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UC San Diego career employees who have passed their trial period will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.
The Clinical Trials Office (CTO) at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center administers many clinical trials projects on behalf of its member investigators, including trials projects sponsored by National Cancer Institute cooperative groups, pharmaceutical companies, and physician investigators.
The Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center – one of only 40 nationwide. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting basic and clinical cancer research, providing advanced patient care and serving the community through outreach and education programs. The Cancer Center maintains a membership roster of 342 faculty members whose academic appointments are in 18 different departments which often creates complex, unique and one of a kind insurance situations. This position will require participation in long-range goals for the Cancer Center, with independent administrative responsibility for research and management of no-cost drug programs for un-funded and under-insured patients. In addition, this position is responsible for quality control of patient insurance accounts, billing and explanation of benefits, and using knowledge pertaining to government and University regulations regarding billing and collection procedures. Independently responsible for organizing and maintaining all insurance billing files, tracking payments, tracking denials, and following up on outstanding payments to the University.
Working knowledge of accounting principles, business math and bookkeeping for budget planning and analysis, and in reconciling discrepancies.
In depth knowledge of clinical trials federal coverage decisions and senate bills, specifically NCD/SB37.
Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret, without guidance or supervision, complex general policy guidelines, making independent decisions and initiating action.
Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to patient insurance billing, research account processing, and accounting. Ability to analyze and interpret which policies and procedures apply to a given situation.
Knowledge of acquisition and management of no-cost drug programs for un-funded and under-insured patients.
Experience with quality control of all patient accounts, billing and recharge documents and data base entries.
Strong knowledge of compliance with federal and state healthcare law.
Excellent written skills and knowledge of English language, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation usage, to compose, edit, and finalize correspondence. Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills. Demonstrated skill to communicate clearly, effectively, tactfully, and patiently in person, on the telephone and in writing to a diverse group of people in the academic and business communities.
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