Providence Health & Services Clinical Research Budgets Associate in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Clinical Research Budgets Associate to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. We support all cutting edge research in Oregon: Cancer with immuno oncology, Heart & Vascular with the world’s smallest pacemaker, and our Brain & Spine Institute with MS and stroke treatments.

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and maintenance of budget templates for sponsored clinical trials, including:

  • the comparative review against budgets offered by study sponsors,

  • the coverage analysis and integration of investigator feedback about Research vs. Standard of Care protocol procedures,

  • the set-up of study payments milestones and Billing Instructions grids using Microsoft Applications (Excel) and/or the Clinical Trial Management System.

  • Have responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • the collection of New Study routing forms and essential study start-up documents;

  • the itemized cost analysis and interpretation of clinical protocols into budgets milestones;

  • the creation and maintenance of billing grids that indicate funding source of each clinical trial event, updated as necessary per contract/protocol amendments;

  • initiation of invoices and reconciliation of study related payments;

  • communication and close interactions with contracts analysts, program managers and internal accounting groups.

  • Uphold the standards of confidentiality, attendance and punctuality.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience -OR-

  • High School diploma with 6 years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding principles and conventions

  • Familiarity in medical billing and coding

  • Some knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and human disease processes

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 years of relevant experience

  • Knowledgeable of ICD-10

  • Strong direct hands-on experience in medical billing and coding with clinical trials related charges

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 188708