• Clinical Trial Coverage Analyst

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/4/2018 3:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Clinical
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    The Clinical Research Finance unit within the Office of Research and Project Administration at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is looking to hire for our newly created position as a Clinical Trial Coverage Analyst. While reporting to the Manager, Clinical Research Budget Analysis you will be responsible for billing compliance activities, providing support to investigators, and study teams initiating and conducting clinical trials. The Clinical Research Coverage Analyst is responsible for performing a comprehensive Medicare Coverage Analysis on clinical research protocols to ensure accurate determinations of research patient care billing compliance and to mitigate risk.


    You will:

    • Create, update and maintain a comprehensive database of all Medicare Coverage Analysis grids and systems for tracking the Application of Research Charges (ARC).
    • Ensure the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) is current and accurate by performing data entry and routine updates
    • Be responsible for approval and sign off on all Medicare Coverage Analysis grids.
    • Analyze data for accuracy, completeness and relevancy; identifies trends and issues requiring action or further review.
    • Create ARC worksheets, updates and maintains ARC patient care cost entries to ensure accuracy and compliance with protocols and approved budgets.
    • Work closely with the Protocol Activation Core to ensure research patient care costs are identified and informed consents are consistent with clinical research protocols, Internal Budgets and External Budgets and Contracts, if applicable.
    • Work closely with Clinical Research Budget Analysts to ensure research patient care costs are identified and included in internal budgets and external budgets and contracts as applicable.
    • Develop routine reporting methods to demonstrate volume, quality and timeliness of MCAs to be shared with Department and Center leadership, as requested.
    • Serve as a primary resource to MSK clinical research personnel, providing recommendations and direction regarding Research Non-Billable determinations in protocols oversight.
    • Provide information and guidance to MSK investigators, administrators and clinical research staff on questions and issues regarding human subjects’ protection compliance in accordance with the regulations as it pertains to clinical research finances including CMS regulations, research billing practices, budgeting requirements, etc.

    You Are:


    • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
    • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
    • A selfless team-player, eager to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
    • A dedicated administrative professional, accountable for your work, and invested in MSK’s mission

    You Need:


    • Bachelor’s degree required with at least 2-4 years of experience in clinical research setting.
    • Thorough understanding of research patient care vs. routine of care treatment.
    • Thorough understanding and/or experience in patient billing, hospital billing and revenue cycle, and/or Medicare Billing guidelines
    • Must be able to educate and advise clinical research personnel on the planning and coordination of clinical research protocols
    • Knowledge of clinical research budgeting is preferred #LI-SB1


    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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