Mercy Hospital Jefferson

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Hospital Campus

1400 Highway 61 S.
Crystal City, MO 63019
(636) 933-1000

  • Mercy Cancer Care Center
  • Mercy Heart and Vascular Center
  • Jefferson Surgical Hospital
  • Woman and Child Center
  • Mercy Bariatric Services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Home Care and Hospice
  • Medical Office Centers (North and South)

Mercy in the Region

  • Urgent Care Clinic
    • Imperial
    • Festus
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation DeSoto
  • Outpatient Lab and Imaging
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Mercy Clinic
    • Endocrinology
    • Family Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Orthopedics
    • Rheumatology
    • Urology

Mercy Heritage

  • 1957 - Through many varied fund-raising activities – from corporate support by PPG Industries and its union members to Festus High School Honor Society bakes – the residents of southern Jefferson County collected contributions and pledges of more than $500,000 to match a $375,000 federal Hill-Burton Act grant and opened the new 50-bed Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
  • 1958 – The volunteer Auxiliary is founded. For more than 50 years their commitment to patients and the community has helped to raise millions of dollars to help purchase equipment and build the capabilities of the hospital.
  • 1965 – Less than 10 years after it opened, Jefferson Memorial Hospital doubled its capacity by adding a second floor and opening an additional 50 patient beds to serve the community needs.
  • 1974 – Construction begins on a $5 million expansion that would include a new Emergency Room and Intensive Care Unit.
  • 1980 – More new construction allows expansion of cardiovascular services, a new physical therapy unit, nuclear medicine capabilities and outpatient surgery facilities.
  • 1989 – Additional service line are made available including renal dialysis, a skilled nursing facility and laser surgery options.
  • 1996 – A new surgical Intensive Care Unit opens to support a full cardiopulmonary care program including cardiac catheterization capabilities and a new cancer care center.
  • 2004 – A new outpatient imaging and x-ray facility is opened on the Crystal Oaks campus expanding the hospital foot print to the south.
  • 2009 – In an effort to highlight its growth and reach, the hospital is renamed Jefferson Regional Medical Center to identify its expanded capabilities and include surrounding communities south of Jefferson County.
  • 2010 – The first of its kind in Missouri, the new Jefferson Surgical Hospital opens on property across U.S. Highway 61 from the main hospital campus. The new 25,000 square foot building offers 15 private patients suites, four operating rooms, and two endoscopy rooms, all equipped with the most advanced technologies.
  • 2013 – Jefferson Regional joins forces with Mercy to become part of the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. 

Just the Facts:


  • Among only six percent of health care organizations nationwide to have a comprehensive, integrated electronic health record system that provides real-time, paperless access to patient information.
  • MyMercy, a new web-based service, allows patients to connect online with their doctors, see medical information, view test results, renew prescriptions and schedule appointments using a personal computer or smart phone.


  • The Mercy Heart and Vascular center, in conjunction with area Emergency Medical Services consistently records cardiac catheterization “door-to-balloon” times that are much faster than national standards and save lives.
  • Missouri's first short stay surgical hospital offers 15 private patients suites, four operating rooms, and two endoscopy rooms, all equipped with the most advanced technologies in a new 25,000 square foot building.


  • Free mammography days are scheduled four times each year for uninsured and under-insured women to receive diagnostic cancer screenings. The free services are provided through a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure and fund-raising efforts by many local organizations.

  • Community Lunch and Learn programs offer area residents free access to information provided by local specialists as an educational series in the spring and fall of each year.


  • In 2010 the hospital became the first medical center in the St. Louis region to achieve full Cycle III Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

  • Recognized in 2009 as a Health Grades Patient Safety Excellence Award winner for a patient safety record that ranks in the top 5 percent nationally.

  • A 2009-2010 Best in Value Award winner from the Hospital Value Index, ranked as a top 100 hospital nationally and Best uin Region for Quality, Affordability, efficiency and patient Satisfaction.

  • One of five finalists for the St. Louis Business Journals' annual “Best Places to Work” contest for three consecutive years, 2010 through 2012.

Mercy Overall

Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and includes 31 hospitals, more than 200 outpatient facilities, 38,000 co-workers and 1,600 integrated physicians across four states:

By the Numbers
(Feb. 1-June 30, 2013)

  • Acute Licensed Beds: 191
  • Clinic and Outpatient Faclities: 13
  • Co-workers: 1,298
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians: 19
  • Acute Inpatient Discharges: 3,992 
  • Births: 161
  • Surgeries (Inpatient and Outpatient): 1,697
  • Emergency Visits: 13,238
  • Traditional Charity Care: $2.53 million
  • Unreimbured Medicaid: $837,000



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