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Did anyone apply to Ortho MT/Wk at hm...

Posted By: sm on 2008-06-13
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on job seeker's board?  I am just curious as to if anyone did and what the feedback has been like thus far and/or what anyone knows about who this company/person is.  You can e-mail me if you'd like - it seems all good but I like to try to confirm if possible before jumping in.  TIA. 

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is it ortho? nm
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Ortho help

Although I have been doing transcription for quite some time, I am relatively new ot ortho. I must admit I do enjoy it; however, my productivity leaves a lot to be desired.

Each report is different. No Lungs are clear. Heart is regular, you get the drift.

Any ortho MTs out there with any suggesions?

Thank you (as always)!


As with any new specialty, your line count is going to be down at first but with a little time and patience and good use of your expander, you'll see it go back up and will know most of the terms he's going to say before he actually says them.

Thank you to everyone!

I am relativley new to this board.

I have posted several times in the past and am always astounded people  take the time to help with their advice.

(Message n ot even on correct board..........oops)

Thanks again!



In ortho, there are a lot of two and three word combinations like tenderness to palpation and thoracic spine.  I would abbreviate these things in my shorthand.  Sentences that were repeated often, I would put the first letter of each word and put that sentence in my shorhand.  I used ShortHand just as much in ortho as in HPs and consults.

were you in ortho?
I am and often do OT but I need/want the money so I volunteer.
One of their ortho accounts (sm)
I spent more time going in and out of documents than I did transcribing on one of their ortho accounts.  Nice people tho. 
ortho or podiatry
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I would like to do ortho work too
I have almost 9 years of ortho and I
when they called. When I returned the call, I was told that We did have 3 openings when I called you but it's first come, first served and you missed out.

I was told that at 1 pm today and now I see they have a job posting for 12 ortho MTs.
On the ortho accounts, about how many SM

minutes per day do you get from your doctor(s)?  After you get used to account specs, is it pretty easy to get the work done in 8 hours?  Also, are there a lot of ESLs, because I'm terrible with ESLs.  (Are they clinic notes, op notes, consults, or all of the above?)

About what time do you get your work and when is it due back?

Are the benefits okay?  How much for medical and dental for employee only?  When do they start?

Thanks for your help! :o)

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These were orthopedic doctors that I was charging $3.00 per page.  Two types of notes.  One was a progress note and the other new patient was in letter form.  I typed them in Word, so I made templates.  They usually put an entire day of patients on one tape.  It was only a matter of choosing the appropriate template.  My experience with ortho clinic is they are fairly short dictations.  I'll put it to you this way if I had to choose it would be per page because the dictations are usually very short.  Ortho docs see a lot of patients in one day and even if they are a new patient most will not go into a lot of detail regarding past medical history, etc.  They mainly focus on symptoms, the exam, and then the diagnosis and treatment.  Glad I could help. 
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Although I don't type ortho...
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Why Ortho Words?? sm

I most times start with Google and then make sure it is spelled correctly by looking it up in the medical dictionary.  I also use a Word Book that just gives medical words but no definitions.  That helps to narrow things down sometimes too. 

I'm wondering why the above poster said to get Ortho Words.  Is that a must for all types of specialties in your opinion?  I don't have one but would get one if it is helpful.   I do Radiology so you would think that would be good for me anyway.  Think I'm going to go to Amazon.com right now and order one. 

I work ortho too...................
I LOVE working at KS. The supervisor is great. She is always available to answer questions/concerns. She needs to be strict w/TAT to make sure the clients are happy. If you have no problem meeting deadlines then I say go for it and apply.
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I was just wondering if anyone who works on ortho for KS would be willing to share what their average pay/production is.  I just got hired and am very excited but also worried because the line rate is a lot lower than what I'm used to.  I've been doing acute care with high ESL for the last 11 years, so I'm hoping that the ease of the clinic work will make up for the low line rate.  I'm, going to be working in ExText.  Any info would be greatly appreciated.

I have been with them over 2 years as well on ortho...
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Keystrokes does. I am on an ortho account that is sm
busy, consistent and very well run.  I know that they are getting more of the centers with this group.  I have been there since February and plan on staying until I retire.
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passed have been offered a job and either have started or declined. There is no one who has taken the test prior to 3 days ago that has not heard back and had resolution. One person does the hiring for Keystrokes and this person has never told someone that they are too busy to respond or always on their phone or that they get 150 emails a day. Hiring is priority as we have added at least one account per week for the past four months and anticipate this year following the same pattern.

No, I do not work in the office either, but that is irrelevant. I went to the source and called HR and asked her. This was concerning to me as the account I am in charge in is expanding, and I need four more MTs to run it. She assured me that this is absolutely not true and everyone has been contacted.
Ortho yes, sorry but took the test more than 3 days ago and
YES, I was told they get 150 emails a day and to be patient... she DID call and did tell me not to call back because she is impossible to get on the phone and is on the phone all day. Why would I make that UP?
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Tests are only on ortho accounts. nm
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I work Ortho and love it!!!

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but that only requires a foot pedal...someone else just posted that you can use a C-phone from them if needed but other than that you need your own equipment...
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and it was definitely a challenge! What I did was got an ortho word book and studied it when I could. I also took as many repeated phrases as I could and put them in autotype. Hope this helps!
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