What companies use ADP for their HR dept? nm.
Posted By: Curious on 2008-01-02
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no way you are not in QA dept yourself
Any big changes at OSI QA Dept?
I took prolonged maternity leave and would go back to OSi but only if they have a different QA Dept. since summer of 2005. I never recommend OSI to anyone and I would never return unless that has changed.
Where is the HR dept?
Sounds like you are from the QA Dept--
in order for you to make ASSumptions of what my working experience at OSi was like. This is EXACTLY the kind of attitude most of the people I have dealt with at OSI have. You have just demonstrated my point, thank you.
Okay then BS, get it together. Your dept has been hit the hardest with
You might want to get busy.
FLO'S QA DEPT STILL IN TROUBLE
So many QA people are getting fired, and she is still hiring replacements for them long before they have a clue that they are about to get the ax. She is not keeping anyone who knows more than she does.
Speaking of which, did you see the email about the account manager position? Only 2 years experience as an MT is required. Two years experience. Unbelievable! Cheap-cheap-cheap.
That is what is wrong with OSi. Nobody is qualified to do their uppity jobs, including the QA Director, except the MTs, who continue to lose work to India via outsourcing!!!!
If DOL is all your HR dept will take, then anyone stating here they could
Perhaps you should just give it up if you are not willing to call and/or see an attorney for yourself. lol
Why not call and ask the HR Dept???
Have you tried their payroll dept???
I went into a radiology dept. for a few years.
It was good for my self-esteem for one thing, got me up out of bed with the rest of the world, dressed nicely and out of the house with the morning traffic. Mingling with the masses was great also. Was surprised on how much info we can pick up just by chatting with whoever is beside us whereever we are. The office politics is what took the joy out of it for me. Favoritism, unfair distribution of work, etc plus the gossip behind each others back. I tried to keep to myself but some women simply insist on infiltrating your boundaries and if you refuse, are considered not a team member (being a team member is big in the work place these days; in my dept., it was more important that quality/quantity of work, reliability, ethics. I watched one woman get creamed during evaluations because she was a Debbie Downer, a personality trait that she could do nothing about.
thanks for the support, Labor Dept. did say ... sm
that they will investigate and they will get compensation for me on lost investment earnings. MW sent me a check for what they withheld from my pay but denied my request for 4% interest that I would have gotten in my money market account. I truly hope this is just my problem and not the other 133 participants in MW's 401(k) plan. I have not been in the plan long enough to be vested so their contributions don't matter to me personally.
Yes, the main transcription dept at DBO. sm
Run, MT, Run! Anyone considering working there should SERIOUSLY reconsider, especially as long as LC is still the dept supervisor. That's the whole problem right there and always has been - HER.
Don't know for sure but it is HUGE - so they must have an oncology dept.
Tell her to file a complaint with Dept SM
of Labor and let them tell the Dept. of Labor that.
Every state's Dept. of Labor has...sm
rules and regulations re. unfair labor practices. I don't just mean the BS with the IC and set schedule baloney. What about:
1. Requiring an employee to work a set schedule of hours, but not being paid for your time, just the actual lines produced during those hours.
2. Being told during your set, scheduled shift/hours (which you're not being paid for, remember?) that, sorry, no work or work is slow, but you can't take the day off, because, what if everybody decided to take the day off. Ergo, must sit glued to seat until work comes in. Needless to say, line quota not able to be met in the specific schedule you're bound to but not paid for.
3. Told at end of week you must make up line quota or, (take your choice):
a) Lose bennies for that month.
b) Expect a phone call (who is paying whose phone bill? I know who's paying mine, and that's why the Almight invented voicemail).
c) You lose job w/o cause... it's in agreement, after all. Hire Indians or other US MTs who are desperate and who'll work for $0.01 less than you are.
d) We take your first-born (That's next.. with what they are allowed to get by with).
Dept of Labor and All Other Agencies
PAYROLL ISSUES: Visit the web site of your state DOL. The federal DOL has hired 3,000 to handle the overflow of complaints. Complete paperwork for a complaint, send registered mail, then give them a followup call. They DO follow up.
