In keeping with our Mission, Blythedale Children’s Hospital is committed to a competitive compensation program and to providing our employees and their families with affordable and comprehensive health and other employee benefit programs. 

Our Hospital is a unique and wonderful place to work. Individuals who take advantage of our employment opportunities and come to work at Blythedale Children’s Hospital quickly become committed to the Hospital’s Mission and Vision. We seek dedicated people who are excited by the challenge of making the world a better place for all children. Our work force is composed of qualified professionals and support staff who are skillful, knowledgeable, competent and caring. 

Blythedale Children’s Hospital is committed to a diverse workforce and to a policy of equal employment opportunity.

Benefits

Blythedale Children’s Hospital offers you and your eligible family members a comprehensive and valuable benefits program. We encourage you to take the time to educate yourself about your options and choose the best coverage for you and your family.  In this challenging economic environment Blythedale Children’s Hospital is committed to providing a comprehensive and affordable employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.
For more information please click here: Blythedale Benefits 2022.
 

 

Blythedale Children’s Hospital is seeking an Administrative Assistant. Under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer and Directors of Nursing and Respiratory Therapy, supports the administrative needs of the Nursing and Respiratory Therapy Leaders.  Serves as the liaison and assumes responsibility for managing aspects of staffing resources, payroll and Human Resource processes for the Nursing and RT departments. Facilitates the timely and accurate processing, flow of correspondence and communication with various departments within BCH.  The ideal candidate will: have the ability to schedule meetings and manage multiple calendars, make and confirm room reservations; Assists Directors with ensuring Joint Commission and Department of Health mandatory requirements, as they relate to new hires and incumbent employees, is maintained. Will assist with professional staff to ensure compliance with RN licensure, CNA Certification and recertification.  Upon approval of PFL dates by HR, inputs Paid Family Leave (PFL) days into the Scheduler system for RN and RT staff. Works with HR team to facilitate new hire candidate review and interview processes for the Directors of Nursing and RT.

High School diploma required, Associates or Baccalaureate degree strongly preferred. Relevant course study in secretarial science with a degree from an accredited secretarial/business school strongly preferred.

Minimum one to three years of administrative business experience required, preferably in a healthcare setting with working knowledge computer applications, payroll, and timekeeping systems (specifically ADP).  Proficient with: MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet research and spreadsheet skills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to troubleshoot issues as they arise by handling in a professional manner. Ability to take direction as appropriate.

Please send your cover letter and resume to: HR@blythedale.org , include job title in the subject line.

We are currently looking to hire a full-time Assistant Director of Nursing.  As an engaged clinical leader and expert on the units to which she/he is assigned.  The ADN oversees day to day unit-based clinical operations, provides support to the nursing staff, patients families and the Nursing Directors.

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred.   Master's Degree from an accredited college or university is required. Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Pediatric nursing, including 1-2 years of progressive leadership experience.  Prior working knowledge of an EMR (Meditech is preferred).  Prior working knowledge of an Electronic Scheduler (ADP preferred). Prior Leadership experience required. Demonstrated successful leadership, communication, educational and interpersonal skills.  Some evening and occasional weekend hours may be required.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.

At Blythedale Children’s Hospital, we treat medically complex children from across the tri-state area, with many children coming from leading hospitals within the five boroughs of New York City.

For further information or to apply for the position, email your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Human Resources at hr@blythedale.org include Assistant Director of Nursing in the subject line.

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Pediatric Long Term Care Pavilion at Blythedale Children’s Hospital is seeking a Board Certified Music Therapist for our 24 bed unit.  This full time position would provide primary clinical services to residents on our 24 bed long term care unit, as well as float coverage to our inpatient units in collaborations with the inpatient Music Therapist.   Evening, weekend and holiday availability mandatory.

Qualifications:

Board Certification required (MT-BC), LCAT strongly preferred.  At least 1 - 2 years’ experience in pediatrics and/or with children with medical complexities preferred.

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to kmayer@blythedale.org referencing the position title in the e-mail subject line.  

We currently have a part-time opportunity for a Certified Pharmacy Technician needed for variable shifts including weekends and holidays. Position is primarily for an evening shift and weekends but can be rotated to the morning 10am–6pm if needed. Will work under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist performing the manual technical tasks involved with the proper storage, preparation, distribution, packaging and labeling of medications and associated record-keeping. Will be associated with helping with filling carts and automated dispensing cabinets. 

