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This struck me as pretty funny -
Posted By: sm
On another board a company has posted a MT position, stating that the MT must have impeccable grammar, punctuation, and PROOFREADING skills.....but, the name of the company is misspelled.
Any Rad MTs work for a company -
Posted By: that pays for headers and footers - sm
if so are they are hiring and would you share info if they are? TIA
I got this email and not sure what to make of it....please read -
Posted By: Star Trek Fan
Would anyone who gets an email like this go for this job? Has anyone else gotten anything like this recently? Is it a bit unusual? Opinions please. Here is a copy of the body of the email letter.
In the past, we were in contact about medical Transcriptionist opportunities. I wanted to send you an update on positions available with Spheris that may be of interest!
This is an exciting opportunity for home based employment, steady work and individualized attention. We place you on a primary account based on your experience with no current shift requirements.
ESL (accent) experience is not required for all accounts and we have account mentors available to assist in your transition. We are currently looking for MT's with a minimum 1 year experience outside of school. We have clinic (minimum 5 specialties) and Acute Care (Ops not required for all levels) opportunities available. Family Practice, Urgent Care or Internal Medicine at a minimum is required for clinic.
Looking to move up that career ladder as an MT? We offer definite career paths taking you from an MT to a manager- all work from home positions.
With a focus on you, we offer:
- Small supervisor to MT ratio
- Full benefits including company paid life insurance
- Weekend differentials
- Weekly based production incentives
- Longevity bonuses (our monetary thanks to you, each year of employment)
We offer paid training and a flat rate for your first week as you become acclimated to our system- you'll be ready to go live after two days of training!
As your recruiter I am here to work with you, on your side, to get those important questions answered by Spheris at no cost! Please feel free to forward this email to any and all colleagues who may be interested as well.
If you would like to hear more, send me an email with your resume included so I can fill you in on any questions or comments you may have!
I look forward to a favorable response.
For all the 4 Season bashing, just want to say ower -
Posted By: sent me 1099 form. I stopped with her last spring.
MQ radiology question (sm) -
Posted By: Passing Through
I'm posting this on the company board because mods say we can't post on MQ board unless we work there.
I used to work for them and was wondering about their radiology accounts...I did ERs when I worked there before. Do they have steady rad accounts you can actually earn good money on? Do they pay per report or line? I used to do rads for a local hospital, then switched to ERs and was thinking of going back to rads.
Any input would be appreciated. TIA.
Does anyone work for ProScript? (sm) -
Posted By: Old MT
Any information will be appreciated. I will e-mail if someone replies and doesn't want to post info here. TIA.
Wav files -
Posted By: Denise
Has anyone every received a wav file, but was unable to get it to play? I have a wav player, but when I was sent two files to test with I was unable to get the files to play. Any suggestions?
Is it good work ethic to ask to change accounts at natl company? Please SM -
Posted By: MTSarah
I work for a national company and overall I've been quite happy. However, they changed my primary account last fall, and I have been miserable since then. It is a teaching hospital, several hundred docs, tons of different rules about format, etc, that change almost daily, 80% ESL, and I am very unhappy with it and making less now than I have in the last 7 years I've been doing acute care transcription because I'm so slow on it. I get paid 8.5/line.
My question is, is it wrong to ask to change accounts? My quality is great, they are very happy with my work, and in fact have mentioned that many MTs have quit rather than do this account, and of course I realize someone has to do it. I'm so unhappy, yet I don't want to appear incompetent or a cherry picker, etc, if I were to ask for a change (which they would not have to do), and I would like to stay with this company if only I could find a way to be happy with the work, because it is a good place overall. Any thoughts on this? Thank you.
Posted By: janetyping
can anyone tell me about MDI-FL?
Anyone turned down offers at Amphion, Axolotl or Webmedx - would like honest opinions -
Posted By: ohmyohmy
I would like to hear from any MTs who have recently (within the past month or two) turned down offers or changed their minds about applying at Amphion, Axolotl, and Webmedx. I have heard that each of those companies have been going through some major changes recently which could affect the atmosphere there. For example, Amphion, I hear, has lost quite a few MTs. Axolotl is bringing on so many new accounts everyone works OT every week. Webmedx is going to be converting to speech recognition and the way their work is being assigned has changed recent.
