Infection Control Nurses - or Infection Prevention RNs - are responsible for the care and treatment of patients with infectious diseases in a hospital. This includes preventing the spread of infection by teaching staff and ensuring compliance with infection control policies and procedures. You may need to lead your colleagues in containing an infection or a global pandemic, and offer guidance on how to control and eliminate any infectious threat. Knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, sterilization and disinfection, medication, vaccine and antibiotic usage, statistics and regulatory requirements is essential for Infection Control Nurses.
Travel nursing can be an exciting and rewarding career, especially for those who are excited about experiencing new places and meeting new people. There are many benefits to working as a travle nurse, such as an increased income, professional development opportunities, and gaining experience in areas outside of your own geographic region.