The laboratory at North Bend Medical Center in Coos Bay is a full-service clinical lab, aiding the physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of their patients. It is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art diagnostic instrumentation. The lab is fully staffed by a professional group of certified medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, laboratory aides and office personnel analyzing specimens in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, microbiology, serology, immunology and radioimmunoassay.
The laboratory is certified to perform high complexity diagnostic testing by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments. Proficiency testing is performed using the College of American Pathologists proficiency testing program.