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:

  • Exempt

Job Summary

  • The Lead Data Manager is responsible for the data management for early stage clinical projects. They are accountable for the data management tasks of projects according to contracted services in compliance with current legislation, ICH and appropriate company/sponsor procedures and quality standards. In addition, they are responsible for all phases of data management activities from study start up to database close.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Developing, validating and maintaining clinical databases, including data entry screen design and edit check programming;
  • Interacting with other various departments and clients (internal and external) to ensure that clinical databases and study documents data are complete, accurate and in compliance with regulatory requirements;
  • Executing data validation programs and generating queries;
  • Performing data checks and test database prior to release into production;
  • Providing input into improving and monitoring Data Management Standards and participation in continuous process/productivity improvement;
  • Developing and maintaining data management documentation;
  • Develop data specifications, collecting, processing, and reporting for external data;
  • Participating in continuous process improvement;
  • Identifying errors and recommending corrective action as necessary;
  • Other related tasks.

     

    Required Education:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline

     

    Required Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of 8 years of data management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in clinical research environment and/or good knowledge of clinical trials methodology and terminology will be considered as an asset;
  • Experience working with EDC systems, and/or database structures, including demonstrated skills in database design and programming;

     

    Required Skills:

     

  • Good knowledge of GCP and ICH Guidelines including regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs, especially as related to data handling and processing;
  • Works on problems of complex scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action;
  • Excellent understanding of CDISC SDTM standards;
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills;
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal in English is essential);
  • Highly autonomous and resourceful.

     

Hours:

  • Full-Time

FLSA Status:

  • Exempt

Job Summary

  • The Senior Biostatistician is responsible for designing, developing, executing and interpreting the analyses that result from clinical trials.

Responsibilities

  • Act as an advisor with respect to statistical problems;
  • Offer their proactive support to project teams in their decisions and in the attainment of their objectives;
  • Support development of CDISC deliverables (STDM, ADaM, and Define XML);
  • Determine the objectives and needs for the Biostats management team;
  • Represent the Biometry team in meetings with sponsors;
  • Provides expertise on planning the statistical analysis, and interpretation of statistical results;
  • Design, develop, execute and interpret the analyses that result from clinical trials including analysis plans;
  • Review clinical study reports, mainly as they pertain to data analyses and the interpretation of the results of the clinical trials;
  • Perform statistical analyses for clinical trials;
  • Perform randomisation programs for clinical trials;
  • Use skills to contribute to the development of department and company objectives.

Required Education:

  • M.Sc. or similar degree in statistics or mathematics with knowledge in SAS programming.

 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of studies and experience;

 

Required Skills:

 

  • In depth knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and ICH Guidelines including international guidelines pertaining to the execution of clinical development programs;
  • Good knowledge of statistical principles and concepts;
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proven technical knowledge in terms of statistical terminology;
  • Capable of working on complex problems, where the situational analyses or the data analyses requires the evaluation of intangible variables;
  • Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.
  • Ability to solve problems using logical and systematic approaches is critical.
  • Must have a solid comprehension of therapeutic indications and of study hypotheses;
  • Good organizational skills, attentive to details with respect to SOPs.
  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal in English);
  • Good knowledge of the SAS software.

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

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