Requirements: MUST have PTCB certification and be registered with NY State as a Registered Pharmacy Technician and a High School diploma or equivalent is required.

We offer competitive rates, excellent benefits plan and free parking. Please forward your cover letter and resume to Prad Ananthasingam, Director of Pharmacy, at pananth@blythedale.org referencing Certified Pharmacy Technician in the subject line

We are seeking a Per-diem Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). Ideal CTRS candidate is compassionate and skilled at assessing the unique recreational needs of infants, children and teens with medical complexities. Responsibilities will include planning and implementing appropriate recreational activities for both individual and group programming.  Evenings, weekends and holiday mandatory.

Qualifications:

Certification Mandatory.  Minimum of Bachelor Degree and one-year experience in pediatrics is preferred.

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to dsicari@blythedale.org referencing the position title in the e-mail subject line.

Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) – Full-time

Blythedale Children’s Hospital is a special place to be for healthcare professionals who put their hearts into their work. As a leading pediatric hospital dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate care, our highly skilled staff enjoys the heartfelt rewards of making a difference in our patients’ lives. Blythedale Children’s Hospital is the only free-standing children’s specialty hospital in New York State and admits patients with complex medical conditions to its 94-bed inpatient and 24-bed long-term care pavilion from all the academic medical centers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut region. We are conveniently located 25 miles north of Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County.

We are seeking a Full Time Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). Ideal CTRS candidate is compassionate and skilled at assessing the unique recreational needs of infants, children and teens with medical complexities. Responsibilities will include planning and implementing appropriate recreational activities for both individual and group programming.  Evenings, weekends and holiday mandatory.

Qualifications:

Certification Mandatory.  Minimum of Bachelor Degree and one-year experience in pediatrics is preferred

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to hr@blythedale.org referencing the position title in the e-mail subject line.  

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing or Registered Nurse, the candidate assists in performing a variety of duties related to the physical care of the patients. Obtains report of patients’ assignment from the RN at the start of the shift.  Provides meticulous care to each child that is appropriate and age sensitive.  Maintains unit and patients rooms compliant with regulatory agency codes and standards.  Obtains, records and reports vital signs to RN.  Changes patients to and from various adaptive equipment as recommended/directed by the therapists or RN.  Assists with or performs treatment procedures that have been predetermined for each patient.  Feeds or assists with feeding of patients during meals/snacks.  Assists patients with diapering/toileting/showers as necessary.  Repositions assigned patients to promote skin integrity, muscle tone, and maintain body alignment.  Maintains excellent hand hygiene, adheres to precautions as required for each patient.  Participates in unit performance improvement activities and takes responsibility for own assignments.  Maintains the patients’ bedside clean, in good order, and compliant with regulatory requirements.  Maintains professional boundaries.  Assist the nurse during emergency situations.

Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED; CNA Certification preferred. Needs to be able to perform the following physical activities for the majority of time at work:  standing, walking and sitting.  Must be able to move/lift equipment and patients (35-40 lbs.).  Must exhibit fine motor coordination in the manipulation of biomedical equipment (e.g., thermometers, scissors, etc.)

Effective 11/22/2021 – 05/31/2022 - $2,000 Sign on Bonus for new full-time hires and $1,000 Sign on Bonus for new part-time hires

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  hr@blythedale.org and reference the position title in the e-mail subject line.

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Pediatric Long Term Care Pavilion at Blythedale Children’s Hospital is seeking a part time Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) for our 24-bed facility. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced LNHA to make an impact on the delivery of medical care to children and their families who are challenged by complex medical issues.  The successful candidate will have an established reputation for leadership, teamwork and partnering with resident and families.   Experience working in a pediatric facility is preferred.The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Pediatric Long Term Care Pavilion at Blythedale Children’s Hospital is seeking a part time Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) for our 24-bed facility. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced LNHA to make an impact on the delivery of medical care to children and their families who are challenged by complex medical issues.  The successful candidate will have an established reputation for leadership, teamwork and partnering with resident and families.   Experience working in a pediatric facility is preferred.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare or other related field
  • A Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration or other related field is preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in a Long-Term Care Facility
  • Must possess a current New York State Nursing Home Administrator's license.
  • Experience working in Pediatrics is preferred

 

The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Pediatric Long Term Care Pavilion at Blythedale Children’s Hospital is a unique 24-bed facility dedicated to the highly specialized needs of infants and children who require extended medical care and rehabilitation.  Blythedale is a special place to be for healthcare professionals who put their hearts into their work. As a leading pediatric hospital dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate care, our highly skilled staff enjoys the heartfelt rewards of making a difference in our patients’ lives. Blythedale is the only free-standing children’s specialty hospital in New York State and admits patients with complex medical conditions to its state-of-the-art 94-bed inpatient facility from all of the academic medical centers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut region.  

