Volschenk - Cruise Ship Staff - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Marletha Volschenk

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Cruise Ship Staff


I am an experienced Occupational Health Practitioner, dedicated and hard working Registered Nurse and always go the extra mile in everything I do

Work History

Occupational Health Practitioner, Remote Sister

International SOS - Mozambique

15 PLACE International SOS - Qatar - Shell

DATES 2009-10-01 - still employed
POSITION Occupational Health Practitioner,

Responsibilities undertaken in all the above Clinics;

Occupational Health
• Medical surveillance e.g. Pre-employment, annual and exit examinations to determine employees fitness of the job applied for.
• Planning, organising and co-ordinating all activities at the Centres consisting of X-ray department, vision screening, audio testing, nursing staff, clerks and cleaners.
• Doing lung functions and physical examinations
• Organising ongoing health programmes and advice workers of various risks and hazards in the workplace, employee assistance programme promoting Industrial relations.
• Assisting management arranging environmental monitoring to identify possible excessive exposure to hazardous substances as required by OHS Act. Plan periodical programmes for monitoring of such employees, liaison with the Occupational Medical Practitioner and referrals to outside doctors and clinics as needed.
• Assisting with risk assessment as required by section 8(d) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993, (Act No. 85 of 1993) and regulation 5 of the Hazardous Chemical Substance Regulation of the OHS Act.
• Doing plant inspections and assisting in writing man job specifications
• I have set up and run Occupational Health Clinic from scratch at Rand Water (±780 employees) and Leeudoorn Gold Mine(±9000 employees)
• Monthly visits to all outside depots (Rand Water) to do inspections, medical exams, health education, Hazard Identification and problem case follow-ups (hypertension, diabetics ect.)
• Doing and distributing of all monthly, bi-annual and annual statistics.
• Counselling, education and training of staff.
• Control and ordering of stocks.
• Treatment of injuries on duty.
• Submission and control of all Occupational diseases and injuries.
• Taking of blood for biological monitoring.
• Co-ordinating Peer Educators who are represented and...

Project Manager

Standard Bank

Occupational Health Practitioner

Sun International Hotel

Project Manager

HRA, First Aid & Sister

January 2006 - May 2008

in charge)

Owner of Company. Training

Registered Nurse / Occupational Health Nurse

April 2002 - May 2002

REASON FOR LEAVING Part time position (Locum)

11 PLACE Hetmen Health Care (Pty) Ltd.

Health Consultant / Instructor

May 2002 - September 2003

REASON FOR LEAVING Company closed down

12 PLACE Lombi Health Services

Occupational Health Practitioner

Standard Bank

August 2001 - March 2002

REASON FOR LEAVING Explore more opportunities

Proclin / Starlight

/ Hospro, Chess
• Internet - www search Internet Explorer
• E-mail Outlook Express / Microsoft Outlook

Senior Charge Nurse

Occupational Health Centre

July 1998 - November 1998


7. PLACE Olivedale Clinic

DATES Locum (since 1993)
Cardiothoracic I.C.U.

REASON FOR LEAVING Part time over weekends

Occupational Health Practitioner

Rand Water

December 1998 - July 2001

POSITION Establishment and maintaining of Occupational Health Centre

REASON FOR LEAVING Better scope for improvement

Charge Nurse / Senior Charge Nurse

Occupational Health Centre

Up to June 1998

REASON FOR LEAVING Transfer - bigger unit

Registered Nurse

Medical and T.B. Unit


Student Nurse / Registered Nurse



Enrolled Nurse

Renal and Neurological Unit


Pupil Nurse

Sybrand van Niekerk Hospital

REASON FOR LEAVING No vacancies when qualified

Qualifications & Certifications

Highschool Westonaria

Wits University

Gold Fields Nursing College

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