USA Health helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes University Hospital, Children's & Women's Hospital, Mitchell Cancer Institute, Physicians Group, and the College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. USA Health delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.
In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. USA Health delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.
USA Health is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.
Works with the USA Health Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Regulatory Unit to ensure contracts, agreements, budgets, and informed consents for each trial are congruent; ensures all required budget and contract approvals are in place before subject recruitment and/or enrollment on new trial(s); assists in the procurement, implementation, user training and management of a CTO Clinical Trials Management System; works with study coordinators, principal investigators and departmental leadership, as needed, to develop research budgets for human subject clinical trials; works with budget analyst to develop cost coverage analysis for human subject clinical trials; ensures trial costs are appropriately allocated in each coverage analysis and each trial budget; works with sponsors to negotiate final budget(s) for human subject clinical trials; manages all aspects of routing trials for approval through internal contracts electronic database; assists in developing a system for calculating time and effort per trial and distribution of trial funds to cover time and effort; manages USA Health CTO's practice for: sponsor invoicing, sponsor payments, internal bill review and payments for human subject clinical trials; acts as liaison for billing compliance audits; develops and manages a system for tracking and reporting of CTO billing, sponsor invoicing and sponsor payment; acts as CTO liaison for review and resolution of billing matters within USA Health; works with trial sponsors and department leadership to resolve budget and/or payment issues; works with USA Sponsored Projects Administration's legal unit to standardize the process for reviewing content and language for clinical trial contacts/agreements; works with the USA Sponsored Projects Administration's legal unit to standardize the process for negotiation and execution of clinical trial contracts/agreements for human subject clinical trials; manages the process flow for review, negotiation, approval and tracking of all trial contracts/agreement and trial budgets; provides financial report(s) with standardized content and format for the CTO; works with Clinical Applications to ensure EMR builds for each trial are congruent with coverage analysis and trial budget; develops and maintains SOP's for trial budget development and negotiation; develops and maintains SOP's for CTO billing, invoicing and payment activities; assists in development and maintenance of SOP's for study related contract agreement activities; manages the process for financial activities related to trial start up and close out activities; understands and complies with state, federal and local legal requirements for clinical research in humans; adheres to legal, professional and ethical codes with respect of confidentiality and privacy; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama and five years of directly related experience. Knowledge of fund management policies and procedures related to clinical trials, CPT coding and Medicare coverage analysis is preferred. A master's degree is preferred and may substitute for up to one year of the required experience.