Sonora Quest Laboratories

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Sonora Quest Laboratories Reviews in Phoenix, AZ

Updated Jul 19, 2014
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3.1 9 reviews

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Sonora Quest Laboratories President & CEO David A. Dexter

David A. Dexter

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78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Highly committed lab

    Clinical Laboratory Technician (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsGreat teams, nice perks, always busy making the shift go by quickly.

    ConsMy specific lab has terrible shifts, but hard to accommodate with 24 hour a day labs. Generally understaffed.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It is ok

    Manager (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsNot overloaded with work.

    ConsI question sometimes who they promote to leadership positions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Overall, this is a decent place to work.

    Mlt (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsThe benefits are pretty good, and the work environment is acceptable. Management is good at the location where I work, although not all locations can say the same. Because there are several work locations throughout the Valley, there are plenty of job opportunities available and the potential to transfer if that becomes necessary.

    ConsThe pay is not very competitive, especially for certain positions. The benefits are decent for now, but keep getting cut due to the poor economy. It seems that there are constant staffing issues with phlebotomy, leaving half the lab short-staffed, overworked, and therefore not always able to meet TAT goals. These revolving door staffing problems can likely be traced back to poor phlebotomy management, which is a shame since losing "good" phlebs negatively impacts everyone in the lab. Also, management in general seems to be a little too focused on education, rather than work experience, leaving many good, experienced techs with no potential for job advancement unless they are willing and able to go back to college.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI would like to see more focus on keeping the good, hard-working employees we currently have, which might include giving better raises and other incentives to stay, such as reinstating tuition reimbursement, etc. I believe this would save us time and money in training costs, new employee learning curves, etc.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Laboratory Sciences of Arizona A good place to work

    Medical Lab Scientist (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsOver all this is a good company to work for, I have worked for them at different sites for many years. It is a large company so there are many employment opportunities across the valley. The benefits are fine, they used to be better. The pay is acceptable and that could always be better.

    ConsIt really depends on which site you work at as to how well it is managed. The company also seems to be very management heavy and even with the multitude of managers they still cannot accomplish their assigned tasks. Also they do not encourage education and advancement. They put up hurdles to get a decent raise.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI think that more attention should be paid to the quality of the management team at certain facilities. Being that I have worked for several facilities throughout the years, I have noticed some management teams are just incompetant. They do not understand how to encourage and motivate their employees. They also are ineffectual at getting things done. Employees at certain sites feel like they do not have a voice because there is no improvement in the situation.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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