English/Russian/Ukrainian/Polish speaking professional with over 15year experience as an effective advocate for patients. Experienced Operating Room Registered Nurse and professionally trained First Surgical Assistant with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Varied clinical experience including Hospitals, Primary care clinics, CVS Minute Clinic, Women’s health clinic, and Walgreens Clinic.
Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner 01/2016 to 05/2019, Resurrection University 1431 N Claremont Ave Chicago
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2013 Ternopil State Medical University - Voli Square, 1, Ternopil, Ukraine 09/2011-06/2013
Ukraine, MD: Medicine, 2001 Ternopil Medical School - Voli Square, 1, Ternopil, Ternopil's'ka oblast, Ukraine Certifications 09/1995-06/2001
Registered Nurse in Illinois, License number 041435258, 2020
First Surgical assistant in Illinois License number 238000087, 2020
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support, 2020
Registered Nurse First Assistant Operating room, 06/2018 to present Advocate Christ Medical Center- 4440 W 95th St., Oak Lawn
Registered Nurse First Assistant Operating room, 03/2016 to 05/2018 Presence Health– 2233 West Division St., Chicago
First Surgical Assistant, 10/2004 to 03/2017 Presence Health-2233 West Division St., Chicago Il 60622
First Surgical Assistant, 06/2013 to 06/2014 Rush University Medical Center -1653 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago
Surgical Assistant, 08/2010 to 07/2014 Norwegian American Hospital – 1044 N Francisco Ave, Chicago
Surgical Assistant, 10/2004 to 10/2005 West Suburban Medical Center – 3 Erie Ct, Oak Park
General Surgeon, 08/2001 to 02/2003 Ternopil Regional Hospital – 1 Klinichna Street, Ternopil, Ukraine
-Assess patients prior to surgery and alleviate their concerns. Monitor the patient’s vital signs to detect anomalies. EMR charting. Evaluate patient in postoperative phases. Adhere to safety standards and precautions.
-Assist surgeons with cases including incision and layered closure of surgical sites, providing exposure, achieving hemostasis by means of injection, manual, and topical methods, and application of appropriate energy sources, manipulation and dissection/removal of devices and drains, and applying appropriate dressing material specific to the procedure. Foley catheter placement, tourniquet application, placement of the intravenous catheter, and other procedures as needed.
-Assist to apply specific dressing material such as splints or casts, asses skin integrity, assist in the transfer of the patient to recovery if needed or directed by a surgeon.
Title of Prior Scholarly Paper
Kontsevyy, B (2018) The Role of Insulin Pump Compared to Injectable Insulin on Hemoglobin A1C in Children 1-10 Years Old with Type 1 DM in the Recent Years of Treatment.
Poster session presented at Resurrection University. Chicago, IL April 2018
Poster session presented at APRN 2018 MIDWEST CONFERENCE Lisle, IL
-The Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing
-Glycemic Control Committee Advocate Christ Medical Center
-Surgical Services Quality Oversight Committee Advocate Christ Medical Center