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.
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.
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We are seeking an Assistant Director of Therapeutic Recreation who will assume a leadership role on the Therapeutic Recreation teams, both inpatient and on our Long- Term Care Unit. This role will also assume the role of a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and the clinical responsibilities involved with Therapeutic Recreation programming for patients and families. Assistant Director will also be responsible for ensuring prorgram and care plans in accordance with regulatory guidellines and responsibilities. In addition to clinical care provided to children and families, the Assistant Director will support, organize, and coordinate the daily programming and overall goals of the Department. While engaging in clinical Therapeutic Recreation practices and the leadership role above, the Assistant Director will also maintain the vision, mission and initiatives of the Hospital at large, and be an active member of Hospital-wide experiences, discussions and interdisciplinary committees and events. This role also encompasses the responsibility of development, coordination and supervision of Internship for Therapeutic Recreation Students.
· Effectively communicates objectives and scope of services provided by the department.
· Develops; participates in and continually reviews/assesses LTC therapeutic and developmental services and activities. Recommends and implements appropriate changes to the TR program to support and meet resident needs as well as the hospital goals mission and vision
· Develops and facilitate seasonal celebrations.
· Ensures that all policies, procedures and systems are in compliance with NYSDOH, CMS, and other regulatory agency standards.
· Tracks each patient’s attendance at TR Programs.
· Evaluates documentation standards and any changes needed including information for the MDS.
· In collaboration with and under the guidance of the Director of TDSS, analyzes problems effectively and takes appropriate action to resolve issues.
· Competently directs, organizes, and participates in Developmental and Therapeutic programming/services in accordance with the scope of services offered by the department.
· Possesses effective oral communication skills and demonstrates ability to work collaboratively with other hospital disciplines and outside consultants.
· Ensures that departmental services and activities are continually assessed and initiates appropriate changes to improve performance.
·Ensures that information is shared with department staff and Director of TDSS on a continual basis and fosters an environment of open communication and collaboration.
· In collaboration with and under the guidance of the Director of TDSS, effectively counsels staff with respect to job performance/work attitude and formulates appropriate corrective action plan.
· Fosters an environment of continuing education for self and department staff.
· Through participation in, monitors and evaluates night and weekend programs and adjusts programming as needed to meet the needs of residents, families and the alignment with organization goals.
· Works with parent and caregiver to develop program appropriate to the resident needs and development.
· Participates in program development that is in alignment with or supported by clinical research and evidenced based best practices for our LTC pediatric population.
· Develops best practice guidelines for that is in alignment with or supported by clinical research and evidenced based best practices for our LTC pediatric population.
· In collaboration with and under the guidance of the Director of TDSS, manages the schedule; time and attendance and pay roll for the TR staff.
· In collaboration with and under the guidance of the Director of TDSS, completes annual performance evaluations on the LTC TR staff.
· In collaboration with and under the guidance of the Director of TDSS, may be assigned additional managerial duties as needed.
· Educational Bachelor’s in Therapeutic Recreation/Recreation Therapy and hold active certification by the NCTRC.
· Experience. At least 2+ years’ experience as a CTRS within a pediatric setting; Long Term Care and Supervisory experience preferred.
· Physical Demands/Working Conditions Standing, walking, stooping. Ability to transfer children and equipment. Ability to meet flexible scheduling demands and patient care needs.
Salary: $70,000. - $75,000. per year
8 Hour Shift
Monday to Friday
EOE. Please contact or email your resume and cover letter to: KMayer@blythedale.org
Blythedale Children's Hospital is seeking a Part Time Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) primarily for our Long Term Care Unit. 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.
Holiday availability mandatory.
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 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. We are conveniently located 25 miles north of Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County.
Salary: $57,500 - $62,500
EOE. Please contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team
or to apply please email your cover letter and resume to: KMayer@Blythedale.org.
referencing “Cert Therap Rec Spec -PT” in the e-mail subject line.
Reporting to the CEO, The Chief Medical Officer/ Executive Vice President is a critical person on our senior management team which includes active participation with our board of trustees and serving on various committees.
