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Gwendolen Shickell

Certified Medical Dosimetrist, Radiation Therapist, Radiologic Technologist

Work experience

Jun 2013Present

Dosimetrist

Asante Health System

Position: Staff Medical Dosimetrist: 

Oct 2010May 2012

Dosimetrist

John Stoddard Cancer Center, Iowa Health System
Position: Staff Medical Dosimetrist Duties: 2D, 3D conformal and non-conformal, IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, SRS, SRT, and SBRT planning on Eclipse Version 8.9, trademark Varian, HDR planning and assistance with treatment delivery, including, but not limited to, gynecological cases, lung cases and prostate, QA with MAPcheck and ARCcheck, trademark Sun Nuclear, assist in with PET CT simulation and CT simulation, chart checks, plan checks, assist physics staff, work with residents as they rotate through our department, scheduling of dosimetry staff, and other various clerical and managerial duties.
Jan 2006Jul 2007

Dosimetrist

Radiation Oncology Resources
Position: PRN Consulting Duties: Dosimetrist consulting and IMRT remote planning
Jan 2001Jun 2005

Lead Dosimetrist

Mayo Clinic-Radiation Oncology Department-Desk R
Position: Certified Medical Dosimetrist-last 3 years Duties: 3-D Conformal Planning, IMRT, IMRT Core Team, IGRT, Chart Checks, Interoperative Radiation Therapy, Prostate Seed Implants, Limited HDR experience, assist physics staff, Teaching Residents/Radiation Therapy Students Dosimetry, Quality Assurance, Lead Dosimetrist at LaCrosse, WI remote clinic
Jan 1991Dec 2000

Radiation Therapist

Mercy Cancer Center-Radiation Oncology
Position: Radiation Therapist-first 2 years Duties: Morning QA for linear accelerators, Fluoro and CT-Sim rotations, Call, Brain Lab Team, Daily Radiation Treatments, Clinical Instruction for Radiation Therapy Students
Feb 1991Dec 2000

Lead Radiation Therapist/simulation Therapist

Mayo Clinic-Radiation Oncology Department-Desk R
Position: Lead Radiation Therapist/Simulation Therapist Duties: Morning QA for linear accelerators, Fluoro simulator rotations, Administrative duties, LDR, Hand calculations, Irregular calculations, Blood product irradiations, Daily Radiation Treatment, Patient Education, Work with Multi-disciplinary team, JCC Accreditation Team, Manufacture Blocks for treatment, assist physics staff

Education

Jan 2012Present

Bachelors of Radiologic Scienences

Adventist University
2012

Associate Degree Classes

North Iowa Community College
Aug 1991Aug 1992

University of Iowa School School of Radiologic Technology