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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 a frequent basis, so please visit our site often.  To apply, complete an employment application and submit via email to careers@burke.org or fax to 914-798-4321 and make sure to indicate the position title and requisition number being applied for in the subject area.

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

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Non-Clinical

  • Coordinator, Physical Plant (details)

    Posted: 07/09/2015

    Position Req #: PHP15-100

    Directly support the Sr. Administrator of Plant Operations with on-going physical plant related items, including, but not limited to performing secretarial and coordinating duties involving all Physical Plant activities.  Perform work that is confidential in nature.   

    Requirements: Associate’s degree in Business Administration or similar course of study required. Minimum of 2 years experience with facility or property administration.  

    Essential attributes include strong organization  skills, exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, be self-directed, able to multi-task and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Director of Safety, Security, and Emergency Management (details)

    Posted: 07/09/2015

    Position Req #: SAF15-100

    Reporting to the Senior Administrator of Plant Operations, the Director of Safety, Security and Emergency Management is responsible the development, implementation, training and performance standards associated with The Joint Commissions Environment of Care (EOC),  as well as federal state, local regulatory requirements and environmental safety protocols. Oversee day to day operations of Burke’s Security Department. Lead all activities of the Emergency Management Committee (EMC). Leads organization-wide emergency management/preparedness activities given the six functions of emergency management.  Ensure constant state of readiness for all regulatory surveys, inspections, or emergencies.

     Specific Duties:

    Emergency Management

    • Chair of Emergency Management Committee
    • Responsible for organization-wide emergency management/preparedness activities.
    • Manages and maintains related documentation pertaining to Emergency Management Programs with scheduled and unscheduled activities or drills.
    • Provide all training required to management and staff whereby ensuring a constant state of readiness and compliance. 
    • Recommend and monitor policy and procedures which comply with federal, state, local authorities having jurisdiction including The Joint Commission (TJC) Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and New York State Department of Health (DOH).

     Safety and Security

    • Responsible for the operations of Hospital Security Department and Environmental Safety Protocols
    • Responsible for 24/7 activities associated with the Security Department.
    • Maintains Safety and Security Department Policy and Procedure, and day to day operations
    • Coordinate pre-planning and inspections of all construction projects to ensure compliance with Interim Life Safety Measures (ISLM), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and infection control requirements at the Hospital and outpatient facilities.
    • Responsible for overseeing the operation, performance and maintenance of the building access control system, and CCTV surveillance systems.

     Hazardous Waste Removal/Compliance

    • Responsible for Hazardous Waste Removal/Compliance programs, manuals and staff education.
    • Responsible for Spill Presentation Control Plan (SPCP), Asbestos Management Plan.
    • Manage the site’s environmental legal register
    • Maintain and establish metrics to track environmental performance and use this information to guide the development of future projects for continuous improvement.
    • Write, modify, monitor and maintain hazardous materials program as well educational documentation.
    •  Engage all staff in environmental compliance and improvement through ongoing communication of goals.

    Other Duties:

    • Coordinates general security and parking for all Hospital events.
    • Makes personnel decisions regarding the Security Department, such as hiring, evaluation, corrective actions and scheduling.

     Qualifications:

    • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, including one- on-one and participation in meetings, presentations, and training sessions.
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    • Must have working experience in development and operation of Emergency Management Programs
    • Must have excellent written communication skills with the ability to develop policies and procedures, reports, and general correspondence.
    • Must have an excellent knowledge of the Joint Commission Standards/Requirements, and participate in TJC surveys.
    • Must be able to coordinate action plans and meetings to mitigate hazards and monitor corrective actions.
    • Ability to coordinate and work with healthcare workers to improve the safety environment as defined by the Joint Commission Standards, as well as any relevant federal, state, or local regulations or guidelines.
  • Patient Scheduling Representative-RidgeHill Clinic (details)

    Posted: 07/24/2015

    Position Req #:  OS15-102

    Full-time opening at satellite clinic, Yonkers, NY

    Responsibilities: Obtains and verifies information with patients and coordinates daily scheduling of patients.  Obtains demographic and insurance information from patients. Verifies insurance eligibility with insurance companies and coordinates daily scheduling of patients.  Facilitates referrals to all offsite locations, direct booking to the main campus as necessary.

    Requirements: College degree preferred.  Minimum 2-3 years insurance/billing  experience required.  Heavy  telephone contact with physicians, clinical staff and patients.  Must be   able to communicate with diplomacy and tact at all  times. Computer experience. Excellent customer    service skills in dealing with patients face to face and on the telephone.  

  • Fitness Instructor Assistant (details)

    Posted: 07/29/2015

    Position Req #:                     CW15-100

     Position Available:               Part-time Fitness Instructor Assistant, (15 hours)

                                                           Community Wellness/Adult Fitness Center

     Responsibilities:  Will provide floor observation, assistance to members using the fitness center for safe and effective exercise routines,  lead group exercise classes and develop and maintains  relationships with members to provide excellent customer service.

    Requirements:   Bachelors degree in exercise science or related field. Experience treating complex health conditions (heart disease, stroke, diabetes, MS, cancer) with a certification through the American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine or Clinical Exercise Physiology Association. Must be able to work Friday 4:30-8:30,  Saturday 11:00-2:00, Sunday 8am-5PM 

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Clinical

  • Manager of Rehab Services at United Hebrew (details)

    Posted: 07/09/2015

    Position Req #: NET15-100

    We are currently in search of an experienced candidate to manage the rehabilitation services offered at our network affiliate, United Hebrew, New Rochelle, NY.

    Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Rehabilitation Department.  Supervision of a multi-disciplinary staff of over 18 therapists and assistants. Provides treatment and care in a 296-bed facility.

     Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s in Physical, Occupational, or Speech Therapy and current NYS license. Minimum 4 years experience working as a therapist with at least 1 year in a supervisory capacity. Long-term care experience preferred.

  • Nursing Supervisor (Per diem) (details)

    Posted: 07/10/2015

    Position Req #: NSG15-100

    We are currently seeking experienced Nursing Supervisors to work on a per-diem basis for evening and night shifts.

    The Nursing Supervisor is responsible for the coordination and supervision of hospital and patient care services during evening and night shift in the absence of unit Nurse Managers & Assistant Director of Nursing.   Responsibilities include: organizational planning, nursing practice and assessment, distribution and management of staff, education of staff and disciplinary action as indicated. Responsible for supervision of a minimum of 32 to a maximum of 55 persons on evening and on the night shifts, minimum of 15 to a maximum of 30 persons.

    Required Experience

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing highly preferred. 
    • Registered Nurse in the State of New York.
    • 5 years experience working as a RN in med-surg and/or rehab
    • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience required. 
    • Requires ability to adapt well to changing priorities, instant deadlines and constant interruptions.
    • Must possess excellent organizational skills and requires advanced interpersonal/communication skills both orally and in writing.
    • Active BLS and CPR certification required
  • Registered Nurse - Perdiem (details)

    Posted: 07/10/2015

    Position Req: NSG15-103

    We are currently seeking experienced perdiem Registered Nurses for all 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.
  • Nursing Attendant (details)

    Posted: 07/30/2015

    2 Full-time shifts available: 7:00am-3pm

    Req #: NSG15-105 and NSG15-106

    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 education required. Previous experience working as a nurses aide required.