Project Assistant, Measures Management

Newark, New Jersey, United States Full-time

Position Summary – The associate is an organized team member responsible for implementation, maintenance, and/or coordination activities across simultaneous projects which contribute to the success of external clients and NJII projects/services. The associate manages data submissions ensuring the integrity of the data quality and will provide training and full support to external clients and team members. The associate is tasked with planning, coordinating, implementing and managing the integration of related data into new or existing software applications.

The associate helps to gather information to evaluate and/or report on business requirements and processes. They will provide data analysis to support, compile, and report key information for operations/business development objectives related to health care delivery, payment reform and/or quality improvement. The associate may assist in identifying opportunities for funding through federal and state regulations. The associate may also interpret regulations, policy and any potential new healthcare law.


Person Reports to – Manager or Director


Supervises – May lead or supervise intern(s)


Essential Functions -



Project Assistants 0


Manages + Develops staff

Does not lead any staff members - employee works independently but under supervision



Under direct supervision, completes assigned tasks, performs required duties, and is present for their proper shifts.



Introduced to quality & compliance issues by their manager or designee


Business Development



Teamwork & Collaboration

No collaboration - works independently under supervision in a state of readiness & cooperation


Recognition and Leveraging knowledge



Communication/ Verbal + Written

Does not present at meetings or in groups. Verbal/written communication is accurate.



Assists in the creation of documents taking direction from manager or designee


Preferred Education

High School


Yrs. Experience



Job Specific Functions-

Data analysis

Performs basic data analysis functions as assigned, including but not limited to data entry, formatting and basic visualization

Software Development Life Cycle

Assist with business requirement analysis, data mapping, regression testing and user acceptance testing under supervision


Assist with research to make sales target list as directed

Technical support

Provides product and configuration support under direct supervision

Business deliverables

Assist in developing business deliverables for new/enhanced capabilities under direct supervision



Additional Functions

  • All other duties as assigned


Prerequisite Qualifications – Relevant work experience may replace the JD's educational requirements which will be determined at the discretion of the Senior Vice President.


  1. Education/Degree Required
  • High School Diploma



  1. Years of Experience Required
  • As mentioned in essential functions table
  • Experience or knowledge of health information technology, including but not limited to electronic health records (EHR), patient care flow, and hospital computer systems
  • Demonstrated project and work planning experience



  1. Knowledge/Skills Required
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrated clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience gathering requirements from the client/business and providing clear documentation
  • Experience with project methodology (requirements, design, development, test and implementation)
  • Familiarity with business process design and aid the high-level business process design efforts with
  • Experience supporting client accounting and reporting, or other applicable financial industry experience.
  • Demonstrated Strong focus on execution and delivery with ability to make recommendations and mitigate timeline risks


Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel
  • Expert interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, resourceful (independently seeks and finds resources, information, knowledge, and/or tools to complete tasks as needed)
  • Bachelor in Technology, Business Administration, Finance, Health Administration, or related field.