Abbott Senior Clinical Payments Coordinator in Plano, Texas

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Clinical Payments Coordinator, Senior

Position Summary:

The Sr. Clinical Payments Coordinator Team Lead is responsible for guiding a group of employees as they complete a project or daily tasks. Responsibilities include ensuring the integrity of the financial data both in the financial database as well as the financial files. This position is responsible for entering, verifying, modifying and organizing incoming finanical data.

Major and On-going Job Duties:

Clinical Study Payment (CSP) Processing

  • Liasion with Accounting

  • Verifies accuracy of invoicing and other accounting documents or records

  • Enters data into computer system using defined computer

  • Submits invoices to accounts payable for processing

  • Monitor study expenditures and terms of contract to ensure cost recovery and study specifications and timelines with study sites

  • Serve as primary contact for study site regarding reimbursement issues, project deliverables and budget allocation

Compliance Tasks

  • Perform data quality audits to ensure accuracy of HCP payments

  • Compile data and prepare a variety of special reports

  • Review monthly accrual reports to make sure FHP payments have been resolved

Reporting

  • Provide reports to management and facility to resolve payment discrepancy

  • Provide administrative and financial support to clinical project staff

Other Duties:

  • Resolves and/or facilitates resolution of problems including identifying causes of problems to prevent re-occurrence of problems.

  • Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise.

  • Performs related functions and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

Continued Other Duties:

  • Resolves and/or facilitates resolution of problems including identifying causes of problems to prevent re-occurrence of problems.

  • Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise.

  • Performs related functions and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

Experience & Training:

  • Associate Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related curriculum, plus experience in the biotech, bio-instruments or medical devices industries.

  • Typically a minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in a comparable or closely

Related clinical research environment, including direct familiarity with clinical study payment

processing.

  • Some knowledge of Medicare rules and regulations is helpful

  • Some knowledge of CPT Coding Experience is helpful

  • Demonstrated competence in English spelling, grammar and punctuation, including the ability to successfully pass a reading comprehension pre-employment examination.

  • Requires a demonstrated knowledge of the practices and procedures of the function, company products, polices and programs.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills, attentiveness to detail, ability to work under general supervision and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen, resolve routine to moderately complex problems, deal with unresolved issues, delays and unexpected events, while effectively communicating and maintaining rapport with field clinical engineers and study coordinators.

  • Must possess demonstrated keyboard and personal computer skills (experience with Microsoft Office including Excel

  • Word or equivalent applications required), including the ability to pass a 10 key assessment examination.

Desired:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting , Business Administration, or a related curriculum, plus experience in the biotech, bio-instruments or medical devices industries.

  • Familiarity with FDA, Good Clinical Practice.

Other Skills/Characteristics:

  • Working under general supervision, is accountable for completing assigned routine to moderately complex assignments accurately, on time and in accordance with departmental procedures.

  • Errors will have impact on team/organization results.

  • Takes initiative to ensure work is done accurately and completely.

  • Performs assignments of moderate complexity and in accordance with Company policy and procedures, within specified parameters, and in accordance with FDA rules and regulations.

  • Applies existing work methods to different known situations.

  • Problems involve recurring, routine to non-standard situations; usually consults with supervisor or more senior level personnel within the department on more complex problems.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com