Clinical Research - Research Assistant Job at Headlands Research, Springfield, MO

  • Headlands Research
  • Springfield, MO

Job Description



We’re Clinvest Research—a medical research facility that hosts tests and trials to help new medications make it to market. We focus on conditions like headaches, migraines, arthritis, obesity, and diabetes, but we’re growing fast and looking to add even more categories in the new year.


As a Clinical Research Assistant at Clinvest Research, you’ll be the cog that helps everything spin. Our patients and their loved ones will love you because you can make them feel comfortable and understood. Your family will love you because this employer values your time with them. And  you will love you because work will be something to look forward to.  Are we speaking your language?


To really soar in this role, the following things about you will be true: 

  • You’re a rockstar at building relationships (patients, patient families, internal team members, and pharmaceutical sponsors).
  • You’re a self-learner, a self-motivator, and a good communicator. Without these skills, you simply won’t make it here
  • You understand the basics of scientific research
  • (Bonus points) You’ve worked in a patient-facing role as a medical assistant, nurse assistant, nurse, etc.
  • (Extra bonus points) You've worked in clinical research

While we’re all about taking care of business, we believe in life outside of work.

Loving your life is the first step to loving your job. It’s part of the work/life equilibrium.

  • Our work hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Friday 8 am-12 pm
  • We offer generous paid time off where we encourage you to unplug, take a vacation, and come back fresh and refueled.
  • As a break from the daily tasks and to-dos, we also find any reason we can to celebrate birthdays, holidays, successes, and major life events.
  • During the days when the pedal is to the metal in-office, we hold schedule flexibility on a precious pedestal. In addition, we offer medical, dental, life insurance, and a 401k program.

You still with us? You just might be the one for this gig. We can’t wait to connect!


Job Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week



  • 401(k) + match
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health savings account/Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays


  • Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Friday 8 am-12 pm



  • To assist research coordinators in conducting clinical trials. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Collect clinical data: vital signs & ECGs, telephone calls and entering data into electronic data system
  • Perform phlebotomy/venipuncture (IV blood draws)
  • Screening and enrolling study subjects based on inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Verifying study documents


  • Must be comfortable with and interested in training on phlebotomy/venipuncture skills 
  • Basic understanding of scientific research and respect for the clinical trial process required (this position will require being comfortable with enrolling patients for vaccine studies - including COVID)
  • Must have a passion for patient safety
  • Must have a high level of integrity and not afraid to admit mistakes, with the mentality that mistakes are to be learned from.
  • High attention-to-detail required; do you prioritize accuracy over speed?
  • Research and/or clinical research experience preferred
  • Knowledge in medical terminology and laboratory skills preferred
  • Knowledge with Microsoft office required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills—interact effectively with professional, administrative staff, sponsor and regulatory representatives, patients, potential subjects, and referral sources


Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, New year, Flexible hours,

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