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.


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 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; or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Pharmacy with three or more years of clinical experience (emergency department or intensive care unit clinical experience preferred). Exemplary clinical pharmacology and calculations skills required. Exemplary organizational, emergency management, communication, and conflict management skills. 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 AAPCC 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.

We offer 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: 5/25/17


Executive Assistant (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks an Executive Assistant. Primary duties include 1) coordinating and scheduling all logistics related to member constituency group meetings, internal staff meetings, as well as member and stakeholder meetings; 2) assisting in the formatting and distribution of member communications and tracking of official correspondence; and 3) providing staff support with daily activities such as internal meeting arrangements, formatting PowerPoint presentations, and assisting in special projects, such as member surveys, for staff in Naperville and remotely supporting our Chicago and Springfield staff.

Prior related administrative experience with advanced Word and PowerPoint skills as well as innate ability to independently learn and leverage technology. Must possess meeting planning, project management, and communication skills, as well as an ability to manage a variety of documents including organizing, proofreading, and formatting to ensure a professional image. Ability to multi-task, work within strict deadlines, and anticipate and balance 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: 5/16/17


Director, Business Development (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a director responsible for driving sales and services to new and existing customers of IHA Business Resources including group purchasing, insurance and human capital in hospitals and non-acute markets. The director maximizes customer value/satisfaction by aligning complex product solutions and services with customer initiatives.

Bachelor's degree required with proven track record in sales and/or business development. Experience in the healthcare or financial services sector strongly 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 with some overnight stays 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: 5/11/17


Manager, Quality, Safety and Health Policy (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Manager to assist in the development and execution of the Institute's quality, safety, and/or health policy member programs and initiatives to assist members in their efforts to enhance the patient care experience, healthy outcomes and healthcare value.

Bachelor's or Master's degree, with commensurate experience required. Within one year of hire, achieves and maintains certification as Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ). Minimum of three years of related experience, preferably in a hospital or clinical setting, involving project coordination, quality improvement, evidence-based practice and data measurement. Strong negotiation and coalition skills to effectively facilitate membership committee or large work group meetings. Proven expertise in project planning, task prioritization, outcomes measurement and monitoring. Working knowledge of medical terminology, health information technology, and current regulatory and accreditation standards in health care services. Basic understanding of quantitative and qualitative measurement, analytics and evaluation including the use of statistical process control in healthcare. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills. Periodic 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: 5/11/17


Claims Examiner (Naperville)

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 or equivalent 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. Critical thinking skills that can transfer to the ability to interpret workers' compensation medical records and State Workers' Compensation Acts. Adaptability to meet ever-changing needs of clients as well as an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. 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: 5/1/17


Legal Nurse Consultant (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Legal Nurse Consultant to assist the Medical Malpractice Claims Supervisors and Senior Claims Consultants on non-litigated and litigated matters by requesting and summarizing medical records, conducting medical research and preparing outlines and memos. The Legal Nurse Consultant will also assist with the investigation and resolution of medical malpractice and general liability claims. This part time position is regularly scheduled to work 20 hours a week. There is flexibility in the schedule.

RN Illinois license, required, with some combination of paralegal certificate or experience and/or hospital related clinical experience. BSN, preferred. Medical malpractice insurance knowledge, preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as analytical and critical thinking skills. Team player who can manage multiple projects. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.

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: 4/20/17


RN - Nurse Case Manager (Naperville)

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association seeks a Nurse Case Manager to be responsible for managing workers' compensation cases to effectuate optimal medical outcomes to positively impact overall claim outcomes and costs.

Minimum of three years experience in case management of workers' compensation claims or a related field, while also possessing a Registered Nurse's license. Being able to independently multi-task in a fast-paced environment is a must, while also possessing excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate and work with clients. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and a proficiency in data entry are also required, while monthly travel with some overnight stays may be 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: 3/10/17