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.


Pharm Tech - EMT - LPN - Poison Information Provider (Chicago)

Are you a pharmacy technician, emergency medical technician, or LPN looking for an exciting career? If so, we want to hear from you! Illinois Health and Hospital Association is seeking a Poison Information Provider 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. The next afternoon, you might advise a senior who has taken the wrong medication. 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 who have come into contact with 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 Health and Hospital Association seeks a Poison Information Provider for its Illinois Poison Center (IPC) program. Our mission is to be the trusted voice and resource for our members as they care for their communities.

After receiving in-house toxicology training, this individual will answer and triage emergency poison exposure calls and information requests from the general public. The Poison Information Provider will be accountable for the efficient, timely and accurate responses and documentation and follow-up to these calls and will also be responsible for administrative duties including assisting the IPC's Chief CSPI/Clinical toxicologist.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, preferably in chemistry or biology, with one year of healthcare experience. In absence of a Bachelor's degree, graduate of a pharmacy technician program, EMT program, or LPN/LVN program with three years of experience. Poison Center experience is preferred. Proficient math, communication and interpersonal skills. Exemplary organizational and emergency management skills. Maturity, tactfulness and sensitivity to confidential situations. Proficient computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, database management programs, and the internet.

Performance of job responsibilities include day, evening, late evening, weekend, and holiday hours, and may require last minute schedule changes or frequent schedule alterations.

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: 2/16/17


Administrative Assistant (Springfield)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide primary administrative support for the Senior Vice Presidents, as well as other staff, in scheduling appointments, meeting coordination, and other support assistance.

Responsibilities also include providing primary reception services for callers and visitors and assisting in conference room set up for a variety of group meetings.

At least three years of related administrative experience, required. The ideal candidate will have the ability to anticipate needs, multi-task, and demonstrate critical thinking skills while employing a tactful and diplomatic communication style. Must be a self-starter and possess intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills. Excels in working as a member of a team and interacting with other staff, members and the public.

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: 1/26/17 


Assistant Vice President, Business Development and Sales

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Assistant Vice President, Business Development and Sales responsible for managing business development activities and the acquisition of new business. Seeks opportunities to expand IHA's revenues through partnership arrangements; new market segments; or expansion of existing business products. The role includes the oversight and coordination of the sales and marketing function for all of IHA's business lines.

Bachelor's degree required with proven track record in sales and/or business development. Experience in the healthcare or financial services sector preferred. Strategic thinker with the capability to capitalize on business trends and generate revenue while meeting productivity targets. Proven interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence, negotiate, and interact with C-suite healthcare leaders. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Routine travel is 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: 1/25/17


Administrative Assistant

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Administrative Assistant responsible for administrative and project support for a variety of diverse member initiatives addressing quality and safety, and related health policy and advocacy efforts. Performs a variety of activities in support of department's day-to-day operations, with minimal to moderate guidance. Work requires strong interpersonal and collaborative abilities, considerable initiative, and excellence in organizational skills, including time management and prioritization to anticipate and respond to competing demands.

Experience providing high level administrative/project support required, as well as strong critical thinking, multi-tasking, excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure. Should be a self-starter and have advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills. Association and/or health care background, preferred.

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: 1/12/17


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