Speare Memorial Hospital

Careers

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:  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:  Medical Assistant
Department:  Patient Central Services
Date:  10/14/14
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:  Clinical Leader
Department:  Surgical Services
Date:  11/18/14
Status:  40 hours/week; Monday through Friday days

Description:  Under the direction of the Nursing Director, the Clinical Leader is responsible for assisting with the operational leadership and management of the unit. He/she is responsible for team and individual development, utilization of human, technical and material resources and quality improvement activities at the unit and organization level. The clinical leader assists the director in fiscal responsibilities.  The Clinical Leader is responsible for supporting and assisting in the delivery of quality patient care and professional nursing practice.  Associates Degree required.  Bachelor of Nursing or higher preferred.  Three (3) years RN experience in acute care related to the department required.  Previous supervisor or management experience preferred.  Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire required.  Current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant) required.  ACLS is required within 1 year of hire.  Certification in nursing specialty related to the department preferred.


Position:  Nurse Director
Department:  Surgical Services
Date:  12/9/14
Status:  40 hours/week; Monday through Friday days

Description:  Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Directors of Nursing Departments have 24/7 accountability for the quality of care provided to the patients within their department.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.  Minimum of 5 years clinical experience within the specialty with demonstration of progressive leadership skills required.  Previous director or manager experience preferred.  Must be a licensed Registered Nurse in the State of New Hampshire.  Must have current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant).  ACLS certification required.  Active member in professional organization required.  Certification in specialty and/or administration preferred.


Position:  RN 
Department:  Emergency Department
Date:  1/6/15
Status:  24 hours/week; 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. with every other weekend.

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.  Must have current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant).  ACLS preferred; required within 12 months of hire.  ENPC and TNCC preferred.  Certification in a field of Nursing preferred.


Position:  Surgical Technician
Department:  Surgical Services
Date:  4/15/15
Status:  32 hours/week; Monday through Friday days with rotating on-call requirements

Description:  The Surgical Technician assists the Surgical Team in organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities that occur in the surgical environment by performing assigned technical duties.  High School Graduate required.  Successful completion of Surgical Tech program preferred.  Clinical experience in a health care setting required; previous experience as a surgical technician preferred.  Certification as a Surgical Technician preferred; required within one (1) year of hire.


Position:  RN
Department:  Intensive Care Unit
Date:  2/16/15
Status:  36 hours/week; 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. with every other weekend

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.  Must have current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant).  ACLS preferred; required within 12 months of hire.  ENPC and TNCC preferred.  Certification in a field of Nursing preferred.


Position:  EHR Quality Analyst
Department:  Physician Practices
Date:  2/27/15
Status:  32 hours/week days

Description:  The EHR Quality Analyst is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of SMH’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) program.  Goals of the EHR program include successful attestation to Meaningful Use measures, compliance with the Physician Quality Reporting Systems (PQRS) program, Value Based Modifier and other internal and external quality programs.  The EHR Quality Analyst is a subject-matter expert who actively participates in the implementation of quality programs.  The position requires a comprehensive understanding of HITECH rules and regulations, physician office workflow and healthcare information technology.  Under the direction of the Director, the Analyst will work with the Information Technology department and the Physician Practices to ensure program compliance.  Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, finance, information systems, healthcare informatics, healthcare administration or other clinical area required.  3 to 6 years clinical, financial, and/or information technology experience specific to a healthcare setting required.  Experience working with or implementing electronic health records and managing Meaningful Use and/or PQRS projects preferred.


Position:  Licensed Nursing Assistant
Department:  Medical/Surgical
Date:  3/17/15
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:  Emergency Room/Outpatient Registration
Department:  Patient Access
Date:  3/20/15
Status:  Per Diem as needed

Description:  Receives visitors and/or patients, ascertains their needs, and gathers accurate demographic and billing information.  Prepares patients for proper admission to the hospital by obtaining written consents for treatment and providing necessary information about the hospital.  High school graduate required.  Knowledge of keyboarding and bookkeeping required.  Minimum one year clerical experience preferred.  Prior experience in Patient Registration preferred.  Strong customer service orientation strongly preferred.


Position:  Registered Respiratory Therapist
Department:  Cardiopulmonary
Date:  4/7/15
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.  BLS certification required.  ACLS certification preferred.


Position:  Medical Secretary/Receptionist
Department:  Plymouth Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic
Date:  4/8/15
Status:  40 hours/week; Monday through Friday 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 in medical office preferred.


Position:  Sonographer/Ultrasound
Department:  Radiology
Date:  4/14/15
Status:  40 hours/week; days with weekend and holiday on-call rotation

Description:  The Sonographer performs all functions essential for the completion of high quality diagnostic sonograms, limited vascular sonograms and other related tests as ordered by the physician or practitioner.  The Sonographer may also work in other areas of the Radiology Department based on departmental need.  Graduate from an approved AMA program in Diagnostic Medical Sonography required (new grads eligible).  Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Vascular Sonography education and training preferred.  3 to 5 years progressively responsible experience in ultrasound with experience in vascular, OB/GYN, abdominal, small parts, Pelvis, Abdomen, some vascular examinations (DVT, Carotids, Aorta etc.) preferred.  Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (or registry eligible) required.  Registry in OBGYN, Abdomen, Physics, should be accomplished within one year from date of hire. Vascular Sonography experience and pursue RVS required.  CPR/BLS certification required to be maintained.  Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer with ARDMS, Vascular Sonography Experience (RVS) and RVS Certification preferred.


Position:  Central Sterile Technician II
Department:  Surgical Services
Date:  4/15/15
Status:  30 hours/week; Monday through Friday days with on-call requirements

Description:  The Central Sterile Technician II is responsible for identifying, disassembling, decontaminating, inspecting, and processing all reusable supplies and patient care equipment used in the hospital.  High School Graduate or equivalent required.  Experience in a health care setting required; previous experience sterile processing preferred.  Central Sterile Technician certification preferred; certification required within one year of employment.


Position:  RN
Department:  Medical/Surgical
Date:  4/14/15
Status:  48 hours/week; 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. with every other weekend

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.  Must have current BLS certification (adult, child, and infant).  ACLS certification preferred.  Certification in a field of Nursing preferred.


Position:  Ophthalmic Assistant
Department:  White Mountain Eye Care
Date:  4/15/15
Status:  40 hours/week; Monday through Friday days

Description:  The Ophthalmic Assistant assists the physician in organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities that occur in the ophthalmology environment by performing the assigned technical duties.  High School Graduate required.  Clinical experience in a health care setting preferred.  Previous experience as an ophthalmological technician preferred.  Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) certification preferred.