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

  • HVAC Engineer (details)

    Posted: 12/17/2014

    HVAC Engineer - Weekday shifts (8am-4pm)

    Responsibilities: 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. Graduate or 2 years experience on boilers and HVAC equipment or adequate experience and training as determined by the Chief Engineer. Must be able to respond under pressure in emergencies. Must be available to work alternate weekend (7am-3pm). Refrigeration license required.


  • Major Gifts Officer (details)

    Posted: 01/05/2015

    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 with demonstrated success in fund raising/sales is required.


+ Research Institute

  • Perdiem Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistants (details)

    Posted: 12/17/2014

    Burke Medical Research Institute, an academic affiliate of the Weill Cornell Medical College is seeking help for its Restorative Neurology Clinic & Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory.

    We are in need of:

    Part time or per diem COTAs and/or PTAs to work at the Burke Medical Research Institute’s Restorative Neurology Clinic & Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory.

    Candidate will be responsible for performing manual upper extremity therapy and will use cutting edge ROBOTIC devices for upper limb and lower limb recovery, balance and gait training.

     Serious inquiries ONLY with at least 1-2 years experience working with neurological patients- Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury.

    Candidate must possess good inter-personal skills with strong interest in working with new technologies, upper limb recovery and gait training.

     Please Send Resume to:

    Heather Pepper Lane, MA, OTR/L
    Senior Advanced Clinician-Burke Medical Research Institute
    Burke Medical Research Institute
    Building #1, Room H107
    785 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605

    : 914-597-2153 

+ Rehabilitation Hospital, Clinical

  • Nursing Attendant (details)

    Posted: 01/16/2015

    Full-time shift available: 3pm-11pm

    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 working as a nurses aide required.

  • Rehab Aide, OrthoAmputee Program (details)

    Posted: 01/20/2015

    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.

    Fulltime: 35 hours: Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 9am -5pm and one Saturday per month.

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (details)

    Posted: 01/21/2015

    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. 

  • Registered Nurse, 12-Hour Shift (details)

    Posted: 01/21/2015

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