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by berykute
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: I was contacted by IMS Paramed
Replies: 13
Views: 1749

Re: I was contacted by IMS Paramed

IMS? no no no no
by berykute
Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: examone new pay schedule
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: examone new pay schedule

iN cALIFORNIA IT IS NOW HOURLY.
by berykute
Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: examone new pay schedule
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: examone new pay schedule

EXAMONE WILL PAY AN HOURLY WAGE, MILEAGE, REIMBURSEMENT STIPEND. NO MORE PER CASE PAYMENT.
by berykute
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: examone new pay schedule
Replies: 6
Views: 262

examone new pay schedule

Any thoughts on the new pay schedule for E1 starting 10/01?
by berykute
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: EXAMONE
Replies: 26
Views: 3112

Re: EXAMONE

THERE IS A CLASS ACTION NOW YOU CAN pm ME
by berykute
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Getting Started.... for the old!
Replies: 2
Views: 174

Re: Getting Started.... for the old!

I was a Paramedic for 25 years, this is my older age job now. You need a centrifuge, portable EKG machine, fax or scanner, lots of paper. Scale, tape measure. these are the basics.
by berykute
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: what kind of bag do you all use?
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: what kind of bag do you all use?

I bought that one but, it is too heavy to carry with everything in it.
by berykute
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Reimbursed mileage and expenses.
Replies: 6
Views: 473

Re: Reimbursed mileage and expenses.

All states
by berykute
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: everyone complaining.
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Re: everyone complaining.

Wow! Not one response?
What are you doing in this business then.? :!:
by berykute
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: everyone complaining.
Replies: 1
Views: 158

everyone complaining.

Lets see what people actually LIKE about this job!
I like the people I see.
by berykute
Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: what kind of bag do you all use?
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: what kind of bag do you all use?

what size do you use?
by berykute
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: what kind of bag do you all use?
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: what kind of bag do you all use?

i see them. nice!
by berykute
Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: what kind of bag do you all use?
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: what kind of bag do you all use?

What is a 31 bag? :?:
by berykute
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: what kind of bag do you all use?
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: what kind of bag do you all use?

I use a wheeled office, room for scale, bp cuffs, kit paperwork, extra supplies.
by berykute
Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: WAKE THE HELL UP
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Re: WAKE THE HELL UP

:lol: Happens all the time! Or....they don't hear the door at all.
by berykute
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Reimbursed mileage and expenses.
Replies: 6
Views: 473

Re: Reimbursed mileage and expenses.

I have a labor attorney willing to fight for our rights.
by berykute
Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: phlebotomists join union
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

Re: phlebotomists join union

Union organizer , ready anyone game?
by berykute
Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Reimbursed mileage and expenses.
Replies: 6
Views: 473

Re: Reimbursed mileage and expenses.

Anyone interested?
by berykute
Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Reimbursed mileage and expenses.
Replies: 6
Views: 473

Reimbursed mileage and expenses.

I had an interesting conversation with a labor attorney. Seems that the law states that your travel time and mileage is supposed to be paid by the PC company if you are an employee, at will employee or if your appointments are set for you. Also, any and all expenses incurred by you for doing your jo...
by berykute
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: phlebotomists join union
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

Re: phlebotomists join union

I have a union organizer ready to start one for examiners.
by berykute
Thu May 18, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Examone score card
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Re: Examone score card

They are scoring all of their examiners!
by berykute
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Examone score card
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Examone score card

Anyone familiar with the Examone examiner score card and system Or is this new?
by berykute
Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: wellness event,clique
Replies: 2
Views: 345

wellness event,clique

I recently did a two day wellness event for Examone. Wow! I felt like I was back in high school again. The other examiners were in a clique. They hardly spoke to me at all. It was obvious they knew each other and worked other events together.I was totally excluded. Exam one requires a knee length , ...
by berykute
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Any questions for a BM? (ExamOne)
Replies: 55
Views: 6059

Re: Any questions for a BM? (ExamOne)

