Jobs with flexible hours?
Posted By: Heather on 2005-11-27
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I have a 2 year old and want to find a job that I can work around her schedule, not have her play around my work schedule. Currently I work for a hospital full-time, at home, from 5:30 am until 2 pm. I'm trying to find a job that will pay decent (make almost $800 biweekly) but let me set my own hours or let me split my shift.
Can anyone help lead me to a flexible company? Any comments would be greatly appreciated.
P.S. I have 5 years experience and am willing to purchase whatever equipment is required, I just need the flexibility.
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you can pretty much set up your own hours (after training) with Spheris. I work a split shift through the week which accommodates my home life and I enjoy the time I have with my husband and children. I still get in my 40 hours per week, OT from time to time, but if you exceed your line count per day, OT not really necessary. Sometimes OT is mandatory, but this is very rare. I have a super who is A1 and have never had a problem when asking for a bit of time off (of course, I make sure to schedule additional time if I am able to).
Can anyone give me an idea of what companies offer the most flexible hours? I can work fulltime, but my hours must vary slightly week to week. I will always get my time in, but I am not able to commit to 9-5 or any "set" schedule. I have 3 children and their schedules tend to change often. Thanks. I have 3 years of experience.
Are they very flexible about hours?
Are there any companies that let you work flexible hours, i.e. 24 TAT but not a strict schedule? I already have a full time job but looking to supplement nights and weekends. Thanks.
If you truly want IC/flexible hours...
those companies are few and far between. Most companies want you to pick a schedule and stick to it, even as an IC. If you want to e-mail me, I can give you a couple companies that are truly IC, you can e-mail me.
ProType in PA and flexible hours
I have worked for ProType for 1 year. They have flexible hours for the MT that is looking for it to work around her 3 children's schedule, and with regards to the MT looking for their address or phone number. They are ProType, Inc. 8794 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA 19082 or you can contact Maureen with your contact information and any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax her at 1-610-853-9600, and she will get in touch with you as soon as she is available. See my other posting under ProType for specifics about company and my feelings about working for them. I think they are great! You do not have to live in PA to work for them.
PT - less than 24 hours and flexible? Such a thing? nm
I believe they are flexible, but probably some evening hours and
Compaines with flexible hours? sm
Are there any companies out there that have fairly flexible hours (part time)? I'm looking to supplement my income, but I don't want to be tied down to strict hours. Thanks!
Does TT Offer Flexible Hours For ICs
I've been reading all the wonderful posts about TransTech. I saw on their web site where they require 5 years experience. I have only 4, and I'm looking for part time or p.r.n. hours. Does anyone know if they hire with flexible working hours? Thanks so much, and congrats to all who have been hired. It's refreshing to read posts like this.
Keystrokes Question! Flexible Hours?
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Part time flexible jobs
Can you share? I am interested in part time evenings and weekends. Thanks, Lucy
Did anyone hear from the MT w/the 2 flexible PT jobs? I didn't. nm
Any companies hiring for 300 lines a day and very flexible with hours? SM
I am looking to work for a company who is looking for some overflow help, 300 lines a day. I am willing to give and take a little in regards to the work schedule. If some days there is not enough to get 300 lines that is fine and if some days there is an abundance of work and you may require more from me, that is fine also.
I would love to find a company who uses a transcription-friendly software like DocQScribe (not sure of spelling) or Inscribe. I am also looking for a flexible schedule, where I can just hop on throughout the day and transcribe.
Does anybody know of such a company? I would be more than grateful to hear of any.
Thanks so much!!!!
Would you mind sharing where you found these PT flexible jobs? Thanks! nm
Acute and/or clinic work? Set schedule or flexible hours? Thank you! nm
JLGers - how flexible are they with hours, i.e. kids ball games, etc. (nm)
Are most part-time jobs with companies a few hours every day or are there
jobs that exist where you can work a few days during the week? If you can help, thank you!
Wont be changing hours..just jobs. I quit!!!
There are plenty enough companies out there who do not off-shore. I never thought much about it before because it didnt seem to effect me, but now it does, so I'm gone.
I've had 2 jobs in 4 hours today - getting frustrated. nm
After signing up for 3 jobs totalling 80 hours a week as well as sm
an IC job for a few more hours, I guess I'm all about change for the New Year! (ha) Obviously, I cannot (or at least do not want to) work that much forever, but I have goals, and since I don't see the Pretty Woman fairytale coming true for me or perhaps winning the lottery, the only way to accomplish them is through hard work. I believe we should change and constantly evolve into the best we can be, regardless of life situations and what beats us down. I also realize that is easy to say, not always easy to do.
I have been a medical Transcriptionist for over 30 years now, starting in high school with on-the-job training. I am thankful for having that inhouse experience with ladies who had been doing it forever and having the benefit of their ears to listen, not to mention their patience and caring and being willing to teach me and share their knowledge. Like many others, I have watched the benefits and wages go down in this field and have felt frustrated, hopeless, etc., but ultimately we are all the captains of our own destiny.
I do not think I have the patience for QA, and I applaud those of you who do it. To those of you who venture out and switch professions, I applaud you as well for your courage and determination. To those who are the sole support for a family depending on you, I give you my cudos as well. I am the only income for me and my doggie, and that is scary enough at times. I cannot imagine the pressure of having others depend on me as well.
This is ending up a bit rambling. I think I had a point when I started out. I suppose I just wanted to thank you for the positive post and encourage others and let them know they are not alone. Change is a part of life, but together perhaps we can all slog through it together.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
How flexible is flexible? A window of time? nm
Sorry, I work 15 hours a day 5 days a week and 5 hours the other 2, when I come here I dont proof.
