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I worked for them PT awhile back -- 20 hours a week min., I think. nm

Posted By: LTMT on 2007-09-05
In Reply to: Does Webmedx hire part time? - TIA NM

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Why would anyone work 8 hours a week. The poster above said 16 or 24 hours a week.
I got caught in a new job awhile back
that went dry for months and it really hurt me financially. Loved the job, loved the people but was on the brink of bankruptcy. My advice would be to keep the sure thing in these economic times. Good luck to you whatever you do.
Awhile back, someone posted about a company that considered sm

30 hours a week to be FT with benefits.  Does anyone remember the name of that company?

Thanks so much.

I worked for them as an IC for quite awhile
none of us ICs on the account I was on could log in. They just wiped us all out. Now, I know that's life as an IC, but not really - we sign a contract agreeing to work for them. They are supposed to give us notice or we are supposed to give them notice to terminate the contract. They didn't follow their end - pretty sad. I tried e-mailing and calling, no one would answer. Now, they're posting for a southern CA account with no ICs??? I think almost all of us that worked that account for them were ICs. Just got trained as an Editor - for nothing. Pitiful excuse for a company.
Awhile back they got a New York account that everybody is fussing about the ESLs
Ugh .. that's not good news. They offered me a position awhile back sm
but I went somewhere else.  Now they sent me a thing again, listing their benefits,and it sounded pretty nice.  I guess there is no such thing as the perfect job. 
Sorry, I work 15 hours a day 5 days a week and 5 hours the other 2, when I come here I dont proof.
Full time with Transtech is both. 40 hours per week and 5500 lines per week.
I haven't worked there in awhile but sm
It was a definite trade-off. The pay was just not good at all. However, on the plus side, they were good to work with and they assigned accounts that weren't bad. Unfortunately, I couldn't stay at that $$ and had to move on. You will have to weigh how much $$ you need, but I was nowhere near 9 or 10 cpl with over 10 yrs experience.
Any companies that allow line count rather than hours or less than 20 hours per week? (sm)

Wouldn't mind having something extra especially with Christmas and general winter expenses coming up but working a FT job and really don't want to do another 20 hours on top of that. 


I worked there for awhile, couldn't make any sm
decent money. They changed their QA and guidelines and I made even less due to extra proofing, looking up in their Style book and the BOS which oftentimes conflicted. Their spellchecker was full of misspelled words.  Drugs were way outdated. Couldn't use my own word expander. Took about three weeks to get feedback sheets and sample reports. Wasn't worth it. I figured if I had to produce a superbly quality document, I would go elsewhere for more money.
I worked there part-time for awhile. sm
IC status, pay definitely on the low side, but I did clinic work and it was fairly easy with easy dictators.  They pay weekly and always on time.  Great people to work with. 
Must we choose either 8, 16 or 24 hours. Why would they want someone only working 8 hours a week.
That is less than SE are required now.
I worked in QA for Transcending back in 2000-2001. They were paying hourly back then. SM

The accounts weren't too horribly bad.  The reason I ended up leaving was because slowly but surely they began to inch closer and closer to paying QA by production.  When I first started, the quota was something like 30 reports a day.   We simply had to make sure that we QA'd all reports that were close to being out of TAT first and then do the rest.  Then, my supervisor left and they hired a new one who immediately called a big teleconference meeting and said we had to up production to 60 reports a day.  Then, they started counting lines.  Which was fine because they were still paying hourly.

Next, there was an MT who used VR software because she was blind - yes blind.  Again, when I first started, I was told we had to edit her entire reports because she used the VR software and we had to make sure that everything was correct and made sense.  Then, we are told only check the blanks.  I wasn't comfortable with that and I continued to completely proof every word.  Then I was called on the carpet not because I wasn't meeting the production quota, but because I was ONLY meeting the production quota.  I told them I was proofing all of the MT's work that used VR, I was told that no one ever told me to proof every word of the VR reports and that I needed to fill in blanks and move on.  When I voiced my concerns, I was told that was my job, to fill in blanks and I should move on and strive to product above the standards.  Next thing you know, rumors abounded about changing the QA staff to being paid on production.  So I left. 

There just seemed to me to be too little concern for quality and more emphasis on quantity and I just didn't want to be part of company who would take money out of my pocket just to line their own and that's what they were doing by putting QA on production.  I also am not comfortable with the job of QA being thought of as a blank filler.  There is much more to the QA profession than just simply filling in blanks. 

I don't know if Transcend ever did start paying QA by production, but I could see that the idea was being floated there.  Maybe there was a enough protest that they didn't change from hourly. 

Good luck to you!

