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Can you tell me how many hours a part time person is allowed to work. Does it specify that at all.

Posted By: MQPA on 2005-10-02
In Reply to: There is a difficulty premium - MQ packet states

I didnt quite understand that 8, 16 and 24 hour thing. I thought part time as long as you cut off before the full time hours you can work them.

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I work at AMphion part-time and make as much there in 20 hours as I do at my FT job in 40
I used to work for them part-time -- I think 20 hours/week is the minimum. nm
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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.


Full time/part time based on # hours or
# lines per pay period, nothing to do with quality. The lower the quality the higher the pay it seems.
Full time is 40 hours, and yes they have part-time.
do you know what part-time hours are
I mean what is the minimum - I need a part time to go along with my full time and may even switch completely after I get up to speed.  I am good, been doing this quite a while.  Would work evenings and probably one weekend day.  TIA
No PTO for part-time. Not sure if you can work part-time or not since recent rule change. sm
You do pay a deposit for their equipment.
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!
FutureNet part time - how many hours required? (sm)
I understand they have a high percentage of ESL, willing to do that for flexibility and less than 20 hours per week PT.  I would love just 8-10.  Anyone know if it is worthwhile contacting Futurenet or know any others that hire limited hours PT?
Anybody hiring for part-time ER within a window instead of set hours? TIA. NM
Can anyone tell me the required amount of hours/lines for part time per week for Focus? nm
the day has 24 hours, I work only 6-8 hours, so, lots of time to post...nm
I am part and I do work specific hours and
unless we have tornado warnings, lightning and such, I am usually at my desk working away. I really hate to see someone ask about trying to find a company to fit in with their schedules. Most companies do not try, never have and probably never will, to fit in with our schedules. I feel the person writing such is very na´ve and has not been in the work force very long.
I'm lookin for part-time work (about 3-4 hrs daily) after 13 years of full-time, anyone know of a
company that is hiring flexible part-time?  I'm starting a career in real estate but don't want to totally quit transcription, but I think most places require 25 hours a week and I cant work weekends, as real estate sales are the biggest on the weekend with open houses and people off work to shows homes to.  If you know of a place I'd sure appreciate the info.  Thanks!
i work 3 part-time jobs now. it can be confusing if you are learning both at the same time, but sm
other than that not a problem for me. best to get one down before starting to other or you might become overwhelmed.
Thank you! I'm looking for part-time work to supplement my no-work full-time job.

They no longer hire part-time and may be eliminating part-time employees within the next 6 months.
They are going to have those that are PT go FT if possible. Some accounts require 1 weekend day, but not all. Most transcriptionists have 1 account with 1 back-up account. I know that they are hiring for hospital accounts in medical records and radiology right now.
Part-time MT getting full-time work ??????

TransTech should not be giving out work to PT people on their DAY OFF, or any other time BEFORE a full-time MT has enough work    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Part-time and still never enough work. nm
Transcribing litigation part-time, looking for prn medical transcription with work available at 6:30 a.m. Eastern time.
Part-time work
Medquist allows part-time transcription in which 4000 lines have to be done in a pay period and the payperiod goes from the 1st to the 15th and 16th to the 31st.
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Looking for part-time IC work..

Are there any companies out there that have part-time work available and will just leave you alone and let you do the work?  I produce client-ready material and really need very little attention :)  I already work as an employee with one company and an IC with another.  I'm starting to feel uneasy with my current IC position and am just hoping that there is a company out there that will allow me to do the work without feeling the need to micromanage?

Part-time ER work?

Hoping someone can help me out.  I work full-time already in acute care and would like to find a flexible part-time job.  Benefits aren't important to me since my full-time job takes care of that, so a great line rate is mainly what I'm looking for.  I have 5 years of acute care experience, and am mainly wanting ER work for a part-time job. 

Any suggestions? 

How is JLG to work for part time ?
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I picked up some part time work by calling  some of the smaller local companies. They often pay better than the large cos and you can almost ways be an IC with them and work very flexible hours. Just a thought!