EEOC: Discrimination by disability, age, gender, race, religion, etc. They have hired thousands of new mediators to handle case overload and are approving more cases for trial than ever before.
RETIREMENT FUND FRAUD: Visit the ERISA web site; they act fast and audit anonymously and take this issue absolutely seriously. They also represent you legally.
SOFTWARE LICENSING VIOLATIONS: Illegal software installed on your PC by employer can get YOU in trouble. Contact the BSA (Business Software Alliance) with any questions. They take online complaints either anonymously or, if you want to be placed on the reward list, they will audit your computer and if there is a licensing violation, reporters receive from $5,000 to $100,000 in rewards for reporting illegal or unlicensed software use. BSA investigates for Microsoft as well as any other proprietary NON-public software.
INSURANCE EXCLUSION/FRAUD: ERISA and state DOL. Also, look up the consumer protection agencies in your state; there may be an additional Insurance Commission.
Keep a diary, keep good, accurate records (dates, times, calls, emails); this information will prove to be priceless :)
Excuse me, my co's IT dept is in Nashville and sm
Seattle. Don't say that the majority has IT support out of India, because it's not true. Even Spheris (with a large presence in India) does IT out of Franklin, TN.
rad dept at the hospital I worked at
everything was automatic and errors throughout; no one cares anymore.... . it's sad in a lot of ways... . needless to say, I no longer go to that hospital ; they can forget it; I wouldn't send my worst enemy there; yes it's that bad....
Check with Dept. of Labor. We are in sm
no way considered pieceworkers. Unemployment may not see it that way, but we are officially classified by the US Dept of Labor as a class of employees who need to make at least minimum wage no matter what.
Had many friends in the QA dept who all left about the same time.
AND...yes, I do believe them!
Call the medical records dept there. Sm
I did a bit of this account, too, but my primary was a sister hospital. Loved it.
Dept. of Labor phone number
For Labor Dept, your point of contact depends on where you live I believe. The number to start with is 866-444-3272. Good luck, and please post if you learn anything new. This has been going on for me for nearly a year and not resolved.
I guess my point about the Labor Dept....sm
in my attempt at humor was not clear. I reported this to the Labor Dept. over a year ago and we are close to a resolution, but it is taking this long. I don't allow a company to steal from me without making a lot of noise, believe me!
Apply for OSI QA dept if you cain't spell
That's so illegal - turn them in to Dept of Labor. How can they sm
doctor your time sheet? You mean you don't have any way to verify your HOURS worked? that's scary.
IC Paychecks-check with Fed Labor Dept
Having been an IC for over 15 years and working for places where pay was sent when they felt like it (including 2 large hospitals in my area) I checked with the Federal Labor Department to see what my recource was. Employers have 30 days from date of invoice to pay subcontractors/ICs, after that you have to send them a letter demanding payment. You have no recourse as a self employed person. I am happy where I am right now (as happy as I can be in this business) pay is always in my acct when it is supposed to be (except for Ike last week and we were kept apprised the whole time.)
It depends on the dept. Ortho tests, rad and HIM used to sm
but now they do not. I did hear that there was no difference in those that tested than those that had the experience, so they decided not to test anymore in those 2 departments at least.
I do know that recruiting and hiring is always changing, trying to find new and better ways to process applicants. Not all changes work though, and they start over again.
If you have applied and not heard back, try calling Beth at the KS office. She has been processing the applications and question forms as quickly as possible but really does match everyone up well, which can take time!
Thank you. I would like to call HUP but I have no idea who to contact in the MR Dept. to talk to. Do
you know the direct phone number to the person in HUP MR because to go through the main number is like trying to call the president.
Dept of Labor & AAMT's new Apprenticeship Program
How does AAMT play into the offshoring bit? AAMT has launched a new MT Apprenticeship program derived from the U.S. Dept. of Labor??? AAMT is a true advocate of keeping our jobs US based. I recently heard this from Peter Preziosi himself.
The payroll dept isn't exactly qualified. There's no accountant on staff. sm
I wish they would just let ADP or something similar handle it. So many things are incorrect so often, taxes, PTO pay missing, etc.
