Clinical Trials Contracts Assistant

Kansas City, KS 66205
United States

Healthcare / Health Services
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Job Summary
The Clinical Trials Contracts Assistant will be responsible for preparing, and negotiating budget amendments related to clinical trial activities.  This entry-level position will also review clinical trial contracts for routine changes and negotiate Clinical Trial Agreement Amendments (CTAs) with sponsors. The Clinical Trials Contracts Assistant will work in conjunction the Clinical Contract Team and with other divisions within the University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute (“Research Institute”), as well as representatives from institutions of higher education, sponsors, attorneys, governmental entities, philanthropic organizations and principal investigators as a necessary function of the job. 
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the assign and essential functions.
  • Review clinical trial protocol amendments and review and revise internal budget amendments with principal investigators. Prepare clinical trial budget amendment documents and memos as requested. 
  • Maintain clinical budget/contract amendment information in appropriate database.
  • Consistently maintain general knowledge of protocols and prepare amendments of budget and/or contracts as required by sponsors.
  • Maintain communications with the Research Institute Post Award staff and Hospital Billing Departments to ensure accurate coding systems and cost system.
  • Coordinate contracts for proper signatories, prepare research checklist packets and circulate for signatures.
  • Distribute financial documents to project managers, investigators, and study coordinators.
  • Perform final accuracy review of contractual amendment documents on a highly time-sensitive basis and assist in the coordination of the signature process.
  • Participate in specials projects as requested. 
  • Communicate verbally and in writing with internal (faculty & staff) and external customers (pharmaceutical companies, governmental entities, organizations) in a cordial, articulate and timely manner.
  • Complete Clincard set-up for clinical trials, and respond to new user requests and edits.

Job Requirements
Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. It is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive list of all possible job responsibilities, task, duties, and assignments. Furthermore, job duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.