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 2021.
 

 

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 are currently looking to hire a full-time Director of Professional Development.  As an engaged leader, this role will be responsible for the assessment, implementation, oversight and expansion of education and professional development for all levels of professional and ancillary support staff.  The Director of Professional Development will enhance training programs for clinical and non-clinical orientation and educational programs for new and incumbent staff. 

A Doctor of Nursing Practice or Ph. D from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred.   Master's Degree in Education from an accredited college or university is required. Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Pediatric nursing, involving nursing education and professional development.  Demonstrated successful leadership, communication, educational and interpersonal skills.  Some evening and occasional weekend hours may be required.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.

At Blythedale Children’s Hospital, we treat medically complex children from across the tri-state area, with many children coming from leading hospitals within the five boroughs of New York City.

For further information or to apply for the position, email your cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Human Resources at HR@Blythedale.org include Director of Professional Development in the 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.  

Blythedale Children’s Hospital is currently looking to hire a full-time experienced Patient Accounts Representative/Biller.  The Biller assures that all facility billing is completed in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with all contractual and government rules, regulations and billing procedures.  The biller also reviews and processes all third-party denials, initiates claim appeals, reviews and resolves all patient credit balances via repayment or recoupment and manages AR aged trial balances.  Experience with Medicaid claims processing and applications is desired.

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum 3 to 5 years of experience as a Patient Accounts Representative/Biller in the healthcare environment.  Hospital experience is strongly preferred.  Candidate must be highly organized and have the ability to multitask effortlessly.  Strong communications skills and the ability to work with a variety of individuals with varying degree of understanding of the process.  Experience with Meditech is highly preferred.  Candidate must be able to speak, read and write in English fluently; bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.  A High School diploma or equivalent is required; an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.    

We offer competitive rates, excellent benefits plans and free parking. If you are interested in growing your career with us, please forward your cover letter and resume with salary requirements to PA@blythedale.org.  Include Patient Accounts Representative / Biller in the subject line.

We are currently looking to hire a full-time Payroll Specialist who will contribute to the processing of electronic payroll and time and attendance data using ADP Workforce Now and advanced scheduler. This position will perform proper and accurate payroll codification of employee wages and pay and may assist time-keepers with proper payroll pay policies and procedures in ADP. 

A minimum of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  ADP Certified a plus.  A minimum of 2 - 3 years’ practical experience in payroll processing and time and attendance systems, preferably in ADP. Experience in human resources and healthcare a plus.

At Blythedale Children’s Hospital, we treat medically complex children from across the tri-state area, with many children coming from leading hospitals within the five boroughs of New York City.

For further information or to apply for the position, email your resume to HR@Blythedale.org include Payroll Specialist in the subject line.

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

Key Responsibilities

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

Education and Credentials

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

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

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Pharmacist to be part of our multi-disciplinary care team caring for medically fragile and complex neonatal & pediatric patients. Facilitate the development, implementation, coordination and maintenance of pharmacy services that promote desirable patient outcomes through safe, cost effective drug therapies.

Ideal candidates will be a graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a B.S. of Pharm.D. Is currently licensed or license eligible by the New York State Department of Education to practice Pharmacy. In addition, we are seeking candidates who have 3-5 years’ hospital experience, or completion of a Hospital Pharmacy residency program.

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

Under the direction of the Nurse Director/Nurse Supervisor, a Registered Nurse diagnoses and treats human responses to actual or potential health problems.  The Registered Nurse also provides such services as health teaching and counseling care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being for the patients.  The Registered Nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the nursing care for a group of patients.  Needs to be able to perform the following physical activities for the majority of the time at work: standing, walking, sitting.  Must be able to move/lift heavy equipment/patients.  Must exhibit fine motor coordination in the manipulation of biomedical equipment (e.g. suction catheters, electric-monitoring devices).  Prior, relevant job experience in a pediatric setting preferred.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing required.  Licensed, or eligible for licensure by the New York State Department of Education as a registered professional nurse. BLS certified, PALS encouraged.  Must exhibit fine motor coordination in the manipulation of biomedical equipment (e.g., thermometers, scissors, etc.). 

Please send your cover letter and resume to:  HR@blythedale.org and reference “Registered Nurse” in the e-mail subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for Respiratory Therapist to care for our medically fragile and complex neonatal & pediatric patients/residents. We are seeking to fill various positions for all shifts.  RRT'S provide independent, professional cardio-pulmonary care and perform diagnostic procedures on pediatric patients in support of their total medical care. RT’s are an integral component of our ventilator weaning program and our Simulation based emergency care training programs. Position requires visual acuity and manual dexterity to maintain the airway and manually ventilate the patient during a code. Working knowledge of EMR programs preferably Meditech.

Candidates must have a current New York State License and be RRT certified. Current BLS and PALS certification required. 2 years' experience with neonatal or pediatric patients preferred, new grads will be considered.

For further information or to apply for the position, email your cover letter and resume to: HR@Blythedale.org, reference Respiratory Therapist in the subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Therapeutic Recreation Assistant. Candidate will provide developmental/recreational support for patients across the hospital which includes but is not limited to infant/toddler unit, child/adolescent and TBI units, and Long Term Care. Under the guidance of CTRS, CCLS, LCAT and/or Program Coordinator, candidate will participate in the development and execution of care plans for patients and families. TRA hours will encompass evenings, weekends, and holidays as defined in departmental policy and responsive to program needs. Ensure cleanliness of play spaces and equipment. Participate in and facilitate special events, visitors, and donations as directed by supervisor. 

Requirements:

High School Diploma required.  Associate’s Degree in child development or related field strongly preferred.  Bachelor’s degree in progress or completed in a closely related field.

Experience working with children required. Experience in preparing and implementing activities preferred.

Please send resumes to hr@blythedale.org and reference the position title “Therapeutic Recreation Assistant” in the e-mail subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a Therapy Aide to join our Preschool 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 set-up, 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.