WellStar Health Systems Data Specialist OR in marietta, Georgia


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center has an opportunity for a Data Specialist/Scheduler in the Operating Room.

The Data Specialist for the Operating Room is responsible for performing a wide variety of clerical procedures that requires independent judgement, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of computers and other office equipment. Knows the existing lines of communication and authority, handles communications properly and is dependable and cooperative. Understands appropriate scheduling process and works with physicians and their staff to schedule surgery cases accurately and resolve any issues that may occur. Handle heavy phone volume.

The Data Specialist will audit nursing documentation to assure accuracy with statistical reporting. Enter patient charges in surgical information system within one business day and audit in the enterprise patient billing system.

Must be flexible with work hours to meet departmental needs. Assumes responsibility for professional growth and self-development.


Required Minimum Education

High School graduate or equivalent.

Required Minimum Experience

Two years experience in medical scheduling preferred

Required Skills

Strong customer service skills, good organizational skills, and communication skills. Able to operate office equipment efficiently. Ability to understand and demonstrate knowledge of data information systems. Ability to type at least 50 words per minute with a high degree of accuracy. Ability to multitask. Maintain CPR certification. The individual must be able to communicate and understand verbal and written English language and display a positive attitude (see WellStar's Standards of Gold and Values).

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Department General Surgery

Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Marietta

Shift Days

State Georgia