Speare Memorial Hospital


Working For Speare Employment Application (PDF) At Speare Memorial Hospital, we value the quality of life afforded by the community where we live and work. We are a community hospital located in central New Hampshire, home to Plymouth State University, with numerous cultural activities, mountains and lakes within minutes. For all positions, please click the link for our Employment Application, complete and submit the form electronically. Please note: If you do not have an email client (Outlook Express, Mail, etc) set up on your computer, you will need to save the completed form and then email it as an attachment.  The option to save or submit is located at the bottom of the application. Send completed applications and resumes to: jobs@spearehospital.com Fax: (603) 536-0022 Phone: (603) 238-2137

Current Openings

Position: RN
Department: Birthing Suite, ICU, Medical-Surgical, Surgical Services
Status: Per Diem available days and nights

Description: Assess and identify patient problems/needs,establish a plan of care, implement interventions, and evaluate and revise the patient plan of care based on patient progress. Current NH state RN licensure or eligibility. ACLS required. Minimum one year previous nursing experience necessary. TNCC/ENPC and/or CEN preferred.

Position:  Licensed Nursing Assistant
Department:  Medical/Surgical
Date:  1/14/14
Status:  Per Diem as needed

Description:  The Licensed Nursing Assistant provides direct and indirect patient care under the immediate direction of the Registered Nurse (RN).  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Completion of a Licensed Nursing Assistant Program required.  Experience in a health care setting required.  Current LNA licensure in the State of New Hampshire and BLS certification (adult, child, and infant) required.

Position:  Online Content Coordinator
Department: Community Relations
Date:  7/16/14
Status:  20 hours/week

Description:  The Online Content Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing the hospital’s online promotional strategy, as an extension of our overall strategic communications plan. This will include:  enhancing the use of social media including, but not limited to, Facebook, YouTube, Linked-In, Twitter, Pinterest and/or blogs; online reputation management (i.e. Angie’s List, Google, Yelp, Yahoo reviews); daily posting activities and maintenance of the hospital’s website to ensure relevant, timely and accurate content; working with hospital department and practice directors/supervisors to update, develop and recommend new content and online strategies.  Bachelors degree in communications, computer science, graphic arts or related field required. 3 years professional experience in Web content creations, public relations and/or marketing required. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is greatly beneficial.

Position : Physical Therapist

Description:   Choice Physical Therapy’s continued growth provides an opportunity for a dynamic Orthopaedic Physical Therapist committed to manual, one-on-one physical therapy to become part of our highly skilled team! Come to work for a new, dynamic hospital/private practice partnership. We offer excellent compensation, benefits, vacation, and professional development. Must possess strong interpersonal and orthopaedic clinical skills. Will consider exceptional new graduates. Must be New Hampshire licensed or eligible. Resume to mgibeault.vsmc@ohscompanies.com.

Position:  Pharmacy Technician (2 positions)
Department: Pharmacy
Date:  8/7/14 & 10/8/14
Status:  1 – Per Diem as needed. 2 – 32 hours/week days with every other weekend.

Description:  Plays an integral part of the pharmacy health care team by providing high quality pharmaceutical services in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements set forth for Pharmacy Technicians. Working under the direct supervision of Registered Pharmacists, this position is required to perform duties within the hospital Pharmacy, and must be able to work independently in certain situations to complete routine duties, referring less than routine situations to the Registered Pharmacist.  High school graduate or equivalent required. Six months to one year experience as a pharmacy technician preferred. Experience in a hospital environment preferred. Current NH licensure as a Pharmacy Technician required. Successful completion of Certification Exam as a Pharmacy Technician preferred.

Position:  Registered Respiratory Therapist
Department: Cardiopulmonary
Date:  9/4/14
Status:  72 hours/bi-weekly

Description:  Conducts cardiological and pulmonary tests and respiratory care modalities for the in-patient and out-patient population. Such tests provide data for use in diagnosing heart and lung diseases using electrocardiograph, treadmill, holter monitor and spirometers. In addition is responsible for setting up and operating various oxygen delivery devices, to include ventilator management and respiratory care treatment, evaluation and assessment.  Advanced level practitioner.  Graduate of American Medical Association approved School of Respiratory Therapy and successful completion of the Registry Examination required (new grads eligible).  1-3 years of respiratory therapy clinical experience preferred.  New Hampshire State Board of Registration and Medicine Respiratory Therapy Licensure required.

