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.

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 2023
 

 

Blythedale Children's Hospital is currently seeking staff for a full-time opportunity as a Certified Pharmacy Technician. The position is a variable shift, primarily evenings, including  weekends and holidays. 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 the NY State as a a Registered Pharmacy Technician and a High School diploma or equivalent is required.

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 and complex medical conditions to its 94- bed inpatient and 24 -bed long- term care pavillion from all the academic medical centers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut region. We are conveniently located 25 miles north of Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County.

We offer competitive rates, excellent benefit plans, and free parking. 

Salary: $49,650 - $52,650 per year.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Prad Ananthasingam, Director of Pharmacy at: pananth@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.

EOE. Please contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team

or to apply please email your cover letter and CV to: KMayer@Blythedale.org.

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referencing “Cert Therap Rec Spec -PT” 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.)

Salary: $37,626 - $40,626 per year.

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

Blythedale Children's Hospital is seeking a complex care pediatric physician to join our expanding Department of Pediatrics. This is an exciting opportunity for a physician who is experienced in the delivert 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

Care for medically fragile children admitted to any of the hospital units.

Take part 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 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.

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 patients' lives. Blythedale 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 86- bed inpatient facility from all of the academic medical centers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut region.

Please contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team. To apply please email, mail or fax your cover letter & CV to Scott M. Klein, MD, MHSA, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and 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

Blythedale Children's Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

 

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.

EOE. Contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team, or to apply, email your cover letter and resume to: avigorito@blythedale.org.

Blythedale Children's Hospital seeks Full-Time Pediatric OTR's to work with a strong staff of 30 OTR's providing OT services to a diverse inpatient and outpatient population. 

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

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 it its 94- bed inpatient and 24-bed long-term care pavilion 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.

Competitive rates and salary, free parking, staff in-services and clinical supervision. EOE.

$86,888 - $95,888 - per year.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Julie Knitter, Director of Occupational Therapy to: jknitter@blythedale.org

 

Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist and the Director of Physical Therapy providing independent treatment for ROM and strengthening as well as, functional and developmental skills to achive maximal physically functioning in a patients daily life tasks and as a part of their total medical care.

Job Specifications

Educational - Associates Degree required as a Physical Therapy Assistant from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program. Current New York State license is required.

Experience - Pediatric Experience preferred.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions - Requires the ability to lift, carry and balance patients from light to heavy weight and the need to visually and auditorily monitor patients' status. Requires an ability to effectively, communicate verbally and in writing, in the English language. Use of a computer is essential. 

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 concerning the 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.

This position is Class [ X ] A High Risk         [   ] B Moderate Risk

The statements that follow are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive lost of all responsibilities, duties, and skills, required of personnel so classified.

Essential Responsibilities 

Perform safe and effective maintenance treatment programs as instructed by a physical therapist. 

Perform safe and effective standing programs as instructed by a physical therapist. 

Perform safe and effective walking programs as instructed by a physical therapist.

Review patient related education with caregivers as instructed by a physical therapist.

Demonstrates competency in Meditech Electronic Medical Record system and documentation in EMR is timely and appropriate.

Maintains caseload of 45 units and productivity of 9 - 10 units/day with flexibility to modify based upon hospital and departmental need.

Performs other task/duties as assigned.

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.

$70K - $90K - Salary Range

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to hr@blythedale.org 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:  $84.5K -98.2K 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 and Enhanced starting salary of $80,500.00 for Full-time staff.

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.

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.

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 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.

Qualifications

High School Diploma required

Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in child development or closely related field in progress or completed strongly preferred

Experience

Experience working with children required

Experience in preparing and implementing activities preferred

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.  

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, 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 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.

Blythedale Children’s Hospital currently has outstanding full-time opportunities for Utilization Review Nurses to join our team.   The Utilization Review Nurses will ensure the effective and efficient use of hospital services and monitor the appropriateness of hospital admissions and ongoing hospital stays.  This role utilizes care guidelines/criteria to assess the patient’s need for admission, ongoing stay, and the appropriate level of care.  The role requires interfacing with the case managers, medical team, other hospital staff, CMO and payors.  Responsible to ensure that health care services are administered with quality, cost efficiency, and within compliance, along with improving and ensuring the overall quality and completeness of documentation within the medical record.  Continuously reviews and audits patient medical records, screening for unnecessarily prolonged hospital stays and anticipating potential insurance denials.  Educates members of the patient care team on documentation guidelines on an ongoing basis.  Facilitates modifications to clinical documentation through interactions with physicians and other members of the healthcare team to ensure that the appropriate clinical severity is captured compliantly for the level of service rendered to all patients.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in Nursing, and an active New York State Nursing License. Certified Professional Utilization Reviewer (CPUR) or similar credentials, with 2 years’ experience in pediatric acute care and 4 years’ clinical healthcare experience preferred.  1-2 years of utilization review experience with knowledge of payor mechanisms and utilization management strongly 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 86-bed inpatient facility from all of the academic medical centers in the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut region. We are conveniently located 20 miles north of Manhattan in beautiful Westchester County.

EOE M/F. 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 Human Resources at: HR@Blythedale.org

include Utilization Review Nurse in the subject line.

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