VP of Clinical Operations

Forrest Health | Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 13, 2019
Opportunity Code: 18370


Seeking a collaborative nurse executive for a new Vice President of Clinical Operations opportunity with Forrest Health in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

The Position

  • The VP of Clinical Operations will provide strategic leadership and oversight of nursing services for Forrest General Hospital
  • Key areas of focus include deepening engagement while building strong relationships with physicians and the nursing team
  • The Vice President will have the opportunity to contribute to the current ER expansion project and actively participate in the Language of Caring initiative
  • MSN required

The Organization

  • Since 1952, Forrest General Hospital has been a leader in medical excellence in south Mississippi. The hospital has grown from the original 90-bed facility into a 545-bed, Level II Regional Trauma Center
  • Forrest General is the flagship hospital for Forrest Health, a partnership of healthcare organizations formed to increase access to quality health care in south Mississippi
  • Other Forrest Health hospitals include: Highland Community Hospital, Picayune; Jefferson Davis Community Hospital, Prentiss; Marion General Hospital, Columbia; Walthall General Hospital, Tylertown; and The Orthopedic Institute, Hattiesburg
  • Forrest General Hospital consists of 545-inpatient beds with a 400-bed general medical/surgical facility

The Community

  • Hattiesburg is a mid-size city located in southern Mississippi
  • The city has a beautiful historic downtown district with well-preserved 19th century homes as well as a district that celebrates African American heritage, and it is an important spot on the Blues Trail due to the number of famous blues musicians who lived in the city
  • Whether outdoor adventure or stepping it up on the jazzy scene is your cup of tea, Hattiesburg has a little something to offer everyone
  • Residents enjoy the local zoo, golf courses, live music in Town Square park, and hiking, biking and horseback riding down Longleaf Trace – a popular recreational trail that runs through Mississippi’s legendary pine forests and rolling farmlands



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