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
Nov 30, 2020
Full Time
Reports directly to the CT Supervisor. Performs patient examinations and related activities; performs patient exams in accordance with established protocols, demonstrates knowledge of digital environment; reviews images prior to archiving to PACS and for submission to radiologists for interpretation, maintains patient records; assures the correct patient is being imaged in accordance to hospital protocol of checking at least two patient identifiers prior to completing examination, and patient's clinical history is complete; completes associated paperwork, performs QA/QC on equipment, as needed. Stocks exam rooms with basic supplies, starts IV's and/or administer contrast, as needed, maintains and adheres to accepted sterile techniques and provides clean environment within examination area. Provide student technologists with the basic procedural concepts within responsible modality. Share emergency call, as required. Demonstrates appropriate computer skills. Demonstrates the...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 30, 2020
Full Time
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
Nov 30, 2020
Full Time
The Operating Room Technician is directly accountable to theOperating Patient Care Manager and accepts assignments as made by the Specialty Coordinator and adjusted by the Patient Care Coordinator daily. The primary functions of the job include: Assisting with preparation of the operating room for surgery Obtaining necessary equipment and supplies as needed Participate in the timeout on every case Functions within the sterile field by running the instruments or assisting the surgeon Performs the instrument, sponge, and sharps counts according to the policy Assisting with the after care of equipment and supplies. Maintains all HealthStream assignment prior to deadlines Participates in all competencies planned for the job role prior to deadlines 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...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 30, 2020
Full Time
The Operating Room Technician is directly accountable to theOperating Patient Care Manager and accepts assignments as made by the Specialty Coordinator and adjusted by the Patient Care Coordinator daily. The primary functions of the job include: Assisting with preparation of the operating room for surgery Obtaining necessary equipment and supplies as needed Participate in the timeout on every case Functions within the sterile field by running the instruments or assisting the surgeon Performs the instrument, sponge, and sharps counts according to the policy Assisting with the after care of equipment and supplies. Maintains all HealthStream assignment prior to deadlines Participates in all competencies planned for the job role prior to deadlines 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...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 30, 2020
Full Time
The Operating Room Technician is directly accountable to theOperating Patient Care Manager and accepts assignments as made by the Specialty Coordinator and adjusted by the Patient Care Coordinator daily. The primary functions of the job include: Assisting with preparation of the operating room for surgery Obtaining necessary equipment and supplies as needed Participate in the timeout on every case Functions within the sterile field by running the instruments or assisting the surgeon Performs the instrument, sponge, and sharps counts according to the policy Assisting with the after care of equipment and supplies. Maintains all HealthStream assignment prior to deadlines Participates in all competencies planned for the job role prior to deadlines 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...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Full Time
Under the general supervision of the Corporate Director of Public Safety or designee provides for a customer/guest oriented management of the Hospital environment for overall assurance of public safety. Performs general public safety, law enforcement duties and investigation in the protection of life and property. Responsible for prevention of crimes, apprehension of criminals and enforcement of all applicable federal, state, and local laws to prevent losses due to accidents and incidents. 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: Consistently communicates in a friendly, courteous, and compassionate manner in all interactions with patients, families, visitors, and employees while achieving exceptional, sustained quality patient care, satisfaction, and loyalty. Correctly enforces all federal,...
RN
Forrest Health Columbia, SC, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Full Time
The RN performs under the Patient Care Manager. The RN Staff Nurse shall implement the nursing process in an organized, systematic manner to include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation as evidenced by documentation in Patient Care Record, direct observation by Nurse Manager and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the ER Manager for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Director of Nursing. 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 technical aptitude for the proper use and operation of equipment you are assigned including but...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
The Unit Secretary is responsible for the secretarial aspects of patient care and the environmental management of the work unit. She/he functions directly under the supervision of the Patient Care Coordinator and is directly accountable to the Patient Care Manager Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide reliable assistance to the members of the team including nurses, manager, and physicians. Demonstrates good customer service skills when interacting with patients, visitors, and co-workers. Helps ensure that the unit runs efficiently. Demonstrates technical aptitude for operating telephone, fax, scanner, label printer, and computer. Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate and interact with patients, families, visitors and the entire health care team. 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...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Performs patient examinations and related activities; performs patient exams in accordance with established protocols, demonstrates knowledge of digital environment; reviews images prior to archiving to PACS and for submission to radiologists for interpretation, maintains patient records; assures the correct patient is being imaged in accordance to hospital protocol of checking at least two patient identifiers prior to completing examination, and patient's clinical history is complete; completes associated paperwork, performs QA/QC on equipment, as needed. Stocks exam rooms with basic supplies, starts IV's and/or administer contrast, as needed, maintains and adheres to accepted sterile techniques and provides clean environment within examination area. Provide student technologists with the basic procedural concepts within responsible modality. Share emergency call, as required. Demonstrates appropriate computer skills. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
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...
