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Reporting to the Director, Clinical Research Finance Services in the Partners Clinical Trials Office (CTO) within PHS Office of the Chief Academic Office, the Clinical Research Financial Analyst supports clinical investigators at Brigham and Womens, Faulkner, Massachusetts General, Newton Wellesley and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals through the provision of clinical research financial services. Primary responsibilities include development, negotiation, approval and fund activation of corporate-sponsored clinical research budgets and financial terms. Additional services include preparation of Medicare device petitions/re-approvals and interpret and finalize Medicare coverage analyses.
Assists clinical investigators in the development, negotiation, approval and fund activation of clinical research budgets. Reviews clinical research protocols for resource and financial implications. Approves BWH, Faulkner and MGH clinical research budgets as a pre-requisite for agreement execution.
Understands and keeps current with FDA and Medicare regulations applicable to clinical trials. Understands interaction of Medicare regulations and/or third-party insurance to develop clinical trial budgets.
Prepares financial analyses on device trials, as necessary, and serves as a resource to investigators on device regulations. Consults with hospital administration and Research Compliance on billing issues when necessary.
Follows institutional and departmental policies and procedures when Chief / Senior Vice President / Hospital Administrative review of budgets is required.
Collects and analyzes CTO performance metrics, including PI satisfaction survey and turnaround time. Generates reports through InfoEd, Insight and Microstrategies.
Communicates in writing and verbally with investigators, study coordinators, department administrators, sponsors and others within the clinical research infrastructure about clinical research financial services.
Resource to research community on clinical research-related and administrative issues. Collaborates with MGH Clinical Research Program and BWH Center for Clinical Investigations. Advises principal investigators, researchers and staff in the compliant clinical, regulatory and fiscal conduct of all projects.
Liaisons with Admitting, Medical Records, and Partners Finance Compliance Office on issues involving clinical research on patients and third party insurers.
Develops and conducts educational seminars for research community.
Perform other duties as assigned. 1. Bachelors Degree. MBA or Masters Degree in Health Care Administration preferred.
2. Minimum of 3 years research experience, clinical research preferred.
3. Strong interpersonal skills.
4. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
5. Strong organizational and analytical skills.
6. Skilled in time management to monitor several projects simultaneously.
7. Ability to work independently, self-motivated with initiative.
8. Experience/knowledge in any of the following is preferred: clinical research budgeting, clinical research project management, clinical research compliance, clinical research regulatory management, and/or medical billing.
9. Experience within Partners research system a plus.
10. Competency in Microsoft Office.
11. Proficiency in Excel.
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