Position:  Paramedic
Department: Emergency Department
Date:  8/26/14
Status:  36 hours/week with every other weekend

Description:  The Paramedic participates as a member of the nursing staff by performing various assessments, treatments and technical task as requested.  Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Paramedic assists with the delivery of non-critical and critical emergency care within the limits of his/her training, and documents that care in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.  High School Graduate or equivalent required.  Experience in a health care setting required; Three to five years experience in a hospital setting serving the same age/type of patient population preferred.  Must be a certified EMT-P (Paramedic) in the State of New Hampshire.   Must have current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant), PALS and ACLS; specialized trauma courses preferred.

Position:  Contracts Specialist
Department: Physician Practices
Date:  8/25/14
Status:  24 hours/week; Monday through Friday days

Description:  This position serves the Speare Physician’s Group by maintaining and organizing systems that monitor and manage key provisions of payer contracts, vendor contracts, and physician employment contracts; including analytical work to monitor related contract provisions.  Activities will include monitoring key contract dates to assure timely response, assisting with financial analyses and modeling, and assisting with generating financial, and other informational presentation materials.  High School graduate required.  Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.  Intermediate level of ability with Microsoft Excel and familiarity with other Microsoft Office applications required.  Minimum 1 year experience in a medical environment preferred.  Prior experience with physician practice billing and strong customer service orientation preferred.

Position:  Staff Pharmacist
Department: Pharmacy
Date:  9/4/14
Status:  32 hours/week

Description:  Collaborates with patients, physicians and other health professionals to ensure the responsible provision of drug therapy for the purpose of achieving specific outcomes that improve a patient’s quality of life.  Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy or Doctorate in Pharmacy required.  Completion of Internships and Externships as outlined by Board of Pharmacy required.  Hospital pharmacy experience including IV admixture and Oncology preferred.  New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy licensed Registered Pharmacist or registration eligible required.

Position:  Quality Coordinator
Department: Quality Management
Date:  9/4/14
Status:  40 hours/week

Description:  The Quality Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing collection of data through medical record reviews and assists with the analysis of findings and the subsequent reporting to appropriate stakeholders throughout the hospital.  Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, RN required.  BSN or BS in a healthcare field preferred.  2 years clinical experience in a hospital setting required.  Computer skills including keyboarding and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.  Prior experience with Hospital Quality Management data collection preferred.  Current NH RN license required. CPHQ preferred.

Position:  Patient Services Representative (3 positions)
Department:  Central Services
Date:  9/4/14 & 10/14/14
Status:  2 positions – 40 hours/week; Monday through Friday days; 1 – 32 hours/week; Monday through Friday days

Description:  Serves as the initial contact for patients requiring registration and information.  Utilizes Next Gen, Meditech, and other system applications to enter, verify and edit demographic and billing information.  Manages delinquent patient accounts, setting up and monitoring budget payment plans, and processing unpaid accounts and assigning uncollectable accounts to collection agency.  High school graduate required.  Minimum 1 year experience in a medical environment preferred.  Prior experience with physician practice billing preferred.  Strong customer service orientation preferred.

Position:  Medical Assistant (2 positions)
Department:  Plymouth Obstetrics & Gynecology; Plymouth Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic
Date:  9/4/14
Status:  Plymouth Obstetrics & Gynecology - 32 hours/week Monday through Friday days; Plymouth Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic – 36 hours/week Monday through Friday days

Description:  The primary responsibility of the Medical Assistant is to assist the physician with direct patient care and administrative tasks that provide a steady daily workflow for the physician and office.  This position requires the Medical Assistant to follow directions as well as to exercise independent judgment that contributes to a quality, caring and efficient work environment.  High school graduate with extended education in medical assisting required.  Minimum 5 years experience in a medical office preferred.  Current Certified or Registered Medical or Nurse Assistant designation from the State of New Hampshire preferred.

Position:  Technical Support Specialist
Department:  Information Systems
Date:  9/9/14
Status:  40 hours/week

Description:  The Technical Support Specialist is responsible for frontline end-user technical support for Speare Memorial Hospital, including hardware, software, network and telecommunication issues.  This includes end-user account setup and maintenance, hardware setup and modifications, desktop application installation and configuration, problem resolution, routine maintenance, configuration management and issue tracking, escalation and documentation.  High School Diploma required.  Technical Institute certificate in Information Technology or Computer Science preferred.  MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) and A+ certification preferred.  1 year experience working within a help desk setting required; 2-4 years experience working within help desk setting or hospital information systems department preferred.

