Forrest Health




The Forrest Health system is a partnership of healthcare organizations formed to increase access to quality health care in south Mississippi.

Forrest General Hospital consists of 512-inpatient beds with a 400-bed general medical/surgical facility; Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services, an 88-bed chemical dependency and psychiatric unit; and Rehab Resource, a 24-bed rehabilitation unit. In addition, the hospital includes Forrest General's Home Care and Hospice, LiveWell Center, Cancer Center, and Wound Healing Center. Forrest General also provides all-levels of care for critical access care hospitals in the 19-county service area, including Covington County Hospital, Greene County Hospital, Hancock Medical Center, Jefferson Davis Community Hospital, Perry County General Hospital, Stone County Hospital, Inc., and Walthall General Hospital.


Awards

Heathcare's Most Wired 

The Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study recognizes hospitals and health systems for excellence in IT, based on the organization’s achievements within an analytic structure. Hospitals are stratified based on progress in adoption, implementation, and use of information technology in four areas:

  • Infrastructure
  • Business and Administrative Management
  • Clinical Quality and Safety (Hospital Inpatient/Outpatient)
  • Clinical Integration (Ambulatory/Physician/Community)

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HSP Overall Medical Care

CareChex Medical Excellence

  • Top 10 % in the Nation, Overall Medical Care
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Spinal Surgery
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Spinal Fusion
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Pulmonary Care
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Pneumonia Care
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Stroke Care

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Carechex Top 100 Hospital CareChex Patient Safety 

  • Top 100 in the Nation for Overall Medical Care
  • Number 1 in the State, Major Cardiac Surgery
  • Number 1 in the State, Hip Fracture Repair
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Stroke Care
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Gall Bladder Removal
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Trauma Care
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Pulmonary Care
  • Top 10% in the Nation, Neurological Care
  • Top 100 in the Nation, Stroke Care

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Action Registry 2018

American College of Cardiology's NCDR ACTION Registry—GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award

Recognizes Forrest General’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. Read more

2018 Get With Guidelines

2018 Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll

The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate and highest quality stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Read More

2017 Get With Guidelines Stroke

2017 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll


American Heart Association Award recognizes Forrest General’s commitment to quality stroke care. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Read More

 

 

