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At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro, we are committed to helping you regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury. Located in Jonesboro, we are a leading provider of inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, Parkinson’s disease, amputation and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions.

Using clinical collaboration and advanced technologies, we provide a personalized care plan designed to meet your unique needs and help you achieve your goals.

Our inpatient rehabilitation hospital uses an interdisciplinary team approach that includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, dietitians and more, combined with our advanced technology and expertise, to help you achieve your goals. You will receive at least three hours of therapy five days per week while under the constant care of registered nurses, many of whom specialize in rehabilitation, and frequent independent private practice physician* visits.

Rehabilitation is covered in full or part by most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Our hospital has contracts with most major insurance companies and is willing to negotiate with other companies, as needed.

*The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Superior amenities at our hospitals

80 Beds

Televisions

Telephones

Free WiFi

Interpreter services

Nonsmoking

Pet friendly

Support groups

Student observation hours

Tours available

Activity daily living area w/Bedroom, Kitchen and Bath

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We proudly display our Gold Seal of Approval™

Joint Commission Accreditation

By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety, our hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Stroke Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in stroke rehabilitation.

Amputee Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in amputee rehabilitation.

Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in hip fracture rehabilitation.

Parkinson's Disease Rehabilitation

Our hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification in Parkinson's disease.

Take a virtual tour

The following region contains a Google 3D virtual tour feature that allows a user to view the Encompass Health facility. To assist screen reader users in understanding what is presented in the 3D virtual tour, each image view is independently described within lists that can be found under each linked heading. The room links below our virtual tour leave this website and go directly to Google maps to walk through the hospital.

Please click on the arrows to navigate through the hallways on each floor. Use the "L" options on the right-hand side of the tour window below to navigate through different areas/floors of the hospital for a full virtual tour. See a key to "L" areas below.

  • Lobby/Foyer of hospital accessed through main hospital entrance.
  • Main desk in lobby entrance for receptionist and admitting area.
  • Chairs for patients and visitors to use.
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  • Multiple tables and chairs for patients and visitors to eat together.
  • Vending machines for drinks and snacks available for purchase.
  • Buffet style food area with menu, utensils, and condiments to choose.
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  • Multiple tables throughout therapy gym to assist in patient therapies.
  • Exercise equipment throughout gym to be used with technologies in therapy sessions.
  • Small stairs to assist in building patient’s strength.
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  • Shared patient room with two beds, sink, bathroom, and chairs for visitors.
  • Two wardrobes for storage.
  • Nightstands are placed next to each bed with a curtain to divide room between patient beds.
  • Window with exterior view.
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  • Patient room with bed, sink, bathroom, TV and chair for visitors.
  • Wardrobe with storage for personal effects is under the television.
  • Small desk area with chair.
  • Window with exterior view.

Hospital happenings

We had a great time donning our hats and celebrating the 137th Kentucky Derby!

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Kentucky Derby

Hospital happenings

Each quarter, we host a lunch and learn event for our staff. On March 31, we highlighted our amputee disease-specific program. Patient Ladonna Kilgore joined us to help in the education, and we were also able to celebrate her birthday!

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Lunch and learn

Hospital happenings

Encompass Health Jonesboro celebrated Occupational Therapy Month by providing lunch to our occupational therapists. We were excited to show our appreciation for all they do.

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Occupational Therapy Month

Hospital happenings

This month, we hosted our monthly Community Support Group Drive-Thru event. We highlighted Parkinson's Awareness Month by giving tulips to all the participants along with the story behind the tulip.

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Parkinson

Hospital happenings

Encompass Health of Jonesboro is especially thankful for our social workers! We appreciate all you do. Happy Social Work Month. Pictured from left are Cathy Boyd, LCSW; Ashley Whitaker, LMSW; Stephanie Hatcher, LMSW; Renee Blankenship, LSW; and Jana Haskins, LCSW.

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Encompass Health of Jonesboro is especially thankful for our social workers! We appreciate all you do.

Leadership and staff

Kevin Spears
Kevin Spears, OT/L, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin is the chief executive officer for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro.

