Kateryna Petrenko

1, Unknown St.,

Kyiv, Ukraine

M: 012-345-67-89

E: kateryna.petrenko@email.com


Career Profile

Highly motivated, dedicated and clinically competent general practitioner with experience caring for patients from a range of cultural backgrounds. I am committed to pursuing a role in which I can help people maintain their health and quality of life.


Education

Medical Doctor
Kyiv, Ukraine
O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University
Graduated: 2005

Professional Development

  • Pain Management, 2011
  • Cardiovascular Workshop, 2011
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (CPR), 2010
  • Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment, April 2008
  • Procedural Sedation of Adults and Children in Emergency Department, 2007

Experience

June 2011 – Present
General Practitioner, 
Kyiv Regional Clinical Hospital (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Responsibilities:
  • Greet patients and take personal histories, perform examinations, order laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Evaluate patients’ physical and mental health; refer patients to specialists where appropriate
  • Prescribe and administer medications and treatments
  • Perform routine surgery, such as primary closure techniques (suturing), ingrown toenail removal, skin lesion biopsies and removal of foreign bodies from eyes, ears or wounds
  • Provide emergency care for acute coronary syndrome and asthma attacks Inoculate patients, including children from six weeks of age
  • Provide pre-natal and post-natal care
  • Perform skin cancer checks and minor surgical procedures, as required
  • Report notifiable diseases, such as pertussis and measles, to governmental authorities
  • Advise patients about strategies for maintaining optimal health, including disease and accident prevention
October 2009 – June 2011
General Practitioner, 
Private Medical Clinic (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Responsibilities:

  • Examined patients and recorded their medical histories and details of their current health concerns
  • Ordered laboratory and diagnostic procedures
  • Prescribed and administered medications, inoculations and treatments
  • Provided emergency care for acute coronary syndrome, asthma attacks, loss of consciousness, acute infection and multiple trauma
  • Performed routine surgery, including primary closure techniques (suturing), ingrown toenail removal, skin lesion biopsies and removal of foreign bodies from ears, eyes or wounds
  • Supervised pre-natal and post-natal care provided by midwives
  • Reported births, deaths and incidence of contagious and other diseases to governmental authorities

Achievements:

  • Awarded the Second Qualification Category (Registrar) in Internal Medicine
July 2005 – June 2006
Junior Medical Doctor (Specialist Training in Internal Medicine), 
Kyiv Regional Hospital No. 2 (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Responsibilities:
  • Worked on rotational basis in Medical, Surgical, Emergency, Paediatrics, O&G, Psychiatry and Orthopaedics departments
  • Examined patients, documented their medical histories, ordered laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures
  • Admitted patients after consulting with senior medical practitioners
  • Performed minor surgical procedures such as IV cannulation, ECG, ABG and urinary catheterisation
  • Accompanied registrars and consultants on morning and afternoon ward rounds

Clinical Skills

  • History taking
  • Physical examination
  • Intravenous access techniques
  • Arterial puncture
  • Mask ventilation
  • Nasogastric tube placement
  • Foley catheter insertion
  • Primary closure techniques
  • Digital nerve block
  • Ingrown toenail removal
  • Removal of superficial foreign bodies
  • Nasal packing for epistaxis
  • Speculum insertion for vaginal swabs
  • Skin lesion biopsy
  • Punch biopsy
  • ECG and simple interpretation
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • CPR
  • Excision of skin lesions

Key Skills and Abilities

Interpersonal skills and bedside manner
Ability to put patients at ease and inspire their trust. Highly developed communication skills enable me to listen, respond and adapt to patients from a range of cultural backgrounds in a clear and empathetic manner. I have a genuine concern for all patients and take the time to explain their condition and treatment options.

Reliable medical knowledge and diagnostic skills
Proven ability to make sound diagnoses following accurate case-taking, examination of patient and interpretation of diagnostic procedures.

Ability to remain calm under pressure
Experience working in hospitals and practices with limited staff and a high volume of patients who present with both emergency and non-emergency cases. Able to remain calm and methodical in my examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients, even in testing situations.


References

Available upon request.