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Physician Assistant Medical

Randallstown, Maryland, United States
November 26, 2018

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Yuliya Shmyga Fischer, PA; NCCPA Cert: *******

**** ************** **, ************, ** 21133

Phn : 410-***-****


Summary of Skills, Experience and Certifications:

Currently practicing Surgical Oncology Physician Assistant, Mercy Medical Center. First assist in surgery. First assist in cytoreductive/hiperthermic intraperitoneal infusion surgeries. Proud recipient of 2 Gold Star Caregiver Awards, November 2017 and August 2018, for exceptional performance and commitment to excellence. Proficiently executing responsibilities across all aspects of pre-, intra- and post-operative care.

I am highly self-motivated, organized, focused and self-directed; always executing my duties with initiative and professionalism, while exercising expert clinical judgment to function independently. I possess strong patient service/care skills with a desire to consistently meet and exceed patient needs and expectations. I am multilingual, possessing excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to educate/counsel patients and their family as well as communicate complex medical information to collaborators, including: patients/families, physicians, staff and other healthcare providers. I possess exceptional analytical, research, problem solving and conflict resolution skills. I have a well rounded and diverse cultural background and have acquired diverse clinical experience, practicing across an array of clinical/laboratory settings, possessing an avid interest and expertise in caring for a diverse population of patients with varying levels of medical/cultural needs/considerations and health literacy.

2016 NCCPA Certified - NCCPA Cert#: 1129924; exp 12/31/18

Current CPR/ACLS and First Aid for Healthcare Professionals

Extensive experience in geriatric, hospice and terminally ill care of patients; acute and chronic illness care; physical and cognitive impairment care; nephrostomy tube care, Hoyer lift use; maintenance of sterile fields and application of dressings; patient and family education/counseling; procurement; managing vendors, supply inventory and requisitions

Performed duties across an array of clinical settings, including: hospitals, laboratories, research facilities, private homes, assisted living and hospice facilities – passionately serving in the healthcare industry for 10 years

Highly proficient in charting and documentation of patient care and patient activities possessing excellent analytical, research and problem resolution skills

Strong communication and patient relation/counseling skills

Excellent management, leadership and organizational skills

Highly self-motivated and detail-oriented

Extensive knowledge of linguistics:

Fluent in 5 languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish and French

Strong computer skills: charting and data entry

Lotus, Microsoft Office Suite, Power Point, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop High performance execution across a well rounded, wide spectrum of duties including: pre-operative through post-operative inpatient floor management, patient evaluations / plan of care, administrative/office responsibilities, addressing patient and family concerns, patient admission and discharge.

Additional Experience and Skills:

Chest tube placement, Venipuncture, initiation of intravenous infusions, placement of NG tubes, obtaining and interpretation of EKGs, aseptic and isolation techniques, collection of cultures, arterial blood draws, CPR, placement of catheters, Papanicolaou cytology smears, wound care and dressing changes, closure of wounds via suture, staples, dermabond, administration and prescription of medications, examination of eyes using fluoroscein staining, incision and drainage, removal of ocular foreign bodies, casting and splinting, insertion and removal of central lines, insertion and removal of chest tubes, lumbar puncture.


June 2014 to August 2016

MS Physician Assistant Program, Towson University, MD; Class of 2016 September 2013 to May 2014

Stevenson University (former Villa Julie), MD. Completed prerequisites for the PA Program. Declared Biology Major; Chemistry Minor. Enrolled in 300/400 level Biology and Chemistry courses, maintaining Dean’s List status and a perfect 4.00 GPA in over 100 credits including all PA prerequisites from all the U.S. institutions I have attended: CCBC, AACC and Stevenson Univ. During my enrollment at Stevenson Univ, I have successfully completed the following courses with a 4.00 GPA: Biochemistry, Advanced Biochemistry, Med Tech: Molecular and Immunologic Diagnostics, Cell Biology; BioInformatics, Pathogenic Microbiology, and Techniques in Molecular Biology. January 2010 to May 2013

CCBC and AACC, MD. Fulfilling prerequisites for the PA Program. Continually maintained Dean’s List Status with a 4.00 GPA. Satisfied prerequisites for the PA Program. May 2009 to July 2009

CNA/GNA Program. Gandhi Institute of Health Foundation, MD, USA. CNA/GNA Certification: American Heart Association. 2009 License #: A00100952; Exp: 2018 September 1997 to May 2002

Master’s Degree: Philology/Linguistics, Sevastopol Technical State University, Ukraine, 2002 Included curriculum: extensive studies of linguistics - English, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish, and French. Also included: basic studies in social and economical disciplines, global marketing strategies, ethics and professional training.


