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 currently have an outstanding per-diem opportunity for an Infection Prevention Practitioner (2–3 days/week).  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 possess a Baccalaureate 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’ Infection Prevention experience in an acute care or long term care setting highly preferred.  Knowledge of reporting requirements for NHSN.  Must possess and maintain a current NYS RN license.

Contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team, or to apply email your cover letter and resume to: HR@blythedale.org.  Please reference “Infection Prevention Practitioner” 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

Positions available for board-certified Pediatricians and Pediatric Specialists interested in on-call coverage evenings, weekends and holidays to work with children with complex medical conditions.  Competitive pay scale for per diem schedules and availability for back-up call in the event of an unanticipated need.  Candidates must have strong clinical and communication skills and work collaboratively with our nursing and pediatric staff.

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.

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, 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 full-time opportunity for a Patient and Family Educator Coordinator (PFE) who will under the direction of the Director of Nursing Education, provide the coordination of parent and family training upon admission, throughout hospitalization, and at time of discharge.  The PFE coordinator supports the development of the families’ confidence by fostering empowerment through knowledge, competency, and skills using nursing evidence-based practices, while helping parents mastering the care for their medically complex child. The PFE coordinator demonstrates expertise in their roles as, facilitator/coordinator, consultant, change agent, and leader.  These services are aligned with BCH’s strategic initiatives, mission, vision, and values.

The PFE coordinator will collaborate with various disciplines in the development, implementation, and teaching practices as they relate to bedside care.  In addition, this person will be a part of the nursing leadership team and seen as a role model to promote the profession of nursing as a leader at the bedside.

Ideal candidates will be energetic and engaging with a Master’s Degree in Nursing or Nursing Education; or be currently enrolled in a Master’s program.  In addition, 5 years related experience in a leadership role including experience with dialysis, oncology, acute care experience helpful.   Must possess a Current NYS RN license, and Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).

Contact us to learn more about becoming a part of our dynamic team, or to apply email your cover letter and resume to: HR@blythedale.org.  Please reference “Patient and Family Educator Coordinator” in the e-mail subject line.

We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Physical Therapist to work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide Physical Therapy Services including aquatic therapy, DME and LE orthotic assessments to a diverse inpatient & outpatient population. Successful candidates must possess a Baccalaureate Degree, Master of Science Degree or a Doctor in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Program and a current New York State license or eligibility for licensure.

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

We currently have a Full-Time Physical Therapy Aide position available M-F, 8:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Responsibilities include:  Change patients to and from various adaptive equipment as scheduled by physical therapist.  Assist with or perform treatment procedures that have been predetermined for each patient by physical therapists.  Assist in maintenance of the department; maintain organization of equipment and supplies.  Assist therapist in the pool; insure adequate supplies, check temperature, shower and dress and occasionally toilet patients, disinfect hydrotherapy equipment.  Run asthmatics and/or upper extremity exercise class as per physical therapist direction.  HS/GED and fluency in reading and writing English are required.  Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.  Prior experience as a PT Aide and/or working with children with disabilities. 

Please send your application, cover letter and resume to HR@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:  Associate degree in Nursing required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.  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 full-time opportunity for a Rehabilitation Engineer to be part of our Pediatric Assistive Technology Service.  Partnered with our expert PT, OT, & ST practitioners will provide low tech and high tech customized patient solutions in AT areas including seating, positioning, mobility, computer/phone/environmental access, alternative and augmentative communication.  Ideal candidates will have a Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in engineering (mechanical, biomedical or related) with specialization in health and rehabilitation sciences preferred. Knowledge of principles of design, ergonomics, biomechanics, mechanical and electrical systems, material sciences, and life sciences.  Understanding of functional capabilities of people with disabilities. Requires strong clinical and communication skills, and work collaboratively with professionals, children and families.

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: Julie Knitter, OTR, Director of Assistive Technology, Blythedale Children’s Hospital 95 Bradhurst Ave., Valhalla, NY 10595, Fax 866-266-6436, Phone: 914-831-2503, email: Jknitter@blythedale.org.

 

 

We currently have two outstanding full-time opportunities for Respiratory Therapists to care for our medically fragile and complex neonatal & pediatric patients/residents. We are seeking to fill 2 night positions 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. 

Candidates must have a current New York State License and be RRT certified. BLS required, PALS preferred.  One of these positions is in our Long Term Care Unit and experience in Long Term Care is preferred.  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.

Working under the direction of the Speech and Therapeutic Feeding Team and supervision of the Director of Speech Pathology, the ideal candidate will provide language enriched activities to patients who attend the Specialized Feeding Program and other Speech Programs.  Assist in meal preparation and feeding patients during breakfast, mid-morning snack, and lunchtime. Also provides assistance in fabrication of child specific activities under the direction of the classroom teachers and therapists.   Requires the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in the English language.  Visually and auditorily monitor patient status and provide hands on intervention techniques.  Requirements:  Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s preferred; New York State Certification as a Special Instructor.

Please send your application, 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 (2) Staffing Coordinators to join our Nursing team.  One position will provide evening coverage from 2PM – 10PM and the other position will cover various shifts.  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.

We currently have an outstanding per-diem opportunity for a Unit Secretary.  Functions as a 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 responsible 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 medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and treatment plans. The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent with experience in an administrative support role, switchboard or management of high volume of phone calls, medical terminology, prior work in a healthcare setting, computer and office equipment operation.

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