For further information or to apply for the position, email your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Human Resources at HR@Blythedale.org include Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in the subject line.

 

We are currently looking to hire a part-time Manager, Foundation and Corporate Relations who will be responsible for the overall development and maintenance of the hospital’s foundation and corporate giving program and activities.  The Manager directly engages with and provides strategic support for grant identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.  The Manager works collaboratively with hospital executive and program leadership to facilitate funding opportunities.  The Manager designs the process and tracking for funding opportunity management.  They oversee grant deliverables and funder development activities.  The Manager also oversees the hospital’s Corporate Partner program, cultivating relationships with businesses to develop opportunities for corporate volunteer engagement and grant making.

A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education, with three to five years grant writing experience with a track record of success securing 5, 6, and 7 figure grants preferred.  The successful candidate will possess the ability to manage the grantmaking pipeline including identifying and cultivating prospective funders, preparing grant applications/proposals and have a working knowledge of state and federal grantmaking processes.

At Blythedale Children’s Hospital, we are proud of our exceptional staff and their dedication to medically complex children and families. We believe that the best outcomes happen when people of varied backgrounds and experiences are able to be their authentic selves. Building a culture that embraces diverse thoughts, beliefs, and perspectives is our commitment to our staff, our patients, and the families we serve.

If you are interested in joining our team, please email your cover letter and resume to: Lisa Koch, Vice President of Development.

Email: lkoch@blythedale.org

 

Blythedale Children’s Hospital is currently looking to hire a full-time experienced Patient Accounts Representative/Biller.  The Biller assures that all facility billing is completed in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with all contractual and government rules, regulations and billing procedures.  The biller also reviews and processes all third-party denials, initiates claim appeals, reviews and resolves all patient credit balances via repayment or recoupment and manages AR aged trial balances.  Experience with Medicaid claims processing and applications is desired.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum 3 to 5 years of experience as a Patient Accounts Representative/Biller in the healthcare environment.  Hospital experience is strongly preferred.  Candidate must be highly organized and have the ability to multitask effortlessly.  Strong communications skills and the ability to work with a variety of individuals with varying degree of understanding of the process.  Experience with Meditech is highly preferred.  Candidate must be able to speak, read and write in English fluently; bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.  A High School diploma or equivalent is required; an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.    

We offer competitive rates, excellent benefits plans and free parking. If you are interested in growing your career with us, please forward your cover letter and resume with salary requirements to PA@blythedale.org.  Include Patient Accounts Representative / Biller in the subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Pharmacist to be part of our multi-disciplinary care team caring for medically fragile and complex neonatal & pediatric patients. Facilitate the development, implementation, coordination and maintenance of pharmacy services that promote desirable patient outcomes through safe, cost effective drug therapies.

Ideal candidates will be a graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a B.S. of Pharm.D. Is currently licensed or license eligible by the New York State Department of Education to practice Pharmacy. In addition, we are seeking candidates who have 3-5 years’ hospital experience, or completion of a Hospital Pharmacy residency program.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  pananth@blythedale.org and reference the position title in the e-mail subject line.

We are currently looking to hire a full-time Recruiter who will research, develop, and implement effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified and capable candidates for the hospital. Under the direction of the Human Resources Director the recruiter is responsible for meet hiring goals by filling open positions in a timely manner. This entails building relationships with local programs, developing proactive sourcing strategies and screening candidates, reviewing resumes, coordinating the interview process, and facilitating offers for employment, all while ensuring candidates have a pleasant experience.

A Bachelor’s Degree in human resources management or related field is required.  SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred, SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential a plus. The successful candidate will have at least 5+ years’ managing all phases of the recruitment and hiring process in a healthcare setting, hospital experience strongly preferred.  Familiarity with job boards, and HR software, databases, and management systems. Proven experience conducting various types of interviews (i.e., phone, video, etc.)  Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred but not required. 

