Engagement OfficerCategory: Program Staff
Foundation/Organization: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 08/15/2017
Reports to: Director, Public and Patient Engagement
Under the direction of the Director of Public and Patient Engagement, Engagement Officers promote engagement in research within PCORI and the broader research community. Key functions of the Engagement Officer are to collaborate across the organization to support engagement in research; develop tools and guidance to support meaningful engagement in research; identify promising practices in engagement within the PCORI research portfolio; rapid cycle design and trial of strategies; and promote and advance the science of engagement in PCORI research and publicly.
In addition, the Engagement Officer collaborates with Research Programs, in particular, on projects related to serious and advanced illness care and treatment. The Engagement Officer works with Program Directors, Program Officers, Program Associates and related staff, to assist in management of the portfolio to ensure meaningful and ongoing patient and stakeholder engagement throughout the course of their research projects.
For the purposes of this job description, engagement is defined as broad involvement of patients, family and caregivers, clinicians, payers, employers, and other members of the public as members of interdisciplinary research teams participating in the planning, conduct, and dissemination.
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