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Question for Phoenix employees sm

Posted By: mlstoo on 2006-11-01
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I'm checking our their website and thinking about applying. Do you download the work to your PC and send the completed reports back or do you log into the hospital system, type the report and send back later within the time frame? Are all accounts internet based? Is it difficult to meet their requirements of 600 per day minimum? I would think it wouldn't be hard since you have a 24 hour time frame, giving plenty of time to go over the report for accuracy.

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