Laboratory

Mission

  • Deliver quality laboratory services in support of the armed forces.
  • Maintain medical readiness.
  • Advance medicine through education and training.
  • Promote an environment which maximizes staff morale and job satisfaction

philosophy

The Naval Medical Center San Diego Laboratory Department will:
  • Provide the highest quality Laboratory services which are readily accessible, comprehensive, cost effective, and timely.
  • Be considered by patients, health care providers, and colleagues, as well as the civilian and military community, as the leader in providing quality laboratory services. 
  • Be fully trained and ready to provide the highest level of operational support.
  • Be regarded as a center for excellence in medical education and professional growth.
  • Use the information management systems to maximize efficiency.  
  • Reward performance which supports our values and promotes job satisfaction.
  • Create a safe, non-threatening environment that maximizes staff involvement, encourages team building, and promotes harmony.
  • Use Continuous Quality Improvement to enhance the quality of medical care.