Navigation Links
Maricopa Community Colleges Named One of the Valley's Healthiest Places to Work
Date:3/31/2013

Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2013

The Maricopa Community Colleges have been named one of the Valley’s healthiest employers by the Phoenix Business Journal. The announcement was made at the Journal’s annual event earlier today.

“Working at Maricopa Community Colleges can be good for your health,” said Nikki Jackson, Vice Chancellor of Human Resources. “Over the past decade, we have worked hard to create a culture of wellness. It has proven positive impacts on employee health and productivity, can be done effectively and with little expense, and it’s the right thing to do. We’re proud to receive this award, and congratulate all employers who invest in their employees’ well-being.”

Maricopa Community Colleges’ Culture of Wellness

·     All Maricopa Community Colleges’ properties are 100% tobacco-free.

·     Those who complete a Health Risk Assessment (HRA) and who are tobacco-free can receive a $600 in wellness incentive dollars, which can be used towards health care premiums.

·     Employees have access to on-site tobacco quit assistance, resources, and can participate in a “buddy” program, which offers support to those who want to quit.

·     In 2012, more than 400 employees received a comprehensive set of cardiovascular and abdominal screenings; the tests were offered to all benefit-eligible employees.

Maricopa Community Colleges also offer healthy food options in dining services, a flexible work schedule policy, wellness programs during work hours, access to well-lit, well-marked stairwells and fitness trails, bicycle storage racks, shower/change facilities, and a 24-7
nurse hotline.

###

About Maricopa Community Colleges

The Maricopa Community College system is one of the largest in the nation. We are 10 regionally accredited institutions: Chandler-Gilbert, Estrella Mountain (and SouthWest Skill Center), GateWay (and Maricopa Skill Center), Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Salado, Scottsdale and South Mountain; the system also includes satellite campuses and business/industry, technical and customized training institutes Valley-wide.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/healty/workplaces/prweb10585765.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Maricopa Community Colleges Provost Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick Named Among Arizona's Most Influential Executives
2. Boeing, Intel, Maricopa Community Colleges Prep Educators for New Crop of High Tech Courses, Students
3. Maricopa Community Colleges to Host NASA Astronauts
4. GeneCell International, Miami’s only and Preferred Cord Blood Laboratory, Participates in The Green Baby Fair to Advance the Education in the South Florida Community
5. Jose Cirino, Director of Operations for GeneCell International, Accentuates the Importance Surrounding the Minority Community
6. Waterfront Properties’ Palm Beach Gardens Golf Community Debuts New Spa
7. Gluten Free Calendar, Who Has Partnered with Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban, Brings a Celebrate Celiac™ Community Event to Dallas in Addition to a Mavs Awareness Night
8. Agreenability Opens New Headquarters at Bergen Community College Business Accelerator
9. BLOGGERS.COM, Global Bloggers Blog Community Site and Domain name goes up For Sale by Owner
10. Nature’s Spring Showers of Support; Zion Health Donates 50% of Adama Minerals Online Sales to Local Charities Including San Mateo Community Non-Profit Organization CASA
11. Chamunda Swami Ji Holds Successful Seminar in Toronto at Srinegri Community Center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/13/2016)... Bluffton, S. C. (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2016 , ... Hidden Cypress in Sun ... in the area of facial plastic surgery. Dr. Frederick Weniger will be hosting ... facial rejuvenation at this event, and there will be special pricing on offers. In addition, ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... ... Many individuals looking to lead a healthy lifestyle have decreased carbohydrate consumption and ... Fitness has delved into this niche allowing those giving up their beloved pasta a ... 30 grams of protein and only 7 grams of carbohydrates per 50 gram serving--a ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... February 13, 2016 , ... In its newly released ... visualization technology should be used to ensure patient safety when placing an IV ... Standards mandate the use of vein visualization technology in patients with difficult venous ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... ... February 13, 2016 , ... In the early or “honeymoon” stage of ... perfection, go out of their way to be romantic, and may exaggerate a strength ... at any online dating profile. , A recent study from Queendom.com , ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... , ... Mystic Buddha Publishing House presents Valentine’s Day tips on different forms ... - Dr. Frederick Lenz. , According to Publisher Roger Cantu, “Blue Skies ... teaching and helping others. Valentine’s Day celebrates love in all its forms, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... Feb. 12, 2016 On Thursday, Feb. 11, ... at St. David,s North Austin Medical Center successfully completed ... Xi ® Surgical System with Trumpf Medical,s ... Thiru Lakshman , M.D., colorectal surgeon at the ... utilizing Integrated Table Motion technology, which seamlessly combines the ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , Feb. 12, 2016  Eli Lilly and Company ... Court decided the Alimta® (pemetrexed disodium) vitamin regimen patent would ... the UK, France , Italy ... to dilute the product only with dextrose solution.  ... 2015, the UK Court of Appeal held that Lilly,s patent ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Feb. 12 2016  OMS Supply, a large provider ... practitioners, announced today the recent launching of their new ... variety of features that enhance the user experience and ... --> --> ... new company that started in early 2016, they have ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: