Our Purpose

Our purpose is to provide the highest quality healthcare services and the greatest variety of healthcare options to the residents of Jonesboro and surrounding communities in Arkansas that we serve. We strive to create the highest quality of life possible for our patients. Our lifestyle provides a warm, comfortable, and rewarding experience, not only for the patients that choose us, but for their families, our associates, and everyone who helps make us a premier healthcare provider.


We comply with applicable civil rights laws and do not directly, nor through contractual agreements or other arrangements, discriminate against, exclude, deny benefits, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, gender, religion, or veteran status in admission, employment, and access to the facility, nor in the provision of services and/or benefits under any of its programs. Language assistance services for individuals of limited English proficiency and auxiliary aides for communication with individuals having physical and/or sensory impairments are provided free of charge to the individuals in need. Reasonable accommodations are made whenever possible.

The facility business office or Administrator/Section 504/Section 1557 Coordinator can facilitate the call to obtain interpretation services for you; calls should be made from the facility phone lines. The necessary customer code needed to complete the call once connected on a facility phone line is 611921 (notices in additional languages are posted in the facility).

(English) ATTENTION: If you speak (non-English language below) language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-801-882-2410

(Spanish) ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-801-882-2410

(Vietnamese) CHÚ Ý: Neu ben nói Tieng Viet, có các dich vu ho tro ngôn nge mien phí dành cho ban. Goi so 1-801-882-2410

From the Administrator

On behalf of everyone here at Ridgecrest Health and Rehabilitation, it is my privilege to welcome you to our family of caring. My name is Kara Davis, and I am the administrator in charge of overseeing your long-term care and rehabilitation needs. Our family of caregivers will endeavor to make your stay comfortable, enjoyable, and safe. Our goal is to strive and give you the quality care you expect, and the peace of mind you deserve. We greatly encourage your family and friends to visit frequently. And we encourage your family to participate in planning your care. We believe it is important for family members to understand and be involved in all aspects of their loved one’s care. Our team of caregivers pledges to provide courteous and professional care above and beyond your expectations. Once again, thank you for choosing Ridgecrest Health and Rehabilitation.


Kara Davis

Meet Our Staff

Ashley Drope

Care Plan Coordinator

Chas Yahnke

Maintenance Supervisor

Deanna Rowton, RN

MDS Coordinator

Janet Martin

Activities Director

Samantha Layne

Business Office Manager

Tina Burns

CDM, DT, Dietary Services Manager

Jayme Gipson, RN

Director of Nursing

Tomeka Woods

Environmental Services Supervisor

Kasey Ellis, LPN

Assistant Director of Nursing

Lachelle Burns, RN

Director of Admissions

Sara Bayird, APRN

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Nate Johnson

Administrator in Training

Winston Lovelace

Social Services

Karen Cluckey, LPN

Infection Preventionist/QA

Tonya Hinds, RN

Medicare Manager

Linda King

Food Services Director

Rachel Perry, RN

Treatment Nurse

Kathy Samples, RN

Treatment Nurse

Amauri Nathan

Activities Assistant

Christina Hall, RN

Admissions Nurse

Heather Landers, PTA

Director of Therapy

LaTonya Rand

Social Services

Sara Smith

Maintenance Assistant

Valerie Allen

Personnel Director