Forrest Health

Forrest Health
6051 Hwy 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Opened:
1952
Phone:
(601) 288-7000
Fax:
(601) 288-7000
Web:
forrestgeneral.com

Description

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)

    Read more about Healthcare's Most Wired

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

 

 

 

Attractions

For community information please visit:

Hattiesburg - www.visithattie.com

Picayune - www.picayune.ms.us

Title Location Posted
08.14.2019
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...
08.19.2019
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...
08.07.2019
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...
08.07.2019
Under the direction of the production food service supervisor and manager, prepares food using standardized recipes and production guides. Assures timeliness and quality of assigned menu items. Provides preparation, service, and clean up of...
08.19.2019
The Data Specialist reports directly to the Director of Business Operations. His/her role includes: Answering the telephones and relays information appropriately. Verifies benefits for inquiries of potential patients entering Pine Grove...
08.21.2019
Reports directly to the Operations Coordinator. Performs administrative support services for the Director, Assistant Director, and Operations Coordinator. Responsible for monitoring monthly Allscripts reports and problem solving. Responsible for...
08.21.2019
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...
08.15.2019
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...
08.09.2019
The Educator- Clinical serves as an educator/learning facilitator, change agent/collaborator, leader, communicator, advisor/mentor, and researcher/consultant. Providing educational activities related to general and department orientation,...
08.22.2019
Perform 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...
08.07.2019
Assists with improving patient services by enhancing data management through EHR. Supports proactive measures with the installation and ongoing maintenance of the EHR system in specific departments as assigned. Participates in activities...
08.06.2019
Attend class, complete required testing and projects to obtain and maintain EMR system certifications as required/assigned. Participates in activities associated with the creation, documentation, testing and support of the hospitals reporting...
08.12.2019
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....
08.21.2019
08.20.2019
Ensure prompt and efficient handling and filing of insurance claims and related documents in order to receive payment in a timely manner. This is accomplished by following up with insurance companies (government and non-government) as well as...
08.12.2019
Ensure prompt and efficient handling and filing of insurance claims and related documents in order to receive payment in a timely manner. This is accomplished by following up with insurance companies (government and non-government) as well as...
08.12.2019
The Licensed Clinical Therapist conducts clinical assessments and makes appropriate referrals. Completes associated administrative/clerical tasks. Maintains orderly work area. Maintains confidentiality. Other duties as assigned by supervisor....
08.12.2019
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...
08.12.2019
The Licensed Clinical Therapist conducts clinical assessments and makes appropriate referrals. Completes associated administrative/clerical tasks. Maintains orderly work area. Maintains confidentiality. Other duties as assigned by supervisor....
08.22.2019
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...
08.09.2019
The Hospice Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with the medical director, and other hospice care team members, to assess and evaluate patients for ongoing hospice services and offer strategies to improve care for patients and families....
08.12.2019
Functions within the sterile field and provides reliable assistance to the members of the team including nurses, manager, and physician. Prepares the operating room for surgery and assists during surgical procedures. Sets up instruments for and...
08.12.2019
Under the direction and supervision of the Program Director, will be responsible for marketing inpatient programs in outreach areas as designated by Program Director and will conduct mobile clinical / behavioral health assessments to facilitate...
08.19.2019
Responsible for maintaining the general functions of the reception desk to include handling phone calls, scheduling appointments, daily filing, opening/closing charts. Gathers essential information for the registration, discharge, filing of...
08.14.2019
Oversees implementation of performance improvement activities. Facilitates PI skill building and team training. Reviews the collection and evaluation of clinical information about key aspects of patient care and collaborates with clinical...
  1. ACUTE CARE TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  2. ACUTE CARE TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  3. ACUTE CARE TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  4. COOK Hattiesburg, MS
