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Charles Collins
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Professional Summary
Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Service Orientation
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Active Learning
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • ACLS, TNCC, ENPC, PALS, BLS
Experience
RN-Charge nurse Apr 2013Present Christus, St. Mary Hospital Port Arthur, TX
  • Assess urgent and emergent health conditions using both physiologically and technologically derived data.
  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
  • Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Assess urgent and emergent health conditions using both physiologically and technologically derived data.
  • Perform administrative duties that facilitate admission, transfer, or discharge of patients.
  • Supervise and monitor unit nursing staff.
RN-Traveler Oct 2012Jan 2013 Advantage RN West Chester, OH
  • Uvalde Memorial Hospital- Ulvade,Texas.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as central line placement, endotracheal intubation, and non-elective cardioversion.
  • Ensure that equipment or devices are properly stored after use.
  • Provide post-mortem care.
RN-Traveler May 2011Oct 2012 Independent Traveler/RN Cordova, AK
  • Worked as independent traveling nurse and PRN at local hospitals when at home.
  • Perform emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Manage patients' pain relief and sedation by providing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, monitoring patients' responses, and changing care plans accordingly.
  • Assess urgent and emergent health conditions using both physiologically and technologically derived data.
  • Perform administrative duties that facilitate admission, transfer, or discharge of patients.
  • Worked as independent traveling nurse and PRN at local hospitals when at home.
RN-Traveler Nov 2009Apr 2011 Advantage RN/Vortex Group West Chester, Oh

St. Francis Care Center- Hockessin, Delaware. Supervisor for a  104 bed LTACH/LTC facility. Responsibilities included staffing, collaborate with staff and manage care of all patients, administrative duties, continuity of care with multidisciplinary team, and leader of rapid response team. Included care of palliative care and multiple rehabilitation diagnoses.

Maniilaq Health Center-Kotzebue, Alaska.

Travel RN. Direct patient care, alternating between Acute care and the ER.

RN-ICU Nov 2008Nov 2009 Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas Beaumont, TX

26 Bed ICU

  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.
  • Identify malfunctioning equipment or devices.
  • Participate in continuing education to improve practice knowledge and skills.
RN-Traveler Apr 2001Jun 2008 All Health Staffing Richmond, TX

Traveler- ICU/ ER

Assignments:

  • Dorchester General-Cambridge Md. 13 bed ICU/Tele unit. (2)
  • Bristol Hospital- 14 bed ICU-Bristol, Ct. (2)
  • Cordova Community Medical Center, Cordova, Alaska. Critical Access facility in rural Alaska. 16 Acute care beds, 10 LTC beds, L&D/nursery, 3 ER rooms.
  • St. Vincent's Hospital- Santa Fe, New Mexico. 13 bed ICU. (1)
  • Salt Lake Regional Medical Center- Salt Lake City, Utah. 24 bed ICU. (1)
  • St. Joseph Hospital- Bryan, Texas.  CCU (1)
  • Queen's Medical Center, Honolulu, Hi. 12 bed CVSICU. Cardiac-thoracic surgeries. (1)
  • CCMC, Cordova, Alaska. Worked at this facility every other summer during this time period.(7)
  • Renaissance Hospital, St. Mary Hospital, SETMC, worked these hospitals PRN in between travel assignments.
RN May 1992Feb 2001 St. Mary Hospital Port Arthur, TX Direct patient care in 16 bed general ICU, including high volume of cardiovascular and cardiac surgical patients as well as patients with multi system organ failure, sepsis, GI bleed, and CVA. Charge RN responsibilities and precepted new staff, maintained monthly schedule for unit.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing May 1992 Lamar University Beaumont, TX
LVN: Nursing Oct 1985 Sabine Valley-Natchitoches Area Vo-Tech Many, LA
Bachelor of Science: Nursing University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX Working on BS with expected graduation date of May, 2017.
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Previous Companies:

  • Christus
  • St Mary Hospital
  • Advantage RN

Previous Job Positions:

  • RN Charge nurse
  • RN Traveler
  • RN ICU
  • RN

Schools:

  • Lamar University
  • Sabine Valley-Natchitoches Area Vo-Tech
  • University of Texas at Arlington

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Science
  • LVN
  • Bachelor of Science

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