Qualified, Experienced & Caring

We pride ourselves on having the highest quality of people who work hard to provide the best care for patients in a compassionate and caring environment.  We have full time, qualified staff for each department to consistently provide excellent rehabilitation and nursing care.  Hiring and retaining the most qualified, experienced, and caring staff is what makes Chowan River able to have effective rehabilitation and skilled nursing care.

Dianne Nixon, Licensed NC Healthcare Administrator
Director of Nursing
Melissa Lane, Registered Nurse
Accounts Payable Bookkeeper
Carol Roberts
Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper
Kaye Spivey
Medical Records
Tina Looker
Maintenance Director
James Dawson
Dietary Manager
Dyrell Nowell, Certification in Dietary Management
Housekeeping Supervisor
Gladys Williams
Activities Director
Angela Beamon, Certification in Activities
MDS Coordinator
Elderline Rogan, Registered Nurse
MDS Nurse
Lee Baynor, Licensed Practical Nurse
Staff Facilitator
Treatment Nurse
Rene Onley, Licensed Practical Nurse
Quality Assurance Nurse
Melissa Petterson, Licensed Practical Nurse
Therapy Program Director
Lauren Goodwin, Trained Physical Therapy Aide
Admissions Coordinator
Shatona Williams
Social Worker
Crystal Satleawaite, BS in Social Work
Staff Facilitator
Merinada Bivens, Licensed Practical Nurse