Pioneering Rehabilitation

Career Opportunities

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 or fax to 914-597-2788 and make sure to indicate the position being applied for in the subject area.

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+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Clinical

  • Nursing Attendant (details)

    Posted: 09/29/2014

    Full-time shifts available: 11am-7pm, 3pm-11pm

    Responsibilities: Assists the professional nurse by performing routine functions of nursing. Assignments consist of 5-10 patients. Insures program and appointment scheduled timers are met. Transports patients to and from therapies and special appointments as necessary. Assists with non-nursing functions on unit as needed.

    Requirements:   High School diploma or equivalent required. Previous experience working as a nurses aide required.

  • Clinical Team Leader, Brain Injury Program (details)

    Posted: 10/06/2014

    Responsible for all aspects of clinical management to ensure the efficient and effective operation of services of the Brain Injury program. Coordinates the day-to-day scheduling and coverage of patients, provides direct patient care and adheres to regulatory compliance guidelines. Assists and actively participates in program development and provides staff mentoring and education.  Participates in performance improvement activities.

    NYS license in Occupational, Physical or Speech Therapy.  Minimal 4 years with at least 2.5 years experience working with TBI/SCI population and 1.5 years progressive managerial experience.

  • Physical Therapist (details)

    Posted: 10/06/2014

    Full-time Opportunities available for a Physical Therapist.

    The therapist will provides direct restorative treatment for patients, carry out administrative duties associated with patient care, and contribute to the department operations. B.S., Masters, or DPT. Current NYS license or eligible.  

  • Clinical Research Coordinator (details)

    Posted: 10/23/2014

    Part-time, 15-20 hours per week      

    Responsibilities: Assist the principle investigator in clinical research by obtaining consent from Burke patients for orthopedic research studies.  Distributes, collects and enters survey information into the database.  Assists with clinical assessments such as the gait analysis system.

     Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required in psychology, health administration, statistics or related field.  Prefer applicants with previous patient care and research experience. Strong interpersonal skills required.  Excellent Excel skills required and working knowledge of SPSS a plus. Must be self-directed and have good organization skills. 


+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Non-Clinical

  • Plant Engineer/Energy Systems Operator (details)

    Posted: 10/09/2014

    Monitors computerized energy program and building management systems to ensure efficient operation and tracking of energy usage.  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.  Trade school graduate or 5 years experience on boilers and HVAC equipment or adequate experience and training as determined by the Chief Engineer. Operational knowledge of BMS and energy programs  Basic computer knowledge and ability to track information in excel program.  Must be able to respond under pressure in emergencies.  Required to work alternate weekends (7am-3pm).  Refrigeration license required.

  • Construction Journeyman (details)

    Posted: 10/23/2014

    Performs skilled task such as carpentry and masonry for assigned construction/renovation projects.  Must be able to perform all construction tasks with little or no supervision and perform routine and emergency task on shift basis.  Knowledge of commercial construction and remodeling trades and practices are required.

    Requirements:        High School or four years of technical school required.  Five years experience in commercial or residential construction required.

+ 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: