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Job Req ID:  106822

Clinical Research Coverage Analyst

We are seeking a Clinical Research Coverage Analyst who will be responsible for performing a comprehensive Prospective Reimbursement Analysis on clinical research protocols to ensure accurate determinations of research patient care billing. The Clinical Research Coverage Analyst is responsible for providing assistance to departments in the development of budgets for clinical trials based on coverage determinations and educates departments regarding proper research patient care billing process. This position reports to the Associate Director - ORA Clinical Research.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review and approve JHM proposed clinical study budgets for research patient care vs. routine care determinations via a Prospective Reimbursement Analysis.
  • Work closely with the School of Medicine Institutional Review Board to ensure research patient care costs are identified and informed consents are consistent with clinical research protocols and commercial contracts if applicable.
  • Participate in the Research Patient Care Billing Training Program for clinical research personnel to include PI, data-managers, research nurses, and research pharmacy.
  • Serve as a primary resource to provide JHM clinical research personnel recommendations and direction regarding protocol and budget development
  • Participate in creating Standard Operating Procedures for Research Patient Care to include Prospective Reimbursement Analysis, research patient care costs budgeting, patient registration, and research patient care billing
  • Effectively communicate results to departmental contact to ensure consensus regarding research patient care costs vs. routine of care
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of all Prospective Reimbursement Analysis grids, protocol and informed consent reviews and commercial contract budgets.
  • Serve as liaison to external auditing activities by the federal government, the University’s external auditor, or third party insurers as related to research patient care billing.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Knows the formal and informal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures which may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division. Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department.

Decision Making

  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgment and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs, and/or quality of service within the functional area.
  • Exercises independent judgment in the resolution of issues regarding clinical research billing compliance.


  • Exchanges non-routine information using tact and persuasion as appropriate requiring good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and demonstrated interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences or related field required.
  • Medicare coverage determination or significant related experience may substitute for education requirement to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Five year's experience in a clinical research environment.
  • Thorough understanding of research patient care vs. routine of care treatment; must be able to educate and advise clinical research personnel on the planning and coordination of clinical research protocols.
  • Knowledge of clinical research protocol management is required.
  • Knowledge of clinical research budgeting is required.

 Classified Title: Clinical Research Coverage Analyst 
Working Title: Clinical Research Coverage Analyst   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD  
Starting Salary Range: $61,070-$83,900-$106,710 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F/8:30 am - 5 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Remote 
Department name: 10003802-SOM Admin Res Clinical Research Contract 
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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