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BJC HealthCare

Sr. Grants Specialist


Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse


Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Do you have experience with grants and accounting? BJC is looking for a Sr. Grants Specialist!


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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community health programs and regional economic development.

BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Position provides pre and post?award administration and financial management for BJC grants and contracts funded by federal and non-federal agencies, foundations and industry sponsors. Fiscal management and compliance oversight of sponsored programs are governed by generally accepted accounting principles, federal audit and regulatory guidelines (Uniform Guidance), relevant laws, sponsor award terms and conditions, and BJC institutional polices. Throughout the grant life cycle, effective communication and working relationships with internal and external research partners (including principal investigators, research and administrative support staff, leadership, collaborating partners and sponsor liaisons) are necessary to support BJC institutional compliance.


Pre-Award: Coordinates the review and readiness of grant and contract proposals for timely submission to sponsor, including verification and completeness of budgets and justifications, institutional assurances and certifications, and other required information. Ability to interpret, communicate and apply financial, programmatic, regulatory and administrative guidelines of funding opportunity announcements. Serves as primary liaison between principal investigators and external sponsors during proposal submission and contract negotiation.Post-Award: Establishes and maintains grant project award profile in PS Grants Module through grant closeout. Reviews and monitors compliance with contractual award terms, government guidelines, and institutional policies and procedures. Responsible for expense and budgetary management and grant revenue recognition. Collaborates with BJC Legal and consortium partners in the development and issuance of contractual arrangements supported by external funding sources. Serves as primary liaison between principal investigators and external sponsors for the management of related post-award matters. Assist in BJC grant training and development programsAccounting: Maintains general ledger in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles. Prepares journal entries; budget adjustments and any related analysis of budget vs. actual results; reconciles and analyzes general ledger accounts; prepares requests for sponsor reimbursement.Reporting: Prepares and/or coordinates the timely submission of various regulatory and sponsor reports, including interim and final financial status reports, progress/technical reports and invention statements. Assists in preparation of BJC?s federal grant audit, and other tax and cost reports or surveys.Regulatory Compliance: Oversees compliance with intuitional policy and procedures, and the requirements of regulatory agencies and sponsors, including financial conflict of interest, federal effort reporting, debarment and suspension, human research protection (IRB), federal equipment management, and procurement standards

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's Degree - Accounting/Business/related


2-5 years

Preferred Requirements

Licenses & Certifications

Benefits and Legal Statement

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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer