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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 Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator will be responsible for providing administrative support directly to a Clinical Research Coordinator.

 

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;
  • Prepare, handle, distribute, file, and archive documents and reports pertaining to clinical research trials;
  • Periodically reviews study files for accuracy and completeness;
  • Prepare, handle, and distribute clinical trial supplies and maintain information to track stock and use of supplies;
  • The opportunity to gain more tasks with increased responsibility after successful completion of probationary period;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Required Education:

High School Diploma, science related college degree preferred

 

Required Experience:

1 year Clinical Research experience preferred

1 year of administrative experience

1 year of customer service experience

Prefer Medical Assistant certification

 

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrate 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;
  • Medical field experience or knowledge a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.

Hours:

  • PRN

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt

Job Summary

The Quality Control Associate monitors study activities to ensure compliance with all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional polices while identifying protocol problems, reviewing study-related documents, and ensuring that appropriate corrections are made and documented for missing or incomplete data.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor study activities to ensure compliance with protocols and compliance with all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional policies;
  • Identify protocol problems, inform investigators of any problems or assist in problem resolution efforts such as protocol revisions;
  • Instruct research staff in scientific and procedural aspects of studies including standards of care, informed consent procedures, or documentation procedures;
  • Review study-related documentation such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, and progress reports;
  • Ensure appropriate corrections are made and documented for any missing or incomplete data;
  • Prepare for or participate in quality assurance audits conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review group;
  • Review scientific literature, participate in continuing education activities, or attend conferences and seminars to maintain current knowledge of clinical study affairs and issues..

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science related field or equivalent experience

 

Required Experience:

  • 2-3 years Clinical Research experience;

Required Skills:

 

  • Ability to interface with busy clinicians and nurses;
  • Demonstrated problem solving and time management skills.

Hours:

  • PRN

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’s 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 Licenses or Certifications

  • 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 duties

Hours:

Full-Time

 

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

 

Job Summary

The Recruiter reviews and understands protocols of actively enrolling study then completes phone calls (either inbound or outbound) to pre-screen individuals to determine their eligibility for participating in actively enrolling studies.

 

Responsibilities

  • Review and understand all actively enrolling study protocols;
  • Pre-screen callers to determine their eligibility to come in for a Screening visit;
  • Enter or update caller’s information in patient tracking database;
  • Schedule screening visits;
  • Contact past callers to update information in patient tracking database and to determine eligibility for participating in a study;
  • Contact individuals who register online to determine eligibility for participating in a study;
  • Answer incoming overflow calls;
  • Track the daily call volume, including call sources, and email to Recruitment Manager.

 

Required Education:

High School Diploma

 

Required Experience:

1 year Clinical Research experience preferred
Experience with database entry

Experience reviewing protocols

 

Required Skills:

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills.

Hours:

Full-Time

 

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

 

Job Summary

The Research Technician II will collect biological fluids (i.e. blood, urine, saliva, etc.), perform clerical tasks, help with any preparation for future collections and attend training sessions all while ensuring that adequate safety procedures are followed when performing assigned tasks.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a professional presence at all times;
  • Perform specific protocol driven procedures such as collecting timed samples of blood, urine, saliva, etc., while understanding the importance of accurate timed collections and efficient sample handling;
  • Primary staff to perform data acquisition in Phase I clinical trials, through the following methods:
    • Phlebotomy, direct venipuncture or from IV catheter
    • Urine collection
    • Vital signs
    • EKG
    • Weight, height, and BMI;
  • Follow established Standard Operation Procedures, Work Instructions and any additional study specific instructions for procedures that are being performed;
  • Ability to provide back-up support to peers during procedures, knowing when a peer needs help and how to help in an appropriate manner;
  • Record detailed information (i.e. time, date, initials) related to the task performed at the time the task is completed;
  • Daily maintenance of the clinic, including maintenance of phlebotomy carts, supplies ordered and stocked, antiseptic cleaning, and organization of the clinical unit.

 

Required Education:

High School diploma or GED required; College Degree preferred

Medical Assistant License

Basic Life Support Certification

 

Required Experience:

2 years of Phlebotomy experience

1 year EKG experience

1+ year in health care where documentation was required

Clinical Research experience, preferred

 

Required Skills:

  • Flexible schedule;
  • Ability to interface with busy clinicians and nurses to perform study duties.

 

Hours:

  • Full-Time

FLSA Status:

  • Non-Exempt/Exempt

Job Summary

  • The Quality Assurance Auditor carries out systematic and independent examination (i.e., audits) of multiple trial-related activities and documents, to determine whether the evaluated trial-related activities were conducted, and the data were recorded, analyzed, and accurately reported according to the protocol, standard operating procedures (SOPs), GxPs and the applicable regulatory requirements.
  • The QA Auditor will write QA audit reports, submit them for final approval to the QA Manager, and convey them to the audited department’s management.

Responsibilities

  • Audits all disciplines (examples of disciplines include Screening, Recruiting, and Clinical Operations;
  • Writes and issues inspection reports while working with internal customers to ensure that inspection findings are clearly communicated and understood;
  • Evaluates inspecting-finding responses to ensure they are written to address the findings appropriately;
  • Ensures through phase and data inspections that the SOPs, which are involved in the conduct of a study, are current and practiced;
  • Identifies and communicates opportunities for process improvement based on audit and inspection observations;
  • Participates in and guides process improvement activities in both small intradepartmental groups as well as complex and possible multi-departmental interactions;
  • Maintains necessary documentation of QA records and study files;
  • Notifies management of observed quality and compliance trends in the areas inspected;
  • Recommends modification in procedures to fit special needs or problems and involves manager when assistance in process improvement/resolution is necessary;
  • Interprets GxPs and associated regulatory documents to facilitate auditing and process improvement recommendations;
  • Carries out appropriate self-development efforts as directed;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the life science related field or equivalent experience

 

Required Experience:

  • 4-Year Degree or substantial experience in a QA role within a Phase I CRO;
  • 5 years Clinical Research experience, preferably with prior QA experience;

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Experience in dealing with regulatory agencies and sponsors;
  • Ability to interface, interact and present multiple levels of employees with the organization;
  • Demonstrated problem solving and time management skills.

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