At Blythedale Children’s Hospital, we are proud of our exceptional staff and their dedication to medically complex children and families. We believe that the best outcomes happen when people of varied backgrounds and experiences are able to be their authentic selves. Building a culture that embraces diverse thoughts, beliefs, and perspectives is our commitment to our staff, our patients, and the families we serve.

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to hr@blythedale.org referencing the position title in the e-mail subject line.  

Under the direction of the Nurse Director/Nurse Supervisor, a Registered Nurse diagnoses and treats human responses to actual or potential health problems.  The Registered Nurse also provides such services as health teaching and counseling care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being for the patients.  The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care for a group of patients.  Needs to be able to perform the following physical activities for the majority of the time at work: standing, walking, sitting.  Must be able to move/lift heavy equipment/patients.  Must exhibit fine motor coordination in the manipulation of biomedical equipment (e.g. suction catheters, electric-monitoring devices).  Prior, relevant job experience in a pediatric setting preferred.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing required.  Licensed, or eligible for licensure by the New York State Department of Education as a registered professional nurse. BLS certified, PALS encouraged.  Must exhibit fine motor coordination in the manipulation of biomedical equipment (e.g., thermometers, scissors, etc.). 

Effective 11/22/2021 – 05/31/2022 $5,000 Sign on Bonus for new full-time hires and $2,500 Sign on Bonus for new part-time hires

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  HR@blythedale.org and reference “Registered Nurse” in the e-mail subject line.

TITLE:          Rehabilitation Engineer

DUTIES:

Under the supervision of the Director of Assistive Technology and the direction of rehabilitation AT team, provide low tech and high tech customized patient solutions in AT areas including seating, positioning, mobility, computer/phone/environmental access, alternative augmentative communication.  Maintain and track related inventories. Responsible for problem solving existing solutions and create new solutions in collaboaration with AT  team.  Oversee and provide repairs and mantienance.  Collaborate with wide range of professional, children and families. 

LOCATION: Valhalla, NY 

REQUIREMENTS:

Master's degree in design and commercialization engineering required or related field. Plus 2 years of experience in a pediatric related job or 2 years in a related position. Knowledge of principles of design ergonomics, biomechanics, mechanical and electrical systems, material sciences and life sciences.  Knowledge of 3-D CAD software, microcontrollers, electronics, mechatronic systems, design portotyping and manufacturing processes.  Understanding of functional capabilities of people and disabilities. Employer will accept any suitable combination of education or experience.  

Any applicant who is interested in this position may apply to the following individual for consideration: Resumes to cdemuro@blythedale.org. Ref: 6331695. EEO/ AA/ Minorities/ Women/ Disability/ Veterans.

 

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for Respiratory Therapist to care for our medically fragile and complex neonatal & pediatric patients/residents. We are seeking to fill various positions for all shifts.  RRT'S provide independent, professional cardio-pulmonary care and perform diagnostic procedures on pediatric patients in support of their total medical care. RT’s are an integral component of our ventilator weaning program and our Simulation based emergency care training programs. Position requires visual acuity and manual dexterity to maintain the airway and manually ventilate the patient during a code. Working knowledge of EMR programs preferably Meditech.

Candidates must have a current New York State License and be RRT certified. Current BLS and PALS certification required. 2 years' experience with neonatal or pediatric patients preferred, new grads will be considered.

Sign on Bonus $4,000.00 for new full-time hires.  New Enhanced Per-diem Rates.

For further information or to apply for the position, email your cover letter and resume to: HR@Blythedale.org, reference Respiratory Therapist in the subject line.

We are currently looking to hire a full-time Social Worker who will be responsible for the provision of case management services to medically fragile children in the Bronx community. Responsibilities will include coordination of the child’s medical care in collaboration with the family, assessment of and assistance with psychosocial issues that impact the child’s ability to receive consistent medical care, and general oversight of a child and family-centered treatment plan. The Social Work Care Manager will also assist the child and family with transitions through the continuum of care.

A Master’s Degree in Social Work and a current NYS social work license are required.  Previous pediatric medical experience, and a strong knowledge of community resources is preferred. Bilingual English Spanish and certification in CANS-NY administration is also preferred. Regular home visits and travel within the child’s community are required.

At Blythedale Children’s Hospital, we are proud of our exceptional staff and their dedication to medically complex children and families. We believe that the best outcomes happen when people of varied backgrounds and experiences are able to be their authentic selves. Building a culture that embraces diverse thoughts, beliefs, and perspectives is our commitment to our staff, our patients, and the families we serve.

