Careers

Vince & Associates Clinical Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

Qualified applicants may submit their resume or CV to our HR Department via fax at 913.642.2053 or via email.

 

Do you want a fast-paced, exciting and innovative career in research?

Vince & Associates Clinical Research, an Altasciences company is hiring for the positions listed below at their Overland Park campus.  Vince & Associates is a leading research unit in the KC Metro area. 

Join a team that is at the forefront of advancing medicine!

 

Hours:

  • Full-Time

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

  • The Recruiter is responsible for pre-screening individuals over the phone to determine their eligibility to come to the facility to be screened for an actively enrolling study

Responsibilities:

  • Pre-screen callers to determine their eligibility to come in for a screening visit
  • Enter/update caller information in Reveal and schedule screening visits for edible candidates
  • Review and understand all actively enrolling study requirements and protocols
  • Contact past callers to update information and determine eligibility
  • Contact individuals who register online to determine eligibility
  • Answer incoming overflow calls
  • Track daily call volume including call sources and email to Recruitment Manager

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma, College degree preferred

Required Experience:

  • 1-2 years of Call Center experience

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to interface with busy clinicians and doctors
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exhibit excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively
  • Use logic and reasoning while performing tasks
  • Must be very detail oriented and organized
  • Able to receive performance feedback

Hours:

  • Full-Time

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for providing administrative support directly to the Clinical Project Management team

Responsibilities:

  • Perform administrative tasks to support team members with clinical trial execution as needed;
  • May act as a central contact for the Clinical Project Management team for designated project communications, correspondence, and associated documentation;
  • Prepares, handles, distributes, files, and archives documents and reports pertaining to clinical research trials;
  • Periodically reviews study files for accuracy and completeness;
  • Prepares, handles, and distributes clinical trial supplies and maintains information to track stock and use of supplies;
  • Tracks and manages Case Report Forms (CRFs), queries, and clinical data flow for Clinical Project Management team; and
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; College Degree preferred

Required Experience:

  • 1 year Administrative experience
  • 1 year Customer Service experience
  • Medical field experience or knowledge a plus

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to interface with busy clinicians and doctors
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Exhibit excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively
  • Use logic and reasoning while performing tasks
  • Must be very detail oriented and organized
  • Able to receive performance feedback

Hours:

  • Full-Time

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the Research Coordinator are to plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged in clinical research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain required records of study activity including case report forms, drug dispensation records, or regulatory forms
  • Schedule subjects for appointments, procedures, or inpatient stays as required by study protocols
  • Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, and discussions with physicians and nurses
  • Communicate with laboratories or investigators regarding laboratory findings
  • Dispense medical devices or drugs, and calculate dosages and provide instructions as necessary
  • Identify protocol problems, inform investigators of problems, or assist in problem resolution efforts such as protocol revisions
  • Inform patients or caregivers about study aspects and outcomes to be expected
  • Maintain contact with sponsors to schedule and coordinate site visits or to answer questions about issues such as incomplete data
  • Order drugs or devices necessary for study completion
  • Prepare study-related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, and progress reports
  • Record adverse event and side effect data and confer with investigators regarding the reporting of events to oversight agencies
  • Track enrollment status of subjects and document dropout information such as dropout causes and subject contact efforts
  • Perform specific protocol procedures such as interviewing subjects, taking vital signs, and performing electrocardiograms
  • Prepare for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups
  • Adhere to OSHA regulations and guidelines

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; College Degree preferred

Required Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years field experience is preferred.            

Required Skills:

  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee is required to talk, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.  They are also required to be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds. 
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods, telephone conversations, use of electronic mail, writing letters and memos, face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, contact with others, conflict situations, making decisions that impact the company, being exact or highly accurate, meeting deadlines, coordinating or leading others, work with external customers or the public, work with others in a group or team, responsibility for work outcomes and results, responsibility for the health and safety of others, exposure to contaminates,  wearing common protective or safety equipment, working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

 Basic Skills:

  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience

Social Skills:

  • Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Computer Skills:

  • Windows
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • Internet Navigation
  • Data Entry

Hours:

  • Full-Time

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Job Summary

  • The Safety Officer will ensure that adequate safety procedures and training are implemented and maintained as needed and are in compliance with OSHA regulations.

