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, Loss Control (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Director, Loss Control for the Insurance Solutions - Workers’ Compensation department. This position is responsible for the administration of loss control and risk management services and implementing and monitoring programs to assist clients with reducing both frequency and severity of losses and meeting governmental safety and health requirements.

Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in Safety and Risk Management within healthcare setting required. Related experience may be substituted for education. Certified Safety Professional, Associate in Risk Management, Certified Healthcare Safety Professional or Certified Safety & Health Manager designations, preferred.

Problem solving and analytical skills in the areas of safety and behavior change are required. Knowledge of OSHA guidelines, other federal and state laws surrounding safety in the healthcare environment, along with industry standards on safety in the healthcare environment are a must.

Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in addition to teamwork are also critical for this position. Intermediate Word, Excel, Power Point skills are required. There will be monthly travel that will include overnight stays.

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: 10/9/18

Marketing Communications Writer (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Marketing Communications Writer. The writer will serve as a writer, editor, and proofreader for IHA’s various digital and print communication vehicles with a special focus on IHA’s for-profit business subsidiaries, member education, quality improvement initiatives, and the Illinois Poison Center. In addition, the Marketing Communications Specialist will serve as a back up to the website administrator.

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in communications, journalism, advertising, marketing or related field. Two years of professional writing experience required, preferably in healthcare, hospitals, associations or the news media (professional writing experience can include internships while pursuing a degree). Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills. Versatile writer with the ability to write press releases, news stories, case studies, ad copy, brochure copy, and web copy. Knowledge of journalistic news style and best website practices, including search-engine optimization and on-screen readability required. Familiarity with content management systems preferred. Natural ability to work collaboratively with strong interpersonal skill as well as meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates must apply online. Please submit a writing sample along with your application. Click here to apply

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

Posted: 8/13/18

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