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 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.

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. 

 

Under the supervision of the Vice President of Operations, the Security Director leads 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.

 

Requirements:  Bachelor’s in criminal justice or related field required.  Healthcare security experience 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.  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.

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.

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” 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 2 full time 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. 

Two Full Time – (1 Day and 1 Night Shift)

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

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 the position title in the e-mail subject line.