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Sonora Quest Laboratories Overview

Tempe, AZ
1001 to 5000 employees
1997
Company - Private
Health Care
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Sonora Quest Laboratories is an integrated laboratory system servicing over 7,000 clients throughout Arizona including hospitals, physicians, and managed care organizations. We have approximately 2,600 employees statewide and perform over 70,000 diagnostic tests per day. Sonora ... Read more

Mission: To safely perform error free work, on time, every time.

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    Sonora Quest Laboratories #1 Bioscience Firm in AZ for 4th Consecutive Year

    For the fourth year in a row, Sonora Quest Laboratories was recognized as the #1 Bioscience Firm in Arizona by Ranking Arizona / AZ Big Media. Ranking Arizona annually recognizes the best businesses in Arizona - the innovators, trailblazers and builders of Arizona's economy.

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Sonora Quest Laboratories – Why Work For Us?


Sonora Quest Laboratories is an integrated laboratory system servicing over 7,000 clients throughout Arizona including hospitals, physicians, and managed care organizations. We have approximately 2,600 employees statewide and perform over 70,000 diagnostic tests per day. Our comprehensive on-site test menu includes routine testing to more esoteric cytogenetic studies.

At Sonora Quest Laboratories, our Ethical Behaviors, Mission, Vision, and Values are more than just words on paper. They are the guidance we use in everything we do.

Let's build your future, together.

At Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona, we believe in building rewarding and long-lasting careers. Winning the Governor’s Award for Quality and being named one of the “Best Places to Work” for four years in a row tells us we’re on the right path. Join us and let’s get started on your future!

 

 

Let's lead the way, together.

Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona, headquartered in Tempe, provides our customers with a comprehensive range of routine and specialty laboratory tests and services in state-of-the-art facilities. With 70 patient service centers across the state, our award-winning team strives to be recognized as the leader in diagnostic testing and information services. 

Let's nurture a career, together.

Our 2,600+ statewide employees perform about 70,000 diagnostic tests per day, and our career opportunities are endless. From Medical Technologists and Phlebotomists to positions in Human Resources and Courier Services, Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona is more than just an integrated laboratory; we’re a constantly growing family. We believe in teamwork and the limitless possibilities of collaborative energy.

Let's maintain excellence, together.

A career with Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona is more than just a job; it’s a way of life. We are committed to our core principles and values. Our employees pride themselves on being honorable, truthful, fair, decent and just.

  • Our Mission is to safely perform error free work, on time, every time.
  • Our Vision is to be recognized as the trusted leader in diagnostic testing and information services.
  • Our Values are integrity, accountability, compassion, collaboration and quality.

Sonora Quest Laboratories named Best Places to Work for three years in a row
The Phoenix Business Journal and BestCompaniesAZ has named Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona as one of its “Best Places to Work” a total of six times, most recently in 2011 (for the fourth year in a row).

In addition to your pay, your Total Compensation at Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona includes a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

Whether you are married, single, a single parent, or sharing your life with a domestic partner, we offer plans to help protect you and your loved ones.

Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona is proud of our benefit plans because they give you the opportunity to mix and match the benefits that best meet your personal and financial needs. Our benefits are competitive and employee-focused.

In addition to flexible hours, competitive time-off and salary plans, we offer a wide-range of benefit choices including options for:

  • Medical
  • Pharmacy
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Legal Plans  
  • 401(k) Investments
  • Savings Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Echo (Wellness Services)
  • Absent 8 (Short and Long Term Disability)
  • Employee and Family Life and Accident Plans
  • Additional Personal Plans - Universal Life Insurance with Long Term Care, Critical Illness/Cancer, Accident Insurance w/ Sickness Benefits
  • Convenience Services (Concierge-like Service)
  • Corporate Discounts for Auto Insurance, Home Owners Insurance, Mortgage
  • Corporate Discounts for other goods and services

At Sonora Quest Laboratories/Laboratory Sciences of Arizona, our culture is about providing everyone the opportunity to demonstrate their integrity, quality, compassion, collaboration, and accountability while enhancing themselves, their careers, and our business.

Career development is important to us, and our employees are continually learning. Our culture focuses on providing structured processes and tools to help our employees shape their careers and reach their fullest potential.

We put employees in charge of their career by making professional development a self-directed process. We provide learning opportunities and initiatives, our Career Ladder programs for advancement, and promotional opportunities. Our employees work with the support of their manager to pursue areas of interest and benefit to them.

We offer Career Ladders in our Phlebotomy, Medical Lab Technologist, and Client Services departments - just to name a few. Let’s build your future, together.

To learn more about our Career Opportunities, click here for more information!

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    I have been working at Sonora Quest Laboratories full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great job and career i have loved every moment

    Cons

    there really are none that i can think of at the moment except the traffic to and from work.

    Advice to Management

    if i was to say one thing is to stay involved

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Sonora Quest Laboratories Interviews

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    Phlebotomist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sonora Quest Laboratories (Tempe, AZ) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Asked to draw from a fake arm, and questions pertaining to blood collection process. Interviewed by two. Everyone was extremely nice and patient. Answered you questions. Expect for your first step to be drawing blood, so be prepared. Know your needles, know order of draw. Make sure you follow steps correctly when drawing as if it were a real patient.

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Sonora Quest Laboratories Awards & Accolades

  • 2014 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ, 2014
  • Best Places to Work, Phoenix Business Journal, 2014
  • #1 Bioscience Firm in Arizona, Az Big Media, 2013
  • #1 Bioscience Firm in Arizona, Az Big Media, 2012
  • Top 25 Workplaces for Women in Arizona, BestCompaniesAZ, 2012
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