The Administration of Cortland Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce
the recent addition of Charlie Eaton, RN-CEN/CCRN, to its nurse management
team. Charlie is charged with the management, coordination, and delivery
of critical care nursing on the intensive care (ICU) and telemetry units.
He had served in the role of interim nurse manager for about three months
before his promotion.
Charlie's principal goal in his new position is "to continue to
lead and develop an evidence-based, compassionate, skilled nursing team
in the Intensive Care Unit.
"Charlie has been a member of the CRMC healthcare team for the past
18 years. He began his career after receiving his Physical Therapy Assistant
degree. Charlie then continued his education at Crouse Hospital School
of Nursing, where he received his associate's degree in Nursing. As
a registered nurse, Charlie primarily worked as both charge and staff
nurse on the medical surgical unit, ICU, and Emergency Department. Prior
to his promotion, Charlie served for six years as the Critical Care/Emergency
Services Nurse Educator. Among his many responsibilities, he assisted
with staff orientation, quality improvement monitoring, and served as
patient/staff advocate. In addition, Charlie brings many years of varied
experience with him including working in home care, hospice, and as a
Through the years, Charlie has continued to further his education and involve
himself in the training of other healthcare professionals. He presently
is a NYS Certified Instructor for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT),
instructor for basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support
(ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), and a trauma nurse curriculum(TNCC)
instructor. He also holds several national certifications including critical
care (CCRN), emergency nursing for pediatrics (ENPC), emergency nursing
for adults (CEN), advanced burn life support (ABLS), advanced hazmat life
support (AHLS), and national recognition as a Paramedic (NREMT-P). Charlie
will complete his bachelors in Nursing degree in the spring of2013.
Charlie is actively involved in his home town of Cincinnatus where he volunteers
as a paramedic and acts as training officer for the Cincinnatus Emergency
Squad. He also coaches, and served on the Cincinnatus Central School Board
of Education for seven years.
Born and raised in Cincinnatus, he still makes his home there with his
wife Robyn, an elementary school teacher. The Eatons have three children:
Alayna, Caleb, and Kyleigh.