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

  • Major Gifts Officer (details)

    Posted: 01/29/2014

    The major gifts officer will be an integral part of the development team and will work to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors at the major gift level. The MGO will maintain his/her own portfolio of approximately 150-200 donors/prospects and will create targeted strategies for each donor/prospect resulting in gift closures at the maximum level of support. The officer, a director level position, will track prospects and donor contacts in the Raiser’s Edge and will craft effective proposals, reports, briefings and other related communications in addition to working closely with the clinical and research staff to solicit gifts based on needs, projects and initiatives.


    Successful candidates will be self starters with a sense of urgency, a clear set of priorities, and a strong work ethic, who possess an assertive, results-orientated personality. Excellent oral, written and solid relationship building skills are essential to the job and applicants must have the passion to learn about and then articulate the case for significant support for both Burke’s hospital and research institute. Reporting directly to the Chief Development Officer, applicants must have a demonstrated track record of successfully soliciting major gifts.  A Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience with demonstrated success in fund raising/sales is required.


  • Director, Community Wellness/Adult Fitness Center (details)

    Posted: 03/12/2014

    Plan and oversee all aspects of the fitness department in order to create satisfied members participating in fitness programming, activities, events and facility usage. Organize, plan, budget, evaluate and promote fitness orientation, and member retention for Adult Fitness Center as well as Community Wellness Programs.

     B.S. in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or related field.  Minimum 5 years in the field with 2 years relevant management experience. 

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Clinical

  • Director of Brain Injury Program (details)

    Posted: 03/04/2014

    The position will involve joining the Medical Staff of the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital with a commensurate academic appointment at the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University.  The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a free standing 150 bed rehabilitation hospital in White Plains, New York specializing in brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, orthopedic and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Candidates should have board certification in Neurology or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and be able to obtain medical licensure in the State of New York. Responsibilities will include managing a 15-bed inpatient brain injury unit as well as establishing an outpatient program for brain injury. Individuals with a strong academic background and interests in clinical research are encouraged to apply.

    Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae and cover letter to:
    Annette Bucci, Sr. Administrator, Human Resources
    Via email to

  • Physical Therapist (details)

    Posted: 04/04/2014

    Full-time Physical Therapists, Outpatient Department

    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.