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.


Administrative Assistant, Patient Financial Services (Part-time Chicago)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Administrative Assistant to support the Patient Financial Services team. Primary duties include arranging and coordinating member hospital meetings, maintaining an extensive membership contact database, assisting with the distribution of member communications and marketing messages, and supporting a broad range of departmental projects and educational programs.

Strong critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and time management skills, with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet established deadlines. Excellent PC keyboard skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be self-motivated, and able to work independently, as well as part of a high-performing team. A commitment to excellent customer service, attention to detail and accuracy, including the ability to monitor own work, and an inherent respect for confidential information are 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: 11/10/16


Claims Examiner

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Claims Examiner responsible for the administration of medical-only workers' compensation claims including but not limited to conducting a thorough investigation, managing medical care, and working towards final claims closure.

Bachelor's degree and/or prior experience working in a high volume process environment, processing claims, or previous workers' compensation experience, required. Ability to independently multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment in the management of claims. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, as well as the ability to work well with others and be a positive team player. Acquired skill set that can transfer to the ability to interpret workers' compensation medical records and the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act. Adaptability to meet ever-changing needs of clients as well as an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word. Occasional overnight travel.

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: 10/21/16


Chief Health Officer

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Chief Health Officer to work in collaboration with the senior leadership team, Board of Trustees, the Medical Executive Forum and IHA's members, responsible for providing clinical leadership to IHA's performance improvement and physician engagement agenda. Furthermore, this position will provide clinical input into IHA's advocacy agendas, policy positions and activities, clinical input into activities of IHA Resources and implementing IHA's population health agenda. Provides leadership in supporting members' physician leaders in their evolving roles as a result of delivery system and payment reforms and leads the association's provider alignment/engagement agenda. In addition, serves as a leading spokesperson on clinical issues, quality & patient safety, population health, and health policy to the membership and external audiences consistent with IHA priorities.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess a MD or DO with experience in coordinating, leading and facilitating change in quality improvement and patient safety in a payer, health agency, clinical improvement organization, hospital or health system. At least five years of senior leadership experience preferred. Ability to manage project work plans to the detailed task level. Strong problem solving skills, ability to meet deadlines and achieve results. Strong interpersonal, consultative, and relationship building skills in order to develop productive working partnerships at all levels of the organization. Ability to communicate effectively with senior leaders across the organization and its members. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Product Suite, (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio). Strong management skills with proven ability to manage and motivate people and teams. Ability to operate in a self-directed manner under frequently changing structures and requirements and work priorities. Motivated by difficult assignments and new challenges as demonstrated by willingness to learn new things and assumption of tasks beyond current skill levels. Ability to manage project work plans to the detailed task level. Ability to operate effectively in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with staff, members, legislators, and other key constituencies. Ability to provide exceptional membership service and present to Board and committees. Routine travel in and out of state.

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: 8/4/16