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Whether you’re experiencing an illness, injury or trauma, it’s good to know that Mercy’s team of highly trained caregivers at Mercy Hospital Washington's ER is standing by 24/7. Our board-certified emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and other clinicians are trained to provide lifesaving care. The emergency room at Mercy Hospital Washington is designated by the state for providing higher-level care as a:
At any time, day or night, we have surgeons and anesthesiologists ready to tend to you and your loved ones, plus quick access to specialists in orthopedics, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, radiology, internal medicine and critical care.
If you think you have a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest ER.
Mercy Hospital Washington is the only area hospital designated as a Level II STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Center, offering advanced cardiac care close to home. Mercy’s emergency and hospital physicians work quickly to identify and treat active cardiac emergencies. Emergency heart care is seamlessly integrated with on-site cardiologists and other cardiovascular specialists.
Mercy Hospital Washington has been recognized with the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. Our ER is also designated as a Level II Stroke Center by the by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. We understand that every minute counts when it comes to caring for strokes. Using the Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) system, Mercy coordinates with EMS services to activate our stroke team, so we can diagnose and treat strokes within one hour of arrival.
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive services to diagnose and treat a full range of conditions, including: