Employment Opportunities

IHA is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. As a federal contractor, we take affirmative action to employ and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Current Opportunities

Business Analyst (Naperville with remote work from home options)
The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Business Analyst responsible for partnering with business units, IT Applications, and vendors in the design, development, and enhancement of software applications. This position is responsible for delivering quality software applications to business units, documenting and refining operational processes, understanding product and/or service strategy, stakeholder needs, as well as developing detailed business requirements and supporting application development and deployment. Leads and/or participates in critical phases of software development lifecycle and is responsible for the design, testing, training, implementation and communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Minimum 5 years of experience in business and systems analysis in a software product development environment, including understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and project management methodologies required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred; emphasis in Information Technology or Business Analysis preferred. Demonstrated strength in requirements analysis and use case development.  Experience analyzing business systems to identify user needs, document requirements, and address operation/process issues/improvements to accomplish business objectives, as well as experience of manual testing including creating an implementation document, test strategy, coordinating testing with end user’s.  Ability to understand concepts governing relational database structures, use reporting/query tools, and construct SQL statements.  Exhibits strong problem solving and facilitation skills.  Strong customer service orientation for both internal and external stakeholders.  Excellent influencing and consultative skills, including the ability to get results through others who do not report to them.  Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.  Weekly presence in an IHA office is required.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Posted: 11/29/22


Director, Federal Health Policy (Naperville with remote work from home options)
The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Director, Federal Health Policy to lead the development of policy positions and support advocacy strategies, including but not limited to Medicare reimbursement, and other federal finance issues as applicable in collaboration with the AVP, Health Policy and Finance and Vice President, Federal Policy & Government Relations. Analyze the impact of potential changes and effectively communicate IHA positions to IHA leadership, members, other interest groups and government officials. Represent IHA to outside stakeholder organizations and be a resource to members on Medicare and price transparency issues.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about helping Illinois hospitals understand and implement major federal healthcare initiatives that affect both providers and the patients they serve. This role is primarily focused on Medicare payment and policy, which drives change throughout the U.S. healthcare system. Individuals interested in collaborating on regulatory and legislative initiatives on issues including Medicare payment, surprise billing, quality, and Medicare Advantage are encouraged to apply.

Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred with at least five years of healthcare finance experience. Experience with regulatory and legislative processes required, with knowledge of Medicare policy and hospital reimbursement preferred. Ability to perform statutory and regulatory research. Ability to synthesize complex, technical regulations or legislative issues and communicate to a variety of audiences. Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills including ability to present with confidence and poise to outside stakeholders. Detail-oriented with experience using Excel and Word. Periodic travel required. Weekly presence in an IHA office is required.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Posted: 11/29/22


Client Support Specialist (Naperville with remote work from home options)
The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Client Support Specialist.  Through the use of our claims management software, this role is responsible for report writing, producing client reports as well as training and onboarding of clients.  This role is also responsible for a variety of administrative processes, including general clerical assistance to clients and colleagues.

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical experience with a desire to recommend solutions while managing daily assignments. In addition, critical thinking skills, motivation, dedication, and being able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment are a must in order to be successful in this position.

Bachelor’s degree preferred or related experience may be substituted for education. Basic to intermediate skill in Microsoft Office. Occasional travel may be required. Weekly presence in an IHA office is required.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Posted: 10/4/22


Staff Counsel (Naperville with remote work-from-home options)
The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Staff Counsel. Under the direction of the Senior Vice President & General Counsel, provides legal services to the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) and its related entities. Such services include, but are not limited to providing legal information, advice and guidance to internal (i.e., IHA staff and related entities) and external (i.e., member hospitals) clients and drafting and negotiating contracts.

The ideal candidate will possess a desire to work on a variety of important topical areas including Regulatory Compliance, Data Privacy and Security, Patient Quality and Safety, Commercial Insurance, and Health Policy Lobbying and Advocacy.

Appropriately licensed to practice law in-house in Illinois. At least three (3) years of experience providing legal advice about business transactions and drafting, reviewing and negotiating a variety of contracts. Experience in general health law required. Experience in commercial insurance and privacy, technology and data use agreements preferred. Strong law school academic performance and relevant experience (e.g., certifications, clerkships, clinics, law review). Excellent analytical, speaking, and writing skills. Creative thinker and problem-solver. Good interpersonal skills, and ability to multi-task and prioritize competing demands. Weekly presence in an IHA office required.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected status.

Posted: 2/1/22


IHA Equal Employment Policy

Each person is evaluated on the basis of individual skill and merit without regard to:

  • Race, color, creed or ancestry;
  • Religion;
  • Sex, including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions;
  • Sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status;
  • Age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record;
  • Genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status;
  • A disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran; or
  • Any other characteristics protected under applicable law. 

This policy governs all aspects of employment at IHA, including, but not limited to: recruitment, advertising, selection, hiring, training, promotion, upgrade, demotion, transfer, layoff, discharge, return from layoff, leaves of absence, performance evaluation, rate of pay, other compensation and fringe benefits and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

IHA will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

 

IHA Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Working collaboratively is how we do our work.  Therefore, fostering openness and inclusiveness in the workplace is not only the right thing to do, it’s a strategic imperative.

Our work spans a diverse membership, stakeholders, and groups of employees.  Together, we represent a wide variety of unique individuals working across varied disciplines and locations.

We believe that promoting a diverse, inclusive working environment enhances productivity, creates personal and professional opportunities, and unleashes each individual’s full potential and fuels innovation.

We weave inclusiveness and personal empowerment into the very fabric of our organizational culture.