Position:  School Nurse – Plymouth Regional High School
Department:  School Nursing
Date:  9/11/14
Status:  37.5 hours/week (school schedule)

Description:  The School Nurse provides health services to the student population in order to assure a safe and healthy environment.  Associates Degree or Diploma in Nursing required.  Bachelor of Nursing preferred.  Minimum 1 year nursing experience required.  Experience with children preferred.  Must have Registered Nurse licensure in the State of New Hampshire and current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant).  Basic first aid training preferred.  Certification in School Nursing preferred.

Position:  Patient Portal/Analyst
Department:  Health Information Management
Date:  9/19/14
Status:  40 hours/week days

Description: The Patient Portal/Analyst position of Health Information Management will assist patients with their access to the Patient Portal.  High school graduate or equivalent with completion of post high school medical terminology course required.  Post-secondary medical secretarial or medical assistant education preferred.  6 months to 1 year experience in medical office or hospital medical records department required; 2-4 years experience preferred.

Position:  RN
Department:  Intensive Care Unit
Date:  10/2/14
Status:  12 hours/week; 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Description:  The Registered Nurse (RN) demonstrates clinical competence by utilizing the nursing process.  The RN must assess and identify patient problems/needs, establish a plan of care, implement interventions, and evaluate and revise the patient plan of care based on patient progress. Associates Degree or Diploma in Nursing required.  Bachelor of Nursing preferred.  Must be a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire and have current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant).  ACLS preferred; required within 12 months of hire.  PALS preferred; required within 12 months of hire.  Certification in a field of Nursing preferred.

Position:  Dietary Aide
Department:  Food & Nutrition
Date:  10/9/14
Status:  12 hours/week

Description:  Responsible for set-up, delivery, and clean up of both the patient and cafeteria meal services.  Responsible for completing various cleaning duties, for keeping the cafeteria and kitchen areas stocked with needed supplies, for providing customer service in the cafeteria, and for answering phone calls for patient service.  May perform the duties of the clinical assistant relative to patient menus and visits to patient rooms as needed.  High School Diploma or equivalent required.  6 months to 1 year cafeteria or restaurant experience preferred.

Position:  Switchboard Operator/Receptionist
Department:  Patient Access
Date:  10/7/14
Status:  Per Diem as needed

Description:  Operates the telephone switchboard in order to properly relay calls.  Performs miscellaneous hospital communications.  Receives visitors and/or patients, ascertains their needs and directs people to the correct locations accordingly.  Receives, verifies, reconciles cash payment, and miscellaneous payments at the beginning and end of every shift upon request.  High School Graduate or equivalent required.  Strong customer service experience required.  Prior switchboard experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

Position:  Central Sterile Technician I
Department:  Surgical Services
Date:  10/9/14
Status:  40 hours/week; rotating day shifts with some on-call weekdays and weekends

Description:  The Central Sterile Technician I is responsible for identifying, disassembling, decontaminating, inspecting and processing all reusable supplies and patient care equipment used in the hospital.  The Technician I also oversees the Operating Room (OR) inventory needs.  High School Graduate or equivalent required.  Previous purchasing experience in a health care setting required.  Experience with sterile processing required.  Ability to interpret and understand operating room routines and procedures preferred.  Knowledge of inventory management preferred.  Central Sterile Technician certification preferred; certification required within one year of employment.

Position:  Medical Assistant (2 positions)
Department:  Patient Central Services
Date:  10/9/14
Status:  40 hours/week days

Description:  Fills vacancies at other Speare physician offices to staff daily or short-term needs.  Provides support to physician practices as related to Medical Assistant functions.  Assist Patient Services staff with Electronic Medical Record chart migration and maintenance.  High School Diploma or equivalent required.  Medical terminology and other medical education required.  Certified Medical Assistant preferred.  2 years experience hospital or medical office required; 3+ years experience preferred.  Current Certification in Medical Assisting from American Association of Medical Assisting or HUC certification preferred.

Position:  Medical Secretary/Receptionist
Department:  Plymouth Obstetrics & Gynecology
Date:  10/7/14
Status:  32 hours/week days

Description:  Assume responsibility for all tasks required at the front desk, assisting patients and the physician as needed.  Responsible for check-in and check-out of patients and answering incoming calls and scheduling patient appointments.  High school graduate required.  Prior experience in a medical office required; 5 years experience preferred.

Position:  Shuttle Driver
Department:  Facilities
Date:  10/14/14
Status:  Per Diem as needed

Description:  Drives shuttle vehicle as assigned; cleans vehicle by shift end.  Uses good customer service skills and exercises judgment and decision making skills.  High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Completion of driver’s education /driver safety course preferred.  Minimum of 5 years customer service experience required.  Driving experience in a profession setting preferred.  Valid New Hampshire driver’s license required.