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.
 

 

Blythedale Children's Hospital is seeking a Coordinator for our Therapeutic Recreation Program on our Long Term Care Unit.  Ideal candidate will hold certification as a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. 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 and holiday shift coverage.

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 “Certified Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator” 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 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 currently have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Outpatient Registrar/Scheduler to support our multi-disciplinary care team caring for medically fragile and complex neonatal & pediatric patients. This is primarily a Monday-Friday day/early evening position.

Ideal candidates will have 3 years of Patient Registrar/Scheduling experience, preferably in an outpatient setting. Rehabilitation Therapy practice experience preferred.   Comparable experience will be considered.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Requirements: 

Strong communication skills are required as the candidate will communicate with a variety of agencies, families and staff.  Minimum educational requires a High School diploma. Associate’s Degree or higher preferred. Fluent in English: bilingual English/Spanish is preferred. Microsoft Excel and Word experience required. Experience with Meditech is preferred.  Candidate must be well organized, highly motivated and competent in managing multiple tasks concurrently. 

Please send resumes with salary requirements to PA@blythedale.org and reference the position title Outpatient Registrar/Scheduler 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. 

 

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.

Full time position available to work with a dedicated staff of pediatric physical therapists providing PT services including aquatic therapy, DME clinic, an AT clinic and LE Splinting to a diverse inpatient, outpatient and day hospital population.  We’ve engaged in telehealth services to ensure continuum of care to our clients this past year.  We’re currently undergoing renovation to our therapy area to include a rock climbing wall.  Blythedale is the only free-standing children’s specialty hospital in New York State and admits patients to its inpatient facility from all of the academic medical centers in the New York and metropolitan region.  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.  Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor of Science, Masters of Science Degree or a Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Program and hold a current New York State license or is eligible for licensure.

We are conveniently located 30 miles north of NYC in beautiful Westchester County.  Salary based on experience.  We offer an excellent benefit package including ample vacation and free parking, continuing education, staff in-service and clinical supervision.

Contact or email your resume:  Barbara Milch, Director Physical Therapy, 914-592-7555 Ext. 71720 or bmilch@blythedale.org.  Blythedale Children’s Hospital, 95 Bradhurst Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595.

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; ensure adequate supplies, check temperature, shower and dress and occasionally toilet patients, disinfect hydrotherapy equipment.  State run exercise class as per physical therapist direction.  HS/GED and fluency in reading and writing English are required.  Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.  Previous working experience with children with cerebral palsy a plus.  

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:  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 are currently looking to hire a full-time Social Worker who will be responsible for the provisions of case management services to medically fragile children in the Bronx community.  Responsibilities will 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.  The Social Work Care Manager will also assist the child and family with transitions through the continuum of care.

A Master’s Degree in Social Work, a current NYS social work license and previous pediatric medical experience are required.  Strong knowledge of community resources is preferred.  Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.  Certification in CANS-NY administration preferred.  Regular home visits and travel within the child’s community are required. 

For further information or to apply for the position, email or fax your cover letter and resume to: Susan Murray, LCSW, VP of Patient Experience, Clinical Outreach, and Care Coordination, Blythedale Children’s Hospital, 95 Bradhurst Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595. Phone 914-831-2443. Email: Smurray@blythedale.org

Will provide services to a complex medically fragile pediatric population with varying communications and feeding disorders. Will work as part of a strong inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and medical team as well as in school-based programs for regional school districts. NYS License with minimum 3 years pediatric experience preferred.

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 a full time position in the Purchasing Department for a Stockroom Coordinator to receive and distribute supplies used throughout the hospital.  Unpack incoming deliveries, check for defective equipment and damaged supplies, organize stockroom and maintain accurate labeling and location system for stock and non-stock items.  Monitor inventory and emergency supplies.  Generate documentation and reports using materials management computer system and supply chain management programs.  Maintain optimum levels of inventory in nursing units to prevent over and out of stock situations.  Able to enter all required data for generating purchase orders in Meditech software system.  Accurately fill all supply requisitions and make deliveries according to assigned schedules.  Above average computer skills with a working knowledge of Excel and Word is required as is the ability to read and write English.  An Associates or Bachelor’s degree and prior work in a health care environment are a plus.  Must possess physical ability to lift light to heavy items (up to 70 lbs.) and full range of body motion to reach, bend, climb ladders in order to place and retrieve stocked items.  This is a Monday to Friday, evening shift 4-12 (7.5 per day) with an occasional weekend work.

Blythedale offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and free parking for all employees.

Please send resumes to purchasing@blythedale.org and reference the position title Stockroom Coordinator in the e-mail subject line.