Technician I, Remote Care

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


How? Become a Technician I, Remote Care at Abbott in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

As Technician I, Remote Care you will w ork in a call center environment under close and direct supervision on defined work assignments while following established procedures . You will 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.

  • 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.
  • Triage calls 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 approved troubleshooting for Abbott-proprietary remote care products.
  • A fter-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 meet department's performance expectations
  • Complete required trainings and certifications, as needed.
  • Comply 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.


To be successful in this role, you will require the following qualifications:
  • High school diploma is required . Associates and/or Bachelor's Degree are preferred.
  • Experience in a customer service, product support, IT, telecommunications or related role are preferred.
  • Fully bilingual with verbal fluency in English and Spanish is required.
  • Medical device technical support experience is preferred.
  • 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
  • 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.