ICPs work at hospitals, health centers, clinics and other healthcare facilities. They work with a variety of other health care staff, including other technologists, therapists, physicians and nurses in order to provide patients with the best care. Although they often work alone with patients, an infection control practitioner is part of an inter-professional team that includes inpatient staff, cancer care and allied health professionals.
$36.97 – $48.76
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or any other health related field/Epidemiologist
- May require licensure with an applicable regulatory body such as CARNA (nursing), CMLTA (lab tech) or CPSA (physicians)
- Requires CIC Board certification on the job