Technician II, Remote Care

United States - Sylmar : 15900 Valley View Court

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



The Opportunity

Job Description

A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

This position works out of our Sylmar, CA location in the Abbott CRM Division

Works in a call center environment under close and direct supervision on defined work assignments while following established procedures. Exercises basic customer service and technical skills in response to remote monitoring inquiries and complaints from health care professionals, Abbott field personnel, patients, and various internal departments.

What You’ll Work On

  • Answer inquiries regarding technical issues and/or complaints, as well as adverse events by identifying and collecting information from callers. This must be done using active and clear note-taking; accurately and thoroughly reporting callers’ product experiences. Documents patient and clinic system complaints by preparing Field Contact Reports (FCR’s) and forwarding them to the Product Performance Group.
  • Triage calls, following approved troubleshooting procedures, and seeks guidance from other personnel for further assistance when appropriate.
  • Product support topics include website navigation, mobile device support, telecommunication connectivity, information, set-up, and troubleshooting for Abbott-proprietary remote care products.
  • After-hours, “on call” support (rotating among other department employees), following outlined protocols to answer questions from, and troubleshoot with, customers and Abbott field personnel.
  • Consistently meets department’s performance expectations.
  • Complete required trainings and certifications, as needed.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements.
  • Adhere to Abbott company policies, operating procedures and work instructions, including time management, attendance, product experience reporting, and patient data privacy.
  • Maintain professional, positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors. Within the department, works with other employees to maintain adequate availability for customer support.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned. Overtime may be required.


  • High School Diploma / GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferably Six (6) months in Customer Service.
  • Experience in a customer service, product support, IT, telecommunications or related role.
  • Medical device technical support experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, to include active note-taking while on calls and supporting multiple callers at a time

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  • Prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally.


The base pay for this position is

$19.55 – $39.15/hour

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Field Services



CRM Cardiac Rhythm Management



United States > Sylmar : 15900 Valley View Court








Yes, 10 % of the Time



Not Applicable



Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)


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Job Profile


North America


United States


Collaboration CRM Customer service Diagnostics Healthcare IT Management Medical device Medical Devices Medical technologies Technical Support Telecommunications Troubleshooting

  • Answer technical inquiries and complaints
  • Document complaints and forward reports
  • Participate in after-hours support
  • Provide product support for remote care products
  • Triage calls and troubleshoot issues

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GED High school diploma


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