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Charles Collins
XXXX XXXXX XXXX, Whiting, IN 46393
Professional Summary:

Seasoned RN seeking a full-time position with exceptional customer services and excellent work ethic. Dedicated staff member of 26 years at the University of Chicago Medical Center.  Experience in operating room procedures and clinic procedures/examinations, patient triage and management, patient education, chart auditing, and patient screening.

  • Customer Service Orientation, Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Patient Safety.  Participated in JACHO preparedness while employed in the operating room.  Participated in clinic audits and chart reviews in Ophthalmology department.
  • Diverse nursing experiences. Well versed with University of Chicago resources and systems.
Retinopathy of Prematurity Nurse Coordinator Jan 2013Present University of Chicago Hospitals Chicago, IL
  • Screens neonates for potential ROP examinations according to guidelines.
  • Assists retinal specialists with ROP screening examinations.
  • Assures neonate safety in proper patient positioning.  Monitors vital signs and airway during eye exam.
  • Serves as liaison between patient's family and eye specialist.
  • Informs patient's parent of eye exam results.  Educates patient's family about ROP and significance of follow-up exams.
  • Participates in weekly NICU meetings regarding ROP screening follow-up for post-hospital discharge.
  • Coordinates follow-up outpatient eye appointments post-discharge.
  • Coordinates sedated eye exams.
  • Assists in ophthalmology clinic eye exams.
Research Nurse Jan 2011Jan 2012 University of Chicago Hospitals Chicago, IL
  • Screened subjects for study eligibility and study recruitment.
  • Collected and processed biological samples.   Performed phlebotomy. Dispensed study drugs to study subjects.
  • Data entry.
  • Collaborated with study monitors and regulatory personnel as needed.
Nurse Clinician-Pulmonary Medicine Jan 2008Jan 2011 University of Chicago Hospitals Chicago, IL
  • Nurse Clinician-Pulmonary Medicine Assisted in the management of the Asthma & COPD Center Assisted in research studies (subject, screening, recruitment, coordination and implementation of study visit, documentation, IRB reporting).
  • Assisted in the management of patients with refractory obstructive lung disease per phone triage.
  • Scheduled and tracked diagnostic test results Assisted physician with clinic visits (Refractory Obstructive Lung Disease Clinic).
  • Educated clinic patients on proper use of respiratory inhalers.
  • Performed nitric oxide and spirometry testing in the clinic setting.
  • Provided Stat Spiro Service (in-patient bedside spirometry).
  • Coordinated special procedures (Bronchial Thermoplasties, Diagnostic Bronchoscopies)
  •  Completed paperwork for prescribed drug pre-certification documents, family leave forms, etc.  Collaborated with insurance companies for procedure pre-certification.
Nurse Associate-Bariatric Program Jan 2004Jan 2008 University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Pre-screened patients for program eligibility.
  • Provided Bariatric program presentation to all new patients and comprehensive pre-operative teaching to pre-surgical candidates.
  • Evaluated pre-operative diagnostic test results and collaborated with surgeons when necessary.
  • Scheduled surgical procedures through Epic.
  • Managed post-operative patients through phone triage and served as liaison between patient and surgeon.
  • Assisted surgeons with post-operative clinic evaluations and minor procedures as needed.
  • Ordered and tracked diagnostic radiology and lab test results.
  • Managed vitamin therapy in collaboration with surgeons and dieticians.
  • Completed patient disability and medical leave documents.
  • Team member instrumental in attainment of National Bariatric Certification-2005.
Nurse Associate, Orthopaedic Jan 2003Jan 2004 University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Assisted in management of patients-phone triage.
  • Ordered and tracked diagnostic test results.
  • Assisted physicians with clinic visits.
  • Completed patient disability and medical leave documents.
Specialty Nurse Manger Jan 2001Jan 2003 University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Operating Room) Managed the Gynecology service to ensure that all aspects of perioperative care were safe and efficient.
  • Assumed role of charge nurse of surgical unit when needed.
  • Assumed role of scrub nurse and circulating nurse role for adult and pediatric patients.
  • Served as Laser Safety Nurse for the operation of the CO2 and Yag laser.
  • Assured compliance with AORN standards of care, JCAHO, as well as IDPH requirements.
Operating Room Nurse Jan 1988Jan 2003 University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Served as circulating/scrub nurse in the specialty of  general surgery, gynecology, obstetrics,  plastic surgery, and pediatric surgery.
  • Assured safety of patient was maintained throughout all phases of surgery.
Operating Room Nurse Jan 1985Jan 1988 South Chicago Hospital Chicago, IL
  • Served as circulating/scrub nurse with experience in the following surgical specialties: General, OB/Gyne, OHN, Plastics, Vascular, Thoracic, Orthopedic, GI Endoscopy, General Pediatrics).
BSN Jun 1999 Indiana University Northwest South Chicago Community Hospital Gary, IN
Diploma : Nursing May 1984 South Chicago Community Hospital School of Nursing Chicago, IL
Additional Information:
  • Accreditation Registered Professional Nurse-State of Indiana (expires 11/2015)
    Registered Professional Nurse-State of Illinois (expires 05/2016)
    CPR certification
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Previous Companies:

  • University of Chicago Hospitals
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
  • South Chicago Hospital

Previous Job Positions:

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity Nurse Coordinator
  • Research Nurse
  • Nurse Clinician Pulmonary Medicine
  • Nurse Associate Bariatric Program
  • Nurse Associate


  • Indiana University Northwest South Chicago Community Hospital
  • South Chicago Community Hospital School of Nursing

Level of Education:

  • BSN
  • Diploma

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