Employment Opportunities at IHA

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Each person is evaluated on the basis of individual skill and merit and without regard to the individual's 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 recruiting, hiring, assignments, training, promotions, compensation, employee benefits, employee discipline and discharge, and all other terms and conditions 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. Consistent with its obligations as a federal contractor, IHA is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Policy Manager, Regulatory

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Policy Manager, Regulatory. This individual serves as lead staff on a range of health policy issues, including researching and synthesizing issues to inform policy development; advocating IHA policy to state regulatory bodies; negotiating with state agencies and legislative proponents; and coordinating with IHA government relations staff.

Bachelor's degree required with a combination of advanced degree and/or related experience. Broad knowledge of the health care delivery system and/or legislative environment required with a more focused knowledge of hospital management and operations preferred. Prior experience with the regulatory and legislative processes, preferred, and ability to perform statutory and regulatory research. Ability to work with both a broader range of individuals in administration, policy, and clinical areas. Ability to synthesize technical regulations and legislation and present analysis to meet the needs of the target audience. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. Periodic travel 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: 7/20/16

Senior Vice President Government Relations

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Senior Vice President is responsible for leading IHA's advocacy agenda at the local, state, and federal levels by executing the association's advocacy strategy through engagement with IHA members, government staff, and local, state, and federal office holders. The SVP engineers the effective development of policy statements and a process for membership input; serves as the primary spokesperson with elected and appointed officials (including local, state, and federal elected officials) and relevant regulatory agencies; and interacts with hospital lobbyists to communicate association advocacy positions and encourage collaboration.

The appropriate candidate for this position will have previous government relations experience; familiarity with Illinois government office holders is critical, particularly with those who influence healthcare legislation and public policy. A healthcare background is preferred. A bachelor's degree is required, although a master's degree is preferred.

Interested and qualified candidates may contact Sharman McGurn at (312) 876-9800 or via e-mail at mquick@qlksearch.com.

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

Posted: 2/19/16