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It does not say ALL. It says employees pay. Just like in a hospital.

Posted By: Keystrokes Team Lead on 2005-12-26
In Reply to: Employee pays ALL? - idontknowaboutthat

My husband is a firefighter and he has to pay. I worked in four hospitals and always had to pay. It does not say how much, just that it is offered but not 100% covered.

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it's not the great situation it's cracked up to be. The hospital complains about everything possible to the account manager, who gets nervous about losing the account and it's all downhill from there.

It's too bad because it's a great idea in theory. Unfortunately it's human nature to pass the buck and place blame on those at the bottom of the totem pole, so that leaves the nameless faceless MT's on a daily roller coaster of paranoia and hysteria.
Diskriter Florida hospital employees
Would anyone that works for the Florida hospital as a hospital employee through Diskriter care to share their experience?  Any info is appreciated, good or bad. Thanks!  Have a great and productive day! 
Hope they're already told the employees at the hospital that they are out of a job. I don't t
they should post specifics like this.
If the hospital employees know, then the company knows. Keep your mouth shut and get out.
Diskriter off off offshores - and on some hospital accounts - they have not informed the hospital
Jewish is the main hospital, St. Mary's is another hospital under their management. (nm)
Oh for sure employees, but not too often for statutory employees. Sorry for confusion.
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First for hospital, then outsourced still on same hospital work
and believe it or not, the hospital was so much easier. Had worked at the hospital for 11 years before they outsourced and then worked another 3+ years for the company they outsourced to. What a difference! The company had so many rules and regulations you could hardly keep up with them all, thousands of them, on the same account, mind you. The higher ups would not leave you alone, constant IMs about any and all. I have gotten to the age where I do not need all that and walked the other week. Have scheduled testing with another hospital for this month. Hope I make the cut, love the hospital work 1000 times more than a company.
They have IC and employees, employees get benefits.
Good company. I am very happy there.
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which employees are getting this and how much.
I havent heard a work about any incentives.
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Quoted: Remember employee = real benefits, not this 3 days a year PTO and insurance that is laughable. Also you must provide the equipment, the internet, and pay for downtime such as weather. A supervisor to authorize your stupid OT

PTO can be up to 18 days per year. As a FTE, I was given a week of vacation PTO and holidays. The insurance is not laughable. Compared to many companies out there, it falls right in the middle somewhere. Who pays you because it snows? (or rains, etc)? I know in our region, many MTs were affected by the hurricanes and received some compensation. And where have you worked that you do not have to have OT APPROVED??

I still think so many of you are so accustomed to be picky that the reality of "real job" is going to scare you off.
Certain new employees get PTO right away but other new

employees have to wait a YEAR?  Isn't that a little unfair and discriminatory???

And since when is $12-15 an hour considered GOOD in this profession?

Is this thread real?  April Fool's Day isn't for another 4-1/2 months!

How to keep employees

Every single MT company is full of BS these days.  They turn our homes into sweat shops, they cut our pay.  They have no consideration for our feelings.  MTs are job hopping just looking for a decent deal.

Wouldn't it be wonderful if there was a company with high standards.  A company who gave so much in the way of decent treatment, time off, flexibility, civilized treatment, appreciation and good pay, and I mean very good pay.  Can you imagine what it would be like to have every MT in this godforsaken lousy business clamoring for a job with your company?  All you have to do is be FAIR, pay decent WAGES, treat people like HUMANS instead of machines.  You would never be posting a help wanted ad.

Man, I wish I could do it myself.  I would have the best, brightest MTs out there becasue I would attract and draw them to my wonderful company instead of nickle and diming them to DEATH. 

Why don't you want to know what former employees have to say about OSI?
I think they would serve you better on what you want to know.  I worked for them for four years.  The first couple of years were okay, not many problems to speak of, then it all went down hill from there.  The higher-ups started to get nasty to the transcriptionists, they starting changing accounts around, loosing accounts....it really got bad.  I think they have a revolving door on their main office, so many people come and go.  I would do my research before I jumped the gun with OSI.
no those employees are all over here

throwing muck and personal attacks all over the place, especially at the company (ies) they left.  I also know the company monitors the board which resulted in the formulation of the language of not allowing the company named to be posted.

As for not wanting a good thing to leak out, I've always been a cheerleader and am of the opinion that if I can help my employer grow by being a good employee and bringing other good employess to them, then that adds to my job security and a recognition by the company of my being loyal to them.

Maybe that's the part that has so baffled.

It is so new that most of us employees do not know anything about it yet. nm
MDI-MD....I think all their employees are SE (sm)

I got hired for Radiology not acute care...