 
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 08, 2020
Provides therapy services. Participates in treatment team meetings and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Participates in formulation of treatment and after care plan. Provides community education services as needed. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Performance Expectations: Demonstrate the ability to provide services including individual, group, and family therapy based on a theoretical and ethical frame work, ie. Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy to patients across multiple developmental stages and within an acute care setting. Demonstrate the...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 08, 2020
HATTIESBURG HOME CARE RN is a member of the patient care team within the Department of Home Health and is directly accountable to the Patient Care Manager. The position requires that the individual be clinically competent. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed. The RN duties include assessments and resassements of patients on an ongoing basis, initiating plans of care and making revisions as needed, demonstrating appropriate nursing skills and rehab and preventive nursing procedures. The RN prepares documentation of patient care and notifies MD of any changes. RN counsels patient and family in meeting...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
Performs cleaning and trash removal functions, carpet and hard surface maintenance, in all areas of the hospital on a routine and project basis. Will maintain equipment in clean, working condition; demonstrate knowledge of proper use of chemicals and other supplies. Will be responsible for moving furniture and equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers/shampooers, housekeeping carts, etc., and be exposed to various types of chemicals. Appropriately communicate and interact with the patients, families, and visitors of all age groups while being sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs. Performance Expectations: Demonstrate the ability to pull trash and linen. Demonstrate the ability to provide cleaning functions. Demonstrate the ability to clean and maintain equipment. Demonstrate the ability to move furniture and equipment. Demonstrate the ability to communicate and interact with the patients, families and visitors for all age groups. Qualifications:...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
PRN
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by the Patient Care Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Patient Care Manager. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
The ED Staff Nurse renders nursing care and related assistance to Emergency Department patients, with patient-centered care being a primary responsibility. Responsible for assessment of the patient and, in conjunction with the physician, provide medical and nursing care for each and every patient. Utilize the nursing process in assessment planning, intervention, evaluation, and teaching in providing patient care. Knows and supports the philosophy and objectives of the Emergency Department. Works under the direction of the Patient Care Coordinator and is ultimately accountable and responsible to the Nurse Manager. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
The ED Staff Nurse renders nursing care and related assistance to Emergency Department patients, with patient-centered care being a primary responsibility. Responsible for assessment of the patient and, in conjunction with the physician, provide medical and nursing care for each and every patient. Utilize the nursing process in assessment planning, intervention, evaluation, and teaching in providing patient care. Knows and supports the philosophy and objectives of the Emergency Department. Works under the direction of the Patient Care Coordinator and is ultimately accountable and responsible to the Nurse Manager. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
Under the direction of the nurse and nurse manager, maintains the safety of patients who are confused, at risk of falling, or are suicidal and deemed a danger to self or others. This includes maintaining safety for patients in restraints. Maintains safe, clean environment for patient area. May participate in diversion activities with the patient such as reading to the patient, playing games/cards, watching TV, etc. Effectively interacts with the patient, his/her significant others, and the nursing staff. Effectively communicates observations, conditions, problems, safety issues, and concerns regarding the patient directly with the nursing staff. He/she is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator and Nurse Manager on the unit for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Medical Nursing Director. Employs organizational strategies in a balanced approach that produces meaningful contributions to each element of the FGH Goals and Priorities. Requires the promotion of and...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN Staff Nurse shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Nurse Manager. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
The Acute Care Technician performs under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) and is delegated tasks by the RN or Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) to achieve quality patient care. He/she is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is responsible to the RN and PCC on the unit for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Patient Care Manager(PCM). He/She is responsible for assisting patients with all activitied of daily living, sucha s bathing, feeding, assisting with toileting, turning and repositioning patients, and clinical duties such as taking and documenting vital signs, point of care glucose testing, reporting abnormal values to the RN, and performing venipuncture. Other duties will be delegated by the RN, PCC, and/or PCM. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide technical care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 03, 2020
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Patient Care Manager. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to...
Forrest Health Prentiss, MS 39474, USA
Jul 03, 2020
The C.N.A. is under the direct supervision of the RN/LPN and is delegated assignments by the RN/LPN to achieve quality Resident care. The C.N.A. is organizationally accountable to the Director of Nursing. The C.N.A. is responsible for assisting the RN/LPN by performing routine direct care duties to achieve quality Resident care. The C.N.A. shall demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to appropriately document the care provided to the Resident and communicate pertinent Resident information to the RN/LPN Performance Expectations: Demonstrates ability to perform routine resident care including assisting with meals, toileting help, positioning and assistance with all aspects of Activities of Daily Living. Demonstrates ability to assist nursing staff with transportation of residents to scheduled and unscheduled appointments. Demonstrates ability to maintain resident’s dignity and privacy at all times and in all aspects of care. Demonstrates ability to perform daily task and...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
PRN
Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. Has the ability to work therapeutically in a community of patients presenting with addictive and mental health disorders. Primary responsibilities include basic patient care and monitoring (including tasks such as medication observation, drug screens, vital signs). Conducts new patient orientation and discharging patient procedures. Completes corresponding medical record documentation of approved tasks (e.g., vital signs). Completes associated administrative/clerical tasks. Accompanies and monitors patients on off-campus outings. Maintains orderly work area. Observes patients and maintains patient safety, assists patients with activities of daily living, both physical and emotional, and assists with meeting team objectives. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Other duties and tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis. As requested, train...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
PRN
The ED Staff Nurse renders nursing care and related assistance to Emergency Department patients, with patient-centered care being a primary responsibility. Responsible for assessment of the patient and, in conjunction with the physician, provide medical and nursing care for each and every patient. Utilize the nursing process in assessment planning, intervention, evaluation, and teaching in providing patient care. Knows and supports the philosophy and objectives of the Emergency Department. Works under the direction of the Patient Care Coordinator and is ultimately accountable and responsible to the Nurse Manager. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Provides therapy services. Participates in treatment team meetings and functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Participates in formulation of treatment and after care plan. Provides community education services as needed. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Performance Expectations: Demonstrate the ability to provide services including individual, group, and family therapy based on a theoretical and ethical frame work, (i.e. Social Work, Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy) to patients across multiple developmental stages and within an outpatient, residential or acute care...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Performs cleaning, maintenance of all hospital floors to include, cleaning, stripping, waxing, and buffing on a routine and project basis. Performs cleaning and shampooing of carpeted areas. Maintains equipment in clean, working condition. Will demonstrate proper use of chemicals and other supplies. May be responsible for moving furniture and equipment eg: floor scrubbers, buffing machines, bins of clean and dirty linen, and bins of hospital garbage and contaminated waste. Will be exposed to various types of chemicals. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with the patients, families, and visitors of all age groups while being sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs. Performance Expectations: Demonstrate ability to strip, wax and buff on a routine and project basis. Demonstrate proper use of chemicals and equipment. Demonstrate ability to shampoo and extract carpet. Demonstrate the ability to keep equipment clean and in working...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator and ultimately accountable to the unit Nurse Manager for patient care Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator and ultimately accountable to the unit Nurse Manager for patient care Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator and ultimately accountable to the unit Nurse Manager for patient care Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the coordinator to achieve quality patient care. The RN shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation in collaboration with the Patient Care Coordinator as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator and ultimately accountable to the unit Nurse Manager for patient care Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Jul 01, 2020
The Acute Care Technician performs under the direct supervision of the RN and is delegated tasks to achieve quality patient care. He/she is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally accountable to the Patient Care Manager. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide technical care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to collect data and relays appropriate data to nurse, status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed. Perform other job duties as assigned. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates technical aptitude for operating and troubleshooting equipment including, but not limited to suction machine, glucose monitor, manual and automatic blood pressure machine, patient bed, call light,...