As a Grant/Contract Officer, your primary duties and responsibilities in order of most significance:
* Represents CSHS in routine negotiations of the budget and in other contractual elements binding the institution. May work closely with Legal Affairs and Risk Management attorneys to ensures that the agreed upon conditions adequately meet PI and CSHS requirements. * Communicate with assigned PI's and departments regarding any developments, according to their professional judgments, that requires administrative action to ensure compliance of agency requirements. * On an ongoing basis monitors transactions on the account for adherence to the policies of CSHS and the granting agency. * Identifies appropriate costs, including medical center and indirect costs, and maximizes budget justification strategies. * Maintain up to date knowledge of grantor policies and procedures, in particular the National Institutes of Health, and major not-for-profit foundations. Familiar with OMB Circulars A-110, A-133, A-21 and/or OASC-3 so that PI's under their responsibility are given timely notice of sponsor requirements. Understand basic principles of Medicare Coverage Analysis for budget preparation and Payment Schedules terms within research agreements. * Uses professional abilities to recommend new policies and/or changes to existing policies whenever necessary. * Has an intermediate understanding and ability to utilize systems that are not limited to, the following: accounting, grant processing, purchasing, human resources, and data systems, i.e. use of the PC's, databases and networks in order to assist in the preparation and submission of proposals, contracts, and sponsor reporting. Current proficiency in the use of OnCore, Grants.gov, Proposal Central, NIH eRA Commons, and NSF Fastlane is required to perform core responsibilities but to also conduct in-service training and seminars for PI's and their staff. * Participates in CSMC performance improvement and quality assurance processes, as needed to keep CSHS a world class research institute and destination for world renowned research scientist
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.