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Great if you like to work weekends

Posted By: nm on 2006-06-16
In Reply to: Former KS mt - lbradmt

with no chance of getting time off - seems once you are in a schedule that is where they keep you.

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I made that working for a national...O/T, weekends...no live, now no O/T or weekends(sm)
so no more big bucks, at least from them...looking for second job to make ends meet, don't have husband to help...this sucks.
Great pay rate on a 55 ccl, great lady to work for and work is not tough. sm

It is all IC work, although you still are expected to give a schedule if you are doing stat coverage.  Only major drawback is the big wait for your first check -- almost a month from the time of your first invoice.


Good luck!  

Some may want to work weekends. A lot don't.
for that rate of compensation.  There was a time 10 cpl was average to below-average rate working Monday through Friday.  Then it started changing to working at least one weekend day to make that kind of rate.  Now it's the whole weekend, EVERY weekend on nothing but ESLs just to make that kind of rate.  I'm not the OP, but I think that might be part of the complaint when s/he says it's a bit rigorous and might be time to leave.
I do ER and don't work weekends. nm
I do ER and only work weekends (PT)
Do you have to work weekends?
Well okay, so you don't work weekends and
I was saying we don't get paid what doctors get paid.
Me too except I do not have to work any weekends. nm
That's the only way I'd work there, no weekends.
Yes. I work weekends.
Don't think there was one. And they really wanted you to NOT work the weekends, too, unless you
let the people who want to work weekends do it
Some people want those shifts but i do not
??? some people do work weekends and some don't
why so rude and grouchy?
I always had to work two weekends a month. nm
I was hoping to work with them on the weekends. I
tested the other day and went onto the second part and hoped to hear. But have not heard a word. Kind of disappointed. Have heard really nice things about this company and they said I'd hear Monday. Guess I did not do as well as I had expected on the typing test. Good luck if you try and get it.
Believe me, you'll work weekends so don't
go bragging just yet. Chances are M-F will find you running out of work.
work weekends or nights.
Be realistic. Someone has always had to work the weekends (sm)
Used to be in house we floated them around until you had enough seniority to opt out. Sometimes we got extra people to work weekends. Now we have so many newer MTs who have never had to work in house and put up with holiday and weekend rotation. Not blaming them, of course none of us want to work them. But because we don't/won't work them or the really crappy night hours, MTSO have resorted to using other means to get the work done.

We, and our preference for M-F day shift schedules, have contributed to the outsourcing issues. Like it or not. We have done some of this to ourselves.

Have been doing MT over 30 years and paid my dues as far as weekends/holidays go, but I am still working a Sun-Thur schedule and find a way to make it work. Have never had a problem flexing my schedule around on a Sunday if something comes up I want to do or take a PTO.

This is a real job and if we are not willing to work when they need us, perhaps they won't need us any more.
Yes, it's true you do not have to work weekends/nights
They let you choose your own work schedule when you start.  They use Dictaphone with Word.  It takes a bit of patience to get used to what you're supposed to do as far as finding the right visit or if the doctor inputs the wrong work type, etc., but as a program in general, it's simple to use.
Are you requied to work weekends and/or holidays
I work Mon-Fri and occasional weekends as needed but have done this
by choice. I have never been forced to work a weekend. I am a high producer. I don't complain or take up any time of my Lead. I have only had one report rejected ever on this account and it was transposing patient numbers. I double-check now. I started at $1.10 per report, make $1.25 now and $1.81 per report for holidays. I only worked one holiday last year, the 4th of July, because they took volunteers first.

I am FT days but will work in the evenings if needed. Those days I have had 200-250 reports so it was worth it to me, but I try not to so I don't burn out.
It depends on the account. I do not work weekends. nm
I don't work weekends or holidays. MT FOR 10 YEARS
Lots of people work PT on the weekends
as a second job, so no, all full time people don't have to work weekends.
If you want to work the graveyard shift, weekends,
and holidays, then have at it! But don't others to want to do that too. Some of us have a life. This job doesn't pay well enough to go through all that. If they want to pay me as much as a nurse, then I'll work those horrible shifts like nurses do, but not for the lousy wages they pay MTs these days. No thanks. I'll be at the lake on the weekends & holidays and enjoying dinner with my family during the week! You're more than welcome to work the crap shift if that's what you think you deserve.
Me work days, nights and weekends?
No I have worked so long at this now only work part-time and no more slaving like in years past.
Where did I make people that work weekends
feel they are not being Christian or family-oriented? I certainly did not make those direct statements. Please correct me if I am wrong, but where did I post that or what did I say to make you feel that way? That was not my intention. and remember anyone can post as OP. Many of these comments that say OP are not mine. Just clarifying.
You are pathetic! I have a great life, loving family, work for a great company.
You might want to fix that.

