About the Organization
Mid-Columbia Medical Center is a highly progressive, 49-bed Planetree hospital and has become renowned as a one-of-a-kind center of healing, a place different from what most expect of a community hospital. Mid-Columbia Medical Center was the first hospital in the world to implement the Planetree philosophy of patient-centered care facility wide and incorporates an array of complementary and integrative therapies for treating the whole person.mind, body and spirit. The National Planetree Organization recently honored MCMC as a model site. Additional services provided include, Celilo Cancer Center, Visiting Physician Services and our new state-of-the-art Health and Wellness Center, Water's Edge, which include, the Center for Mind/Body Medicine, Outpatient Rehab, Fitness Center and Spa.
About the Community
The Dalles, Oregon is located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, surrounded by abundant recreational opportunities and breathtaking scenery. The Gorge is renowned for world-class skiing, wind-surfing, hiking, biking, kayaking and fishing. The Dalles is home to approximately 15,000 residents and has a diverse economic base which has provided a very stable economy over the years with a high quality of life. Compared to Portland, more than 300 days of sunshine each year are enjoyed here which supports the large cherry and fruit grower industries. Over 20 vineyards and wineries dot the landscape and the many national and state parks and waterfalls lend to exceptional outdoor activities. A variety of festivals, music, art and theatre opportunities are never far, no matter what the season. The Dalles is approximately one hour east of Portland.