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Providence Health & Services Research Budget Analyst PSJH *Telecommute* in Alaska


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Research Budget Analyst PSJH to work remotely within our footprint states: AK, CA, MT, OR, TX and/or WA.

We are seeking a Research Budget Analyst PSJH who will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and maintenance of budget templates for sponsored clinical trials, including the comparative review against budgets offered by study sponsors and the set-up of study payments milestones in the Clinical Trial Management System. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the review of New Study routing forms and essential study start-up documents, the itemized cost analysis and interpretation of clinical protocols into budgets milestones, provide accurate patient cost descriptions for the ICF to be submitted to the IRB, and update budget, milestones, and ICF information as necessary per contract/protocol amendments. Work closely with coverage analysis team, contract analysts, regulatory team, program managers and internal finance groups. Will manage large volume workflow across multiple research programs, each of which function differently.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of study budgets from clinical studies protocols and using various software tools. Will complete full evaluation and integration of internal cost during the set-up of a new clinical study; will revise study budgets following revision of study protocols or re-assessment of study cost. Utilize and oversee research rate pricing for PH&S services rendered as part of a clinical trial.

  • Communicate with Contracts Analysts to integrate study budget information into clinical trial agreements; may initiate or participate in contract negotiation process.

  • Independently initiate or update the coverage determination for each study as applicable and communicate specific study billing structure to the clinical teams and service providers.

  • Participate in the administration of study-subject related billing as needed and provide support with the auditing of billing records.

  • Collects and maintains complete records and statistics on expenses and payments; regularly monitors compliance of clinical expense to pre-determined budget/billing plan and/or budgets and agreements.

  • Establishes and promotes positive working relationships within both ORA and the research departments, throughout the hospital and between other institutions involved in clinical research.

  • Responsible for the set-up of study payments milestones and Billing Instructions grids using Microsoft Applications (Excel) and/or the Clinical Trial Management System.

  • Provides support to individual physician investigators and develop internal cost analysis for investigator initiated trials.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree - OR- 4 additional years of related experience.

  • 6 years Direct experience in budget development, preferably in clinical trial or medical setting.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Business or Healthcare Administration.

  • 4 years Research grants administration.

About the department you will serve. Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Financial Analyst

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 330771