University of Pennsylvania CLINICAL RESEARCH FINANCIAL SPECIALIST, SR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-30272

Posted Job Title CLINICAL RESEARCH FINANCIAL SPECIALIST, SR

School Name Perelman School of Medicine

Org SM-DN-Office of Clinical Research

Posted to the Web 11/09/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8:30-5:30

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Clinical Research Financial Specialist, Sr. is an integral member of the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) in the Perelman School of Medicine and reports to the Clinical Research Budget Manager in OCR. This senior-level position will act as a resource to the research community to support in the development of clinical trial budgets and the prospective reimbursement analysis that determines the appropriate payer for clinical trial costs. The position works to review financial language within research documents including the protocol, informed consent form, and clinical trial agreement and approves proposals in the Penn-ERA system for clinical trials conducted at the Perelman School of Medicine; is familiar with local and national coverage determinations for clinical trials and advises research study teams, including Principal Investigators, Directors, and Clinical Research Coordinators on the financial components of clinical trial administration; Develops training materials for the research community on financial planning for clinical trials and conducts education sessions, webinars and creates tip sheets; and creates the financial modules in the Penn Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) that support research billing compliance.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of experience in clinical research finance or administration, hospital billing or accounting, or as a clinical research coordinator or research nurse; or e an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Familiarity with clinical trial protocols and medical terminology is a plus. Must work well as part of a project team and have strong data analytic skills. Effective communication skills is a must.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/41429

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  • Less than high school education

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  • Vocational or Technical School

  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

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  • Master's Degree

  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter