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Clinical Research Principal Investigator 


CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Clinical Psychiatrist/Research Principal Investigator (Full Time)

Job Summary:

This role will be a combination of clinical practice, as well as running clinical trials at a well-established outpatient mental health center treating patients in an outpatient center for various mental health disease states as identified in the DSMV.   As the Clinical Research Principal Investigator you will assume responsibility as the Principal Investigator for the duration of clinical trial cycle.  The focus of the trials will be on Central Nervous System (CNS) studies which fit within the patient population being treated at the site.

Key Responsibilities:

Direct provision of outpatient psychiatric care to an adult population at Care Plus NJ.

Complete all documentation, paper and electronic, as required per protocol

Execute and manage all clinical trials, including oversight of all study personnel and any sub-investigators/subcontractors

Provide oversight and ensure proper delegation of duties to appropriate qualified staff which supports the clinical trials

Demonstrate the proper education, training and experience to conduct the clinical investigation.

Develop, manage and maintain a Clinical Research Program Budget

Identify and implement new trials which meet the organizations goals of gaining enhanced understanding of mental health needs as well as implementing advanced interventions for those in outpatient care.

Perform pre-study and ongoing physical examinations, review lab data, as applicable, to ensure patients are medically eligible to enter and/or continue in the study.

Follow requirements for FDA form 1572.

Follow the IRB-approved research plan including recruiting subjects in a fair and equitable manner.  Ensure adherence to the approved inclusionary and exclusionary criteria while maintaining appropriate source documentation which demonstrates adherence.

Maintain all required records and cooperate with any request for auditing by the HRPP, sponsor, or government agency.

Comply with all requirements for identifying and reporting unanticipated problems, adverse events, deviations, and safety monitoring reports, and any other new or significant information which may impact a subject’s safety or willingness to continue in the study.

Attend Investigator Meetings and educational seminars. Maintain all required licenses to practice and execute the job as PI or Sub-I.


Board Certified M.D. or D.O. (Preferably)  - Psychiatrist

Must be licensed to practice medicine in the state of New Jersey


Active Medical Licenses

Previous Experience as a Principle Investigator or sub-investigator is desirable

            Certificates and Licenses:

Valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certificate

Valid State Controlled Substance Administration (CDS) Certificate

Valid Medical License

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Main Site  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.

Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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