I decided to throw out a wider net and have been contacted by Amphion, Axolotl, and Webmedx to do testing and interviews. That's a lot of my time. Since current employees love the place and former employees hate the place, I was trying to figure out a way to get some honest opinions about these companies before I go through all the testing and interviewing. I thought maybe if I could hear from MTs who already went through the process and changed their minds that might be useful information.
I'd like to know why you decided against going with the company, if there is a specific reason -- hours, pay, benefits, bad vibes from the interviewer? Any honest opinions would be greatly appreciated.
Anyone work at Axolotl? Pros and cons, please.nm -
Posted By: Click on e-mail inside if you'd rather. nm
MDI-FL / MDI-MD -
Posted By: dee
I was wondering if anyone knew if these two companies were related in any way or are just their names similar. Thanks
Is JLG still in business or have they gone under, too? nm -
Posted By: Still Searching
Emdat users--have a question, please sm -
Posted By: anonymous
I am trying to test for a company and followed their instructions to download and install Emdat, which went fine. After installing it, however, Emdat has been stuck on Please Wait, Checking for Upgrades for over an hour now. I have tried it twice, with the same result.
Is this normal? I don't want to email the employer that there is a problem unless I have covered the bases.
MDI-MD Pay Increases?Yes/No? -
Posted By: Curious about MDI
Does MDI-MD give yearly raises? Know they pay very well but do/will they give you yearly incrementals if you are doing well? Heard their pay is on the high end so their answer is no, but just wondered.
Does DeVenture offshore? -
Posted By: Neick
Any information on this company would be appreciated.
Lee Perfect -
Posted By: Luvonc
Does anyone know why Lee Perfect requires Emdat experience in their ads for jobs. Is this system that difficult to learn? After working for several nationals, none of them have ever required that I know their platform before they will hire me. How is Lee Perfect to work for. Pros and cons, please. TIA
SOAP Transcription ? -
Posted By: Gloria
Anyone familiar with and have any feedback on this company?
Posted By: ANON
Beware of the owner of this company. She is the most rude and unprofessional person I've dealt and I was just testing.
Posted By: XanaX
any advise on Precyse?
Posted By: Eileen
Anybody know anything about Tarhell Transcription, as I just got an offer from them?
Posted By: marilyn montgomery
Does anyone know the name of this company and who is associated with it?
Posted By: Janet
I see Keystrokes has an ad on the other Job Board advertising for 25 more transcriptionists using Docuscribe. Keystrokers, how is KS working out for you? Pros and cons, please. Thank you.
Any information on Precyse? -
Posted By: info on Precyse Solutions
Any info about this company?
Do these companies honestly -
Posted By: aggravated
think that we can earn a living at 6-7/cpl?!!! What are they thinking? Could they earn a living making that low a rate? They place their ads on various boards and then in capital letters state that they DO NOT HIRE OFFSHORE, but they are paying as if they do!! For that kind of money, I hope that they get what they pay for!!
Okay, thanks. Had to get that off my chest. Off the soapbox now.
line counts -
Posted By: BL
anyone working for TTS having trouble with their line counts?
Posted By: msw
Companies that disable any kind of line counting component, will not verify line counts for you with their respective job numbers, threaten, or try to intimidate you is suspicious. These are the companies that are running MTs into the ground. If your line count is suspicious like many of you have written me to say, then get out of there fast and don't let them get away with it.
I find Keystrokes to be the most honest and trustworthy company so far and plan to stay with them unless I find out otherwise.
Posted By: MemphisMT
1. What is the URL for this company?
2. What is the current line rate for 10+ years of acute care experience, if known?
3. Do they accept part time or just full time?
4. How is the work accessed? (i.e. C-phone, Lanier, *wav file)
Can you reply via email, as I may have more questions.
Any KS people running out of work? (sm) -
Posted By: mt
What's up with AllType? -
Posted By: disenchanged
Is there anyone else who was pretty much forced out by the new policies at AllType? The hourly people are being put on production at 3.5 cpl unless you can make 2500-3000 lines per day editing, listening to offshore op notes and all that (about 95% offshore work). Everything just changed overnight. It went from bonuses and talk of growth and stability to now I hear the HR department was downsized and the experienced people who made a decent wage are hitting the door. Does anybody know what REALLY happened with this company? I was a lead QA person and I had to train new employees, do reviews and all that, and then was notified that in addition to this I would have to maintain the ridiculously high line count. I just don't get it.
interview tomorrow with Keystrokes -
Posted By: Mandy
Any advice or suggestions? Is this company worth giving a shot or are they one of the no-no's? I am in desperate need of a second job at this moment and don't want to make a mistake...