February 2017 to Present

Mercy Medical Center Surgical Oncology Physician Assistant 2 Awards: Gold Star Caregiver, November 2017 and August 2018, for exceptional performance and commitment to excellence

Responsible for proficiently providing varied medical services, pre-, intra- and post-operative care, including: eval prep for surgery, collecting and assessing complete medical history; performing physical examinations and diagnostic tests; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests and imaging studies; formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan; prescribing/dispensing medications; assisting surgeons in the OR with surgical procedures and other invasive procedures; rounding on admitted patients, assessing patient status and advising attending physicians, providing proficient planning and implementing individualized care based on the specific clinical needs of the patient; educating/counseling patients and families; enabling continuity of care by managing patient care in pre-, intra- and post-operative settings; performing post-surgery follow-up, formulating and maintaining patient medical care in any role appropriate/consistent with applicable law, hospital regulations, delineation of privileges, and within current level of skills/training/experience.

January 2010 to Present

Chesapeake Medical Staffing, CMS

PA, 2016 – Present; CNA/GNA, 2010-2016; Healthcare/Health Services Contractual Labor: Healthcare

2401 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

Contact: Terri Weller, MS, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer, Principal and Director of Nursing

Phn: 410-***-****

I have a diverse cultural background and through CMS I have acquired diverse clinical experience. While employed with CMS, I have performed duties across an array of clinical settings including: hospitals, laboratories, research facilities, private homes, assisted-living and hospice facilities. In addition to my clinical skills, I speak five languages, which has proven advantageous. I also proudly share the healthcare responsibilities for my ailing father-in-law, 87yo, 1st LT USAF fighter pilot, 1956 Olympic Wrestler and Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. April 2008 to October 2010

Private Senior Care; Healthcare/Health Services:


Full Time Duty, including overnight stay

Hospice and terminally ill care of patient; patient and family education and counseling Duties Included: personal care and companionship services, medication assistance, assist in rehab exercises, meal preparation, personal errands, light cleaning and laundering, transportation, Basic First Aid, direct care of patients including: bathing of patients, exercise and daily activities, charting and documentation of patient care and patient activities including vital signs, assisted in maintaining sterile fields and application of dressings, manage medical supply inventory and requisitions. December 2009 to October 2010

6506 Lamont Drive, New Carrollton, MD 20784

Employed by Jim Acton [son of male senior patient] Mr Acton contact info: 410-***-****

April 2008 to November 2009

1600 Heather Hts, Sykesville, MD 21784

Employed by Irina Bederak [daughter-in-law of female senior patient] Mrs Irina Bederak contact info: 443-***-****

Professional References:

Dr. Thomas Grace

Chief of Plastic Surgery, Saint Agnes Hospital

Office: 410-***-****

RADM Kenneth P. Moritsugu, M.D., MPH, USPHS Ret.

Vice President, Global Professional Education and Strategic Relations Johnson & Johnson Family of Diabetes Companies

Rear Admiral USPHS Ret., Sept 2007 acting United States Surgeon General Mobile: 408-***-****

Home: 703-***-****

Richard Rohrs, PA-C, DFAAPA, SFHM

Administrative Director, LifeBridge Medicine, Northwest Hospital Maryland Academy of PAs, President 1979 – 81, VP 1989 – 90, Director at Large 1998 -2000. Office: 410-***-****

James F. Cawley, MPH, PA-C, DHL (Hon)

Professor of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Prevention and Community Health Milken Institute School of Public Health

Senior Research Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants The George Washington University; School of Medicine and Health Sciences Phn: 202-***-****

Donna Sewell, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

Towson University/CCBC Essex Physician Assistant Program Professor and Clinical Coordinator, July 1982 to present PA Program Director Towson University/CCBC; Rank - Professor, July l991 to March 2011 American Academy of PAs - Chairperson, Professional Development & Education Council 2010-11 Distinguished Fellow, the American Academy of Physician Assistants May 2008 Office: 443-***-****

Theresa Neumann, MPAS, PA-C

Academic Coordinator/Clinical Asst Professor, Towson University / CCBC Towson University/CCBC Essex Physician Assistant MS Program Office: 443-***-****

Robert J Solomon, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

PA Program Director, Professor, Senior Faculty Member, Towson University / CCBC Towson University/CCBC Essex Physician Assistant MS Program Office: 443-***-****

John F. Byrnes, PA-C

President, Southeastern Clinical Services, FL

Founder and President, 1981, Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, APACVS President, Legacy Circle Member, Physician Assistant Foundation President, Co-Founder and Charter Member, Association of Physician Assistants Vice President, Health Industry Integration

Office: 407-***-****

Mobile: 407-***-****

H. Mebane Turner, EdD

President Emeritus, University of Baltimore; UB President 1969-2002 Univ of Virginia: held various admin positions and UV Head Wrestling Coach George Mason Univ: Dean of Students; Director of Admissions as well as other admin positions Home Phn: 410-***-****

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