The CMO will be responsible for the oversight of the medical care provided at Blythedale Children's Hospital. The CMO will serve as a mentor to our complex care pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, and nurse practitioners and will steward their educational growth and development through various academic relationships. While Blythedale is an independent, freestanding children's hospital, the CMO will be responsible for managing and nurturing several relationships with referring medical centers' NICUs, PICUs, and medical/surgical units. The Chief Medical Officer drives our quality assurance and performance improvement programs and is responsible for exploring new models of care delivery that enhances quality and efficiencies. As a leader within senior management, the CMO works closely with our CEO, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Financial Officer, clinicians, andboard of trustees in strategic and program planning, exploring new opportunities to better serve children with complex medical needs. The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for the management and oversight of our residencies and fellowships which are aligned with several medical schools and the growth and development of patient care research. The CMO will also be involved in fundraising activities and serving as the chief medical spokesperson to the media, in addition to representing Blythedale in national and state medical healthcare meetings and associations. Last and certainly not least, the Chief Medical Officer will be expected to partner with our CEO in our public policy advocacy in Washington D.C. and in Albany, NY.
Board Certified Pediatrician required, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Hospitalist, Neonatal Medicine a plus. 3-5 Years leadership experience required. Must possess and maintain a NY Physician License.
Salary: 450K - 550K
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.)
Salary: $41,600 - $44,600 per year.
Please send your cover letter and resume to: email@example.com and reference the position title in the e-mail subject line.
Blythedale Children's Hospital currently has an outstanding Part-Time opportunity for an Infection Prevention Practitioner. Working in collaboration with the Director of Infection Prevention will assist in the planning, development, and implementation of the hospital wide infection prevention program. Will participate in the development of strategies and protocols to minimize and reduce the spread of infections, methods of surveillance and reporting of infection rates.
Ideal candidates will prossess a Baccalaureat degree in Nursing, CBIC certification or eligibility for certification preferred. We will consider other medical professionals with strong Infection Prevention / Control experience. In addition, 3 years' healthcare experience in an acute care or long-term care setting highly preferred. Knowledge of The Joint Commission Infection Control standards and reporting requirements for NHSN.
Blythedale Children's Hospital is a very special place. As New York's only freestanding, specialty children's hospital, Blythedale is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of children with medical complexity, not only through superb multi- disciplinary patient care, but also throough teaching, research, and advocacy programs. Blythedale provides a unique environment where nurses put their heart, soul, and passion into their work and impact and enrich the lives of children andtheir families on a daily basis. Conveniently located 30 miles north of NYC in beautiful Westchester County, Blythedale offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and free parking for all employees.
Salary : $48,000 - $58,000 per year
EOE. Contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team, or to apply, email your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Pediatric Long- Term Care Pavillion at Blythedal Children's Hospital is seeking a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) for our 24-bed facility. This is an exciting full time (will consider part time with at least 12 hours per week on site) opportunity for an experienced LNHA to make an impact on the delivery and medical care to children and their families who are challenged by complex miedical issues. The successful candidate will have an established reputation for leadership, teamwork, and partnering with residents and families. Experience working in a pediatric facility is preferred.
- A bachelor's degree in healthcare or another related field.
- A master's degree in healthcare administration or another related field is preferred.
- Minimum 1 - 3 years' experience as Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in a Long - Term Care Facility preferred.
- 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 Pavillion 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 patient's lives. Blytedale is the only free-standing children's hospital in New York State and admits patients with complex medical conditions to its state-of-the-art 94-bed inpatient facility 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.
Compensation: $125,000 - $200,000
EOE. Please send your cover letter and resume to: HR@Blythedale.org
Material Management Coordinator. Reporting to the Director, the Coordinator will: order, receive and distribute supplies used throughout the hospital;monitor inventory for proper level and usage and generate proper documentation and reports in support of supplies utlized in individual departments.
Educational: High School Diploma or GED required, Associates Degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in a hopsital/healthcare setting with inventory systems required. Working knowledge of Meditech or Lawson software is A+. Other related supply chain experience considered.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions: Must possess physical ability to lift light to heavy items and full range of body motion to reach, stoop, bend, climb ladders, crouch, stoop, etc. in order to place and retrieve stocked items.
Blood Exposure Risk/ OSHA Classification
It is the policy of Blythedale Children's Hospital to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (O.S.H.A) Standards concering Occupational Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens. Refer to Hospital exposure Control Plan located in the Quality Management office for Hospital procedures and definition of class.
Accurately fills all supply reqhisitions and makes timely deliveries according to assigned schedules
Maintains optimum levels of inventory in the nursing units to prevent over and out of stock situations.
