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Charles Collins
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Professional Summary

Master's degree nurse with strong clinical and management abilities and a successful career in both outpatient and long term care facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate patient care. Licensed in Arizona with expertise in Forensics, Sexual Assault, Intimate partner violence and strangulation examination and treatment. 

Skills
  • Communication Skills: utilize all channels of communication, encourage open communication to achieve mutual understanding
  • Time Management: distinguish between high and low priority, concentrate on areas yielding the greatest return
  • Judgment and Decision Making: consider alternative courses of action, seek staff input
  • Critical Thinking: able to learn rapidly and adapt to changing situations
  • Customer and Personal Service: genuineness in dealing with others, make the best impression in every situation, understand human behavior
  • Improvement: works cooperatively toward the identification of areas needing improvement
Experience
Nurse Manager Jun 2006Present University of Arizona Medical Center Tucson, AZ Managed nursing staff in provider based and physician practice clinics serving adults, pediatrics, surgical specialty (general and trauma, bariatrics, ENT, plastics, cardiology, neurosurgery, urology, podiatry, vascular). Women's health obstetrics and  gynecology clinics including OB high risk clinics (diabetes, drug dependent, and other compromising medical conditions. Transitioned non Joint Commission based clinics to Joint Commission clinics.  Hired, disciplined and managed nursing and other ancillaries, wrote policy and procedures, responsible for Point of Care Testing, ordered medications and supplies.   Served as EPIC Electronic Medical Record trainer to assist both providers and staff during transition of EPIC EMR. Built electronic medical record preference medications and orders for laboratory tests, radiology and referral lists for providers to order efficiently. Cover staff and triage nurse assignments, in their absence.   Participated in plan of care with residents and attending in an Academic setting. Lectured 4th year medical students on the sexual response, assault and treatment.
Forensics Nurse SANE-A Sep 1999Present Independent Contractor for Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault Tucson, AZ On call to respond to emergency room for patient care. Obtain medical history, for diagnosis and treatment, perform physical exam, genital, anal and/or pelvic speculum exam with colposcopy, document and photograph images of injuries on sexual assault, intimate partner violence with strangulation patients.  Discuss and educate sexual transmitted infections, pregnancy prophylaxis and HIV risks. Perform danger assessments. Coordinate care with emergency department provider.  Collect forensic evidence maintaining chain of evidence. Provide courtroom testimony as expert witness.
Director of Nursing, Posada del Sol Healthcare Long Term Care Facility Mar 2003Jun 2006 Pima County Government Tucson, AZ Oversee all long term care patient care areas, 160 beds including sub acute skilled nursing, ventilator dependent residents, secured behavioral and dementia units. Coordinate assignment of nursing staff to ensure residents' needs and to provide quality of nursing care and services safety and to deliver individualized level of care for each resident.   Promote a safe, comfortable and nurturing environment for our residents in which to live.   Ensure that the facility is prepared for the resident admission.   Ensure initial and each quarterly MDS is accurate, complete and timely.  Two successful AZ state inspections during my DON position.
Advanced from New Graduate Nurse to Outpatient Director of Nursing Jun 1977Mar 2003 Pima County Government - Kino Community Hospital Tucson, AZ During my tenure with Pima County Government, I began as a new BSN nurse graduate and accepted progressively more advanced positions with increased responsibility, supervision and challenge, my final position was a MSN Outpatient Director of Nursing. Management of professional patient care services and direct operations in ambulatory care setting, emergency room and operating room of the hospital in health services delivery. Planned and successfully opened and licensed off site dental clinic with a residency program. Supervised the Juvenile Detention health program; intake triage, history and assessment of juveniles to determine need for medical clearance prior to detaining.   Manage nursing care for major league Spring training physical exams and injury care for Chicago White Sox major/minor/draft baseball leagues. Perform annual evaluations, interview, hire and discipline associates.  Plan, schedule and oversee assignment of nursing staff to ensure quality of nursing services provided to patients in Emergency department, pre-hospital, urgent care, operating room, pre-op, PACU, and GI services. Supervise and coordinate patient care in Pediatric and Women's Health OB/GYN Clinics.  Review and respond to daily, monthly and yearly clinic operations, revenue and expenditures and variances. Review of quality improvement, data collection and dashboards, turn data into actionable change for patient care and satisfaction.   Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
 
Education
Nov 2014 IAFN Annual Indian Health Services Domestic Violence Examiner Trainer Phoenix, AZ Continuing Education
Oct 2014 IAFN Annual Scientific Assembly: Forensic Nursing Science and Practice Phoenix, AZ
May 2014 Strangulation, Jennifer Markowitz, PHD, NP, Forensic Nursing Consultant Tucson, AZ
Oct 2013 IAFN Annual Scientific Assembly, Forensic Nursing Science and Practice Anaheim, CA
Oct 2013 Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Traumatic Stress Tucson, AZ
Jan 2013 Intimate Partner Violence, Strangulation, Advanced Training Jennifer Markowitz Tucson, AZ
Oct 2012 IAFN Annual Scientific Assembly, Forensic Nursing and Practice Fajardo, PR
Continuing Education Oct 2012 Tucson Postpartum Depression Coalition
Continuing Education May 2012 Advanced Forensic Examiner Training Tucson, AZ
Continuing Education May 2012 Effective and Ethical Court Testimony Flagstaff, AZ
May 2012 Optimizing Treatment and Management of the Sexual Assault Patient -SACASA
Continuing Education Apr 2012 International Conference of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence & Stalking San Diego, CA
Continuing Education Dec 2011 Nursing Grand Rounds: Medical Marijuana: Pros, Cons, controversy of Cannabinoids Tucson, AZ
ContinuingEducation Mar 2011 Forensic Photography Symposium, IAFN San Diego, CA
Continuing Education Dec 2010 Strangulation, Identifying, assessing, treating and Testifying Tucson, AZ
Continuing Education Oct 2010 IAFN Annual Scientific Assembly: Ending Violence Leading Health Care Response Pittsburg, PA
Continuing Education Nov 2008 IAFN Annual Scientific Assembly: Ending Violence Leading Health Care Response Tucson, AZ
Continuing Education Oct 2008 Advanced Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Tucson, AZ
Continuing Education May 2008 Tough Talk: Understanding and Talking about Domestic Violence Tucson, AZ
Continuing Education Mar 2008 Ethical Issues in Forensic Nursing Online CE Tucson, AZ
Continuing Educationa Mar 2008 Anonymous Evidence Collection in Adult Sexual Assault Patients Online CE Tucson, AZ
Continuing Education Mar 2008 Recognition and Treatment of Pediatric STD's Post Sexual Assault Online CE Tucson, AZ
May 2005 Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Detroit, MI
Masters of Nursing with Emphasis in Systems : Nursing Dec 2004 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
Bachelor of Science : Nursing May 1977 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ

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School Attended
IAFN Annual Indian Health Services Domestic Violence Examiner Trainer