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
10.18.2019
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...
11.14.2019
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...
11.14.2019
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...
08.05.2019
The Advanced Acute Care Tech performs under the direct supervision of the RN and is delegated an assignment to achieve quality patient care. He/She is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally...
11.01.2019
The Advanced Acute Care Tech performs under the direct supervision of the RN and is delegated an assignment to achieve quality patient care. He/She is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally...
07.30.2019
The Advanced Acute Care Tech performs under the direct supervision of the RN and is delegated an assignment to achieve quality patient care. He/She is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally...
11.13.2019
The BMET-I position is an entry level role for the Biomedical department with primary responsibility for carrying our all aspects of routine preventative maintenance and electrical safety checks. This will include, but not be limited to...
05.14.2019
Assists in the construction and remodeling of hospital structures using basic and complex carpentry skills. Read blueprints and shop drawings, supervises helpers as assigned, demonstrates a good knowledge of building systems and procedures and...
07.23.2019
Case Manager plans, coordinates, develops, evaluates, and monitors the care of assigned group of patients to achieve quality cost effective patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams to identify services required to meet...
11.14.2019
Responsible for interfacing with the Finance Department for the receipt of cash and contractual adjustment input transactions. Responsible for the creation, organization and distribution of all cash balancing batches to Finance. Researches any...
11.21.2019
Under direct supervision of the 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...
09.26.2019
Performs procedures, operates and maintains all non-invasive procedure equipment in the Cardiovascular Laboratory, and assists in decontamination of equipement, performs phlebotomy for outpatient preevalutation. Demonstrates the knowledge and...
11.07.2019
Performs specific functions in processing, sterilizing, and issuing supplies used in patient care by surgery, maternity services, out-patient facility, and other departments. She/he is supervised by the Central Sterile Processing Supervisor who...
11.05.2019
Performs final, ICD-10-CM diagnosis and CPT-4 coding on Clinic accounts. Interacts with physicians or physicians offices staff as necessary to obtain clinical information needed to accurately assign ICD-10-CM or CPT-4 codes. Uses the EPIC...
11.04.2019
The position requires that the individual assist the professional nursing staff by performing specific nursing functions related to patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills...
11.13.2019
Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and is available to assist staff with skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development...
05.30.2019
The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse that is supportive to the nursing staff, while also is assigned and manages a limited number of patients. Coordination of care is accomplished through collaboration with the staff to ensure the deliverance...
05.06.2019
The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse that is supportive to the nursing staff, while also is assigned and manages a limited number of patients. Coordination of care is accomplished through collaboration with the staff to ensure the deliverance...
05.20.2019
The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse that is supportive to the nursing staff, while also is assigned and manages a limited number of patients. Coordination of care is accomplished through collaboration with the staff to ensure the deliverance...
06.12.2019
Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. The clinical assistant must have the ability to work therapeutically in a community of emotionally and/or chemical dependent patients. Primary responsibility including basic patient...
08.05.2019
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...
11.07.2019
Under the direction and supervision of the Transportation Supervisor and the Director of Patient Care Services, responsible for the transportation of patients and participates in total direct patient care when needed in a team approach. The...
07.29.2019
Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. The clinical assistant must have the ability to work therapeutically in a community of emotionally and/or chemical dependent patients. Primary responsibility including basic patient...
10.24.2019
Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. The clinical assistant must have the ability to work therapeutically in a community of emotionally and/or chemical dependent patients. Primary responsibility including basic patient...
10.25.2019
Under the direction and supervision of the Transportation Supervisor and the Director of Patient Care Services, responsible for the transportation of patients and participates in total direct patient care when needed in a team approach. The...
  1. 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...
  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. ADV CARE TECH Columbia, MS
    The Advanced Acute Care Tech performs under the direct supervision of the RN and is delegated an assignment to achieve quality patient care. He/She is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally...
  5. ADV CARE TECH Picayune, MS
    The Advanced Acute Care Tech performs under the direct supervision of the RN and is delegated an assignment to achieve quality patient care. He/She is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally...
  6. ADVANCED CARE TECH-NURSING STUDENTS Hattiesburg, MS
    The Advanced Acute Care Tech performs under the direct supervision of the RN and is delegated an assignment to achieve quality patient care. He/She is involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally...
