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ATSI radiology

Posted By: Michelle on 2009-02-15
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Does anyone have information on ATSI radiology accounts?  I am wanting to know if they pay per report and how much?  Thank you!

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Everyone there seems to be very nice and professional.  Payment is every two weeks and comes on time via mail. 
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line rate from what i understand varies a little by experience, but it is competitive from what i have seen..do not want to post what i am paid as my situation and experience may be differnet than yours..

the platform is pretty user friendly. unless you are working on the insourced work, which goes on that company's platform, ATSIs platform works with your own copy of microsoft word.

the people are very helpful and friendly. i have never been happier with a job choice. of course, everyone's experience will be different. i have seen a lot of negative things posted about ATSI on here, and I am not sure I understand as my experience has been totally different than what i have seen here
I've read old posts, but I was wondering if any recent MTs could fill me in on how they like working for this company.  I tested with them and am mostly curious on how the workload is and the platform.  Do you run out of work consistently, or is it just rarely?  Is the pay on time and how often?  Are you spending a lot of time on demographics?

Any help is greatly appreciated.  I have an interview this next week.
I tested for them also and they e-mailed me back and said I tested very well and wanted to set up an appointment. An appointment was set a couple days before the appointment I received another e-mail that said a client's start was delayed and they were were trying very hard to get them on board and would call me when they did. That was a week ago and I still haven't heard anything from them. Did you test for the discharge summary position? Thanks
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They hired me, but I have not been given any paperwork, rate pay, etc. Not so sure about this company. They seem nice, but they never return my phone calls. I am always having to call them to find out the status of my hiring status, etc. I am still waiting after 3 days.....
If I were you, I would not accept employment with them. They promise you the world up front and then they don't come through with their promises. They are a very misleading company if you ask me. They hired me a few weeks back and never discussed training, etc. and basically screwed around with me. I told them thanks but no thanks and quit before I even did any transcription for them. To be honest, I have heard more negative about this company than positive.
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Here's a situation where you can believe the negatives about this company.  My story is similar to others' here.  ATSI is deceptive.

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ATSI ...sometimes the pay is late and not accurate. Supervisor does not give feedback, you can stay on QA for months. Not enough work...
I have been working with them for about a month now, and I really enjoy them. There is always plenty of work and everyone has been really nice.

Do yourself a favor.  RUN away from ATSI.  Their pay is late.  Their management turns over very quickly and they lie on a consistent basis.  Their business practices are unethical if not downright illegal.  Please, unless you are desperate...you owe it to yourself to try to find something better than these slimers.  I've been in transcription for 15+ years, and this is really scraping the bottom of the barrel for me.  I'm leaving as soon as I can get another job.  As a matter of fact, after this one, I'm leaving transcription altogether. 


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Is ATSI a good company to work for?
The cold slap of reality is that the US has let itself gravitate towards outsourcing and has cut off its nose to spite its face - what a euphenism.

It sickens me how the MT industry is at an all-time low. So many companies out there are outsourcing. Clients think they save, but there is no integrity. Medical records that are absolutely butchered and are nonsensical!? What the h*ll!? MTs have a very demanding job mentally and physically, and there are many of us excellent MTs still out there, thinking about the patients and the role we have played in the generation of their records. What thanks do we get? Pay cuts, forget about any shred of respect, and on and on. Without us MTs, there would be NO companies!

Money HAS become the root of all evil, and the above-mentioned scenario has much to do with that.
Within three week of becoming employee and now they start to nitpick. Older QA's love to make waves.
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I work for ATSI - tell me what this is please. Is it something I have to worry about. Been working with them a little over a year. Thanks for any information.
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You are so right.  ATSI is a nightmare.  I worked for them for about 5 weeks and it was the worse job ever.  They told me in the interview it was 40% ESL.  It is about 85-90%.  I never typed American doctors.  All ESL.  It was just horrible dictation.  If they find out you cannot do the bad ESL, then you become a part of their hate list.  Don't work for this company is my advice.  The platform was great though.  I liked it really well.  If you like and ENJOY ESL doctors, then this job is for you. 
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The platform is very easy to get used to, and this is my first job web-based..i worked for five years with microcassete and C-phone before that.

There is a screen that tells you what work is available..very easy to use download and upload as you just click a button and it stays running in the background.

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