Our Staff

River Valley Nursing Home takes pride in being adequately staffed with educated professionals and experienced staff. It is our goal to provide a homelike environment to our residents while gently balancing their medical and emotional needs. Our staff continues to train and educate themselves on the newest and most effective methods for the best resident care offered.

Mary Coleman– Administrator


Rebecca Perry, RN – Director of Nursing


Mary Coleman – Administrator

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Mary Coleman is a lifelong resident of Pendleton Co. She is a graduate of NKU and has been a social worker for 15 years. She has 7 years experience in long term care. She knows from personal experience how difficult it is placing your loved one in long term care but has seen firsthand how the staff love and care for them just like family. She finds the opportunity very rewarding to be able to  build personal relationships with our residents and community.

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Mitzi Yelton – Business Office Manager, Admissions

Mitzi started her career with River Valley in November 2011. She has attended college at Morehead State University and Trident Technical College located  in Charleston, SC. Mitzi has 9 years experience in billing and office experience.  Mitzi has two children and enjoys reading, making shawls, and spending time with her children. She is a member of Butler Baptist Church and the Falmouth Festival Committee.

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Robin Mulloy – Activities Director

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Robin has been the Activities Director since November, 2012. Before that, she was the Social Service Director for 15 years. She was awarded the prestigious Social Service Admissions Director of the Year award presented by the KAHCF, The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities. Robin has been a resident of Pendleton County all her life.  She has been involved with long term care services since 1980.   She finds joy in building friendships and personal relationships with our residents, their families and our staff members.

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Carol Hurst – Dietary Manager 

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Carol has been our Dietary Manager since 1982.    She has won the Honorable Mention award for Dietary Services from the KAHCF, The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities.Carol has lived in Pendleton Co. all of her life. She is married and has one son, one daughter and one grand-daughter.  Carol enjoys reading, cooking, quilting and collecting cook books and dolls.

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Rebecca Robbins – Restorative

Rebecca started at River Valley Nursing Home in 1995.She started her career as a CNA. She moved to LPN and advanced to Director of Restorative. She has maintained her position with 7 years experience. Rebecca is married and enjoys reading and crocheting.

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Tracy Fickenscher – Infection and Quality Control


Vonetta Turner – MDS Coordinator


Vickie Carr – Administrative Assistant

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Vickie started her career with Licking Valley Oil in 1997 and transferred to River Valley Nursing Home in December 2006. She has maintained her position as administrative assistant and has 15 years experience.Vickie is married, has two children and one grandchild.  She enjoys reading, loves music and is actively involved at Blanket Creek Church.

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Nancy Barger – Housekeeping & Laundry Manager

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Nancy has been involved with long term care since 1993.  She has lived in Pendleton Co. all of her life.  She has been the manager of Housekeeping & Laundry since 2006.  She is married and has one son, two daughters and seven grand-children.  Her hobbies include crocheting, reading and gardening.

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David Tucker – Director of Maintenance