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As a Research Grant Specialist II (RGS II), you will complete and submit federal and non-federal, pre- and post- award grants while serving as the liaison between departments and sponsored research funds administration, accounting, and finance departments. The RGS II generally performs all Pre- and Post-award administrative functions, including, but not limited to, ensuring internal documents are prepared and routed for signature and processing, monitoring grant accounts, tracking all expenses, providing grant and financial reconciliation, and research-related financial reporting.
Additional Job Duties and Responsibilities:
May contribute content to standard sections of grant applications
Monitors Time & Effort for accurate reporting and performs necessary funding corrections via direct cost transfer requests
Responsible for grant close out
Finds opportunities for research funding opportunities
May negotiate budgets for clinical trials
May assist with research participant billing
Ensures compliance with internal policies and procedures, all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Institutional Review Board (IRB), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Department of Defense (DOD).
Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines
Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law
Participates in required training and education programs
Department-Specific Job Responsibilities:
Supports the Obstetrics and Pediatrics Departments
Assists with resource and coverage planning
Ensures that designated staff are able to access information in a timely manner on a shared folder and that all files are organized clearly with agreed upon naming convention.
Minimum of a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree
ACRP or SoCRA certification, preferred
Three (3) years minimum experience in administration of research grants, five (5) years preferred
Able to sit, stand, walk, for prolonged Period of time; Able to read papers and online documents; Perform continuous operation of a personal computer for four hours or more; Able to perform moderate lifting
Working Title: Research Grant Specialist II - OB/PEDS
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.