Working closely with the Project Manager for Conflict of Interest, the Conflict of Interest (COI) Analyst will provide support in managing conflict of interest financial disclosures of faculty from the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. The COI Analyst will be responsible for evaluating disclosers and making initial determination of potential conflicts. The incumbent will also be responsible for developing and implementing tracking tools, produces reports, follows-up with outstanding issues; Reviewing disclosure forms and relevant correspondence, and categorizes potential conflicts; reviewing findings within a team-based context, including senior leadership; preparing and sending correspondences to administrators and faculty; organizing schedules and maintaining minutes for COI committee meetings; monitoring communications to the COI phone and e-mail address, and directs as appropriate.
Track disclosures, produce reports, follow-up with outstanding issues 20%
Review disclosure forms and relevant correspondence, categorize potential conflicts 50%
Prepare and send correspondence to administrators and faculty 10%
Organize, schedule and maintain minutes for COI committee meetings 5%
Monitors communications to the COI phone and e-mail address, and directs as appropriate 5%
Review findings and discuss anomalies with team and leadership 10%
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Demonstrated understanding of concepts related to conflict of interest (COI): transparency and professional independence from influence by business interests, and translation of University COI policies into compliance management.
Demonstrated working knowledge of Conflict of Interest processes, including tools for follow-up and reporting.
Proficiency with Excel and Access, including but not limited to formulas, and imports and exports from varying data sources and development of quantitative reports on a regularly scheduled basis. Experience managing large sets of data.
Demonstrated acute attention to detail, critical thinking and judgment, as evidenced by minimal errors in reviewing forms, correspondence and reports.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Ability to effectively work in teams.
Proven ability to work on complex, time sensitive projects with limited direction, meeting critical deadlines.
Ability to establish and maintain credibility with peers, customers and senior leadership through effective written and oral communication.
Prior experience with conflict of interest, compliance, or related experience in an academic or medical setting.
Experience using RASCAL and reviewing CMS data.
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