Though people tend to think of healthcare practitioners as people who treat and cure disease, Infection Control Nurses work to identify, prevent and control diseases before they can occur or spread. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, Infection Control Nurses are more important than ever before! If you want to make a big impact, this may be the right path for you. 

Essential Skills Needed – Keen monitoring and assessment skills, understanding processes of colonization, infection, and contamination, ability to ensure the efficacy of infectious agent surveillance
systems, ability to follow string protocol, strong research skills, strong communication abilities, and the ability to work well with others.

Qualifications – RN license; Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC), via the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology preferred, but if not agreeable to obtain.

Hodgeman County Health Center offers competitive pay and phenomenal benefits. Eligible positions start earning paid days off (potential of up to 23 days per year), generous double time for holidays worked, group health, dental and vision plus various other supplemental benefits, a company-matching up to 6% to a 401K. Come see what HCHC, the largest employer in Hodgeman County has to offer.

To apply in Person: pick up an application from the facility, or contact Human Resources at 620.357.8361