Why is that? I only work part-time, but think sm
it is a great company.  The owner is wonderful, QA is great, and pay has not only been on time but has been early. 
Low work and looking for part-time
I know how you feel. I am now looking for part-time work.
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I'm been reading through all the companies out there hiring, including the company I work for now, which is unbeliveable..  I'm looking for part-time work to supplement my work with the company I work for now.   The work is starting to slow down for us so I wanted to find something part-time.  Can anyone suggest a good company to work for?   Thanks !

part-time work
I am not sure of your background or experience, but I just started a part-time position with Phoenix Medcom and they are very nice. They do have part-time positions and you are told right up front what you can expect with regards to line count, etc.  Everyone is extremely nice, helpful, and organized. I have local accounts and so far this is exactly the supplemental work I was hoping to find.
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I work part-time with KS. nm
PRN or less than part-time work.
Does anyone know of any companies that hire people to work less than 20 hours per week or do not require a set schedule?
I work there part-time. sm
I enjoy it very much and am very satisified with my pay. I work part-time at 3 companies and have a couple of accounts of my own. Focus is the only place that actually encourages me to send to QA so that I can focus on production. I rarely do send to QA but it is certainly far more comfortable knowing that it is supported by the company, not frowned on.

Platform is great. Do really good with VR. Have 4 accounts and only those 4. Know them well.

That is a great gig you have going. Do you have to work weekends?
My current job allowed 4 hours of training pay. The previous
job allowed an extra 25% of your line rate for 3 days.  I don't think there is what I call an industry standard for training. 
I'm part-time and don't have to work all weekend. I work Tues-Sat.
I've never heard that from Chronicle, of course I didn't see the ad.
There is a part-time and a flexible part-time, just left there and they offered
me both. Flexible, however, is more or less when they need you (I.e. weekends), part-time is fixed hours.
try Alltype for part time work.
I have heard excellent things about them from other transcriptionists that I work with at my hospital
Ask to be put on another acct. I'm part time and work
full time hours because our account is always behind.
Shelly, you work part-time. You don't have to
person who works on it hours every single day.  Maybe you were one of the lucky ones who happened to get a glitch-free download, but I don't see how as the glitches are program-wide.  When I worked for Transcend I had nothing but problems with this program to the point that I quit working there.  I got tired of tearing my hair out every day dealing with all the technical problems and poor voice quality.
I work for 3 companies part time and....
don't have any work either. I made $50 in two weeks for one company, $40 for the other and $300 for the third. What a joke!! I do have to make a living to pay our house payment. I have been at this for almost 20 years....so SAD!!
PT'ers work part time because they are....sm

working on other private accounts....sheesh.......I spend half a week working for private mds and the other half working for MQ......what do you want from us PT'ers??????

Are you calling all PT'ers malingerers?  How unfair is that?  I work my arse off 24/7/365 and since I'm a young teen......so that's about 40 years!  The only YEAR I took off was to have a baby 25 years ago.

AGAIN, POSTERS, consider the source of the perps posting!!!

How rude!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

I only work part-time, and my production sm
depends on the reliability of my connection. On most days I do 30 minutes of dictation, which will yield 300-500 lines depending on everything. I have over 30 years' experience. FC uses Chartscript which is so simple to use. Just run a macro, type in patient's info as dictated, and you're on your way. Reports follow one after another in the document file for that account. As far as lot of work, I only know what's going on in my little world. I have plenty of work. Hope this helps. FC is IC only, BTW.
If they are so great why do you work there part time?
RE: If they are so great why do you work there part time?
Because I choose to.
i work for MDI less than part time and love it!
i've with them them for a year and a half. i also work part time for a big national and i'm consdering quitting the big national to work for MDI only. they are personable, don't treat you like a number. pay is always on time, (i have direct deposit). they are very flexible too. good luck in your decision!
I work part-time for them, so I cannot help you regarding benefits. sm

The pay scale seems a bit on the low side (I started at 0.0825), but you are an employee, so they take out taxes and such, which is a plus for me, and you can raise your rate of pay according to how many lines per hour you type.  I do not have the tier right in front of me, but it is something like 150-170, add .015 per line; 171-215, .035; 216-230, .05; and so on.   I type 300 LPH on my full-time job but cannot seem to average more than 250 at Webmedx, so not sure if it is the way they count lines, or maybe I am just not used to my account yet.  The sound quality on some of the hospitals on my account is absolutely AWFUL, and no one seems to be addressing that, so that is a down side. 

They have their own platform and supply the computers.  Someone said you have the option of using your own computer, but when I asked, they said I had to use theirs, so I don't really know.  I would much prefer mine, but I did get a switch so I only have to use one monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

They charge a $125 deposit for the computer, taken out in installments of $25 per pay period, refundable when you quit and return the computer. 

The pay is direct deposit and always on time. 

I know they have benefits such as medical, dental, and vision, and a 401k, but I do not know the details.

Hope this helps.

Good luck!