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
Aug 03, 2020
The Acute Care Technician performs under the direct supervision of the 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 isresponsible to the RN and Patient Care Coordinator on the unit for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Patient Care Manager (PCM). He/she is responsible for assisting patients with all activities of daily living, such as 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...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
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 needs. RN participates...
Forrest Health Prentiss, MS 39474, USA
Aug 03, 2020
X Upon hire Other: Current MS driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
The LPN performs under the direct supervision of the physician in charge and is delegated an assignment by him/her to achieve quality patient care. The LPN shall assist the physician in the implementation of the nursing process by providing direct patient care as evidenced, but not limited to, patient care documentation, direct observation, and patient evaluations. The LPN is responsible and accountable to the assigned physician or nurse practitioner. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development Possesses the ability to read 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 as described by the physician in charge. Demonstrates the ability to assist with a variety of...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
PRN
The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA), under the direction of the Registered Occupational Therapist, implements designated treatment plans, provides objective feedback on patient performance and assists in the development enhancement of the therapeutic environment. 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 tolerate physically demanding tasks of moving equipment and patients utilizing safety measures for both yourself and/or patients per the physical/environmental demands specified below. Demonstrates proper, secure documentation in the...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 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 Patient Care Manager and patient evaluations of care. 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: The PACU RN performance expectations will be covered...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
The ED Technician assists the professional nursing staff by performing specific functions relating to patient care in the Emergency Department. The ED Tech works under the direct supervision of the RN and is accountable to the Patient Care Coordinator-Patient Care Manager-Director. 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: Demonstrates the ability to perform EKG tracing and correctly place telemetry monitor leads on patients. Demonstrates the ability to assist professional nursing staff in the caring for patients requiring emergency resuscitation. Demonstrates the ability to...
RN
Forrest Health Columbia, SC, USA
Aug 03, 2020
PRN
The RN performs under the Nursing Supervisor/Patient Care Manager and is accountable to the Director of Nursing. The RN 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 possess 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 technical aptitude in the proper use and operation of equipment you are assigned including but not limited to telemetry monitors, woundvac, IV infusion pumps, accucheck and defibrillator. Demonstrate ability to tolerate physically demanding tasks of moving equipment and patients utilizing safety measures for both yourself and/or the patient. Demonstrate ability to complete thorough physical assessment of...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 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 responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator and Patient Care Manager on the unit for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Medical Nursing Director. 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 development and possesses the ability to collect and document data and relays appropriate date to nurse. Interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his/her age specific needs and provides care Demonstrates skills to maintain a safe and clean work environment Embraces and practices the WE CARE philosophy in all aspects of patient, visitor, co-worker, employee and...
RN
Forrest Health Poplarville, MS 39470, USA
Aug 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
Aug 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 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
Aug 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 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...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 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...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 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 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
Aug 03, 2020
Chemistry/Microbio/Hematology- Supervises laboratory personnel in the section. Collects and handles blood specimens. Performs laboratory tests, operates laboratory equipment, and reports results. Participates in quality assurance activities. Facilitates intralaboratory and intra-section communications. Assures adequate scheduling for the section. Manages new employee orientation for the section. Insures section compliance with CAP guidelines. Supervises inventory and purchase of materials. Participates in problem solving as needed. Develops laboratory tests and writes new standard operating procedures. 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...
RN
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
The RN performs under the direct supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is delegated an assignment by the Patient Care 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 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
Aug 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
Aug 03, 2020
13-WK CONTRACT - 48HRS PER WEEK REQUIRED The therapist is ultimately accountable to the respiratory supervisor and department director and performs under the direct supervision of the Respiratory Therapy Supervisor and is delegated a shift assignment by the supervisor to achieve quality patient care and expected productivity during a routine workflow experience. Respiratory Therapist must demonstrate quality health care through patient safety interventions and strategies: The Respiratory Therapist must demonstrate competency for knowledge/skill/ability for: Provision of appropriate age/growth/cognitive development during care: vital signs- Dysfunction signs and symptoms, selection and application of appropriate therapy intervention and size selection for supply/equipment and alarm parameter/alarm adjustments and patient education, including family or significant other when needed to facilitate the understanding required for patient cooperation of procedure and assessments of...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
PRN
The Rehabilitation Technician job consists of assisting with transporting and transferring patients to and from the physical therapy department which may require use of wheelchairs and/or other assistive devices. The Rehab Tech assists in preparing the patients for treatment which can involve lifting patients from wheelchairs and treatment mats. The Rehab Tech will assist the physical/occcupational therapists in treatment procedures as required by the therapist in accordance with state law. The job may also require assisting with maintaining the patient treatment schedule and the therapist’s treatment schedule and other record keeping as required by the department manager. The Rehab Tech will also assist with maintaining a clean and orderly department as well as maintaining all equipment in the department. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide indirect care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Aug 03, 2020
13-WK CONTRACT - 48HRS PER WEEK REQUIRED The therapist is ultimately accountable to the respiratory supervisor and department director and performs under the direct supervision of the Respiratory Therapy Supervisor and is delegated a shift assignment by the supervisor to achieve quality patient care and expected productivity during a routine workflow experience. Respiratory Therapist must demonstrate quality health care through patient safety interventions and strategies: The Respiratory Therapist must demonstrate competency for knowledge/skill/ability for: Provision of appropriate age/growth/cognitive development during care: vital signs- Dysfunction signs and symptoms, selection and application of appropriate therapy intervention and size selection for supply/equipment and alarm parameter/alarm adjustments and patient education, including family or significant other when needed to facilitate the understanding required for patient cooperation of procedure and assessments of...