Text Size

News


December 02, 2010

Sonora Quest Laboratories Voted a Best Place to Work in Arizona for the Third Year Straight

NEWS RELEASE

 

Date:  December 2, 2010
Contact:  Linda Hausman 
                 Sonora Quest Laboratories
                 602.685.5280 
                 linda.hausman@bannerhealth.com

SONORA QUEST LABORATORIES IS PROUD TO BE VOTED A “BEST PLACE TO WORK” IN THE VALLEY BY THE PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL

(Phoenix, Ariz.) Dec. 2, 2010 – The Phoenix Business Journal, founder of the “Best Places to Work” program, announced today that Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona has been named to the 2010 list in the large-sized category for the 3rd consecutive year.

The “Best Places to Work” list, which was started in 2003, recognizes Valley companies who, through a third party administered employee satisfaction survey, rank their respective companies as being the best places to work. The areas surveyed are varied parts of employee life, including workplace environment, leadership direction, culture, and management practices. 

Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona was acknowledged for creating an enjoyable corporate culture and work environment that fosters personal and professional growth for its employees. "We are excited to have been ranked on the “Best Places to Work” in the Valley list this year. Making the list is truly an honor that undoubtedly provides all of our employees with a sense of pride”, said Peter Michaelson, Chief Human Resources Officer for Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona.  

Winners were announced at the “Best Places to Work” Luncheon, Dec. 2 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, and will be featured in the Dec. 3 edition of the Phoenix Business Journal. 

For complete details visit www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/

About Sonora Quest Laboratories

Sonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics, is the nation’s largest integrated laboratory system with over 2,000 employees serving more than 6.6 million patients annually throughout Arizona. It is the market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, performing more than 50 million diagnostic tests per year. It offers a local comprehensive test menu which encompasses routine to esoteric cytogenetic studies, including anatomic pathology and molecular biology. Ninety-eight percent of all testing is performed at the laboratory’s primary testing facilities located in Tempe, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Yuma.

Sonora Quest Laboratories, ranked one of the Best Places to Work in the Valley by the Phoenix Business Journal in 2008, 2009, and 2010 continues to be recognized for their exemplary quality processes, most recently represented by the Showcase in Excellence Award for 2007.  In 2005 they became the first and only health care establishment to ever receive the Arizona Governor’s Award for Quality. This recognition followed two Showcase in Excellence Awards in 2004 and the Arizona Pioneer Award for Quality in 2003.  

–End–