Job seekers can learn about openings at Mercy Hospital Washington at a career fair Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the hospital, 901 E. Fifth St.

“We’re looking for candidates in many departments including nursing, lab, imaging and also in positions people may not immediately think about at Mercy, such as cafeteria and housekeeping,” said Craig Bodenschatz, recruiter – talent selection.

“Our co-workers know it’s more than just a job at Mercy,” he said. “We have a mission to bring the best care to our patients and we hope many great candidates will come see why so many in our area choose a career with Mercy.”

Sign-on bonuses are available to qualified applicants for select positions. Candidates are encouraged to bring their resume or to apply online before the event at and may call Bodenschatz at 636-239-8276 for more information.

Light refreshments will be served and registered attendees will be entered to win a St. Louis Cardinals/Mercy polo shirt.

Mercy Hospital Washington, a member of Mercy, is a 148-bed hospital that serves all or parts of Crawford, Franklin, Gasconade, St. Charles, St. Louis and Warren counties.

The hospital offers comprehensive emergency, heart, cancer, surgical, obstetric, pediatric and other health services. The hospital is supported by the care of more than 140 physicians and advanced practitioners who are part of Mercy Clinic.