Burcu Acumsal

International Patients Coordinator

Eğitim

  • 2019 – Present Anadolu University – Açıköğretim Sociology (in Turkish)
  • 2013 – 2016 University of Sussex BSc (Hons) Psychology (2.1)
  •  Key Modules included:
    • Research Skills and Methods o Developmental Psychology o Cognitive Psychology
    • Brain and Behaviour
    • Social Psychology
  • In addition to these, during my last term in university I took Psychology in Education, which helped me to link basic theories within the education, such as self-efficacy and achievement motivation.
  • My dissertation was about ‘The Effect of Manipulation Check on Intentions to Perform a Health Related Behaviour’. For my dissertation, I analysed how certain identity within a manipulation check have an effect on intentions to perform health related behaviour.
  • 2006 – 2013 Levent College
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • A Levels: Psychology, Sociology, Turkish
    • AS Level: History
    • IGCSEs & GCSEs: Maths, English, Turkish, Psychology, Sociology, History

İş Deneyimi

  • Working Experience
    • December 2017 – Present: International Patient Advisor at British Cyprus IVF Hospital
    • As an International Patient Advisor, I assist patients throughout their treatments with
  • British Cyprus IVF Hospital.
    • I prepare treatment plans with doctor’s orders to patients.
  • November 2016, January 2017, March 2017:
    • I have involved in private teaching of History (in English) to Year 8 student.
    • I have involved in private teaching of Business Studies (GCSE) to Year 9 student.
  • November 2016 –December 2017:Reception & Accountant at British Cyprus IVF Hospital o In British Cyprus IVF Hospital, I am responsible to give advise to patients coming to
  • Cyprus about the hotels, transfers and flights to both patients.
    • I am also responsible to assist international patients around the hospital and centre, making translations between staff that do not speak English and English speaking patients. This occurs especially between accountant and patients, in blood tests.
    • I organise and get best deals from hotels and taxi transfers for patients who are travelling to Cyprus for IVF treatment.
    • Apart from that, I also had training for accountancy, which helped me improve my numeracy skills.
    • This position helped me to improve my organisational skills as well as my multi- tasking skills. In addition to this, my oral communication skills as well as language translation also improved as I assist patients with two different languages and making translations for them.
  • August 2015: Private Teaching (English)
    •  During the August 2015, I involved in private teaching to 12 year old student to
  • prepare him for an English language test.
    • June 2015 – August 2015: Sales Assisstant at Serena
  • I was responsible to respond and to assist customers who need help.
    • July 2014 – September 2014: Sales Assisstant at Serena
    • April 2014 – May 2014: Sales Assisstant at Serena
    • July 2013 – September 2013: Sales Assisstant at Serena