If you are interested in joining our team, please email your cover letter and resume to: Susan Murray, LCSW, VP of Patient Experience, Clinical Outreach, and Care Coordination.

Email: Smurray@blythedale.org

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a licensed Speech - Language Pathologist.  As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to impact the lives of medically complex children. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation and therapy for medical complex children, ages birth -> 18 years old with varied diagnosis
  • Develop and implement effective treatment programs.
  • Provide counseling to patients and patients’ families about results of testing and establish understanding regarding and goals for treatment.
  • Create accurate documentation and reporting for all patient visits in an electronic medical record.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary meetings with the medical and staff and child's educational team

 

Speech Pathologist Qualifications / Skills:

  • Familiarity with a variety of speech, feeding and cognitive disorders
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to comply with all regulatory standards
  • Second language proficiency is desired
  • Must be highly flexible and able to work in a fast past environment

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in speech language pathology  
  • Minimum of 3 years pediatric experience
  • Active state SLP license
  • ASHA certification preferred

We offer competitive rates, excellent benefits plans and free parking. If you are interested in growing your career with us, please forward your resume to Human Resources at Blythedale Children’s Hospital HR@Blythedale.org.  Include Speech Language Pathologist in the subject line.

We currently have a full time position in the Purchasing Department for a Stockroom Coordinator to receive and distribute supplies used throughout the hospital.  Unpack incoming deliveries, check for defective equipment and damaged supplies, organize stockroom and maintain accurate labeling and location system for stock and non-stock items.  Monitor inventory and emergency supplies.  Generate documentation and reports using materials management computer system and supply chain management programs.  Maintain optimum levels of inventory in nursing units to prevent over and out of stock situations.  Able to enter all required data for generating purchase orders in Meditech software system.  Accurately fill all supply requisitions and make deliveries according to assigned schedules.  Above average computer skills with a working knowledge of Excel and Word is required as is the ability to read and write English.  Prior work in a health care environment and associate degree are a plus, but not required.

Must possess physical ability to lift light to heavy items (up to 70 lbs.) and full range of body motion to reach, bend, climb ladders to place and retrieve stocked items. This is a Monday to Friday, evening shift 4-12 (7.5 per day) with an occasional weekend work.

Please send resumes to purchasing@blythedale.org and reference the position title Stockroom Coordinator in the e-mail subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Therapeutic Recreation Assistant. Candidate will provide developmental/recreational support for patients across the hospital which includes but is not limited to infant/toddler unit, child/adolescent and TBI units, and Long Term Care. Under the guidance of CTRS, CCLS, LCAT and/or Program Coordinator, candidate will participate in the development and execution of care plans for patients and families. TRA hours will encompass evenings, weekends, and holidays as defined in departmental policy and responsive to program needs. Ensure cleanliness of play spaces and equipment. Participate in and facilitate special events, visitors, and donations as directed by supervisor. 

Requirements:

High School Diploma required.  Associate’s Degree in child development or related field strongly preferred.  Bachelor’s degree in progress or completed in a closely related field.

Experience working with children required. Experience in preparing and implementing activities preferred.

Please send resumes to hr@blythedale.org and reference the position title “Therapeutic Recreation Assistant” in the e-mail subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Speech Feeding Aide to join our Day Hospital team.  As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to impact the lives of medically complex children. 

Responsibilities include:

Assisting in the feeding program for patients under the direction of the Therapeutic Feeder, Special Instructor and Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
Under the direction of the speech / feeding therapist and classroom instructor assists patients in participating in classroom routine centers including varied play, sensory activities and mealtimes
Assists in distribution and return of meal time trays to the food cart
Under the direction of the speech / feeding therapist and classroom instructor, cleans toys, classroom items and feeding equipment
When needed, transport patients to other locations such as bus entrance, nursing or the therapy village
Maintains departmental inventories of feeding and classroom supplies
Participates in varied training which include but are not limited to Meal Time Safety and Sequential Oral Sensory  Approach to Feeding (SOS)

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will possess a high school diploma; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.   Experience with the pediatric population and collaborating with professionals who impact the feeding, eating, or swallowing needs of pediatric patients preferred.

We offer competitive rates, excellent benefits plans and free parking. If you are interested in growing your career with us, please forward your resume to Human Resources at Blythedale Children’s Hospital HR@Blythedale.org.  Include Therapy Aide in the subject line.