NYbabyRN, BSN, RN 95 Posts Specializes in General Surgery, NICU. Has 5 years experience. Oct 10, 2016 Is there any chance you can move upstate? Although the trend in the Capital Region is leaning towards favoring BSN applicants, many hospitals will hire ADN degree holders, especially if you are enrolled in a BSN program. In fact, most of the hospitals in this area require you to enroll in a BSN program within one year of hire.