Share this Job

Manager Patient Centered Outcomes Research

Req #:  107223
Facility:  Support Centers
Department:  Management/Supervisory
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.


The Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Manager is an experienced research leader operating autonomously and in collaboration with other investigators. In this capacity, the PCOR manager facilitates patient centered outcomes research to identify, develop, and lead academic, industry, and locally sponsored clinical outcomes research, with the aim of advancing scientific evidence to advance care for patients and their health care providers.



  • Master’s degree in relevant area required, PhD preferred.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in field of research as administrator and/or investigator in a health care or university environment
  • 2-4 years management experience leading diverse teams
  • Relevant experience mentoring investigators/teams in study design and conduct of statistical analyses
  • Experience in leading, planning, design, conduct, and dissemination of observational, implementation, and/or interventional  
  • Knowledgeable of pertinent research federal and state regulatory guidelines
  • Experience running analyses using SPSS or SAS
  • Experience in data management and database development
  • Experience in grant writing and in securing research funds from foundations, corporations and government sources
  • Experience with publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations
  • Knowledge and understanding of research design, methods and statistics

Responsibility, Authority, Reporting Relationship
The Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Manager is a visible leadership position responsible for the overall planning and implementation of investigator-initiated research at the assigned research center (for these purposes a research center can serve a site, institute or service line). Collaborates with investigators (i.e., physicians, nurses, administrators, fellows etc.), research teams and program staff in the design and conduct of patient centered outcomes research by providing methodological guidance and analytic support to achieve project, program and center strategic objectives. The Manager supports the Director of Research by providing leadership and guidance in the development of new approaches, methodologies and metrics related to new programs and initiatives at the center and to improve efficiency and effectiveness of organizational strategic outcomes for patient centered outcomes research. Provides direction, mentoring, and analytic and database support to researchers who are developing, conducting and interpreting research and is involved in teaching, grant and manuscript writing =. Responsibilities include supervising assigned research department staff, training new and existing staff and conducting performance reviews.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago