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 a frequent basis, so please visit our site often.  To apply, complete an employment application and submit via email to 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, Clinical

  • Perdiem Occupational Therapist (details)

    Posted: 08/07/2015
    Position Req # INPT15-102
    The therapist will provides direct restorative treatment for patients, carry out administrative duties associated with patient care, and contribute to the department operations.Perdiem opportunities for inpatient programs
    B.S. or Masters in Occupational Therapy. Current NYS license required.  
    Must be available to provide coverage as needed during weekdays and Saturdays.
  • Perdiem Physical Therapist (details)

    Posted: 08/07/2015
    Position Req # INPT15-101
    The therapist will provides direct restorative treatment for patients, carry out administrative duties associated with patient care, and contribute to the department operations.Perdiem opportunities for inpatient programs
    B.S., Masters, or DPT. Current NYS license required.  
    Must be available to provide coverage as needed during weekdays and Saturdays.
  • Perdiem Speech Pathologist (details)

    Posted: 08/07/2015
    Position Req # INPT15-100
    Responsibilities include evaluating, diagnosing & providing treatment to patients with varied communication/swallowing disorders. The individual will plan & administer individual & group treatment programs, provide counseling services to patients & their families, as well as write evaluation reports.
    Must possess a Master’s Degree in Speech/Language Pathology, certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, & NYS license. CFYs not eligible to apply. Experience working with adult population required.
    Must be available to provide coverage as needed during weekdays and Saturdays.
  • Nursting Attendant- 2 West (details)

    Posted: 08/24/2015

    Full-time shift available:  11:00pm-7:00am

    Req #: NSG15-109 

    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.

  • Registered Nurse, Night 12-Hour Shift (details)

    Posted: 08/26/2015

    Position Req # NSG15-108

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


    • 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.
  • Physical Therapist - United Hebrew (details)

    Posted: 09/01/2015

    Position Req #:            NET15-103

     Position Available:       Physical Therapist 

     Provides direct restorative treatment of patients,     carries out administrative duties associated with patient care, and contributes to program operations. 

     Requirements:   B.S., Masters or Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  NYS Physical Therapy license required.

  • Physical Therapist, Outpatient (details)

    Posted: 09/01/2015

    Position Req #: OS15-107

    Position Available: Physical Therapist, Outpatient Main campus

    Responsibilities: Provides direct restorative treatment of patients, carries out administrative duties associated with patient care, and contributes to department operations appropriate to the specific site.

    Requirements: B.S., Masters or Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  NYS licensed or eligible.             

  • Full-time Speech Pathologist (details)

    Posted: 09/11/2015

    Position Req # INPT15-106

    We are currently seeking a full-time experienced Speech Pathologist to work in our inpatient setting. Evaluates, diagnoses, and provides treatment for patients with varied disorders of communication and/or swallowing, and carries out administrative duties associated with patient care.


    • Master's Degree in Speech/Language Pathology.
    • Certification of Clinical Competence from the ASHA.
    • New York State Licensure for Speech/Language Pathology . CF’s not eligible to apply
    • Experience working with adults neuro preferred.
  • Pharmacist (details)

    Posted: 09/14/2015

    Position Requisition# PHARM15-101

    The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is highly recognized rehabilitation and research facility conveniently located in White Plains, NY. Our team works together at all levels to maximize our patients’ independence. Through the dedication of our people, we have earned a national reputation for excellence in physical rehabilitation. Our Staff is part of a dedicated team of professionals whose focus is to provide a caring and nurturing environment for our patients. Recognizing that our employees are an integral part of the patients’ overall success, Burke prides itself on hiring the most skilled and dedicated professionals.

    We are currently seeking experienced Pharmacists for perdiem coverage.  Hours of pharmacy operation are as follows:  7:30am -9:00pm weekdays, 10:00am-6:00pm weekends, 8:00am– 4:00pm Holidays.  Candidates must have a flexible schedule to work on an as needed basis.


    1.         Reviews written prescriptions to determine ingredients needed and to assure that overdoses have not been prescribed or that toxic compounds will not result from combining ingredients.

    2.         Participate in the procurement, distribution, and control of all pharmaceuticals.

    3.         Prepares sterile products (i.e., I.V. Admixtures) utilizing aseptic technique.

    4.         Assess, plan and monitor medication regimens.

    5.         Counsel patients on appropriate use of medications (group and individual counseling).

    6.         Maintains inventory of pharmaceuticals and supplies, storing under proper conditions of refrigeration and security.

    7.         Evaluate and disseminate comprehensive drug information to clinicians and patients.

    8.         Oversees inventory and purchasing of supplies for Department.

    9.         Maintains computerized, confidential records of patient’s medication therapies.

    10.        Participate in medical and pharmaceutical research.

    11.       Performs other duties as directed by Chief Pharmacist

    Requirements include minimum of a Bachelors degree along with current NYS licensure. Minimum of one year experience strongly preferred. Hospital experience is preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

     Burke offers a supportive work environment and by joining our team you will become part of an established, well known provider of quality healthcare services focused on Service Excellence in all that we do.  

     Please send resume to

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Non-Clinical

  • Coder/Abstractor (details)

    Posted: 09/29/2015

    Position Req # HIMS15-100

    We are currently seeking an experienced coder/abstractor for our inpatient rehab facility.


    • Accountable for assuring complete, accurate and timely coding and abstracting of inpatient discharges.
    • Ascertains all reportable diagnoses and procedures according to Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) definitions.
    • Accurately assigns ICD-10- CM diagnosis and procedure codes and CMG’s.
    • Adheres to coding principles and guidelines as published in the AHA Coding Clinics, American Health Information Management Association’s Standards for Ethical Coding and Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Compliance Policy.  
    • Attends weekly Clinical Team Rounds and participates in Clinical Documentation Improvement Program.


    • RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS preferred.
    • High school education or equivalent and 3 years inpatient rehab coding experience required.
    • One-year quality experience especially in a Health Information Management Systems preferred.
    • Ability to enter/retrieve data accurately.
    • Ability to communicate with all hospital employees, department heads, physicians, patients and their families, attorneys and insurance carriers.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in an organized manner.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Director of Development (details)

    Posted: 09/29/2015

    Position Requisition # DEV15-100

    Burke is seeking a director of development to increase support and awareness of our hospital. Reporting to the senior administrator, Marketing, Communications and Development, the individual will be responsible for all fundraising and development activities which include cultivating, managing and closing major donations and gift prospects.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Develop, plan and implement a comprehensive development strategy to support Burke priorities through direct mail appeals, major and planned gifts, corporate and foundation giving, grants, and special events.
    • Oversee all aspects of relationship management with donors to ensure prompt communication and appropriate recognition.
    • Ensure all policy and procedures for gift acceptance, gift processing, record keeping, tax documentation and donor recognition acknowledgement is in compliance with IRS and Burke polices and regulations.
    • Monitor fundraising data, create reports and evaluate progress toward annual goals.
    • Interact with various Burke constituencies including board of directors, board committees and senior administration.

    Qualifications Summary:

    • Minimum of five (5) years of professional fundraising and development experience in a nonprofit setting, preferably in a hospital setting.
    • Bachelor’s degree required, CFRE and/or Master’s degree preferred
    • Knowledge of donor database, Raisers Edge preferred.
    • The ability to work independently and as a team player within a small department.
    • Attendance at major special events required; some nights and weekends a must.

    Must -have skills include:

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with persons from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds
    • Proven track record in donor management
    • Detail oriented with respect to planning, file analysis and record keeping
    • Strong computer skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Effective time management

    Please note:  Cover letters without salary requirements will not be considered.