I work for examone and don't feel appreciated at all. We are out there in rain, heat traffic. (some in snow) and don't feel important. Without us you do not have a job.
by berykute
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Bad review on Secret Shopper
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Bad review on Secret Shopper

I got a so so review recently and the applicant lied like crazy! The applicant was angry to start with because another examiner no showed. She said I did not wear gloves to draw her blood...oh gimmie a break,who does that anyway! Oh and I never measured her, yet we had a little joke about her height...
by berykute
Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

I had the Iggbo phone for 6 months .Got one draw. Sent it back
by berykute
Wed May 11, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: New Exam Company
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: New Exam Company

I read the posts, they must be under new managment. They call me or e-mail me with exams and they are all in my working area!
The staff is really nice also. I have had no problems with them at all!
by berykute
Tue May 10, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: New Exam Company
Replies: 3
Views: 721

New Exam Company

I found a new exam company in the San Fernando Valley,CA. They are terrific!!!!
Professional Health Examiners!! They Rock!
by berykute
Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

Like I said, I got ONE order from them in 6 months . and they they started training on how to collect money from clients. Not worth the bother! :!:
by berykute
Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: biometric screeners
Replies: 2
Views: 589

Re: biometric screeners

Check Hooper Holmes
by berykute
Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: PHE-Professional health Examiners.
Replies: 0
Views: 692

PHE-Professional health Examiners.

Anyone familiar with PHE, professional Health Examiners in California?
by berykute
Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

I was pretty jazzed about my first draw also. But thats all I ever got, ONE draw in 6 months!
by berykute
Fri Apr 01, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

I tried Iggbo! I got one draw from them, only one in months! I personally do not want to collect money from people I think it should be done before the appointment by Iggbo. or training, So I sent them the phone back with a letter. I got multiple calls from them, some requesting the phone. Some abou...
by berykute
Wed Mar 16, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

They must not do much in California. Promise and givenothing. Not worth the time.
by berykute
Fri Mar 11, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

I tried IGGBO. In six months I received one order from them. I sent their phone back. I was very disappointed, they promise a lot and give little.
by berykute
Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: *** NEED A NEW COMPANY TO BILL DIRECTS ASAP**,
Replies: 29
Views: 2426

Re: *** NEED A NEW COMPANY TO BILL DIRECTS ASAP**,

Try IMS Paramed
by berykute
Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Expired CRL Kits
Replies: 6
Views: 714

Re: Expired CRL Kits

They can be used, however you may find that the tubes lose a bit of vacuum.
by berykute
Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: EMSI to bring new upper management
Replies: 20
Views: 1250

Re: EMSI to bring new upper management

Certified EMT Paramedic!
by berykute
Sun Jan 24, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: HOOPERHOLMES H&W
Replies: 5
Views: 910

Re: HOOPERHOLMES H&W

They are paying 18.00 an hour to start!
by berykute
Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

I did not have to collect from the one exam I did, it was insurance only. They don't have much work.
by berykute
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

I got one exam from them, no more. I sent back the phone. They want you to collect payment from the patents.
by berykute
Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:53 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: What do you think?
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: What do you think?

try IMS paramedical in CA
by berykute
Thu Dec 31, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 1
Views: 1977

Re: Happy New Year

;j ;a ;a You too!
by berykute
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SMM Lied About Everything
Replies: 27
Views: 2539

Re: SMM Lied About Everything

Did SMM lie or did Examone lie to them and they just repeated what they were told? HMMM.
by berykute
Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: I HATE PRE SETS
Replies: 4
Views: 1004

Re: I HATE PRE SETS

I started doing that (resetting them). I also took myself out of some service areas.
by berykute
Fri Dec 11, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: I HATE PRE SETS
Replies: 4
Views: 1004

I HATE PRE SETS

Ugh , These pre-sets from examone are driving me crazy! They send me from one end of the city to the other all day! I miss SMM , when I could set my own appointments. I don't do directs. Are they all doing this now?
by berykute
Wed Dec 09, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SMM missing pay!
Replies: 4
Views: 915

SMM missing pay!