Maintains a neat and orderly storeroom ensuring the correct labeling and location of stock items
Communicates with the requisitioning department to insure that supploes are received as requested
Notifies supervisor when stock levels are at or below safety stock levels
Use Material Management computer system to enter all required data for generating purchase orders
Performs inventory activities necessary, to include cycle counting that identifies count erros and maintains inventory accuracy
Shelves stock properly, always rotating items by expiration date,
Provides customer support to staff members regarding location, delivery and availability of supplies.
Interacts well with purchasing staff to assure needed stock is on hand
Communicates any stock outages or receiving irregularities to supervisor
Manages fax and copier fleet and works with vendor to repair and maintain equipment
Issues orders for rental equipment and coordinates delivery and return with vendors
Works with buyer to resolve and expedite outstanding orders
Performs other duties as assigned by Director of Materials Management
Blythedale Children's Hospital is currently looking to hire a full-time EXPERIENCED Patient Accounts Representative/Biller. This position woroks closely with the Director and Assistant Director of Patient Accounts, as well as the Patient Accounts team, the Medical Records and Social Work departments.
The Patient Accounts Rep will perform full Revenue Cycle duties, including preparation and submission of claims through reconciliation of AR accounts, pursuit of claims denials, and resolution of credit balances. Biller will also be responsible for reviewing aging Trial Balances and working to reduce AR balances.
Knowledge of Medicaid FFS, Managed Care organizations and Commercial Payer claims processing is RQUIRED; experience with completetion of Medicaid applications is a plus. Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently is necessary. Ability to communicate effectively and confidently with a variety of individuals with different knowledge levels is critical to this role. Ability to meet deadlines and manage time is critical.
Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of full-cycle hospital facility billing experience; college experience, with a Bachelor or Associates degree preferred. High School diploma will be considered with relevant billing experience. Blythedale will train but experience with Medicaid and commercial insurance providers, as well as full- cycle Patient Account Rep responsibilities is required. Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus, but not required. Candidates without minimum qualifications will not be considered.
Salary: $51,500 - $61,500
Blythedale offers a competitive salary, excellent benefit 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 . Please include Patient Representative/Biller position in the subject line. Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in a virtual first interview.
Blythedale Children's Hospital seeks a full-time Patient Ambassador who acts as a liaison between our patients, families, and clinical staff to facilitate the resolution of issues in order to maximize the patient experience.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required. Some evening and occasional weekend hours are required. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Bilingual English/Spanish is strongly preferred. BCPA certification preferred.
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 state-of-the-art 94-bed inpatient facility from all the academic medical centers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut region. We are conveniently lovated 25 miles north of Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County and the facility is easily accessible by public transportation.
EOE. For further information or to apply for the position, email cover letter and resume to: Susan Murray, LCSW, VP Patient Experience, Clinical Outreach, and Care Coordination at: Email: SMurray@blythedale.org with Patient Ambassador in the 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 and effective 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.
The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in human resources management or related field is required. Candidates with at least 5+ years' experience managing all phases of the recruitment and hiring process in a healthcare or hospital setting, will be considered for this position. Familiarity with job boards. and HR software, databasese, and mangement systems will be required. Proven experience required in conducting various type of interviews (i.e., phone, video, behavioral, etc.) The following certifications are highly preferred: SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential. Experience with LinkedIn and Indeed Recruiter licensese a strong plus. Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
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.
Salary: $72,400 - $92,400
Please send your application, cover letter and resume to email@example.com referencing the position title Recruiter 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.).
Salary: $96,400 - $107,300 per year.
Please send your cover letter and resume to: HR@blythedale.org and reference “Registered Nurse” in the e-mail subject line.
New $6000.00 Sign-on Bonus Full-Time, $3000.00 Part-Time Until June 30, 2023
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.
Annual Salary: $82,950
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.
Blythedale Children's Hospital is currently looking to hire full-time Social Workers to provide case management services to medically fragile children in Westchester County.
Responsibilities 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. This program is part of New York State's Health Home Serving Children Initiative.
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. We offer a very competetive salary and benefits package.
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. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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.
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.
- 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.
Monday- Friday 8:00 - 4:00
We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Therapeutic Recreation Assistant in our Infant program. Candidate will provide developmental/recreational support for our patients on our Infant/Toddler Unit. In collaboration with larger Therapeutic and Developmental Support services team, candidate will participate in the development and execution of care plans for patients and families. Candidate will be responsible for providing developmentally appropriate and thoughtfully matched developmental play experiences both at the patient's bedside and out of room. Candidate must be comfortable navigate medical fragile infants and toddlers. Candidate will also be responsible for ensuring cleanliness of play spaces and equipment, participation in and facilitation of special events, and donations as directed by supervisor. This position does require holiday coverage as defined in departmental policy.
