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How is Burke Different?

At Burke, our greatest asset is our people. All of us share the same passion: to help our patients recover as fully as possible and to discover new therapeutic approaches to our patients’ disabilities.  It is our mission.

Burke is committed to attracting and retaining top quality talent, who are experts in the fields related to stroke, brain or spinal cord injury; neurological conditions; knee or hip replacement; amputation; pulmonary or cardiac disease. Burke offers career opportunities in all areas of patient care, research and administration.  If you are an expert in your field and dedicated to service excellence, we invite you to join our team.

Below is a list of positions that are currently available at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and our Medical Research Institute as well as for our affiliates who are part of the Burke Rehabilitation Network: Schnurmacher Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing and United Hebrew Geriatric Center of New Rochelle.

We update our postings on an as needed basis, so please visit our site often.  To apply, complete an employment application and submit via email to careers@burke.org or fax to 914-597-2788 and make sure to indicate the position being applied for in the subject area.

Please click on the "+" symbol below to expand the list of available openings.

+ Research Institute

  • Perdiem Occupational and Physical Therapist Evaluators (details)

    Posted: 10/15/2014

    Burke Medical Research Institute

    Weill Cornell Medical College

    Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation & Human Motor Control Laboratory

    TMS & Task-Oriented Therapy (NICHE Trial)

      We are looking for: Per Diem OT and PT CLINICAL EVALUATORS  

     Per diem occupational therapists and physical therapists are needed to work in the Edwards Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory.

     Project:  NICHE (Navigated Inhibitory rTMS to Contralesional Hemisphere) Trial

     OT/PT evaluators are responsible for becoming certified in the outcome assessments for the NICHE trial. Cost of training and certification is covered by the laboratory, as well as monetary compensation for time spent. Certifications will be received in the following assessments: Wolf Motor Function Test, Action Reach Arm Test, Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer, Modified Ashworth, and Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment. Evaluators will also have to complete an online certification for the NIH Stroke Scale through the National Stroke Association. 

    Evaluations are time sensitive and performed intermittently over a 6 month period. 

    Serious inquiries only, with at least 1-2 years of experience working with neurological patients, preferably with Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury.  Candidate must possess good inter-personal skills with strong interest and competency with clinical evaluations. 

    *Requirement*: 2 days of intensive training for competent evaluation administration skills and a certification exam to pass.

     Contact Information:

    Heather Pepper Lane, MA, OTR/L, Senior Advanced Clinician-Burke Medical Research Institute

    Phone: 914-597-2153Email: hpepperlane@burke.org

  • Perdiem Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistants (details)

    Posted: 12/17/2014

    Burke Medical Research Institute, an academic affiliate of the Weill Cornell Medical College is seeking help for its Restorative Neurology Clinic & Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory.

    We are in need of:

    Part time or per diem COTAs and/or PTAs to work at the Burke Medical Research Institute’s Restorative Neurology Clinic & Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory.

    Candidate will be responsible for performing manual upper extremity therapy and will use cutting edge ROBOTIC devices for upper limb and lower limb recovery, balance and gait training.

     Serious inquiries ONLY with at least 1-2 years experience working with neurological patients- Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury.

    Candidate must possess good inter-personal skills with strong interest in working with new technologies, upper limb recovery and gait training.

     Please Send Resume to:

    Heather Pepper Lane, MA, OTR/L
    Senior Advanced Clinician-Burke Medical Research Institute
    Burke Medical Research Institute
    Building #1, Room H107
    785 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605

    Email: hpepperlane@burke.org
    Phone
    : 914-597-2153 

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Non-Clinical

  • Clinic Assistant, Somers Outpatient Clinic (details)

    Posted: 11/25/2014

    Part-time, Monday–Friday, 18 hours per week.

     Responsible for assisting therapy staff with patient treatments, compilation of daily statistics, maintaining inventory  of supplies, photocopying materials, assisting in maintaining physical environment and equipment, other clerical responsibilities including answering phones, co-pay collection and re-scheduling patient appointments.  High School Diploma and 1-2 years college required; prefer previous patient care experience. 

  • Clinic Assistant, Bronx Outpatient Clinic (details)

    Posted: 12/03/2014

    Part-time, Monday–Friday, 18 hours per week.

     Responsible for assisting therapy staff with patient treatments, compilation of daily statistics, maintaining inventory  of supplies, photocopying materials, assisting in maintaining physical environment and equipment, other clerical responsibilities including answering phones, co-pay collection and re-scheduling patient appointments.  High School Diploma and 1-2 years college required; prefer previous patient care experience. 

  • Clinic Assistant, Purchase Outpatient Clinic (details)

    Posted: 12/03/2014

    Part-time, Monday–Friday, 18 hours per week.

     Responsible for assisting therapy staff with patient treatments, compilation of daily statistics, maintaining inventory  of supplies, photocopying materials, assisting in maintaining physical environment and equipment, other clerical responsibilities including answering phones, co-pay collection and re-scheduling patient appointments.  High School Diploma and 1-2 years college required; prefer previous patient care experience. 

  • Financial Account Specialist (details)

    Posted: 12/03/2014

    We are seeking a candidate with experience in billing and follow up for all third party and self pay patients for outpatient therapies.

    Requirements:

    • High School Diploma
    • Minimum 2 years experience in an outpatient Medicare billing in a business office setting
    • Knowledge of MEDITECH preferred
    • Computer experience necessary. 
  • HVAC Engineer (details)

    Posted: 12/17/2014

    HVAC Engineer - Weekday shifts (8am-4pm)

    Responsibilities: Operates and maintains Physical Plant, which includes the supply of water, steam, vacuum, high pressure air, air conditioning, heat, ventilation and power to buildings. Handles maintenance repairs after hours.

    Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent general education. Graduate or 2 years experience on boilers and HVAC equipment or adequate experience and training as determined by the Chief Engineer. Must be able to respond under pressure in emergencies. Must be available to work alternate weekend (7am-3pm). Refrigeration license required.

     

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Clinical

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (details)

    Posted: 12/03/2014

    Under the supervision of a licensed professional, provides direct restorative maintenance treatment of patients, carries out administrative duties associated with patient care, and contributes to program operations.

    Two year Associates Degree in Occupational Therapy.   NYS authorization as Occupational Therapy Assistant.  Initial certification by NBCOT. 

  • Registered Nurse, 12-Hour Shift (details)

    Posted: 12/08/2014

    We are currently seeking experienced full-time Registered Nurses for 12-Hour day shifts.  The RN will administer all levels of patient care including assessment, treatment and discharge planning. 

     Requirements

    • Must be a graduate of accredited Registered Nurse Program.
    • Minimum 2 years experience working as a RN required. 
    • Med-Surg experience required, neuro experience preferred.
    • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State. 
    • Certification in Rehabilitation Nursing is encouraged. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.