College Business Analyst

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Job Title College Business Analyst Requisition Number RE17274 Working Title Clinical Research Budget Analyst Department Name 7H0R1: COM Office of Research Work Location Lexington Grade Level 44 Salary Range $40,872-65,395/year Type of Position Staff Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education


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1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Ability to sit for long periods of time utilizng mouse, keyboard, computer and telephone. Ability to lift, push, or pull objects up to 50 lbs.


Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with occasional early or late meetings required.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) provides support to investigators and study teams conducting clinical trials. Services provided by the CRSO include maintaining a clinical trial management system (CTMS), conducting coverage analysis, developing study budgets, negotiating payment terms with sponsors, and regulatory services.

The CRSO is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Clinical Research Budget Analyst position reporting directly to the Clinical Trials Financial Manager. This position serves a financial project manager for assigned projects by providing proactive clinical trial budget development and start up support. The role reviews complex study protocols and associated documents to analyze costs related to performing the clinical trial and develops budgets consistent with protocol requirements, coverage analysis determinations, and ensures cost coverage for UK related expenses to manage clinical trials all while collaborating directly with investigators, study teams, and other UK departments. Where applicable, this position negotiates directly with clinical trial sponsors; performs reviews and prepares responses to sponsor budget offers and counteroffers to arrive a satisfactory budget terms. The Clinical Research Budget Analyst is responsible for analysis, projections, adherence to UK policies and processes, applicable reporting, and financial data entry into the clinical trial management system (CTMS) in use at UK (specifically OnCore CTMS). The ideal candidate works well independently and on teams, is organized, collaborates with others, exercises sound judgement, and possesses attention to detail.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Proficient in Microsoft Office products; preferred experience with electronic health record systems and clinical trial management systems.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred candidates will have the following experience/skills:
•Working knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and/or commercial payer guidelines, including NCD 310.1.
•Knowledge of medical coding (i.e., HCPCS / CPT coding) and terminology.
•Knowledge of regulations regarding the use of human subjects in clinical trials, outcomes research, nursing research, and other research areas.
•Proficiency in the development of clinical trial study budgets (federal and non-federal sponsor types).
•Knowledge of drug/device development process and the pharmaceutical and/or medical device manufacturing industry is preferred.
•Knowledge of regulatory, financial, and administrative requirements of third-party billing for clinical trials is preferred.
•Knowledge of accounting principles for research is preferred.
•Understanding of ancillary costs associated with clinical trials.
•Experience working with a hospital charge master.
•Strong competency in Microsoft Office programs (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Deadline to Apply 02/28/2019 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your experience with juggling competing priorities, monitoring progress, and meeting deadlines (provide a specific example).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
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    Posted: 2/15/2019
    Application Due: 3/1/2019
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