When I MT'd inhouse in a hospital medical records dept.,
the hourly pay was around $9/hr. I had plenty of experience too. The lady there who had about 25 years of experience made around $12/hr.... I have no idea why it was so low. That's why I ended up working for a service at home. As low as VR pays, that $9-$12 is starting to sound good though. What a shame this profession is.
Call the hospital medical records dept and ask who does their transcription. They will tell you.
support/technical dept is great. i use mine so i think that is just a personal choice and don't
Medware's IT dept. obviously doesn't work weekends.No lines count for 2 days. nm
TransTech and Medware, are these companies considered large, medium-sized or small companies? (sm)
Yikes.. That is only inline with companies like Focus and such. "Real" companies pay their MTs
decent rate. I make over 5 cpl editing. So, if I got that slap in the face, I'd be outta there.
Do the research...most companies, and not just MT companies, do not pay for maternity leave...
we get time off but not paid...and I really don't even understand the point of you posting this...
How do you know which companies are Nationals and which are smaller companies.
Is there a list somewhere? I'm new to this.
By "most of the companies", I meant MORE than MT companies.
Sten-Tel is the platform. Different companies use it, pay and how companies run are different. nm
Nobody said MT companies were not for profit companies. (sm)....
As MTs we are an important segment of what it takes for the company to thrive, but we are still just part of the whole structure.
Not trying to be argumentative, just think sometimes we get that "I'm the quarterback" attitude and forget that we can't get anywhere without our line men.
Companies that outsource to other companies?
Anyone know of any reliable companies that will outsource to American companies and pay a decent line rate? I am amazed at what the companies charge and then want to offer in this business anymore.
2 companies with that name. Was this the NJ job? nm
I have been through a lot of companies and
they are all the same. I just found that out not too long ago. I am with a company now that everyone cheers about. They are just the same as everyone else. Nothing to cheer about IMO. This business has gone downhill fast. Sad.
What companies, if any,
. . .
. . . hire and actually promote professionals who have forgotten more than many MTs know, have years and years of experience, work when needed, don't rock the boat, and produce excellent work? At my company, the editors and managers usually have just a few years of experience as an MT, if any, and many have no management experience. Some managers have never even seen a typed document. That doesn't make sense. What companies give one a chance to actually grow with them? Any of them? How do the promotions go to those who took an on-line class and have been an MT for 2 years? Kudos to anyone who could answer this . . . Bewildered
He said that some companies do that, but
usually when they do there is a reason for it, so told me to keep an eye out for future class action lawsuits or that sometimes they use it as a means to withhold severance pay, etc. IMO - basically it's a CYA letter. Atty agreed. But again, IMO, why be worried about a CYA letter if you have nothing to CYA for? Any company that wants ex-employees to sign a release from future lawsuits is definitely not up for nomination for Employer of the Year, that's for sure and just one more bit of proof that it isn't the MLSs at fault. I'm not concerned about it, but I'm sure as heck not signing it either. I just think it's hilarious that a few Transcend groupies come out of the woodwork ready to blame the MLSs that left as if they weren't the GOOD transcriptionists and that's why they left. Seems to me if they weren't any good they wouldn't be able to get hired anywhere and so would want to stay put where they know they have a sure thing.
Charge you per report for their useless template. What a rip off...
Anyone who works as a QA; I am curious as to what you think of the company you work for? Good or bad. Looking for a new QA position and would like some information on the companies. Thanks.
Here are some companies
First Choice Medical
JLG - some accounts still on WP.
That is all I know of right now.
Some Companies Pay Less
Some companies, especially small ones, lure you in by starting you at less and tell you that once you're off probation in a couple of weeks your line rate will be raised a couple of cents. Months later, despite quality work and that pitch-in attitude during backlog periods, you're still making 6 cents a line. A lot of good begging does....What a joke these companies are...........
Any companies out there?
1. ENT, cardiology, family practice or internal medicine work.
2. Require a minimum line count of 500 lines a day with the option to do more.
3. Word based with a 24-hour TAT and have direct deposit with assigned docs/accounts?