  7. BIO MED TECH I Hattiesburg, MS
    The BMET-I position is an entry level role for the Biomedical department with primary responsibility for carrying our all aspects of routine preventative maintenance and electrical safety checks. This will include, but not be limited to...
  8. CARPENTER Hattiesburg, MS
    Assists in the construction and remodeling of hospital structures using basic and complex carpentry skills. Read blueprints and shop drawings, supervises helpers as assigned, demonstrates a good knowledge of building systems and procedures and...
  9. CASE MANAGER Hattiesburg, MS
    Case Manager plans, coordinates, develops, evaluates, and monitors the care of assigned group of patients to achieve quality cost effective patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams to identify services required to meet...
  10. CASH APPLICATION COORDINATOR-PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICES Hattiesburg, MS
    Responsible for interfacing with the Finance Department for the receipt of cash and contractual adjustment input transactions. Responsible for the creation, organization and distribution of all cash balancing batches to Finance. Researches any...
  11. CAT SCAN TECH Picayune, MS
    Under direct supervision of the 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...
  12. CATH LAB TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    Performs procedures, operates and maintains all non-invasive procedure equipment in the Cardiovascular Laboratory, and assists in decontamination of equipement, performs phlebotomy for outpatient preevalutation. Demonstrates the knowledge and...
  13. CENTRAL STERILE TECHNICIAN Hattiesburg, MS
    Performs specific functions in processing, sterilizing, and issuing supplies used in patient care by surgery, maternity services, out-patient facility, and other departments. She/he is supervised by the Central Sterile Processing Supervisor who...
  14. CERTIFIED CODER-CLINIC CODER Hattiesburg, MS
    Performs final, ICD-10-CM diagnosis and CPT-4 coding on Clinic accounts. Interacts with physicians or physicians offices staff as necessary to obtain clinical information needed to accurately assign ICD-10-CM or CPT-4 codes. Uses the EPIC...
  15. CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT-PRN Hattiesburg, MS
    The position requires that the individual assist the professional nursing staff by performing specific nursing functions related to patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse or therapist. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills...
  16. CHARGE NURSE Hattiesburg, MS
    Performance Expectations: Demonstrates the knowledge and is available to assist staff with skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development...
  17. CHARGE NURSE Hattiesburg, MS
    The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse that is supportive to the nursing staff, while also is assigned and manages a limited number of patients. Coordination of care is accomplished through collaboration with the staff to ensure the deliverance...
  18. CHARGE NURSE Hattiesburg, MS
    The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse that is supportive to the nursing staff, while also is assigned and manages a limited number of patients. Coordination of care is accomplished through collaboration with the staff to ensure the deliverance...
  19. CHARGE RN Hattiesburg, MS
    The Charge Nurse is a registered nurse that is supportive to the nursing staff, while also is assigned and manages a limited number of patients. Coordination of care is accomplished through collaboration with the staff to ensure the deliverance...
  20. CLINICAL ASSISTANT-PINE GROVE CHILD & ADOLESCENT Hattiesburg, MS
    Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. The clinical assistant must have the ability to work therapeutically in a community of emotionally and/or chemical dependent patients. Primary responsibility including basic patient...
  21. CLINICAL ASSISTANT-PINE GROVE GRATITUDE Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  22. CLINICAL ASSISTANT-PINE GROVE-ADMISSIONS OFFICE/TRANSPORTATION Hattiesburg, MS
    Under the direction and supervision of the Transportation Supervisor and the Director of Patient Care Services, responsible for the transportation of patients and participates in total direct patient care when needed in a team approach. The...
  23. CLINICAL ASSISTANT-PINE GROVE-CHILD & ADOLESCENT Hattiesburg, MS
    Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. The clinical assistant must have the ability to work therapeutically in a community of emotionally and/or chemical dependent patients. Primary responsibility including basic patient...
  24. CLINICAL ASSISTANT-PINE GROVE-NEXT STEP Hattiesburg, MS
    Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. The clinical assistant must have the ability to work therapeutically in a community of emotionally and/or chemical dependent patients. Primary responsibility including basic patient...
  25. CLINICAL ASSISTANT-TRANSPORTATION Hattiesburg, MS
    Under the direction and supervision of the Transportation Supervisor and the Director of Patient Care Services, responsible for the transportation of patients and participates in total direct patient care when needed in a team approach. The...