Responsibilities

The Safety Officer responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Observe and monitor each in-patient volunteer for safety concerns and intervene when necessary by performing daily health assessments to track where each participant is;
  • Administer investigational medications to in-patient volunteers, either orally or via IV catheter;
  • Ensure that all crash carts in each building are up to date and inspected monthly by maintaining detailed lists (current and historical) of crash cart medications to include expiration dates;
  • Perform monthly inspections of glucometers and AED devices as well as performing monthly emergency drills;
  • Primary staff to perform data acquisition in Phase I clinical trials, through the following methods:
    • Telemetry monitoring
    • Phlebotomy, direct venipuncture or from IV catheter
    • Urine Collection
    • Vital Signs
    • EKG
    • Weight, height and BMI
  • Document the performance of procedures in real time as they happen;
  • Education and training of current research regulations, protocols, and work instructions
  • Daily maintenance of the clinic including supplies ordered and stocked, antiseptic cleaning, and organization of the clinical unit.

Required Education

  • Associates Degree

Required Licences or Certification

  • NREMT-P Certification from an accredited institution
  • 1 + year in health care where documentation was required
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

Required Experience

  • Clinical Research experience, preferred

Required Skills

  • Ability to interface with busy clinicians and nurses to identify eligible participants and perform study dutie

Hours:

  • PRN

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Job Summary

  • The Laboratory Specialist is a professional with the primary responsibility of handling, processing, and the storage of each biological sample that is collected in a clinical train conducted at VACR.

Responsibilities

  • Remain professional at all times
  • Receive and accurately log each biological sample that has been collected with understanding the importance of timed and accurate receipt and efficient sample handling and sample processing
  • Follow detailed study specific processing instructions or clinical flow sheets (for example: weigh and measure volume of urine, mix urine collections prior to aliquot, add preservative, flash freeze sample, etc.)
  • Record detailed information related to the task performed at the time the task is completed (for example: time and date)
  • Work closely with processing peers during peak processing hours; moving from one study to another, while maintaining the study specific instructions in the process
  • Understand and follow the process for safe and efficient sample centrifugation including temperature settings, speed settings, balancing and timing
  • Use calibrated pipettes and/or bulb pipettes and scales
  • Set up, clean, and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Monitor refrigerator/freezer temperatures and record on applicable logs and clean and maintain lab refrigerators/freezers
  • Must remain familiar with clinical research and ICH & GCP guidelines and follow corporate policies and SOPs, site SOPs and Work Instructions designated for this role
  • Adhere to OSHA and IATA regulations and guidelines
  • May work in different building locations and settings as assigned
  • Perform other duties as required

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. College Degree preferred.

Required Experience

  • 1 year of Clinical Research and/or Laboratory experience preferred.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently
  • Above average communication skills are required; including but not limited to the ability to have one on one conversations with peers, managers or physicians, writing professional and concise emails, communicating feedback, and pointing out an error in a constructive manner.

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • While preforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is required to talk, walk, sit, stand or reach with hands and arms. They are also required to be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods, telephone conversations; use of electronic mail, writing letters and memos, face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, contact with others, conflict situations, making decisions that impact the company, being exact or highly accurate, meeting deadlines, coordinating or leading others, work with external customers or the public, work with others in a group or team, responsibility for work outcomes and results, responsibility for the health and safety of others, exposure to contaminates, wearing common protective or safety equipment, working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

 

Hours:

  • Full-Time

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Job Summary

  • The Housekeeper will be responsible for keeping the buildings in a clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish from the Vince and Associates campus.

Responsibilities

          The Housekeeper responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning and disinfect all surfaces in suites, bathrooms, hallways, lobby areas, stairs and any other areas to ensure that health standards are met
  • Make beds as instructed, remove and replace laundry bags from bathrooms, empty and clean waste baskets, and take trash/ recycling out to dumpsters from different areas of the campus
  • Carry linens, toiletry items, cleaning supplies, and equipment on a cleaning cart to different areas throughout the facility
  • Operate and maintain all cleaning equipment in a safe and sanitary condition including using cleaning and polishing supplies, vacuum cleaners, and a battery powered floor scrubber (not a buffer)
  • Maintain the appropriate inventory of consumable supplies such as paper products, air fresheners, clean mops, and microfiber towels
  • Report all safety hazards, necessary repairs, or needed replacements
  • Notify department manager or supervisor of any supplies or repairs that are needed for the facility
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of study volunteers and staff at all times.

Required Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Required Experience

  • 1 year of Janitorial/ Housekeeping experience in a Medical Setting

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently