Â·Develops, analyzes, and conducts financial analyses to assess the viability of financial plans and programs, under occasional guidance. Develops financial statements, compensation analyses, financial packages, and presentations for various projects.
This position will be responsible for the development and negotiation of the budget and contract (payment terms) for clinical trials that will be managed through the Clinical Trial Shared Resources (CTSR) of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC).
Departmental Goals: In collaboration with the CTSR Business Analyst and management team, completes the clinical trial calendar, coverage analysis and draft budget within 30 days for new studies and 10 days for clinical trial amendments; budget and contract payment terms executed in 56 days.
Work collaboratively with the Principal Investigator (PI), Clinical Trial Managers, and ancillary departments to identify all the costs associated with the research study.
Ensure all identified costs are covered in the sponsor budget including patient care costs, facility and equipment costs, and study team time and effort.
Review the payment terms in the contract to ensure they are consistent with CTSR requirements.
Negotiate with sponsors to finalize the budget and payment terms.
Function independently and proactively with strong critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills.
Effectively prioritizes tasks and follows-up to ensure completion of studies in a compliant and timely manner.
Deliver focused attentive customer service to investigators, nurses, coordinators, other staff and sponsors.
Effectively identify, prioritize and communicate outstanding issues to management. Propose potential solutions to identified issues and demonstrate follow through actions.
Participate in improving departmental performance through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to office discussions.
Enter data to track turnaround times to ensure departmental performance metrics are met.
Demonstrate the characteristics of an effective team member.
Provide informal guidance and support to team members.
Develop knowledge and professional skills through cross training, literature review, attendance at department meetings and continuing education courses.
Serve as a backup resource for business analyst responsibilities including development of the calendar, coverage analysis and financial console.
Â·Bachelors Diploma (or equivalent) and 2 Years of Experience
*** Preferred ***
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered for candidates without a bachelorâs degree.
Two years of experience with any or all of the following: nursing, clinical trial budget development, Medicare billing guidelines, and/or working with a clinical trial management system.
Strong knowledge of clinical processes, medical terminology, and the clinical research life cycle required.
Â·Day Shift/Exempt Position
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