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.


  • Coordinator, Adult Fitness Center (details)

    Posted: 02/23/2015

    We are currently in search of a customer service oriented individual to work as a coordinator for our Adult Fitness Center.


    Coordinate front desk activities.  Greet members and assist with the general inquires.   Register and schedule members for wellness programs, including confirmation of appointments. Maintain member management system including accurate data entry and account review.. Collect and record member dues, keeping membership accounts up to date and accurate. Maintaining departmental time-off calendar and entering payroll timesheet data. Provide general office support and assistance to department director with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks.


    Associates degree and/or demonstrated 3-5 years of relevant experience. Proven technical abilities (Word & Excel, QuickBooks a plus) Experience working in a front desk/client facing capacity.

    The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and embraces the culture of service excellence.   Essential attributes include strong organization skills, excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, the ability to be self-directed and work independently and as part of a team.  The ability to maintain utmost confidentiality in all work-related matters; multi-task in a fast paced and demanding environment.   Excellent phone etiquette and presence.  Able to relate to members and their disabilities in a positive manner. 

+ 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

  • Head Neuropsychologist (details)

    Posted: 02/12/2015

    The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking a Rehabilitation Psychologist and/or Neuropsychologist  to organize, lead and direct the Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology Department and ensure that a high level of care is given to all patients. Provides primary patient care for all patients and families in the hospital, develop new programs and evaluate program effectiveness.

    Candidates should have a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program with postgraduate training in clinical neuropsychology and/or rehabilitation psychology. Minimum 3-5  years post-doctoral experience in rehabilitation psychology and/or neuropsychology.   Experience working with Joint Commission and CARF required.  Must be licensed to practice psychology in the state of New York. Board certification with the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) is preferred.  The psychologist who is not yet board certified will be expected to obtain board certification with the ABPP within 5 years of hiring.  

  • Registered Nurse, Patient Screener - Perdiem (details)

    Posted: 02/12/2015

    Responsibilities: 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. 

     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. &/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.

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (details)

    Posted: 03/04/2015

    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. 

  • Nursing Attendant (details)

    Posted: 03/25/2015

    Full-time shift available: 7am-3pm, 11pm-7am

    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.