RN
Forrest Health Picayune, MS 39466, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
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 Director and patient evaluations of care. The RN is responsible to the Patient Care Coordinator for patient care and ultimately accountable to the Nurse 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...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Under direct supervision of the modality supervisor, performs patient examinations and related activities; performs patient exams in accordance with established protocols, demonstrates knowledge of digital environment; reviews images prior to archiving to PACS and for submission to radiologists for interpretation, maintains patient records; assures the correct patient is being imaged in accordance to hospital protocol of checking at least two patient identifiers prior to completing examination, and patient's clinical history is complete; completes associated paperwork, performs QA/QC on equipment, as needed. Stocks exam rooms with basic supplies, starts IV's and/or administer contrast, as needed, maintains and adheres to accepted sterile techniques and provides clean environment within examination area. Provide student technologists with the basic procedural concepts within responsible modality. Share emergency call, as required. Demonstrates appropriate computer skills....
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Assists Logistics Supervisor in all duties related to the preparation, ordering, and distribution of supplies, equipment and related services. Perform duties relating to the Storeroom computer system. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with the patients, families, and visitors of all age groups while begin sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs. Performance Expectations: After orientation and training, this employee will be expected to demonstrate competencies in these areas: Promptly organizes pick tickets. Accurately picks orders according to pick tickets. Notes discrepancies or changes on pick tickets. Delivers products the same day the requisition is created or according to schedule. Always gets a signature and employee number when making a delivery. Works through conflict with departments and team members to create win-win solutions. Communicates and collaborates effectively and respectfully with patient care...
Forrest Health Columbia, SC, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
The Nurse Aide under the direct supervision of the RN/LPN is delegated assignments by the RN to achieve quality patient care. He/she is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally accountable to the Director of Nursing. 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 and to provide the care needed. Performance Expectations: Demonstrate ability to obtain vital signs as needed. 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 transfer and/or position patients utilizing safety measures for both yourself and/or the patient. Demonstrate aptitude to learn and follow proper use and operation of...
Forrest Health Hattiesburg, MS, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Nutrition Technician will work on assigned units and provide services that include helping patients make menu selections and delivering / picking up their meal trays. Duties include: Receiving patient information regarding allergies, likes, dislikes, meal choices and entering this data into the Diet Office program, processing data to provide tray line with correct meal choices for patients, delivering and picking up patient meal trays and documenting meal intake. Technicians are a part of the nutritional care team by referring patient needs to the Registered Dietitians as indicated and ensuring foodservice satisfaction goals are achieved by providing meals that are accurate and delivered at the right time and temperature. Executes other related duties as assigned by management. . Demonstrates knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with patients, families, and visitors of all age groups while being sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs....
RN
Forrest Health Picayune, MS 39466, USA
Nov 25, 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 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. 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,...
Forrest Health Picayune, MS 39466, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
The Staff Physician shall be licensed in the State of Mississippi. Performs histories and physicals. Active Highland Community Hospital medical staff with privileges to practice as appropriate. Complies with established standards, procedures, and policies of Forrest Health. Utilize supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner. Maintains a clean, orderly, safe environment for patients and personnel. Cooperates with other personnel to achieve Clinic objectives and maintain good employee relations, interdepartmental relations, and public relations. Maintain patient rights and confidentiality of patient information, and abide by established communications code. Ability to perform other job duties as assigned. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the ability to function within the established scope of practice for patient care including diagnosis, treatment, plan of care, and consultation. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with the...
Forrest Health Picayune, MS 39466, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Responsible for maintaining the general functions of the reception desk to include handling phone calls, scheduling appointments, and daily filing. Gathers essential information for the registration, discharge, filing of insurance, and collection of fees for services rendered to patients in the clinic area. Makes copies of information for the billing department. Will assist with routine courier runs to the hospital as needed. 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. If certified as a Medical Assistant, may also be responsible for maintaining and assisting with charts and records, precerting, patient referrals, seating patients in exam rooms as needed, and assist with patient care such as basic vitals or point-of-care testing. Ability to perform other job functions as assigned. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates...
Forrest Health Picayune, MS 39466, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Responsible for maintaining the general functions of the reception desk to include handling phone calls, scheduling appointments, and daily filing. Gathers essential information for the registration, discharge, filing of insurance, and collection of fees for services rendered to patients in the clinic area. Makes copies of information for the billing department. Will assist with routine courier runs to the hospital as needed. 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. If certified as a Medical Assistant, may also be responsible for maintaining and assisting with charts and records, precerting, patient referrals, seating patients in exam rooms as needed, and assist with patient care such as basic vitals or point-of-care testing. Ability to perform other job functions as assigned. Performance Expectations: Demonstrates...
LPN
Forrest Health Picayune, MS 39466, USA
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
The Clinic LPN shall begin the implementation of the nursing process as delegated by the Physician/ FNP but not limited to patient care documentation, direct observation and patient process evaluations. Performs under the direct supervision of the Clinic/Office Manager and is delegated to achieve quality patient care and job performance. Has knowledge of the processes, policies and procedures of Forrest General Hospital. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with employees and family members of all age groups while being sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs. Assist with clinical operations to include education and clerical responsibilities. Responsible for maintaining and assisting with charts and records. Responsible for handling phone calls, daily filing, and opening/closing charts, making copies of patient information for billing department, when needed. Will assist with pre-certing, patient referrals, and seating patients in...