    Under the direction of the production food service supervisor and manager, prepares food using standardized recipes and production guides. Assures timeliness and quality of assigned menu items. Provides preparation, service, and clean up of...
  5. DATA SPECIALIST-PINE GROVE SPECIALTY PROGRAMS Hattiesburg, MS
    The Data Specialist reports directly to the Director of Business Operations. His/her role includes: Answering the telephones and relays information appropriately. Verifies benefits for inquiries of potential patients entering Pine Grove...
  6. DECISION SUPPORT ANALYST Hattiesburg, MS
    Reports directly to the Operations Coordinator. Performs administrative support services for the Director, Assistant Director, and Operations Coordinator. Responsible for monitoring monthly Allscripts reports and problem solving. Responsible for...
  7. DX TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  8. E D TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  9. EDUCATOR-CASE MANAGER - RESPIRATORY Hattiesburg, MS
    The Educator- Clinical serves as an educator/learning facilitator, change agent/collaborator, leader, communicator, advisor/mentor, and researcher/consultant. Providing educational activities related to general and department orientation,...
  10. ENVIR TECH Columbia, MS
    Perform 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...
  11. EPIC ANALYST Hattiesburg, MS
    Assists with improving patient services by enhancing data management through EHR. Supports proactive measures with the installation and ongoing maintenance of the EHR system in specific departments as assigned. Participates in activities...
  12. EPIC REPORT WRITER ANALYST Hattiesburg, MS
    Attend class, complete required testing and projects to obtain and maintain EMR system certifications as required/assigned. Participates in activities associated with the creation, documentation, testing and support of the hospitals reporting...
  13. ER CARE TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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....
  14. ER-ADV CARE TECH Hattiesburg, MS
  15. INSURANCE COORDINATOR-PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICES Hattiesburg, MS
    Ensure prompt and efficient handling and filing of insurance claims and related documents in order to receive payment in a timely manner. This is accomplished by following up with insurance companies (government and non-government) as well as...
  16. INSURANCE COORDINATOR-Patient Financial Services Hattiesburg, MS
    Ensure prompt and efficient handling and filing of insurance claims and related documents in order to receive payment in a timely manner. This is accomplished by following up with insurance companies (government and non-government) as well as...
  17. LICENSED CLINICAL THERAPIST - NIGHTS Hattiesburg, MS
    The Licensed Clinical Therapist conducts clinical assessments and makes appropriate referrals. Completes associated administrative/clerical tasks. Maintains orderly work area. Maintains confidentiality. Other duties as assigned by supervisor....
  18. LICENSED CLINICAL THERAPIST - PRN Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  19. LICENSED CLINICAL THERAPIST-PRN Hattiesburg, MS
    The Licensed Clinical Therapist conducts clinical assessments and makes appropriate referrals. Completes associated administrative/clerical tasks. Maintains orderly work area. Maintains confidentiality. Other duties as assigned by supervisor....
  20. NURSE AIDE Columbia, MS
    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...
  21. NURSE PRACT Hattiesburg, MS
    The Hospice Nurse Practitioner works in collaboration with the medical director, and other hospice care team members, to assess and evaluate patients for ongoing hospice services and offer strategies to improve care for patients and families....
  22. O R TECH - Labor and Delivery Hattiesburg, MS
    Functions within the sterile field and provides reliable assistance to the members of the team including nurses, manager, and physician. Prepares the operating room for surgery and assists during surgical procedures. Sets up instruments for and...
  23. OUTREACH COORDINATOR MOBILE, AL Hattiesburg, MS
    Under the direction and supervision of the Program Director, will be responsible for marketing inpatient programs in outreach areas as designated by Program Director and will conduct mobile clinical / behavioral health assessments to facilitate...
  24. PASER Picayune, MS
    Responsible for maintaining the general functions of the reception desk to include handling phone calls, scheduling appointments, daily filing, opening/closing charts. Gathers essential information for the registration, discharge, filing of...
  25. PERF IMPROV CRD Hattiesburg, MS
    Oversees implementation of performance improvement activities. Facilitates PI skill building and team training. Reviews the collection and evaluation of clinical information about key aspects of patient care and collaborates with clinical...