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

Senior Claims and Litigation Supervisor, Medical Malpractice (Naperville with hybrid remote work options)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Senior Claims and Litigation Supervisor, Medical Malpractice responsible for the management of medical professional liability claims and litigation for IHA affiliates which include the Illinois Provider Trust, Illinois Risk Management Services and Medical Alliance Insurance. Manages the professional and general liability claims for assigned healthcare systems, hospitals and physicians. Responsible for case strategy and oversight of case action plan in collaboration with defense counsel.  

The ideal candidate will possess a strong service orientation and desire to be an integral part of the medical malpractice claims and litigation team in providing excellent claims service to healthcare systems and providers navigating the challenging medical professional liability environment.  

Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years of prior claims or litigation experience required. Juris Doctor with medical malpractice litigation experience preferred. Knowledge of Illinois law and insurance principles a plus. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Must possess and exercise analytical and critical thinking skills and be a team player who can manage multiple projects. Routine travel within Illinois 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: 4/15/24

Pharmacist-Emergency/ICU RN – Specialist in Poison Information (Chicago)

Are you a pharmacist or ED/ICU nurse looking for an exciting career?  If so, we want to hear from you!  Illinois Health and Hospital Association is seeking a Specialist in Poison Information for its Illinois Poison Center (IPC) program.  Since 1953, the IPC has been saving lives and improving care for Illinoisans by working to reduce the incidence and injury of poisoning throughout the state.

At the IPC, no day is alike. One morning, you may help panicky parents whose child has eaten something they shouldn’t. In the afternoon, you might advise a clinician from an Illinois Hospital who is caring for a poisoned patient. You’ll also further the state’s public health efforts by helping to track a variety of outbreaks and poisoning cases. 

The IPC team shares a passion for healthcare and a love of learning. You will be trained to help Illinoisans and Healthcare Providers regarding potentially harmful substances like medications, chemicals, plants, and mushrooms, and you’ll learn what to do for someone suffering from poisonous bug bites, stings and more.  By working side-by-side with toxicology specialists who have decades of experience in the field, you’re guaranteed to learn something new every day. 

Aside from the satisfaction of improving the lives and health of residents across the state, the IPC offers a generous compensation package that includes health insurance, paid time off, retirement benefits, and more.

Please see below for the position’s educational requirements and more details about the role.

The Illinois Poison Center (IPC) of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Specialist in Poison Information to work for the longest established and largest poison center in the U.S.  This individual answers and triages emergency poison exposure calls and information requests from the general public and health care providers.  Accountable for efficient, timely and accurate responses and documentation and follow-up to incoming poison information/exposure calls.  Receives in-house training in the field of clinical toxicology and preparation for the national poison specialist certification exam.  Participates in IPC’s robust professional education program, which precepts pharmacy and medical students and residents.

Doctorate in Pharmacy or medicine (Must be licensed in the state of Illinois within 6 months of start date); Masters level Physician Assistant; or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Pharmacy licensed in the state of Illinois with three or more years of critical care or emergency department experience.  Exemplary clinical pharmacology and calculations skills required.  Exemplary organizational, communication, and conflict management skills in a fast-paced environment.  Maturity, tactfulness and sensitivity to confidential situations.  Proficient computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, database management programs, and the internet.  Incumbent must sit for the APC Certified Specialist in Poison Information Exam during the first qualifying exam cycle, and pass the exam within 2 attempts.  Performance of job responsibilities may exceed regular work hours including day, evening, night, weekend, and holiday hours, and may require last minute schedule changes or frequent schedule alterations. We offer 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: 4/5/24

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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.