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


Vice President, Federal Government Relations (Washington, D.C.)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Vice President, Federal Government Relations. The Vice President is responsible for developing the federal legislative and regulatory agenda of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association as well as the advocacy strategies to implement that agenda.  The position is based in Washington, D.C.

Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred, with a minimum of seven years of experience in policy development, advocacy and the federal legislative process. Congressional or Executive branch staff experience is preferred. Expertise in health policy, including knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and public health service programs; excellent oral and written communications skills required to produce position papers and written communications; public speaking skills required for oral presentations, extemporaneous speaking and interviews; strong analytical skills required; demonstrated leadership skills required.

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: 7/9/18


Manager, Accounting (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Manager of Accounting.  This is a working manager role. This position is responsible for managing day-to-day accounting operations and financial reporting for the IHA, including review and approval of payroll, monthly and year-end closing process and financial statement preparation, accounts payable, and grant submissions.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, five years of accounting experience and five years of payroll experience with at least two years of supervisory/team lead experience required. Experience with federal grant submissions is a plus. Related experience may be substituted for education. Must have a strong command of the technical component of the accounting process. Working knowledge of GAAP is required. CPA preferred. Must have excellent analytical, presentational, organizational, communication, teaming and critical thinking skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills. Advanced knowledge of Word and Excel.

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: 6/29/18


Clinical Manager, Quality, Safety and Health Policy (Springfield, Naperville, or Remote)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association is seeking a Clinical Manager, Quality, Safety and Health Policy. The Clinical Manager will lead the educational program efforts for Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety (MAPS) Patient Safety Organization (PSO) and will work with the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) team as well as the IHA Advocacy team. Responsibility for supporting the Director with the planning and coordination of clinical strategies, programs, and services to meet Institute objectives, utilizing data to drive performance improvement. This position will have a particular focus in the areas of quality improvement and patient safety and is accountable for implementation and day-to-day execution of programs with an emphasis on the creation of member advisories and educational tools. The position can be located in Naperville, Springfield, IL or remotely but the incumbent will be required to visit the Naperville or Springfield office regularly.

RN required. Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree preferred. Minimum three years of experience in healthcare or membership organization and program management. Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) or Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) preferred or must be obtained within a year after hire. Exemplary interpersonal and relationship building skills with a commitment to service excellence.  Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills. Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook skills required. Ability to travel approximately 10 – 20% of the time, throughout Illinois.

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: 5/31/18


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 must apply online: Click here to apply

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

Posted: 5/9/18


Director, Human Capital Services (Compensation, Benefits and Employment Screening) (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks Director, Human Capital Services (HCS). This role is responsible for managing workforce products, for hospital clients, aimed at compensation, benefits, employment screening, and other related solutions. Oversees the administration of several compensation and benefits surveys and advises staff to ensure overall operational efficiency and effectiveness of collection and reporting tools. Working with various state agencies (Illinois State Police {ISP}, and Illinois Department of Public Health {IDPH}), and with full understanding of various employment screening regulations, oversees employment screening services. In addition, conducts due diligence, promotes partner services that are targeted to our member HR function. Tracks such utilization and identifies other partnerships.

Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years of experience in human resources, or related field required. Relevant experience may be substituted for education. Certified Compensation Professional preferred. Experience in any one or all functions related to compensation surveys, benefit surveys, and employment screening (fingerprinting, background checks), preferred. Managerial experience or experience as a team lead/supervisor, preferred. Must be eligible for Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation licensure as a Fingerprint Vendor. Exemplary relationship building, analytical, critical thinking, communication and organizational skills; and an inherent commitment to service excellence required. Intermediate Excel, Access and Word skills; ability to manage high email volume; good knowledge of database management functionality, technological aptitude required.

Candidates must be able to attend orientation for approximately 4-6 weeks, which will be held in Chicago. 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: 5/4/18