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

  • Full-time, 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.

  • Full-time, RN/Patient Screener (details)

    Posted: 10/28/2015

    Position Req #: PTSC15-102

    We currently have a full-time opening for a Registered Nurse to work as a Patient Screener. Duties include: Evaluate and screen prospective admissions at the main campus as well as various hospital facilities in Westchester and NYC to determine whether patients are clinically appropriate for Burke’s services.

    Requirements: Must be a New York State licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years acute care and/or rehabilitation experience. B.S.N. required, CRRN preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills. Valid driver’s license required. 

  • Full-time, Speech-Language Pathologist, Outpatient (details)

    Posted: 10/28/2015

    Position Req #  OS15-112

    Responsible for evaluation and treatment of various speech-language, cognitive-communicative, and swallowing disorders.

    • Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
    • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    • New York State License.
    • Must demonstrate clinical independence in all areas of speech-language pathology and swallowing rehabilitation.
    • Minimal two (2) years experience working with the adult, neurogenic population
    • Outpatient experience, strongly preferred
    • LSVT LOUD Certification, strongly preferred
    • Dysphagia experience including FEES and neuromuscular electrical stimulation, preferred
  • Full-time, Nursing Attendant, 1 West (details)

    Posted: 11/04/2015

    Position Req #:   NSG15-106 7am-3pm

                                     NSG15-110 3pm-11pm

    Position Available: Nursing Attendant-1 West 

    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 in a healthcare setting required.

  • Perdiem, RN/Patient Screener (details)

    Posted: 11/05/2015

    Position Req # PTSC15-100

    Evaluates and screens prospective admissions at the main campus as well as various hospital facilities in Westchester and NYC to determine whether patients are clinically appropriate for Burke’s services.

    Must be a New York State licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years acute care and/or rehabilitation experience. B.S.N. &/or CRRN preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills. Valid driver’s license required. Must be available to work on weekdays as needed between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

  • Full-time, Rehab Aide, Inpatient Therapy Programs (details)

    Posted: 11/17/2015

    Position Req#:   INPT15-114/ INPT15-115

    Position Available:  2 Full time Rehab Aides

                                                  Inpatient Therapy Programs                                  


    Assisting the Speech, 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. Prefer previous patient care experience and/or goal direction of health care career. Ability to work in a busy environment.  

  • Full-time, Registered Nurse, Day 12-Hour Shift (details)

    Posted: 11/23/2015

    Position Req # NSG15-112/NSG15-114

    We are currently seeking experienced full-time Registered Nurse for 12-Hour day 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.

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Non-Clinical

  • Full-time, 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, hospital experience strongly preferred.
    • 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.  

  • Part-time, Fitness Instructor (details)

    Posted: 10/27/2015

    Position Req #:   CW101

     Position Available:  Part-time Fitness Instructor Assistant, (21 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 Mondays 8am-2pm, Thursdays 8am-1pm, Saturdays 9am-2pm, Sundays 8am – 2pm.

  • Full-time, Manager, Health Information Management Services (details)

    Posted: 11/23/2015

    Position Req #HIMS15-101

    Responsibilities include leadership and oversight of the health information management systems, coding, and medical records. Ensures that medical records are maintained in compliance with all accreditation and government regulatory agencies. Recommend and oversee implementation of quality improvement initiatives. Manages staff in Department. The position includes 50% IRFPPS coding and 50% managerial responsibilities.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related field .
    • Accredited by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
    • Experience in an Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility required with strong IRFPPS coding experience and knowledge.
    • A Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) designation is preferred.
    • Supervisory experience required.
    • Knowledge of Joint Commission requirements, State code and third-party regulations.