Washington, United States
Healthcare & Medical
Permanent | Full Time
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continually seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.
PCORI's Research Synthesis and New Technology program is seeking a Program Officer for New Technology (i.e., emerging healthcare interventions), who will oversee a portfolio of projects related to emerging healthcare interventions. Research Synthesis and New Technology, a growing program that aligns with PCORI's National Priority to Increase Evidence for Existing Interventions and Emerging Innovations in Health. PCORI's team monitors emerging healthcare interventions from pre-approval research, immediately after approval, up until early diffusion into clinical practice; we perform this monitoring primarily through the conduct and management of two product portfolios, PCORI's Health Care Horizon Scanning System (HCHSS) and the Emerging Technology and Therapeutic Reports.
The Program Officer will support the program development and provide necessary oversight of activities through strategic planning and development of research topics and evidence products essential and responsive to PCORI's stakeholders. Activities include working with external stakeholders (e.g. patients, caregivers, clinicians, payers, policy makers, and researchers) and PCORI staff to determine priorities for project development for product portfolios (currently Emerging Technology and Therapeutics Reports and Horizon Scanning); the Program Officer will also work with the team to develop these priorities into planned products. The Program Officer will develop statements of work for contracts that will meet the requirements for these priority topics, and work with Procurement to select meritorious contractors for the work. The Program Officer will then oversee the contractor's work to provide insight on PCORI's needs and requirements as well as to ensure timely completion of quality products. In addition, the Program Officer will provide their expertise in emerging technologies to other programs across PCORI, as well as to external stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities
Incumbent(s) in this position may be required to perform other duties and special assignments not specifically stated above.
Statements outlined in this section are designated as essential job functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
The health and safety of our employees is a top priority. As part of that commitment, PCORI requires all employees, regardless of remote work status, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or new employee at PCORI, you will be required to comply with PCORI's vaccination policy, report your vaccination status, and provide proof of vaccination. Compliance with the policy does allow for exceptions, but those exceptions will only be granted in circumstances related to medical conditions, disabilities, and sincerely held religious beliefs. Continuing with this application indicates your intent to comply with PCORI's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
PCORI conducts background checks on all applicants.
PCORI's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
PCORI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity both internal and external to the workplace. You can learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion here . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law
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