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
09.03.2019
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...
10.14.2019
The Data Specialist reports directly to the Operating Room Patient Care Manager. His/her role includes Assisting the Patient Care Coordinator and/or weekend charge RN in the management of information flowing through the surgery desk. Maintains...
05.13.2019
Under the direction of the F&N Supervisor, Team Leader, F&N Coordinator and/or Director. The Dietetic Aide performs a variety of patient foodservice and dishroom duties which include, transporting food carts to and from nursing units,...
09.30.2019
Under the direction of the F&N Supervisor, Team Leader, F&N Coordinator and/or Director. The Dietetic Aide performs a variety of patient foodservice and dishroom duties which include, transporting food carts to and from nursing units,...
09.04.2019
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...
07.25.2019
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...
05.06.2019
Performs medical necessity on radiology outpatient imaging orders which requires a good knowledge of ICD-10 diagnosis and CPT codes and is able to correct the issue when medical necessity fails. Demonstrates appropriate computer skills as well...
10.01.2019
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...
07.29.2019
The Education Specialist serves as a educator/learning facilitator, change agent/collaborator, leader, communicator, advisor/mentor, and researcher/consultant to the facility. This person serves as the coordinator of the designated program or...
04.01.2019
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...
05.14.2019
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...
08.30.2019
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...
10.16.2019
Attend class, complete required testing and projects to obtain and maintain EMR system certificications as required/assigned. With guidance, participates in activities associated with the work flow analysis, data collection, database...
08.13.2019
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...
08.06.2019
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....
08.30.2019
The ED 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...
05.29.2019
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....
09.24.2019
The Group Leader will have the responsibility of distributing project and daily work to EVS techs and following up on its completion. They will assist the EVS Supervisors as requested and fill in as coverage when needed. In addition, they will...
10.10.2019
The HIM Specialist is responsible for assembling and analyzing medical record timely, accurately and correctly for completeness to ensure compliance within regulatory requirements; adds deficiencies in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for...
10.10.2019
The HIM Specialist is responsible for assembling and analyzing medical record timely, accurately and correctly for completeness to ensure compliance within regulatory requirements; adds deficiencies in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for...
10.14.2019
The information hostess complements and enhances the patient experience by providing guest services to families and visitors. Greets and provides general information to families and visitors in order to help them navigate throughout the...
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...
09.20.2019
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...
  1. COTA-INPATIENT THERAPY Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  2. DATA SPECIALIST - SURGERY Hattiesburg, MS
    The Data Specialist reports directly to the Operating Room Patient Care Manager. His/her role includes Assisting the Patient Care Coordinator and/or weekend charge RN in the management of information flowing through the surgery desk. Maintains...
  3. DIETETIC AIDE Hattiesburg, MS
    Under the direction of the F&N Supervisor, Team Leader, F&N Coordinator and/or Director. The Dietetic Aide performs a variety of patient foodservice and dishroom duties which include, transporting food carts to and from nursing units,...
  4. DIETETIC AIDE Hattiesburg, MS
    Under the direction of the F&N Supervisor, Team Leader, F&N Coordinator and/or Director. The Dietetic Aide performs a variety of patient foodservice and dishroom duties which include, transporting food carts to and from nursing units,...
  5. DX TECH Picayune, MS
    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...
  6. 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...
  7. DX TECH - RADIOLOGY CODER Hattiesburg, MS
    Performs medical necessity on radiology outpatient imaging orders which requires a good knowledge of ICD-10 diagnosis and CPT codes and is able to correct the issue when medical necessity fails. Demonstrates appropriate computer skills as well...
  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. EDUCATION SPEC Hattiesburg, MS
    The Education Specialist serves as a educator/learning facilitator, change agent/collaborator, leader, communicator, advisor/mentor, and researcher/consultant to the facility. This person serves as the coordinator of the designated program or...
  10. EMERGENCY ROOM EXPANSION - REGISTERED NURSE Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  11. ENVIR TECH Picayune, MS
    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...
  12. ENVIRONMENTAL TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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...
  13. EPIC ANALYST Hattiesburg, MS
    Attend class, complete required testing and projects to obtain and maintain EMR system certificications as required/assigned. With guidance, participates in activities associated with the work flow analysis, data collection, database...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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....
  18. ER-ADV CARE TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    The ED 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...
  19. FLOOR TECH Hattiesburg, MS
    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....
  20. GROUP LEADER Hattiesburg, MS
    The Group Leader will have the responsibility of distributing project and daily work to EVS techs and following up on its completion. They will assist the EVS Supervisors as requested and fill in as coverage when needed. In addition, they will...
  21. HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST Hattiesburg, MS
    The HIM Specialist is responsible for assembling and analyzing medical record timely, accurately and correctly for completeness to ensure compliance within regulatory requirements; adds deficiencies in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for...
  22. HIM SPECIALIST Tylertown, MS
    The HIM Specialist is responsible for assembling and analyzing medical record timely, accurately and correctly for completeness to ensure compliance within regulatory requirements; adds deficiencies in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for...
  23. INFO HOST-W Hattiesburg, MS
    The information hostess complements and enhances the patient experience by providing guest services to families and visitors. Greets and provides general information to families and visitors in order to help them navigate throughout the...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...