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Who should apply?
Only top quality bona fide experienced competent professional medical typists who are highly proficient in English and/or Afrikaans and who have proven experience and competence in the following fields of transcription typing:
Visit our services page for comprehensive lists of each category.
Typist Availability Requirements
All that is required is an accurate reliable indication of a typist's availability no matter how limited it might be.
HOW TO APPLY ?… The application and screening process:
This will assess typist competence and confirm whether typists possess the equipment and degree of computer literacy required to be able to use our software.
Basic hardware requirements are:
For Windows XP Pro SP3 (32 bit):
For Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium/ Professional / Ultimate:
In order to be considered as an independent freelance contractor for inclusion in any particular category, typists must demonstrate their proficiency by achieving a score in the high nineties in any relevant typing test.
In addition typists will be required to complete and submit an indemnity form to give consent for us to do a background reference and security check.
After contract signature and confirmation of a clear background reference check, typists will receive a unique user ID and password which will enable website access to install our secure software. Typists will also receive tutorials with detailed instructions regarding how to use the saproType Winscribe system and for transcription.
In general there is no charge forup to 30 mins basic assistance with installation or software training either remotely or for typists who are able to bring their computers to the saproType Johannesburg premises.
There is a charge for installation and training at the typist's home.
saproType reserves the right to levy additional charges to any training that exceeds 30 mins.
Once typists have sucessfully installed the software and are familiar with the saprotype tutorials and transcription instructions they receive unpaid training transcriptions. Typists only become eligible to be made "live" for access to paid transcription once training is successfully completed at the sole discretion of saproType.
At saproType all transcriptionists are freelance independent contractors. Typists are paid only for what they type. There is no permanent employment as such.
Typists are generally paid at a fixed rate per correct word typed for single voice dictation or ar a rate per minute of recording transcribed unless stated otherwise.
Transcription of meetings conferences and hearings is usually paid at a rate per digital minute of dictation transcribed which can vary dependant on the nature and degree of difficulty of the individual transcription.
Typists and certain saproType-approved representatives may be eligible to earn commission for referring clients or transcription jobs to saproType. This is limited to clearly defined circumstances and is at the sole discretion of saproType.
saproType does not guarantee volume of work or typist income.
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