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.  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.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Full-time 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.

Contact Julie Knitter, OTR  jknitter@blythedale.org or 914-592-7555 ext 801 

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.

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 2 per diem and 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. 

One Full Time

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

Two Per Diem

Required to work at least (2) two 12.5 hour shifts per month to maintain their employment status
Eligible to pick up 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.

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Operations, the Security Manager manages 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.  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.

Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s in criminal justice or related field 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.  Current NYS security guard license required.  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.

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 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.