1+ months
2018-06-012018-08-29

Field Clinical Engineer I- Midwest

Abbott
Green Oaks, IL 60048

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Working without appreciable supervision the Field Clinical Engineer I is primarily responsible for demonstrated and consistent success in group leadership, project management, Clinical Research, as well as consistently outstanding performance in: field support of Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)/ Scientific Studies Organization (SSO) Clinical Trials, accurate technical support/ troubleshooting, strategic collaboration with Sales to develop business in the local territory and Field Input to various home office groups.

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Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Work requires the application of theoretical principles and creative/analytical techniques typically acquired in a recognized four-year or more academic course of study.
  • Exercises technical judgment in planning, organizing, and performing, coordinating and/or directing calibration work.  
  • Remains abreast of and consults on technical advancements.  
  • Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.

    Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Biological Sciences, a related field, or equivalent.  
    • Minimum of one year of experience in medical device industry, or equivalent clinical work experience in cardiology, electrophysiology, ablation or working with implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICDs), pacemakers, or cardiac electro-physiology procedures.
    • Broad cross-disciplinary and in-depth knowledge of the clinical engineering profession.  
    • A qualified record of implementing new processes to existing clinical engineering and related systems.  
    • Requires comprehensive written and verbal communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, quantitative, analytical, organizational, follow-up skills, and the ability to meet deadlines on multiple projects as well as the ability to converse effectively with all levels of employees, management, and customers.  
    • A comprehensive record of delivering research information which adds value to management’s decision making process is required.  
    • A demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies, and tasks is also required.  
    • Advanced personal computer skills including spreadsheet, word processing database management, and specialized applications.  
    • Must be able to handle multiple assignments.  
    • Must be able to perform in a diverse cross functional team environment.

      Your preferred qualifications and education:

      • An advanced credential in a relevant discipline/concentration.  
      • Professional Health Science certification or designation.
        Job Family: Clinical Affairs / Statistics
        Division: MD Medical Devices
        Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
        Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
        Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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