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 2022.
 

 

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 newly full-time hires available. 

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 Director of Nursing, with support from Nursing and Respiratory Leaders, the successful candidate will perform a variety of duties related to the physical and environmental maintenance and oversight of patient/resident related medical equipment.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists Bio-Medical Engineer and departmental leaders in locating/securing medical devices for preventive maintenance.
  • In conjunction with engineering and unit-based nursing leaders, coordinates the schedule of wheelchair and mobile devices for cleaning.   Assumes responsibility for bringing clean device to appropriate therapy liaison for functionality check before placing back in service.
  • Assumes responsibly for the storage of unused equipment in unit-based storage rooms to ensure equipment is properly stored in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintains the organization of the patient belongings room and the donated clothing closet.
  • Performs medical device equipment cleaning:  Including but not limited to:  Shower/bath/toileting devices; Feeding pumps; ALARIS IV pumps and poles; scales; wound vacs; portable cardiac monitors; EKG machine; lactation pumping devices; Bio-fire and blood glucose monitoring devices; peritoneal dialysis machine and designated respiratory equipment.  Will only assume responsibility for cleaning devices that are NOT connected to a patient/resident.
  • Responsible for cleaning and communicating/transporting broken medical equipment to our Bio-Medical Engineer.
  • Assists with stocking of necessary equipment/supplies at bedside and in PODS.
  • Responsible for weekly cleaning of family refrigerators.
  • Routine surface cleaning of CODE Carts as well as cleaning after use.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the patient/resident environment; maintains cleanliness of assigned areas.
  • Partners with Environmental service team to procure and/or secure equipment in the basement.
  • Under the Direction of the CPR/PALS education team, assists with the cleaning; storage and maintenance of the CPR/PALS mannequins and classroom space for staff and parent educational courses.
  • Supports the maintenance of the patient/resident care areas to be clean, in good order, and compliant with regulatory requirements
  • Assume other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalency Diploma required.  Associate degree in related field preferred.

Experience:

Prior relevant job experience in an equipment support role or nursing assistant role preferred.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

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.  Must exhibit fine motor coordination in the manipulation of biomedical equipment (e.g.,thermometers, scissors). Ability to effectively communicate in written and oral English.

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

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 are seeking a complex care pediatric physician to join our expanding Department of Pediatrics and lead our 24 bed Steven and Alexandra Cohen Pediatric Long Term Care Pavilion. This is an exciting clinical and leadership opportunity for a physician who is experienced in the delivery of advanced medical care to children and their families who are challenged by complex medical issues and often medically underserved.  The successful candidate will have an established reputation for clinical excellence, teamwork and partnering with patients and families.  As the children coming to Blythedale mostly come directly from an ICU, ideal candidates will have significant experience caring for medically fragile children in an inpatient hospital setting.  Experience working in an ICU is preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • As Medical Director of Pediatric Long Term Care, oversee the overall care and clinical practice in the unit.  Help the unit develop and manage quality and safety initiatives according to CMS and DOH requirements.  Ensure high quality medical care is delivered to the residents of the unit.  Develop practice guidelines and protocols appropriate to the needs of the children.  Participate in administrative decision making and recommend and approve relevant policies and procedures
  • As a key member of the Department of Pediatrics, care for medically fragile children admitted to any of the Blythedale Children’s Hospital units and take part in the rotating in house on call coverage.
  • Work to improve quality and cost-effectiveness in the delivery of services.
  • Develop strong working relationships with referring physicians.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of pediatric clinical, educational and research programs throughout Blythedale Children’s Hospital and its affiliated partners.

Education and Credentials

American Board of Pediatrics Certification is required.
Fellowship Training and/or Board Certification in a Critical Care or Hospital Medicine specialty preferred.
Eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in New York.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  sklein@blythedale.org via e-mail or fax 866-267-5540 and reference the position title in the e-mail 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.

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” in the e-mail subject line.

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.

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 an exciting opportunity for a Staffing Coordinator to join our Nursing team.  As part of the Nursing team and under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer and Directors of Nursing, the Staffing Coordinator actively recruits and solicits staffing resources to ensure the appropriate staffing coverage (for census, acuity and leadership needs) for Nurse Leaders, Registered Nurses (RN), Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and general Nursing Assistants, Unit Secretaries.  In addition, you will be responsible to facilitate the timely and accurate processing and flow of correspondence and filing including the organization and maintenance of files, lists and the departmental payroll. Successful candidates will possess a High School diploma or equivalent, completion of degree from an accredited secretarial school or a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Minimum of three years of office experience is required, preferably in a healthcare setting with working knowledge computer applications and payroll systems (specifically ADP). Experience with ADP Advanced Scheduler is strongly preferred.

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to HR@blythedale.org referencing the position you are applying for in the e-mail 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.