I am attending an accelerated BSN program starting in the fall. Right now I have been waiting tables part time for some cash, but I will be quitting in the next couple of weeks. Ideally, I'd like to work part-time as a lab tech to get my foot in the door, but I have not started nursing school nor do I have my CNA. I've contacted the VA about their tech positions and if a CNA is really needed, but other than that I have no idea if any hospitals are still hiring externs. Any hospital employees know of any programs in their hospitals that hire student nurses?
I am also thinking about ACR Homes and just volunteering. Anything that might get my foot in the door. What do you guys think?