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.

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

+ 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.

  • 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. 

+ 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:

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Clinical

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (details)

    Posted: 11/03/2014

    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. 

  • Assistant Director of Nursing Education (details)

    Posted: 11/17/2014


    • Leads the planning, development, and implementation of Nursing Education programs. 
    • Provides on-going orientation, staff development, continuing and inservice education.
    • Coordinates student placement, orients students, and organizes preceptorships. 
    • Provides patient education as needed and assists in the development of patient education materials. 
    • Assists with education and special programs for other hospital departments. 
    • Works closely with Employee Health and occasional assistance/coverage with physicals.  Responsible for Quality Control of BGM and stool for Occult Blood.


    • BSN preferred. 
    • Certification in Rehabilitation Nursing (or obtained as soon as eligible)
    • Must have strong clinical background with at least five years of acute care and/or rehabilitation nursing experience. 
    • Current NYS Registered Nurse licensure required. 
    • Certified by American Heart Association to teach BLS classes.
    • Demonstrated teaching and leadership abilities.
    • Advanced knowledge of principles in the area of teaching, trends in nursing care and nursing education required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
    • Be willing to work odd hours to teach classes and supervise orientees on all shifts.
    • Must be organized and maintain meticulous education records. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships 
  • Rehab Aide, Cardiopulmonary Program (details)

    Posted: 11/21/2014

    We are currently looking for a full-time rehab aide to work in our inpatient setting.  Responsible for assisting the Physical and Occupational Therapists in providing patient treatment as delegated; assists in assigned housekeeping, clerical, and inventory related tasks in the therapy area as well as maintains physical environment and equipment. High School diploma and 1-2 years of college required. Prior patient care experience required. Ability to work in a busy environment and multi-task.

    Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 9am -5pm and one saturday per month.

  • Physical Therapist (details)

    Posted: 11/25/2014

    Positions available in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

    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.