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Commercial Learning Trainer

Job Description

Job: Training and Education
Primary Location: United States-California-Sunnyvale-US-CA-Sunnyvale
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 200699


Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position

The Commercial Learning Trainer will deliver content and lead workshops in training classes, in an effort to improve the knowledge and skills of our commercial employees. The Commercial Learning Trainer works closely with colleagues in many departments including Commercial Learning, Clinical Education, Field Sales, and Marketing to create and execute our training strategy to address the needs of the ISI Sales Team.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Demonstrate understanding of across key specialties: general surgery, colorectal surgery, gynecologic surgery, thoracic surgery, and urology
• Understanding of education modules as part of the Clinical and Sales Training (CAST) programs, Distributor CAST (DCAST), sales meetings and other training events
• Educate commercial team to support customer in set up for da Vinci® cases on a variety of surgical procedures
• Understanding of “Best Practices” for da Vinci® Surgical System pre, intra and postoperative management
• Educate commercial team to conduct customer in-services on da Vinci® Instruments and Accessories, Advanced Technology, da Vinci® Si, da Vinci® Xi, da Vinci® X, and da Vinci® SP Surgical Systems
• Thorough understanding of da Vinci® surgical systems (including instruments and accessories) and value propositions
• Provide candid training performance feedback to trainees and trainees’ supervisors/managers

Curriculum Design
• Plan, develop, deliver, and evaluate new hire training programs for cross-functional business units including classroom training sessions, virtual training sessions and self-study programs.
• Develop creative, interactive training tools, presentations and workshop simulation exercises to increase interest during training and knowledge retention
• Develop and administer online testing and post-training evaluations
• Measure effectiveness of training programs and develop reports and comprehensive programs analysis
• Communicate frequently and effectively with key stakeholders to ensure that training programs are aligned with the goals and objectives of the business
• Other related duties as necessary


Core Competencies, Skills and Experience Requirements

• Proven record of achievement and leadership
• Ambition and strong work ethic
• Ability to excel in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
• Ability to organize and work under strict time deadlines, while producing quality deliverables
• Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills
• Excellent presentation, oral, and written communication skills
• Proficiency in MS office
• Ability for up to 20% domestic travel for commercial learning events
Education Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
• 1 year of leadership experience preferred

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.