Kevin is the chief executive officer for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro. He started at Encompass Health Jonesboro in November 2020, after serving as assistant vice president and chief operating officer for a hospital system in Arkansas. Prior to this appointment, Kevin worked in several different roles with Encompass Health including CEO of Encompass Health Memphis, regional therapy director for the central region and therapy director for Encompass Health North Memphis.  He has also participated on the National Therapy Leadership Board for two years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Arkansas State University, a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and a master’s degree in business administration from Harding University’s Graduate School of Business.

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Vestal B. Smith
DR. VESTAL B. SMITH, JR.

Medical Director

Dr. Vestal B. Smith, Jr. brings more than 20 years of experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro.

Dr. Vestal B. Smith, Jr. brings more than 20 years of experience to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro. He is a graduate of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he trained in neurology and physical medicine. Previously he served on the medical staff of Baptist Rehabilitation Institute in Little Rock, as well as, Arkansas Heart Hospital and Arkansas Surgical Hospital. As a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Dr. Smith enhances and restores functional ability and quality of life to patients with physical impairments. He is trained in designing comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plans, and is an integral member of the care team at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro.

Dr. Smith is an independent private practice physician.

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Tammy Barley
TAMMY BARLEY

Director of Human Resources

Tammy is the director of human resources and has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro since 1990.

Tammy is the director of human resources and has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro since 1990 with previous experience in health information management. She handles the employee relations, benefits, compensation, recruitment and retention for the employees of the hospital.

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Allan Jones
ALLAN JONES

Controller

Allan is the controller at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro.

Allan is the controller at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro. He has been in healthcare since 1993, working for various providers throughout the southeast. An Arkansas native, Allan holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Arkansas State University. Allan lives in Jonesboro with his wife and three children.

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Becky Kimble
BECKY KIMBLE

Chief Nursing Officer

Becky has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro since 1989.

Becky has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro since 1989 and is currently serving as the chief nursing officer. She graduated from ASU with her associate’s degree in nursing in 1995. Becky also obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2018 from ASU. She has been a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) since 1996 and is board-certified in infection control and epidemiology.

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Mark Peyton
MARK PEYTON

Business Development Director

Mark began his career at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro in December 2010 with more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry.

Mark began his career at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro in December 2010 with more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He assumed the role of director of marketing as well as overseeing the inpatient admissions department. Mark graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Arkansas State University.

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Victoria Prince
VICTORIA PRINCE

Director of Therapy Operations

Vickie is currently the director of therapy operations beginning in October 2017.

Vickie is currently the director of therapy operations beginning in October 2017. She began her career at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro in June of 2012 as a physical therapist and worked her way into leadership as physical therapy team leader and on to therapy manager. Vickie is a 2009 graduate of Arkansas State University with a master’s degree in physical therapy.

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Lori Tosh
LORI TOSH

Case Management Director

Lori is the director of case management and has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro since 1996.

Lori is the director of case management and has been with Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro, since 1996. She started as a part-time switchboard operator while she worked towards her master's degree in rehabilitation counseling from Arkansas State University. Lori graduated from ASU in 1998 and assumed her role of case manager and in February 2011, she was promoted to director of case management. Lori is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.

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Joe Vincent
Joe W. Vincent P.D.

Director of Pharmacy

Joe is the director of pharmacy and has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro for more than 20 years.

Joe is the director of pharmacy and has been employed at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro for more than 20 years. He brings 45 years of pharmacy experience in various practice settings and a certificate in antimicrobial stewardship to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro. Joe is a 1976 graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy including one summer as intern with Indian Health Services.

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Kathleen Walter
KATHLEEN WALTER, RN

Director of Quality and Risk

Kathleen is currently the director of quality management at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro.

Kathleen is currently the director of quality management at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Jonesboro. With her rehabilitation experience, as well as her previous acute care and surgery experience, she has a unique insight into quality management. Kathleen is a strong patient advocate and is constantly looking for avenues of improvement to ensure our patients receive a quality patient experience.

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