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Option Care Health Senior Director, Healthcare Economics Outcomes Research in Bannockburn, Illinois

Extraordinary Care. Extraordinary Careers.

With the nation’s largest home infusion provider, there is no limit to the growth of your career.

Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and employees.

At Option Care Health we recognize that part of being extraordinary is supporting and building a workforce that is as diverse as the patients and communities we serve.

Join a company that is taking action to develop a culture that is more inclusive, respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team members. We are committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements:

As a leading healthcare provider, we have an undeniable responsibility to protect the health and safety of our patients, customers and team members.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required as a condition of employment for patient and customer-facing team members as well as all Director level and above leadership roles. Please note we will consider exceptions to this requirement for those who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical condition or strongly held religious beliefs. Upon hire, new team members will have 42 DAYS from their start date to be fully vaccinated or receive approved exemption.

Please work with your Talent Acquisition representative to determine if this position falls into one of those categories.

Job Description Summary:

The Director, Healthcare Economics Outcomes Research is passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients and their outcomes using data analytics. The Director leads understanding across the organization and external parties towards progress around Option Care Health’s Clinical Way Forward, using data analytics and clinical outcomes research. The Director is responsible for partnering with the Clinical Services Organization, Business Intelligence and Analytics (BI&A), and the providers across Option Care Health to guide the success around improved patient outcomes, patient safety and the patient experience. S/he will directly lead staff and grow the department in size and capability.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads Clinical Data Stewardship Initiatives.

  • Leads Data Collection of appropriate data elements, creating those required to measure and impact outcomes.

  • Partners with BI&A to analyze internal and external data to demonstrate progress towards patient initiatives or identify additional data capture and clinical interventions that are likely to make a difference.

  • Development Key Performance Indicators and associated tools to communicate progress towards stated objectives.

  • Takes Personal Accountability for Success and Leads the Way Despite Obstacles.

  • Publishes Data in Peer Reviewed Journals Relevant to Option Care Health’s Clinical Program.

  • Generates and presents data relevant to the Payor community and external healthcare partners demonstrative of Option Care Health’s clinical value.

  • Oversees initial and ongoing recruitment, training, performance review and development of employees.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YES

(i.e. hiring, recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews, discipline, etc.)

Basic Education and/or Experience Requirements :

  • Doctoral degree (PhD or PharmD, or MD) degree in healthcare

  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability conducting pharmacoeconomic, health policy, health program evaluation or health services research

  • 5 years of experience working with managed care

  • 5 years of experience as a healthcare leader in the healthcare industry

Basic Qualifications & Interests :

  • Experience in design of clinical studies with Clinical Outcome, Health Economic endpoints

  • Experience in the analysis of US healthcare claims databases and/or EHR/EMR

  • Experience in economic model development to assess the value of medical products and services

  • Stellar Leadership skills

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

  • Superior presentation skills, displaying confidence and knowledge of all Option Care services in daily interactions with the community at large

  • Strong problem-solving and reporting skills

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

Travel Requirements :


Preferred Qualifications & Interests :

  • Doctoral degree (PhD or PharmD, or MD) in related field and experience conducting Clinical Outcome, Health Economic research (Related fields include Health Services Research, Health Economics/Economics, Health Outcomes, Reimbursement and Access.

This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing Company and department objectives, and only covers the primary functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties.

Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making employment available without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

For over 40 years, Option Care Health has provided adult and pediatric patients with an alternative to hospital infusion therapy. With more than 2,900 clinical experts, Option Care Health is able to provide high-quality infusion services for nearly all patients with acute and chronic conditions across the United States, resulting in high quality outcomes at a significantly reduced cost. Option Care Health has more than 70 infusion pharmacies and 100 alternate treatment sites. We are guided by our purpose to provide extraordinary care that changes lives through a comprehensive approach to care along every step of the infusion therapy process including: intake coordination, insurance authorization, resources for financial assistance, education and customized treatments.