At Arbor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, every staff member’s contribution is equally important in meeting our residents' needs and providing a pleasant, comfortable, and safe atmosphere.
Our staff receives continual training to improve their professional skills. They understand the importance of a kind word and the healing power of a smile. Our staff is special-each one a professional, knowledgeable in his or her field, compassionate, kind and respectful. We are proud of the longevity and experience our staff has shared at Arbor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.
Meet Our Team
Tyah Petersen, LNHA - Executive Director (ED) - Tyah has been a licensed administrator for over 30 years and has worked as a certified nursing assistant throughout college, so she understands the amount of work it takes to get the job done. As the executive director, her number one priority is providing outstanding service to our customers.
Caroline Ames - Director of Nursing (DON) - Caroline oversees the nursing departments, including registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants and restorative nursing assistants, as well as coordinating resident care with all other departments.
Pam Nelson - Assistant Director of Nurses (ADON) - Pam works closely with the DON to oversee all functions of the nursing department. If the DON is unavailable, Pam can certainly assist you.
Victoria Rodriguez - Director of Staff Development (DSD) - Victoria maintains the facility's orientation program for new employees, continued education for all staff and oversees our infection control program.
Richard Rivera - Resident Assessment Instrument Director (RAID) - Richard oversees the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, implementation and evaluation in providing appropriate care for our residents. He ensures each resident is given the opportunity to fully utilize their benefits under Medicare, Insurance/HMO or Medi-Cal.
Dr. Rajan Saini - Medical Director (MD) - Dr. Saini acts as a permanent or temporary physician for all residents, serves as a liaison between residents and their primary care physician and also participates in our Quality Assessment and Assurance Committee.
Lisa Wilson - Business Office (BOM) - Lisa has over 25 years of experience with skilled nursing billing. She oversees all aspects of business office functions, including billing, collections, assisting with Medi-Cal applications, resident trust fund, payroll and accounts payable.
Zachary McCormick - Dietary Supervisor - Zack works with physicians and the registered dietician (RD) to provide therapeutic diets for all residents and oversees all aspects of meal preparation and delivery. He also ensures each resident receives quality dining services.
Hassaan Wyne - Facility Rehab Director/Physical Therapist (PT/DPT) - Hassaan oversees our inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy services. Therapy is offered to help gain/maintain functional levels as long as possible.
Melanie Toutai, MHA - Area Director of Business Development (ADBD) - Melanie creates, maintains and grows our business and medical community partnerships. She also assists our patients and families in their journey through skilled nursing and rehabilitation.
Cynthia Robles/Asha Mansukhani - Admission Coordinators - Cynthia and Asha handle admission services for all new residents to ensure a smooth transition from the hospital/home to Arbor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.
Alex Stribling - Social Services Director (SSD) - Alex assists in psycho-social needs, advance health care directive, mortuary needs and assists with community resources and discharge planning. She oversees her staff as they assist with resident appointments for dental, vision, hearing and podiatry, including transportation needs for medical appointments. She also manages the lost and found for our residents.
Arielle Fonseca - Activity Director (AD) - Arielle plans resident recreational needs, in room and out of room to improve residents quality of life. She also oversees all activity programs, including outings, group and individual activities. Additionally, she coordinates our volunteer services.
LaVonne Keoveunxay - Health Information Manager (HIM) - LaVonne ensures clinical records are in accordance with accepted professional standards and practices set by our state and federal government.
Jaime Ochoa - Environmental Service Supervisor (ESS) - Jaime is in charge of improving and maintaining our physical plant, ensuring we meet all federal, state and local fire and safety regulations. Jamie also maintains our physical plant and conducts routine maintenance and all repairs needed.
Luisa Posas - Laundry/Housekeeping Supervisor - Luisa is in charge of all functions of housekeeping and laundry departments. She manages the housekeeping staff as they clean rooms and equipment daily. She also manages the laundry staff as they provide clean linen and personal laundry for the residents.