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.
 

 

Blythedale Children’s Hospital is currently looking to hire a full-time experienced Benefit Verification and Authorization Specialist.  The Benefit Verification and Authorization Specialist works closely with the Director of Patient Accounts,  Billers, OPD Registrar/Scheduler and Medical records department to obtain prior authorizations for all outpatient clinic and therapy services.  The Authorization Specialist will submit authorization requests via portals and telephone, track the status of current outstanding authorizations and obtain updated authorizations as needed to ensure that all services planned and provided are authorized by insurers, while responding to time-sensitive requests from multiple sources.  The Authorization Specialist will support the Patient Accounts department to ensure successful billing and collection procedures. 

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum 3 years of direct experience in a hospital or facility outpatient prior authorization functional role. Exposure to hospital reimbursement procedures preferred. Working knowledge of Excel and Word, Outlook, insurance portals. Experience with Meditech is highly preferred.  Experience using and applying CPT Codes and Revenue Codes to obtain prior authorizations for medical services.  Strong communications skills and the ability to work with a variety of individuals with varying degree of understanding of the process.  Candidate must be able to speak, fluently read and write in English; 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 Benefit Verification and Authorization Specialist 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.

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 required.  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 currently have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Digital Content and Media Relations Manager who will develop and disseminate targeted video and print content to support the goals of the Hospital’s Strategic Communications program. They will be responsible for identifying and developing stories, creating high-quality videos, writing articles, and amplifying the Hospital’s communications initiatives across its website and social channels.

The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of what makes a compelling story, and the ability to develop a corresponding media pitch that will lead to opportunities for national recognition. They will manage the editorial calendar, including scheduling for the website/newsroom, media outreach, and social media channels. They will provide content and social media support to assist with fundraising initiatives.

A successful candidate will be a creative and deadline-focused self-starter, and will have a strong understanding of how to transform strategic messaging into engaging and shareable content. A strong attention to detail, and excellent time management and organizational skills are essential.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, PR, Humanities or related field. A minimum of 2 - 4 years’ experience in content development and distribution is required. Knowledge of social media channels and ability to translate analytics is required. Must be an exceptional writer and storyteller, and able to effectively communicate to multiple audiences. Strong video, editing, and photography skills required. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Cision, PR Newswire, and/or other tools used in content production and dissemination. 

For further information or to apply for the position, email your cover letter and resume to Human Resources at HR@Blythedale.org. Please reference the position title Digital Content and Media Relations Manager in the subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Network Engineer to join our Information Technology team.  As part of our team, the Network Engineer will be responsible for the daily operations, security, and maintenance of the BCH data and voice networks.  You will provide network, hardware software and operating systems’ support, design and implement new network solutions and/or improve the efficiency of current networks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance, monitoring and the network data backup systems.
  • Ensures the availability and security of network and operating system according to agreed plans.
  • Install, configure and support network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP.
  • Procuring network equipment and managing subcontractors involved with network installations.
  • Configure firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security.
  • Arranging scheduled upgrades, investigating faults in the network, and updating the network equipment to the latest firmware releases.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in IT, MIS or related field. The following certifications are strongly desired but not required MCSE, CCNA, CCNP. Five years of progressive experience within the networking environment including CISCO equipment, Palo Alto and the full complement of Microsoft products.

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 Evgin Heath, Director of Information Technology, eheath@Blythedale.org . Kindly include Network Engineer in the subject line.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Per-diem Nursing Supervisor to join our Nursing team.  The ideal candidate for this opportunity will have a passion for the care of children with special needs and will work closely with the Directors of Nursing and the CNO to ensure the provision of evidence-based, high quality child centered, family focused nursing care.  We seek a Nursing Supervisor who is highly energetic and engaging, who has excellent clinical and communication skills to lead, manage and mentor a dynamic team of nursing personnel who provide care to medically complex children and those in need of extensive specialized rehabilitation. 

Requirements: Valid NYS RN License & BSN required, Master's preferred, with a minimum of 5 years Pediatric nursing experience; two years in a "hands on" supervisory or charge position preferred.  Proven organizational and computer skills are a must; experience with an EMR and ADP Advanced Scheduler preferred.

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.

Requirements:  Graduate of Accredited Occupational Therapy Program.  New York State OT license and NBCOT Registration.

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to hr@blythedale.org referencing the position title in the e-mail 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 full-time opportunity for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to be part of our Post-Acute Pediatric Rehabilitation Program.  Partnered with our Pediatric Hospitalists, the Nurse Practitioner will care for medically complex children coming from the NICU or PICU for post-acute care and transition to home.  Children in Blythedale’s Post-Acute Pediatric Rehabilitation program frequently come for a wide variety of complex medical needs including ventilator and TPN weaning, short gut syndrome management, feeding therapy, pulmonary hypertension treatment, acquired brain injury, complex surgeries, transplant recovery or post-complex cardiac surgery.  Ideal candidates will have critical care experience, strong clinical and communication skills, and work collaboratively with nursing, medical and therapy staff as well as with patients and families. Cross-coverage with other units in the hospital as needed.

Please contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team or to apply please mail or fax your cover letter & CV to: Scott M. Klein, MD, MHSA, Chief Medical Officer, Blythedale Children’s Hospital 95 Bradhurst Ave., Valhalla, NY 10595, Fax 866-267-5540, Phone: 914-831-2562, email: SKlein@blythedale.org.

 

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 currently have a position available to work with a dedicated staff of pediatric physical therapists providing PT services including aquatic therapy, DME clinic, an AT clinic and LE Splinting to a diverse inpatient, outpatient and day hospital population.  We’ve engaged in telehealth services to ensure continuum of care to our clients this past year.  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.  Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor of Science, Masters of Science Degree or a Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Program and hold a current New York State license or is eligible for licensure.

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to:  Barbara Milch, Director Physical Therapy, bmilch@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.). 

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 two positions with schedules including weekend and holiday coverage and will require to work 13 (12 Hr) shifts per month and 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. 

Candidates must have a current New York State License and be RRT certified. Current BLS and PALS certification required.  Must have at least 2 years' experience with neonatal or pediatric patients.

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

Will provide services to a complex medically fragile pediatric population with varying communications and feeding disorders. Will work as part of a strong inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and medical team as well as in school-based programs for regional school districts. NYS License with minimum 3 years pediatric experience preferred.

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 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.