Director of Staff Development
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

Job Description

Volunteers of America/ Bethesda Care Center  is looking for an experienced Director of Staff Development to join its team.  The Director of Staff Development is a facilitator, teacher and resource person. 

Do you love training?  Impact care and positive resident outcomes as the  Staff Development Director! This position will assume responsibility of the facility education program and will ensure all staff are in compliance with  state and federal training regulations. 


Work where you feel at home at Bethesda Care Center - Join our Team!

The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home.

At Volunteers of America, we’re also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Our residents tell us they feel confident welcoming our team members into their homes, and how they soon feel like family. This sense of hospitality is also cultivated among our staff and leadership, and is part of our mission. We treat each other, and those in our care, as we would members of our family.

Enjoy the benefits of strong roots and steady growth.


Job Requirements


    • Current licensure in the state of employment as a Registered Nurse.
    • Registered Nurse with minimum of two (2) years experience in nursing in a long-term care setting, and/or adult education.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of gerontology, rehabilitative, and medical-surgical nursing care.
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in concepts and techniques of adult education.
    • Knowledge of State and Federal regulatory requirements for long-term care.
    • Overall understanding of RAI process, Case Mix, and Medicare.
    • Knowledge of current Infection Control and OSHA guidelines.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
    • Professional attitude, high degree of self-motivation and leadership qualities.
    • Customer service oriented with knowledge of successful customer service techniques.
    • Demonstrates coaching, and mentoring abilities to facilitate learning of others.
    • Understanding of Corporate Compliance, and Abuse/Neglect guidelines.
    • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.


 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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