Looking for a job that lets you work from home? Here are three companies with telecommuting opportunities available right now.
What they do: Provider of medical transcription services.
Types of positions available: Medical transcriptionists.
Hours/Pay: Must be able to work full-time, with most work done in the afternoons, evenings and weekends. Pay is on a per-line basis, with a potential rate of up to 13.5 cents per line. They offer paid vacation and holidays to employees who work at least 24 hours per week. Employees who work 32 hours per week or more are eligible for medical benefits. They also offer 100% tuition reimbursement for full-time employees.
Requirements: Associate's degree or equivalent work experience. Must have excellent knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology. Most of their current openings require five years or more of acute care medical transcription experience. Must be able to transcribe at a rate of at least 134 lines per hour with 98% accuracy.
Other info: Most of the information you'll be transcribing will be dictated by people whose native language isn't English, so you must be good at understanding accents.
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Vforce Auto Club Renewals
What they do: Membership renewal services for AAA auto clubs.
Types of positions available: Renewal specialists.
Hours/Pay: Shifts are on weekday afternoons/evenings and alternating Saturdays. Pay is $12 an hour plus bonuses.
Requirements: Must have extensive inbound/outbound calling experience. You will need a quiet home office with high-speed Internet, Windows XP or Vista and a land line with unlimited long distance.
Other info: Must be comfortable with cold calling and up-selling additional products and services. The company has the ability to monitor your calls, and expects professionalism at all times.
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MedQuist (Stock Quote: MEDQ)
What they do: Transcription service, specializing in "voice to coding" processes.
Types of positions available: Transcriptionists.
Hours/Pay: They are looking for people who can work full-time. Pay is on a per-line basis, but generally averages out to $10 to $15 an hour. They offer a full benefits package including medical coverage, paid time off and a retirement plan. Workers who meet certain production standards and other eligibility requirements receive a $500 bonus after six months.
Requirements: Must have one year of recent work experience or be a recent graduate of an American Association for Medical Transcription-certified program. They especially need candidates with acute care, radiology or emergency room experience.
Other info: Must have a high-speed Internet connection.
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