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.

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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 2019.
 

 

Under the direction of the Director of Nursing or Registered Nurse, the CNA/NA 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.)

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

We are seeking a Full Time Certified Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator (CTRS) to work in our pediatric long term care unit.  Ideal candidate will hold certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist.  The Coordinator will assess, plan and facilitate recreational and leisure needs for residents on the LTC Unit. The Coordinator will be responsible for development, management and facilitation of the daily scheduled therapeutic and developmental programs; as well as coordination of staffing. Program activities will be facilitated within guidelines put forth by NYSDOH and CMS.  Coordinator will work closely with multi-disciplinary team and participate in care planning for residents.

Ideal candidates will possess an active certification with the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation, with a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Therapeutic Recreation/ Recreation Therapy or closely related field. Successful candidates will have a minimum of two-years’ experience as a CTRS within a pediatric setting; Long Term Care and Supervisory experience preferred.  This position will require weekend shift coverage.

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

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Operations, the Security Director leads all security activities for Blythedale Children’s Hospital (BCH):

  • Identifies security risks and recommends plan to minimize risks. 
  • Oversees the third party contract for security services
  • Manages and conducts investigations. 
  • Develops and manages training program for all security personnel as well as hospital employees. 
  • Develops and manages security policies and procedures and oversees the physical security environment.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s in criminal justice or related field required.  Healthcare security experience required.  10 years’ experience in security, law enforcement or related field required.  Experience as a police officer in New York State is preferred.  3 years’ management/supervision experience required preferably in healthcare setting.  NYS driver’s license required. Certification as Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) preferred. If not certified must get certified within one year. BLS required- certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire.

Knowledge of security systems, Microsoft Office, employee supervision.  Ability to see, hear, talk, walk, bend and stretch. Ability to read and write documents. Must be able to understand the English language and communicate effectively in both verbal and written form. Ability to sit at desk.  Ability to communicate effectively with clients and co-workers. May be required to handle reasonably heavy weights across distances. 

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

Pediatric OTR positions available to work with a strong staff of 30 OTR’s providing OT services to a diverse inpatient and outpatient population. Competitive rates and salary, free parking, staff in-services and clinical supervision.

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

Or mail your resume to Blythedale Children’s Hospital 95 Bradhurst Avenue Valhalla, NY 10595

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:  HR@blythedale.org and reference the position title in the e-mail subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a per diem Pediatric Physical Therapist to work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide Physical Therapy Services including aquatic therapy, DME and LE orthotic assessments to a diverse inpatient & outpatient population. Successful candidates must possess a Baccalaureate Degree, Master of Science Degree or a Doctor in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Program and a current New York State license or eligibility for licensure.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  HR@blythedale.org and reference 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.). 

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

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) to care for our medically fragile and complex neonatal & pediatric patients/residents.  We are seeking to fill 1 full time night position with schedules including weekend and holiday coverage and will require participation in the “on‑call” rotation to cover sick calls.  RRT'S provide independent, professional cardio-pulmonary care and perform diagnostic procedures on pediatric patients in support of their total medical care.  Occasional prolonged standing/walking and lifting of supplies and/or equipment.  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. 

Full Time

13 ( 12.5hr) shifts per month
Schedule will include 2 weekend shifts per month
2 On-Call shifts

Requirements:  Certificate of graduation from a CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy program required.  2+ years’ neonatal/Pediatric clinical experience.  NYS Respiratory Therapist license.  National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registry.  BLS and PALS Certification Required.

Please send your cover letter and resume to hr@blythedale.org and reference “Respiratory Therapist” in the subject line.

We currently have an outstanding per-diem opportunity for a Unit Secretary.  Functions as a principal communication resource among nursing staff and other interdisciplinary team members, patients and families. Assists the Nursing Supervisor, Physicians and Nursing Staff as required. The Unit Secretary is responsible for receptionist and clerical duties on the patient care unit, included in these responsibilities are greeting patients, families and visitors in a friendly and courteous manner; answering phones and directing calls as needed; assembling and maintaining patient charts; processing the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients; processing correspondence relating to medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and treatment plans. The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent with experience in an administrative support role, switchboard or management of high volume of phone calls, medical terminology, prior work in a healthcare setting, computer and office equipment operation.

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