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Health Care & Medicine
Clinical Trials Coverage Coordinator
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The mission of the Coverage Analysis team within DGSOM's Clinical Trials Administration Office (CTAO) is to assist faculty and staff in navigating the pre-award process for clinical trials in a streamlined and expedited fashion and provide project continuity during the pre-study approval process. The goal of the Coverage Coordinator is to coordinate receipt of required study documents necessary to perform Coverage Analysis review. The Coverage Coordinator will perform preliminary review of study documents to confirm the accuracy and integrity of submissions. The incumbent will perform basic and intermediate Coverage Analysis reviews. In addition, the Coverage Coordinator will assist the Coverage Analysis team in performance of their underlying mission to the Health System, including but not limited to: study startup facilitation, budget development, and liaison with other administrative research offices to streamline and triage study startup processes. The incumbent will foster effective and cooperative relationships with contracting, IRB, OCGA, CIRC, EFM, OIPA, and other administrative units. The position requires strong skills in time management, multi-tasking, organization, and customer service. The incumbent should have experience in the clinical research environment, particularly familiar with basic protocol design, applicable laws and guidelines, and an understanding of pre-award processes as related to clinical research.

Job Qualifications
Education: Bachelors Degree, preferably in biological sciences or equivalent experience or at least 2 years in the clinical research environment. CCRP, ACRP or similar research related certification preferred. Min. Years of Experience: At least 2 years recent experience as a clinical research professional involving hands-on IRB submissions and/or study budgeting duties. Demonstrates expertise in protocol assessment, IRB submission, and clinical trials budgeting/negotiation. Strong working knowledge of the full range of pre-award activities related to clinical trials research (e.g., IRB, ISPRC, CIRC/ISRC, GCRC, other regulatory approvals, etc.) Knowledge of medical terminology. Experience working with faculty, administrators, and staff in an academic medical center, health care or university environment Knowledge of research regulatory requirements (including FDA and other federal and state regulations), GCP/ICH guidelines, and special requirements for drug and medical device trials, as well as ICD and CPT coding and clinical research billing modifiers. Familiarity with industry contracting or the ability to learn and grasp basic clinical trials contracting concepts. Proven ability to communicate effectively and participate multidisciplinary discussions regarding the health sciences campus research process and related details to a wide audience (scientists, physicians, nurses, staff, sponsors, and the general public.) Ability to design and manage efficient work processes, set and meet expected turnaround time goals on an ongoing basis and monitor, analyze, and improve processes on an ongoing basis, and work in a time-sensitive environment. Ability to be flexible and adapt within an ever-changing, dynamic, service-oriented environment and operate effectively within a team.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.