High Schoool Diploma
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in child development or closely related field in progress or completed strongly preferred
Experience working with Infants required,experienced with medically fragile infants preferred
Experience in preparing and implementing developmentally appropriate play experiences preferred
Salary: $39,400 - $42,400
We currently have an outstanding opportunity for Therapeutic Recreation Assistants. 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.
Evening, weekend and holiday availability mandatory.
High School Diploma required
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in child development or closely related field in progress or completed strongly preferred
Experience working with children required
Experience in preparing and implementing activities preferred
Salary: $39,400 -$42,400
We currently have an outstanding opportunity for Full-Time & / or Per Diem 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.
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, 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)
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 implace the feeding, eating, or swallowing needs of pediatric patients preferred.
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. Our caring and highly specialized staff are dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of children with complex medical illnesses and conditions. Blythedale Children's Hospital is the only freestanding children's hospital in New York State and admits patients with complex medical conditions to its state-of-the-art 94- bed inpatient facility and 24- bed long-term care pavilion from all of the academic medical centers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylviania and Connecticut region. We are conveniently located 30 miles north of Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County.
EOE. We offer competitive rates, excellent benefit 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 at: HR@Blythedale.org
Include Therapy Aide in the subject line.
Under the direction of the Nurse/Director/Supervisor and/ or Charge Nurse, the candidate functions as the 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 repsonsible 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 medicatons, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and treatment plans. When directed calls emergency codes appropriately.
Education: Minimum of high school diploma.
Experience: Experience in administrative support role, switchboard, or management of high volume of phone calls, medical terminology, prior work in healthcare setting, computer, and office equipment operation.
Skills: Excellent communication skills. Must be able to maintain a high degree of accuracy udner stress, complete detailed work without error, and handle several tasks at once. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Electronic Medical Record system, Meditech preferred.
Physical Demands: Extensive standing, sitting, walking, using telephones, keyboard, and mouse.
- Scheduling responsibilities.
- Manage the nurse call console and all calls coming through the system.
- Confirm RN's are logged on to Responder 5 system.
- Distribute RN contact list for the shift to appropriate team members.
- Notify clinical providers as needed when new admits leave.
- Create name bands for patients.
- Maintain ready to use patient labels from Meditech.
- Print the discharge instructions, reports, and summary, and place in discharge folder.
- E-mail discharge notification and discharge patient in Meditech to appropriate distribution lists.
- Make appointments as directed.
- Create clinic clips as needed.
- Create transport slips for any patient with outside appointments.
- Order and return rental equipment as directed.
- IDCP planning - prepare biweekly list, email list to participants.
- Notify engineering or housekeeping of repair or cleaning requests.
- Coordinate emergency transfer/transports.
- In emergency situations, assist with duties as directed by the nursing supervisor.
- Collaborate with nursing supervisor to implement Efinds process.
- Scan medical records as needed.
- Deliver scanned documents to medical records.
- Make copies of all down time forms and maintain ready for use folders for provider use.
- Ensure all confidential documents are disposed of securely via shredder.
- Answer all calls coming through the Hospital's Cisco IP phone system, forwarding as appropriate. Recording and delivering messages as needed.
- Mail medical correspondence as needed.
- Distribute faxes received.
- Order supplies through Meditech.
- Generate daily and Rundown sheets for staff.
- Maintain inventory and supply of precaution & special instruction bedside signs.
- Assist in faxing physician orders to pharmacy during Meditech downtime.
- Assist with admission process: Arrange parent transport as needed, notify kitchen of admission to facilitate parent tray delivery.
- Complete admission process during off hours.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Assist unit nursing directors with special projects as assigned.
- Cover other units as needed.
- Greet all patients, families, and visitors in a friendly, courteous manner.
- Function as a unit resource to patients and families.
- Assist patients and families with menus and review meal plans.
- During off shift admission process; obtain meal vouchers and call for trays.
- Obtain meals for patients going to clinic/ medical appointments.
- Distribute patient handbooks/ communication books.
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 comperehensive, 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 hospital in New York State and admits patients with complex medical conditions to its 94- bed inpatient and 24- bed long-term care pavillion form all the academic medical centers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut region. We are conveniently locate 25 miles north of Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County.
Compensation: $21/ hour.
EOE. Please send your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reference "Unit Secy - Nursing" in the e-mail subject line.
- Monday to Friday
Work Location: In person