THIS IS A TIMELIMITEDPOSITIONWITH AN ESTIMATEDDURATION OF 3 YEARS.
The Clinical Protocol Office has created a Pre-award finance team to work with over 100 PIs to submit budgets associated with a variety of clinical trial funding sources, including federal, foundation, and private industry. Currently, the CPO Pre-award team is separated into two teams; Systems and Budgets. Both of these teams support the activation of clinical trials, with a slightly different focus -the Systems team focuses on ensuring all systems supporting the financial components of trial activation within the CPO (EPIC, OnCore) are in place quickly and accurately. The Budget team uses OnCore as well as UNC systems (RAMSeS, ALICE, CRMS) to focus on communication of financial details of trials to the University as well as negotiate budgets with clinical trial sponsors.
This position will work in the Systems team to translate business requirements into OnCore implementations and optimizations. They will be responsible for understanding and interpreting complex clinical trial budgets and payment term arrangements for clinical research funding received by the University from federal sponsors as well as private, for profit and not-for-profit sponsors including business, industry, associations, and foundations in order to ensure contract and budget terms are meticulously incorporated into OnCore. This position works with Pre-Award and Post-Award team members to ensure all financial terms within OnCore is accurate against the Billing Coverage Analysis, fully executed Clinical Trial Agreement, Amendments, Informed Consent Forms and any other pertinent documentation. The postion works with the Lineberger, UNC Healthcare and other internal groups to identify and remedy errors within EPIC and OnCore's financials and coverage analysis consoles. They are responsible for keeping abreast of new developments in research administration policies and requirements within the Lineberger CPO and UNC research community in order to serve as an up-to-date source of information and guidance on budgeting nuances. The individual in this position must be acutely aware of all software modifications for OnCore which could adversely affect financials, patient care and patient billing. They will monitor cross-functional hand-offs to ensure study activation timelines remain on track while sharing key information with key stakeholders throughout the process. Finally, this position is also responsible for developing, planning, and implementing OnCore end user support.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related business area; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Working knowledge of general contractual terms.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, communicate effectively and diplomatically, both orally and in writing.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize high-volume work load with minimal supervision while maintaining a positive and collaborative approach.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external offices and individuals.
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