Thanks in advance for any and all advice and/or suggestions!
I remember seeing a company advertising something about . . . -
Posted By: sm
benefits starting immediately after hiring. I think it might have been in regards to accruing PTO, not having to wait until after probation or one year with the company. Does anybody remember which company this was? Thanks!
any thoughts on Precyse Solutions -
Posted By: me23
Still looking for info on BLS Secretarial Services -
Posted By: Still looking
What should I do -
Posted By: Me Again
I have been working as an IC for quite a long time for the same company. Lately, however, the supervisor has been telling IC's that they must request time off instead of stating when they will be off. Also, they are telling IC's that if they miss any work hours, they must be made up in the same day or pay period (even if the time off was requested). I don't really know how to handle this situation. I feel I must say something since I am paying self-employment tax and do not get paid for time off. Also, sometimes there is not enough work to get me through my normal shift, and I am certainly not going to make up those hours later on. When I work over my normal hours, no one calls me and tells me I need to take those hours off later on. Should I just be happy to have an income right now and keep my mouth shut, or do you think I should say something?
NET New England Transcription -
Posted By: akhan
Does anyone have any information about this company? Please, please if you do contact me asap. Thank you deeply.
Precysers, do you like Web Correct? Can high producers -
Posted By: do well at your company? nm
Posted By: USMT
I have searched the archives but do not see anything about True Scribe. Does anybody have any information on this company?
TC associates -
Posted By: ExMQMT
Anybody familiar with TC associates out of Virginia. They do VA work. Got an offer with a good rate, but waiting for more details from the company.
Any recent SPi info? sm -
Posted By: Country MT
The archives have nothing very recent and nothing very nice to say about this company. Have things improved there over the last year? I notice their line count requirements are lower than most companies. Does this indicate an inability to provide MTs with enough work or good sound files? ANY recent information would be appreciated. Thanks!
IC position -
Posted By: Tina Ashworth
I was just wondering if there are any good companies hiring ICs. I work for a national but I need a backup for when there is no work.
New job woes -
Posted By: Texas girl
I have subcontracted for a small orthopedic clinic and needed additional work. I just started working for a large New York company. When starting new doctors, it takes a bit to get used to their phrases and dictation but there are so many doctors with this company, I may never get used to them all. I am spending too much time on each report and not making much money at all. I would not be as discouraged if I only had a few doctors to get accustomed to. Am I being just a whiny baby? Any words of wisdom out there. I am getting very frustrated.
I have this recruiter calling me -
Posted By: sm
about a position within her company. When I asked her initially how she got may name and number she said someone gave it to her but she couldn't remember who. Anyway, she has called 4-5 times. Her name sounded familiar so I looked back to old jobs I had applied for. She used to be the recruiter for SoftScript (I guess, she may work for both). Are they allowed to take that information with them to another company? I'm really bothered by the fact that she has done this and have told her to quit calling me but I'm just amazed that she has taken this information and is now using it for this other company.
Psych Transcription -
Posted By: PennMT
Does anyone know of any companies that either offer Psych work or specialize in Psych? I do Ortho as well, but Psych is my passion and I've been looking FOREVER to find a psych account that I can work on at home. If somebody can point me in the right direction, I'd be eternally grateful. Thanks!
Posted By: thelma
How these companies in India manage with 6 cpl is beyond me.
Any more info on www.sharpheringtec.com
CALLING ALL NEW MQ MTs -
Posted By: Old Mq'er
What incentives were you hired at? If you are an SE, were you told you get quarterly bonuses? PLEASE REPLY!
MDI - Second conference call this morning -
Posted By: MDI2
Did anyone learn anything new in the second conference call this morning? To me it was mostly more of the same. It seems like most people (me included) are mostly concerned with becoming an employee and having a set schedule and there didn't seem to be a clear answer on that.
Someone help me -
Posted By: Shelley Barr
I am in search of a company that will train or mentor me.
Any Extext companies with LOTS of work NOW? -
Posted By: NM
IC and taxes -
Posted By: Shelly
I have just accepted an IC position. I have never worked as an IC before. Do you set aside your tax money and pay it quarterly or at the end of the year. (for next year) Any advice on this would be much appreciated. Thanks!