You really don't have to shout (angry person), but yes you are wrong!!

That is my last word to you!

I will add that getting a great pay check every other Friday from Medware really puts a huge smile on my face.
YOG - Lots of work, great office staff, great money. NM
Amphion doesn't make you work weekends
or nights.  They're a great company, and I hear they're hiring. 
If you are very good, the company accommodates you so you don't work weekends
I think you better learn to read better, I didn't say I don't work weekends
I said I get to spend more time with my family by working 3rd shift on the weekends and evenings.  I have to work either a Sun-Thur or Tues-Sat shift just like any normal MT who cares about the company they work for and their TAT requirements.
Big time..They usually have the Indians work at night and weekends. It can be frustrating to log in
and have their not be a lot of work on the account your on. The only Escription account that has extra work is the one in which the hospital had them agreed NOT to send their transcription to India. Otherwise, we have to share our work with our partners as they call them.
DARN STRAIGHT... and as soon as the Indians are forced to work weekends,

then I will.  I used to have plenty of work for my early morning shift and now none.  Why?  NOT BECAUSE THE CLIENT DOES NOT HAVE WORK AT THAT TIME......

BECAUSE THE INDIANS TOOK MY WORK.  They get to work days and have off nights and weekends becuase us PRIMMA DONNAS are here to suck hiney and say *I will do it cause the client needs it*

WAKE UP!!!!!!!  The world is laughing at you. 

It's a great company -- lots of work and great pay. sm
Web site is www.mditrans.net.  If you need anymore info, feel free to ask. 
Medware's IT dept. obviously doesn't work weekends.No lines count for 2 days. nm
not surprised
Great people to work for, but I had to leave due to lack of work. Hopefully that has changed. SM
Most of us who do not live in California had to go IC. When I was there, they did not have statutory status, although they told me they did when they hired me. Their pay for VR is VERY low, not a living wage. Many of the folks in the office are ex-YOG and great to work for/with. Good luck.
1200 lines daily is great if you have the work, personally, I never had enough work so
I left and have NEVER been sorry!
Webmedx fits that bill, great company, great benefits, great pay and always on time. NM
Great place to work. LOTs of work and (sm)
as the other poster noted, somewhat flexible.  Make your lines and they pretty much leave you be.  Communication is great, QA is great.  The platform is extremely easy.  There's plenty of work to go around and then some. 
Great company, great boss, great account!!!nm
10 cpl? That's great. And I'd rather have too much work...sm
than to run out of work.  I'd gladly work weekends to make 10 CPL.
It's great you are doing so well. Are you doing all work
I work there now and they are great. sm
Pay is always accurate, on time thru direct deposit. Emdat is a little strange to get used to, but not that bad. I think they'd like 300 lines a day minimum, but you need to check on that. Its 150 LPH required though. Hours are flexible as long as you tell them what you want and stick to it. They are wonderful ladies and I'd never leave if I didn't have to due to tax issues in my state. Give them a try.
And they are GREAT to work for! nm
No, she is GREAT to work for...sm
GREAT dictators, but just not enough work, unfortunately.
Great place to work!
I came to Phoenix after having worked at the 2 large nationals over the past 4 years. I'm SO glad! The do not pay for spaces but the headers/footers more than make up for that. The work is steady, same account (or accounts) and never runs out. The staff are great to work with, helpful and very thoughtful. Great place to work!
Great company to work for...
Spheris is a terrific company to work for. They NEVER run out of work. They are extremely helpful. You use their computer set up. Direct deposit. Shifts you want. Need I say more? Oh, yes, the people there are terrific.

Ex-Spheris employee - hope to go back some day.
GREAT company to work for.
Hi, I have been an employee with them for almost one year.  I have NEVER had a late pay day, it is always on time. The work is plentiful.  In fact, for several months they have been BEGGING for extra help to stay in the TAT.  They do have some difficult accounts, many that are ESL dictators,  but once you get them - you get them - and they become like second nature to you.  They have employee status if you make a certain amount of lines every two weeks or you can be IC.  They are very thoughtful and nice people.  I don't believe they offshore, not 100% sure though.  I am happy to have found my home after two other internet company let-downs.  Hope this help.  But, really, you cannot go wrong with FutureNet.  And, their platform is the best!  Easy to work without putting in a lot of time for the demographics, etc.
Great place to work
Wonderful people, great software, sound quality excellent, benefits affordable, don't really noticed the ESLs, maybe because I'm used to them, or maybe depends on the account.  Pay average.
Great company to work for!
I have worked for them for over six years and they are a wonderful organization to work for - very friendly, excellent benefits and pay, and flexible schedules.  You are paid every two weeks on time, like clockwork.  I would highly recommend them!