Cherrypicking is when you work from a pool of jobs and being able to reject the worst jobs to those
Why would they give you a choice of 16 or 24 hours. Usually part time is anything under 37 hours.
That is extremely odd. Well they must have something up their sleeves. Well I will be working elsewhere part time as well as with MQ as I have no intention of sitting 40 hours with no work from Amherst and be expected to have 150 lph with no work. What is all this window of work time they said they would be giving everyone. I figured all along they would do away with SE. I have already been looking around and ordered a new computer to send theirs back.
Any companies that allow line count rather than hours or less than 20 hours per week? (sm)
Wouldn't mind having something extra especially with Christmas and general winter expenses coming up but working a FT job and really don't want to do another 20 hours on top of that.
the day has 24 hours, I work only 6-8 hours, so, lots of time to post...nm
Monster Jobs and Career Builder usually have a few path jobs. nm
Must we choose either 8, 16 or 24 hours. Why would they want someone only working 8 hours a week.
That is less than SE are required now.
MDI-FL. Approximately 7 hours a month x12 months =84 hours
And your PTO acrues from day 1. You are just unable to utilize it until after 90 days. They have excellent benefits.
You can have insurance at 30 hours with Encompass, 32 hours with eTransPlus. nm
Don't think any do except for those in-house jobs. Some QA jobs are paid hourly. nm
They didn't take our jobs, QT gave them our jobs. The account is now
back in the hands of US MTs, or will be in just a couple of weeks.
10-15 an hour for 8 hours is better than nothing for 8 hours when there is no work.
Are MTs that are looking for jobs finding good jobs right now with everyone looking or is it
getting more difficult to find a good job. I am most interested in jobs for experienced MTs with more than 10 years service. I wonder if it is better to put a resume on or just keeping applying or what is the best way to go about this.
You do not get PTO for 16 hours a week. 24 hours or more for the PTO. nm
That's exactly what I was going to say. Yes, I work at least 12 hours a day, sometimes 15 hours
to get all of my line count in because I have so many interruptions in my day. There is no way I would tell my company this nor expect them to pay me OT that they never asked you to do. Unless, I was called by my supervisor and asked to work extra for OT, I would never just take it upon myself to work and expect to be paid. If you were not authorized to work OT, then your not getting paid. Point blank. I do not work at TT, but I have worked at enough jobs, at home as an MT and otherwise outside of home, that all have the same policy, your paid OT when your asked to work it. It's it is just a case of not being able to get your required line count in 8 hours, then maybe your in the wrong profession or possibly just the wrong company/account for you. This just seems bizarre to me. Just tell yourself, your not getting paid for OT because they aren't approving it so don't work it. Again, if you were asked to work OT, told it would be OT, and then they ask you not to record it, I'd pitch a fit, but from what I see, you've done this on your own.
? 13.33 for 3 hours ($4.44 hours) am I doing it right. Geez!!!!!i
Look at all the jobs on the jobs boards.
You can find a job and won't have to apply for unemployment. You would be surprised how many companies need qualified MTs! Go get 'em and get 'em now!
Don't wait until the 11th hour. Too many needs to put your hat in the unemployment slot.
What they lost is our gain.
How flexible are they? sm
How flexible are they with scheduling. If something comes up in the middle of a shift or you need to make an appointment during that time, can you come on before or stay after your shift if you let them know ahead of time? What if you are 15 minutes late, do you have to call in or just work an extra 15 minutes over? TIA
I know they require a schedule but is there any flexibility in that schedule, such as a window of time within your scheduled hours?
Not any more, but they are flexible.
They are very flexible
I have been there for 5 months, and they have been more than flexible with me. If I ever need time off, I can just make it up on another day so as not to lose any lines, and they have absolutely no problems with that. There is life insurance and supplemental insurance through Aflac.
They have always been VERY flexible with me
Yes, you do have to wait a year to get your paid vacation time, which I have finally just reached, but if I have ever needed time off in the past, they have never had a problem with me switching my schedule around or just plain taking days off. I do well over the required line count, so this has never been a problem for me. Good luck in whatever you decide!
How Flexible? sm
I think it's totall cool that y'all are doing this. Our industry doesn't ever go out of its way to help us when docs dictate horribly (the low-talkers, the noisy room, the one who spells simple words the entire report, etc., etc.), but it sure isn't that way in most every other occupation (even nursing, for example). So while we need to collectively stand up for ourselves and stop accepting such ridiculousness, it's survival, sanity, and everything else to work PT jobs.
From what I've read over time, it sounds like many/most of these PT jobs are where the MT clearly makes her own hours. Am I terribly off-base here? Just curious.
I, too, have my ins. covered by my hubby, so am interested in these posts. Of course, I'm also really tired of the line counts and all at the Q.
Thanks for all this input.
she is NOT all that flexible...maybe for you she is..sm
Pay is low....on those Editscript accounts you will get about 80% VR and she deals with MANY companies, many of them who deal with India. What reallly got to me was her wanting a schedule from the MT as an IC....a STRICT schedule.
Why would anyone work 8 hours a week. The poster above said 16 or 24 hours a week.
Amphion Medical Solutions: You can say you will work 5 hours a day, or 20 hours a week, but that is about as vague as they can tolerate. Contact HR@amphionmedical.com
I've found them to be pretty flexible, so long as you put in at least 35 hours a week. I was just saying in some other thread that I can knock off two hours early if I want so long as the hours all balance out at the end of the week.
If you're wondering about clocking in and out for breaks, it's really to your benefit to do that, as you'll get a better line count.
They also seem fairly flexible. sm
I was quite impressed with what they had to say and they are the best offer I've had since I started looking around 3 months ago.
Maybe for a particular account but some are very flexible. I do not
work weekends ever. I won't and am not forced to but I know that some accounts require weekend work.