Our Purpose

Our purpose is to provide the highest quality healthcare services and the greatest variety of healthcare options to the residents of central Arkansas 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.

Christie Ruhter, Administrator

From the Administrator

On behalf of everyone here at The Crossing at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation, it is my privilege to welcome you to our family of caring. My name is Christie Ruhter, and I am the administrator in charge of overseeing your short-term rehabilitation and long-term care needs. Our family of caregivers will endeavor to make your stay comfortable, enjoyable, and safe. Our goal is to give you the quality care you expect, and the peace of mind you deserve. We encourage your family and friends to visit frequently. We also 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 The Crossing at Riverside.


Christie Ruhter, Administrator

Meet Our Team Leaders

Maleei House, RN


Beth Gosset, RN

Director of Nursing Assistant Director of Nursing

Kacey Sullivan


Marta Vallecillos

Business Office Manager Human Resources Director

Kelly Coleman


Brandon Kidd, LPN

Director of Community Relations/Marketing Infection Control Nurse

Penny Brinkley, RN


Tiffany Rolland, LPN

MDS Coordinator MDS Coordinator

Lani Lord


Tracy Moore

Director of Social Services (Rehab) Director of Social Services (Long-term Care)

Nikki Lamar, LPN


April West, LPN

Infection Control Nurse Assistant Director of Nursing

Bryce Zitterich


Tiffany Wooding

Maintenance Supervisor Environmental Services Supervisor

Baylee Bartlett


Shaquilla Floyd

Admissions Director Activities Director

Kay Chambers


Twanie Oden, CDM

Director of Food Services Dietary Manager

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