I am a career change student who is looking for a flexible CNA job to supplement income while I am attending school. However, I got a bad taste in my mouth when I had an interview at a local nursing home that was holding a job fair. I had an interview with this one lady who told me that I was a "high-risk" candidate. (???!) By this she meant I would have to go through "extensive" training, on top of their regular training, because I got my certification back in OCTOBER 2004! OH MY GOD that is really a long time ago!!! (sarcasm). Has anyone else heard anything this stupid? I mean it would be different if I waited 23 months after being certified to start looking for a job, but this--this is rediculous! :angryfire
Also, she told me that there was no other way to be an RN, if you don't work as a CNA. Is this true? There are other things I can do, employment-wise, while waiting for clinicals. :uhoh21:
Please let me know! I'd love to hear feedback on this! Thanks!