:shock: Have not received my checks from 12/2 from SMM! No answer to my calls or emails!! Anyone else have this problem?
by berykute
Wed Dec 09, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SMM Lied About Everything
Replies: 27
Views: 2539

Re: SMM Lied About Everything

Woah! No paycheck from SMM! Pay dated 12/2 ! No check, no answer at Smm!
by berykute
Tue Nov 10, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: USA Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 1539

Re: USA Exams

I have been working for them a while now and have always received my pay on time. HMM.
by berykute
Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Superior (New Owner)?
Replies: 39
Views: 3016

Re: Superior (New Owner)?

Yes you have to reapply, background check and drug test too. And no more 1099, they take out taxes.
by berykute
Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Superior (New Owner)?
Replies: 39
Views: 3016

Re: Superior (New Owner)?

I have been told that ALL examiner will have to reapply with Exam one and present all certification, licenses, ID and have a background check.
by berykute
Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: USA Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 1539

Re: USA Exams

My apologies to USA exams. They have paid me and I think they are terrific! ;j ;j
by berykute
Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Superior (New Owner)?
Replies: 39
Views: 3016

Re: Superior (New Owner)?

I am not a newbee, having 20 years in the industry. Instarted with Lifedata, Portamedic, then SMM. We will have to wait and see.
by berykute
Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

Waiting to be paid!
by berykute
Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Superior (New Owner)?
Replies: 39
Views: 3016

Re: Superior (New Owner)?

According to Superior nothing will change.
by berykute
Wed Oct 14, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

varies 35.00-50.00 depends on lab. No faxing! No spinning, yeah!
by berykute
Wed Oct 14, 2015 1:23 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

My first draw for IGGBO today, took about 10 minutes total, no faxing no paperwork. 5 blocks from home . 35.00
by berykute
Sat Oct 10, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Iggbo
Replies: 87
Views: 6649

Re: Iggbo

I signed up with them, they Just sent me a Phone( galaxy 4) to use, I have an online training session Monday. So, we will see.
by berykute
Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:01 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Red tops
Replies: 6
Views: 853

Re: Red tops

The service I use for biohazard pick-up will charge extra to pick up the red tops too.
by berykute
Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:48 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: phlebotomists join union
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

phlebotomists join union

http://www.ufcw.org/2015/05/28/labcorp- ... -and-1428/

The Phlebotomists at Lab Corp joined the union, why not all of us?
by berykute
Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Exam companies terrified
Replies: 42
Views: 8483

Re: Exam companies terrified

IT is true that there are "spies" from the exam companies on this board. I happen to know a few for a fact!
Just look for the "Guests".
I know one from Apps and one from SMM
by berykute
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Seriously SMM
Replies: 9
Views: 979

Re: Seriously SMM

And you"Guest" are so self rightous.
by berykute
Sun Jul 12, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Seriously SMM
Replies: 9
Views: 979

Seriously SMM

So, I wrote in the list of medications on the lab slip but forgot to check the yes box. DinG! They hold up the app. Fine me 50 cents. They wait for me to tick the box on the copy and re-fax it. Seriously, how hard would it be for the Q C people to do it themselves? Do they get the 50cents? The answe...
by berykute
Wed Jul 08, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: BP cuff as tourniquet
Replies: 1
Views: 659

Re: BP cuff as tourniquet

why would you need to use a BP cuff anyway? :?:
by berykute
Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SMM 50 cent charge
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

Re: SMM 50 cent charge

I get paid by SMM between 20.00 and 48.00 an exam depending on the exam.
by berykute
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SMM 50 cent charge
Replies: 3
Views: 1023

SMM 50 cent charge

I am quite convinced that the 50 cent charge for errors must go to their QC persons as incentive. I filled in the answer and missed the checked yes box. If the answer is there they can just tick the box themselves and all is done, no they have to flag you and charge you. And then all you do is tick ...
by berykute
Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:19 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Uber driers are employees
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Uber driers are employees