You do not get PTO for 16 hours a week. 24 hours or more for the PTO. nm
20 hours per week

I have 3 accounts and work about 20  to 22 hours per week on them including printing, delivering, cutting apart chart notes, clean up their dictation, change things, etc.  and I make betweem the three of them (5 docs, 2 surgeons, 2 IM's and one plastic surgeon) $3200 to 3400.   Guess I am lucky.   Work at a clinic doing electronic chart notes and get paid $15 hour plus benefits and put in as many hours as I want -- up to 20 and sometimes bring tapes home and make 1200 to 1400 there.  Not bragging but the accounts are out there.



because anything over 40 hours a week
has to be paid at OT line rate if you are at full-time employee status.  That's probably why.
IC - 30 hours week. nm
32 hours/week
More like 80 hours/week hu?
More like 80 hours/week hu? Unless you work your booty off and have no life or have a slew of macros that you use for EVERY word transcribed.
Only 36-40 hours a week
It actually only takes me 6-8 hours a day of transcribing to make that much. The platform is great, and I do nothing but ER reports. Love it!
16 hours a week or 8 a week and get
401 K.
Anyone know of a company that needs about 10 hours a week...
I'm looking for part-time work, about 10 hours a week.  I've got 13 years full-time acute care experience and just need a few hours, Mon-Fri, morning or night!
Interviewed the other day - PT is 15 hours per week. (sm)

Don't know much about the way the jobs load, but she did say people are only taking 2 weeks or less to get up to speed.  (Of course, I know, they can tell you anything.) 

The recruiter was very pleasant, the test was a verbal thing, and the pay was decent.



how may hours a week do you work
or maybe a better question is how many lines a day do you do?
Anyone know if TransTech will do PT less than 20 hours per week? nm
how many hours a week do you work to get this?
so, you don't really know what it's like to work a national.
How many hours do you work a week? (NM)
$4000 - PT - 20 hours week as IC. nm
What companies have 10 or less hours per week...
Most companies want 20 hours for part time, but with working outside the home, it's hard to swing it.  Anyone know of any?  Thanks so much.
At mine it's 8 hours/day, 40 hrs/week.
What they DON'T bother to tell you is that with the minimum line count you're going to be expected to produce daily, it's going to take you 12+ hours to get it all done. 4 hours of which, you know, you will NOT be paid for.

THAT's 'full-time' employment in the MT world.
Spheris PT 20 hours week?

Do they require 20 hours a week for PT and/or weekends? 

Not really...Minimum of 35 hours per week plus SM
more hours if they need you to work which means no part time.
PT has to be 24 hours a week at 100 LPH minimum.
sorry should have put an average of 24 hours per week.
That is a great gig you have going. Do you have to work weekends?
How many hours in a week do you normally work to get your lines in?
Just curious. I work 50-plus hours here to make it work for our family, would love to cut back
I lacked 5 hours for the last week. Think that'll be okay since
work was low? I was going to make it up Sunday, but work still low and didn't want to take from the scheduled folks.
Yes. I earn almost $40,000 working 32 hours a week. nm
I work 1 job, about 36 hours/week and make at
least that amount, plus have vacation and PTO, also an employee so they pay taxes.   I found that working multiple account keep me from making money because I have to learn so many doctors and be aware of the different formats/platforms and account specific stuff.  I used to work a bunch of jobs part-time and was working 7 days a week and lots and lots of hours and not making very much money.   If I worked the same hours on one account I could have easily made $80,000+/year. 
MQ requires 24 hours per week for PTO benefits.nm.
The MTs can't be forced to work over 40 hours in a week
unless paid OT pay. If the work is not getting done, maybe they need additional help on the account or MTs who can actually do the work in a reasonable time to stay in TAT.
You didn't mention how many hours a week
you are working. ??
You didn't mention how many hours a week
Five days a week; 10-12 hour days.
Any companies out there that allow you to work 5-10 hours a week?
I have a full time job, but need to make a bit more income.  Are there any good companies that might work for me?  Thanks for any input.
PT 20 hours week including 1 weekend day ....nm
Just curious - how many hours a week do you work? nm
Any companies let you accrue PTO with less than 40 hours per week? (sm)
WMX used to give  FT benefits at 35 hours per week.  I can do without the insurance, etc.  but really hate to give up PTO.
I make about $1,500 a month working about 20 hours per week.

Believe me, I'm not bragging or slamming anybody at all.  No way.  I'm frustrated with my own income because I'd like to make more.  I'm willing to put in more hours to do it, too.  Honestly, I'm not that fast.  I have one very small local account and one small MTSO I subcontract for.  None of it is verbatim, it's clean up the grammar as you go, which totally slows me down.

I won't work for a national any more because I couldn't make enough money there.  I wasn't willing to tough it out for three months until I could make their line counts, especially when they had me on their worst accounts, pools of hundreds of dictators per hospital so I couldn't use my expander, and a new account every week.

I've said before that if I'm going to do MT, it's going to be on my terms.  I won't chain myself to a desk or be "on call" all day long waiting for work to come in.  Nationals don't pay you to sit there and wait for work.  That's bull.  Being on call IS working.  Other businesses pay their "on call" people at least minimum wage.  They skirt around the issue trying to use SE and IC terminology, but it's just a way of paying us less to be at their beck and call.

Don't give up on MT entirely.  You'll find your fit.  It just takes some searching.

I work 40 hours a week. I'm glad you're
back to making good money, but I don't feel that I-chart is ripping me off. If I did, I wouldn't stay.
Which companies consider full-time 35 hours per week? THX......nm