clinical trials.

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Coverage Analysis Administration (OCAA), the incumbent will develop and negotiate budgets for industry sponsored clinical trials. Responsibilities include the review and analysis of clinical trial protocols to ensure appropriate cost and resource allocation of conducting the clinical trial at UCSD is fully captured in the budget. The incumbent will ensure appropriate research rates are applied to the budget and will negotiate the budget with the sponsor. The incumbent is required to interface, advise and consult with faculty and staff and central offices on research-related financial issues.

The incumbent will apply skills as an experienced professional with a full understanding of clinical trial industry practices and organizational policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. Responsibilities will include working through problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Incumbent must demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Contacts are both internal and external to UCSD.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three years of related experience/training.

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and drafting complex clinical trial budgets and negotiating mutually satisfying terms and conditions.

  • Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports. Advanced Excel and Access Database skills; competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.

  • Thorough knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems. Thorough knowledge of financial principles and excellent mathematical, accounting, and analytical skills to perform research and develop and compile data into accurate, concise, and complex reports.

  • Effective interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; strong service orientation and critical thinking skills; and attention to detail. Ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.

  • Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to make financial/business decisions based on complex clinical trial protocols and long-range financial projections.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and use discretionary practices. Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, reliability, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess substantial knowledge of the programs and philosophy of Health Sciences; understanding and supporting the education, research and outreach missions of the Vice Chancellor's Office is essential.

  • Knowledge of UCSD policies and procedures, including the willingness to understand and enforce these policies when required.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to work various hours based on business needs including occasional early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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