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.

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.

Current Opportunities

Director, Quality, Safety and Health Policy (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Director, Quality, Safety and Health Policy. This position will have a particular focus in the areas of quality improvement, patient safety, clinical transformation, and advocacy and is responsible for the planning and coordination of related programs and services to meet Institute objectives. The fast-paced environment requires initiative, creativity, project management and organizational skills, multi-tasking and critical thinking to develop, prioritize, and advance numerous initiatives and a broad array of responsibilities. He/she will be accountable for implementing and monitoring programs; the day-to-day execution of programs; and the development and implementation of new programs that drive improvement.

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Within one year of hire, achieves and maintains certification as Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). Minimum five years of experience in healthcare, preferably in a hospital or clinic setting, and program management. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and ability to lead through influence. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Basic understanding of quantitative and qualitative measurement, analytics and evaluation. Intermediate/ advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills. Ability to travel approximately 10 – 20% of the time.

Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 12/13/18


Human Resources Manager (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an HR Manager responsible for a broad range of generalist activities and services with a focused effort in employee relations, recruitment and selection, compliance including affirmative action, employee communications and problem-solving as well as compensation and benefits benchmarking, modeling, and design.

Manages day-to-day HR processes for a high-touch HR function.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s and PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, preferred. A broad and deep level of knowledge in all HR areas with a demonstrated competency in focused areas of responsibility. Must have a balance of technical expertise with the ability to effectively work with all levels of staff within the organization. Must have excellent communication skills and be detail-oriented, proactive, and highly organized. The ideal candidate will be able to partner and influence. Advanced technical skills, particularly with HRIS (ADP preferred). Advanced skills in Microsoft Office.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer - race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 12/12/18


Legal Administrative Assistant (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Administrative Assistant for our Legal department. This role will provide administrative support, including word processing; creating, formatting, and updating PowerPoint presentations; creating and update Excel spreadsheets; copying, emailing, maintaining department files, and scheduling meetings. The Administrative Assistant will serve as the first line of access to the Legal Department by triaging internal and external requests for legal services and legal resources. The Assistant will also make arrangements and coordinate meetings for staff or members and for educational programs, including space and catering acquisition, registration, preparation and distribution of materials, and attendance.

High school diploma, preferably post high school education, with a minimum of  three years of relevant work experience. Additional education may substitute for experience. Excellent communication skills and understanding of the confidential nature of the work involved. Ability to multi-task. Ability to interact with all levels of staff, members and outside callers/visitors. Must be a team player. Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple competing demands and prioritize work load. Advanced skills in Word, and proficient in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe and Access.

Qualified candidates must apply online: Click here to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 12/12/18


Administrative Assistant (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) seeks an Administrative Assistant. The role will be responsible for providing administrative support for the Vice President, Operations including but not limited to: hotel contract preparation, tracking, milestone commitments, lease and sublease administration and date tracking, monthly invoice review, contract and certificate of insurance log book upkeep and tracking; Cannon (or other copier vendor) relationship management. Administrative Assistant will also provide back up for other areas as needed.

High school diploma and three years’ experience working in an office environment required. Associate degree preferred. Intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel experience is necessary as well as excellent written and verbal skills. Must be able to pick up and drop off mail at the USPS twice daily using personal transportation in the absence of the Coordinator, Administrative Services.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer - race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 12/10/18


Manager, Patient Financial Services (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Manager, Patient Financial Services. Patient Financial Services (PFS) builds and strengthens relationships with participating hospitals across the wide range of disciplines that comprise the revenue cycle. PFS works closely with government agencies, contractors, and payers to address hospitals’ collective revenue cycle concerns, often proposing administrative solutions that minimize costs throughout the healthcare system. These advocacy efforts support hospitals’ own commitment to regulatory compliance, customer service, administrative and operational efficiency, and good business practices.

The Manager will provide technical assistance to members on advanced revenue cycle issues; interface with governmental and third-party payers to ensure timely resolution of hospital operational concerns; research and write membership communications on revenue cycle topics; provide staff support to the Committee on Patient Financial Services (PFS) and its Subcommittees and workgroups; and coordinate PFS department initiatives to meet member hospitals’ revenue cycle needs.

Bachelor’s degree required. Three to five years of related work experience, with technical knowledge of hospital revenue cycle operations required. Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate information to key stakeholders in a professional and articulate manner. Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills. The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Must have an inherent commitment to service excellence, collaboration, and teamwork.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 12/10/18


Analyst, Patient Financial Services (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Analyst, Patient Financial Services. Patient Financial Services (PFS) builds and strengthens relationships with participating hospitals across the wide range of disciplines that comprise the revenue cycle. PFS works closely with government agencies, contractors, and payers to address hospitals’ collective revenue cycle concerns, often proposing administrative solutions that minimize costs throughout the healthcare system. These advocacy efforts support hospitals’ own commitment to regulatory compliance, customer service, administrative and operational efficiency, and good business practices.

The Analyst will be responsible for providing technical support to Patient Financial Services (PFS) member hospitals on advanced revenue cycle issues; collecting and analyzing member data; researching complex revenue cycle and compliance topics to keep abreast of changes in governmental and commercial payer policies; coordinating PFS membership groups; and contributing to other PFS initiatives and priorities to meet member hospitals’ revenue cycle needs.

Associates degree or equivalent experience required. Three to five years of healthcare experience, with hospital revenue cycle operations, familiarity with national code sets (HCPCS/CPT, ICD-10 CM/PCS) and/or knowledge of Illinois Medicaid claims processing in a hospital setting, required. Must possess a strategic and practical approach to problem solving and ability to handle confidential information. Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to conduct a necessary research, and as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills, required. Intermediate Excel, Access, Power Point and Word skills.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 12/10/18


Senior Vice President & General Counsel (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Senior Vice President & General Counsel. The Senior Vice President serves as Chief Legal Officer to the Illinois Health & Hospital Association, a member of the Senior Leadership Team, and a senior advisor to the president. The Senior Vice President & General Counsel provides legal advice, guidance, and representation to IHA and its related entities with respect to business, transactional, governance, regulatory, policy, advocacy, and compliance matters. Relevant areas of law include non-profit and for-profit corporate organization and governance; federal, state and local lobbying; federal, state, and local campaign finance; antitrust; information technology; healthcare data; privacy and security; (c)(6) and (c)(3) tax-exemption; contracts; government contracts and grants; insurance regulation; group purchasing; intellectual property; and employment.

A candidate must be appropriately licensed to practice law in-house in Illinois, possess a minimum of 8 years’ experience, preferably advising hospitals or health systems, other types of health care providers, or health-related trade associations or professional societies. Knowledge of the legal, regulatory, compliance and health policy issues confronting hospitals. Experience in relevant areas of law as described above. Excellent speaking and writing skills, including the ability to clearly describe complex issues.  Ability to exercise judgment and diplomacy while addressing sensitive or challenging issues with internal or external stakeholders (such as trustees, officers, members, public officials, legislators, auditors, regulators, media or other interest groups). Ability to think creatively and strategically. Effective leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle multiple competing demands.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates: To apply, please contact Jamie Cassedy with Quick Leonard Kieffer via email at JCassedy@qlksearch.com or via phone at (312) 876-9800.

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation.

Posted: 5/9/18