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 : 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:  Exercise Physiologist Manager

Description:  Choice Physical Therapy @ Boulder Point and RehabFit have a rare opportunity for an Exercise Physiologist to manage and become part of our highly skilled exercise specialist team! The Exercise Physiologist Manager is responsible for promoting physical fitness to medical fitness program members, including cardiovascular exercise, strength training, and stretching. May be responsible for designing and conducting exercise classes. Come to work for a dynamic hospital/private practice partnership. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits plan. Will consider exceptional new graduates. Bachelor’s degree in exercise related field. BLS Certification and Exercise Specialist certification or successful completion within six months REQUIRED.  Bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology, as well as a minimum of two years fitness experience preferred.  BLS Certification and current ACSM Exercise Specialist certification preferred.  Resume to mgibeault.vsmc@ohscompanies.com.


Position:  Patient Services Representative
Department:  Central Services
Date:  10/14/14
Status:  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:  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:  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 (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 Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic
Date:  12/9/14
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 preferred.


Position:  Environmental Services Technician
Department:  Environmental Services
Date:  2/18/15
Status:  40 hours/week; Monday through Friday days with every other weekend and holiday

Description:  Performs Hospital housekeeping/custodial duties by maintaining assigned area of the Hospital in a safe, clean, sanitary and orderly condition.  High School graduate or equivalent required.  1-3 years experience in Environmental Services preferred.  Valid driver’s license required, if assigned to offsite cleaning.


Position:  RN 
Department:  Medical/Surgical
Date:  11/10/14
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 certification preferred.  Certification in a field of Nursing 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:  Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Department:  Emergency Department
Date:  12/17/14
Status:  Full-time

Description:   Functions as active member of interdisciplinary team that provides health care services to patients seeking care in the Emergency Department.  Works both independently and collaboratively with the Emergency Department physician to provide comprehensive health care services to patients, including assessment, diagnosis, prescription, treatment and follow-up planning.  Physician Assistant – Bachelor of Science Degree and graduate of American Medical Association approved Physician Assistant program required.  New Hampshire Board of Medicine licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant required.  Must be ACLS certified.  Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Bachelor of Science degree or Master of Nursing degree from an accredited institution required.  New Hampshire Board of Nursing licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner required.  Must be BLS certified.


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:  12/17/14
Status:  24 hours/week; Monday through Friday 6:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. with weekend and 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:  Surgical Services
Date:  1/14/15
Status:  32 hours/week; 6:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. with on-call requirements

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.  Certification in a field of Nursing preferred.


Position:  Analyst II
Department:  Health Information Management
Date:  1/21/15
Status:  40 hours/week; Monday through Friday days

Description:  Assemble and analysis of all inpatient, surgical day patient, and observation patient medical records to ensure completeness of documentation.  This Analyst will assist with incoming department phone calls.  He/She will also aid in the release of patient information to patients and providers in compliance with all federal and state statutes, and Speare Memorial Hospital policies.  Acting as the Birth Registrar, he/she will be responsible for the input of birth information into the State of New Hampshire system to compile birth certificates for the facility.  High school graduate or equivalent with completion of post-high school medical terminology course required.  Post secondary medical secretarial or health information management preferred.  2 years experience in medical office or hospital medical records department required.  3-5 years experience in a medical records setting within a provider practice or hospital setting preferred.


Position:  Patient Financial Counselor
Department:  Patient Financial Services
Date:  2/17/15
Status:  40 hours/week; Monday through Friday days

Description:  Coordinates activities of a fully integrated credit and collection process to ensure that maximum collection of outstanding self-pay patient balances.  Works in collaboration with patient registration/admitting, OR scheduling, physician’s offices, and business office to secure timely and accurate collection of self-pay receivables while working within the established guidelines of the Charity Care/Community Care Policy.  Handles placement of bad debt accounts and serves as Speare Memorial Hospital’s contact with all collection agencies.  Serves as Speare Memorial Hospital’s coordinator for the New Hampshire Healthy Kids Program.  High School Graduate or GED required.  Two years post-secondary education in accounting or business administration preferred.  Prior healthcare office/hospital setting required.  Two years or more in healthcare collections or office setting with emphasis on Financial Counseling preferred.


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.