I only mentioned that again because there were some posters last week who were running out of work at MDI-MD and were afraid they overhired but I think those were acute care MTs...


An OM did this to both employees and ICs

at a company where I worked for 4-1/2 years from home, then about 10 months in the office.  I ended up leaving  the company because of what I saw happening within the office.  The owner was a great person, but left much of the day-to-day operations to the office manager.  If someone called in and needed extra cash because they wanted to put a child in a private school, she would take work from someone else and give it to the needy person...now keep in mind that the person needing the extra cash didn't actually HAVE to work because of the husband's income and the person whose work was taken away was single and had no other source of income.

This is just one example, but it happened like this A-L-L the time I was in the office.  I lost total respect for the OM and then for the owner for knowing it was happening and allowed it to continue. 

They can't keep employees...
They are rude to their employees and they go in and change your time-sheet hours if you are getting paid by the hour and cut your actual work hours in half. That was my experience with them.
They must REALLY need employees
Between yesterday and today I've had 3 phone calls and several emails, after I said no.  I told the guy I'm not interested in a company that has QA in India, especially since they would be deciding whether my work was correct or not.
5 employees?
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employees, I mean
US employees
They said they employ approximately 30 MTs in the US. 
Can anyone tell me how many employees
before I make a decision. Thank you.
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They don't have employees there??
How many employees do they have?
they have about 52 employees
It is more than 52 employees
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How many employees do they have in
New KS employees...VPN/HBO
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Hey, I am looking for old employees...

I am looking for some folks that used to work for MTA in Atlanta before they sold to Transcend.  Post a message or privately email me, please...

Just looking to talk to some old acquaintances!

old MTA employees?

Hey - could anybody tell me the name of the company in Georgia that belongs to the same person that used to own MTA years ago?  I had talked to somebody before about this company, but just cannot remember the name.  I would greatly appreciate any information.

why employees?
True, ICs saves companies money by not paying employer taxes, but they may HAVE to hire employees because they may want you to work a certain way, certain hours, using certain equipment, etc. which falls under the IRS classification of an employee. Many companies try to do this but don't want to hire you as an employee, which saves them money but allows them to have alot of control over your work. Check out the IRS website of classifying employees versus independent contractors for more info.
Wow. Then almost ALL MT ICs are really employees ...
I'd never read that whole thing before. I'd always known that them dictating hours and schedules made it an employee/employer relationship.

However, I was not aware of the first paragraph in particular.

Any company who dictates that you must use their software, or must follow client templates ... aren't they directing HOW you should do your work?


I'll add my hat to the ring of people who just sit around saying something should be done about this.

Yes, many of them really should be employees.
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I got that info from the e-mail sent out last week. It said they welcomed 32 new employees last month.
Thank you!!! The hospital I am ..
with is going to be switching over -- don't much about it so this is encouraging!
my hospital uses it also... c msg
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I am so sorry that is happening to you. Are you a single parent?  I know how scary it can be to default on a mortgage. It happened to me back in early 90s before I started work for the hospital I am currently at.  Your supervisor is not a very thorough supervisor. If she checked with most large hospitals, she would see things are done very differently for their at home MTs. My hospital pays for internet connection, provides equipment, and pay is very good. We don't have to do all that extra stuff for HIPPA either. 

Your best bet now would be to try and find a national to work with, but that is scary too.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.


Hospital MT
Hey.  Does anyone work for a hospital, but work at home?
Hospital MT
Sorry. Should have been a little clearer. Looking to meet some other hospital MTs out there. Curious to know... Do you find the same problems with your employer as MTs do with national companies? I have had some may MTs tell me they wouldn't work for hospital, but my hospital doesn't have a third of the problems nationals do. Fortunately for me, my hospital hires within a 3-state radius. For those who are more than 1 hour away, we have conference call meetings.
Hospital MT
If that is the case, where are you located?  I may want to apply.  I am in NC.
Hospital MT
I wish you could apply. We are looking for a couple of good MTs right now. But unfortunately, you are not in the tri-state area. I am sorry.
Hospital MT

Thanks for letting me know.  What program does your hospital use?  I am just curious.  Happy hunting.  Wish I was the lucky winner.  Thanks......

hospital MT
We use CMT (CequenceMT) and VXP voice. Very user friendly.

Good luck to you too.. Happy 4th.
hospital MT
That's what I mean. I think hospital work is so much better as far as all of the little quirks go that companies have. Where are you from?
Hospital MT
Would Colorado be in the tri-state area?