California labor commision has ruled that Uber drivers are now employees. What about Examiners? Since we are an integral part of the companies?
We could be entiteled to milage,gas and benefits!
by berykute
Sun Jun 07, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: APPS
Replies: 33
Views: 2841

Re: APPS

First of all, examiners hate the forced pre-sets!!! Seconly your pay scale is belo average. And since the Potamedic buy out APPS is discombomulated.
by berykute
Sun Jun 07, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Considering Employment - Advice Appreciated
Replies: 3
Views: 795

Re: Considering Employment - Advice Appreciated

This really is a part time job. Good as supplimental income only.
by berykute
Fri May 01, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SMM "turnaround time"
Replies: 3
Views: 814

SMM "turnaround time"

:?: Superior has now added what they call "turnaround time " to their report cards. Wonder exactly what they mean.
by berykute
Fri May 01, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Superiors Quality assurance regime
Replies: 7
Views: 896

Re: Superiors Quality assurance regime

And now...they have added turnaround time !~!
by berykute
Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:50 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: A historical perspective on the exam business
Replies: 11
Views: 1582

Re: A historical perspective on the exam business

Yep, I worked for Lifedata 20 years ago, got 65.00 for exam, para blood, ua, paid milage too for all of my exams, they supplied the EKG machine and all supplies and......benefits!! Untill Portamedic bought them out and it all went bad!
by berykute
Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Superiors Quality assurance regime
Replies: 7
Views: 896

Superiors Quality assurance regime

Ok so you do an exam and write in an answer and oops you forget to check the yes box. Now, obviously it is a yes answer because the answer is there but SMM quality assurance people will hold up the exam, send out a "flag", charge you 50 cents untill you either re-fax the exam with the yes ...
by berykute
Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: time for a union?
Replies: 10
Views: 1490

Re: time for a union?

I am seriously Ready! I sent an inquire to SEIU
by berykute
Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: tax advise
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: tax advise

Great, what about uniforms?, Parking fees?
by berykute
Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: tax advise
Replies: 3
Views: 735

tax advise

What can we write off?
by berykute
Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: time for a union?
Replies: 10
Views: 1490

Re: time for a union?

Lets do it!
by berykute
Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: More on MCAs
Replies: 17
Views: 1838

Re: More on MCAs

I do these all the time, takes me about 20 minutes to do.
by berykute
Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: USA Exams
Replies: 7
Views: 1539

USA Exams

Anyone done any exams for USA exams in San Diego? I have done a few but have not been paid for exams done in October or November. :evil:
by berykute
Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:06 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: time for a union?
Replies: 10
Views: 1490

Re: time for a union?

It is time!!!!!!!!!!!
by berykute
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: time for a union?
Replies: 10
Views: 1490

time for a union?

Nurses have unions, why not us?
by berykute
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: SMM "fines"
Replies: 25
Views: 1816

SMM "fines"

I recently received a .50 cent fine for an unchecked box from SMM. No explanation at all. Whats up with this? :cry:
by berykute
Mon Mar 24, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: First Choice Paramed
Replies: 3
Views: 872

First Choice Paramed

Anyone work for First Choice? :?:
by berykute
Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Examiner medical insurance.
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Re: Examiner medical insurance.

yep,yep!
by berykute
Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Are there any parameds looking for work?
Replies: 18
Views: 2097

Re: Are there any parameds looking for work?

I am in California
by berykute
Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: group health coverage
Replies: 1
Views: 1222

Re: group health coverage

we need to start a group.
by berykute
Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: Examiner medical insurance.
Replies: 4
Views: 1145

Examiner medical insurance.

As an independent most of us have to pay for our own medical insurance. How about forming a group for reduced premiums?
by berykute
Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: more BS by superior mobile
Replies: 53
Views: 3812

Re: more BS by superior mobile

Those IQ reports are meant to demoralize!

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