Introducing Zac Shepherd: Aya’s first nurse fellow 

Who Am I?    My name is Zac Shepherd and I’ve been a registered nurse for 11 years. I started as a full-time staff RN in a Dallas, TX, ICU, transitioned to per diem and then began my journey with Aya as a travel RN six years ago. Since then, I’ve… Read More

Aya Healthcare named to FORTUNE’s 2023 list of Best Workplaces for Millennials

San Diego, California — Aya Healthcare, the largest healthcare talent software and staffing company in the U.S., was named to FORTUNE’s list of Best Workplaces for Millennials for 2023. FORTUNE partnered with Great Place to Work® to highlight companies that are fulfilling Generation Y’s need for a sense of purpose… Read More

Press Release: Aya Healthcare Acquires Polaris AI

Aya Healthcare Acquires Polaris AI, expands suite of AI-driven solutions to reduce labor costs for healthcare systems. San Diego, CA — Aya Healthcare, the largest healthcare talent software and staffing company in the U.S., today announced its acquisition of Polaris AI, a machine learning platform that predicts future patient volume and… Read More

Aya team recognizes three DAISY Award winners at Petco Park 

As corporate team members at Aya Healthcare, we understand the incredible impact our clinicians make across the country — we live and breathe it every single day. However, it’s not every day an Aya employee’s family member is cared for by not just one, but THREE Aya travelers at… Read More

Universal Human Rights Month: Equality in Healthcare

December is Universal Human Rights Month and we’re taking a look at equality in healthcare. Join us as UC San Diego’s Dr. Seth Hannah examines what healthcare institutions can do to ensure patients receive the same high quality care regardless of their identities. Simply put, how can healthcare… Read More

Aya Healthcare Named to San Diego Union-Tribune’s Top Workplaces for 2021

Aya Healthcare, a data-driven market leader in healthcare staffing, has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by The San Diego Union-Tribune, for the eighth consecutive year. This year, Aya ranked second in the large company category. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous… Read More

Become a Travel Certified Nursing Assistant

Find CNA jobs that are right for you Healthcare facilities rely on travelers for many reasons, including low-staffed units in need, strikes, crisis help and more. That means certified nursing assistants (more commonly known as “CNAs”) have lots of job options! You can browse CNA jobs anytime. When you’re… Read More

Aya Healthcare Named to Fortune’s 2021 list of Best Workplaces for Women

Aya Healthcare, the nation’s leading healthcare staffing agency, was named to Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women list for the second consecutive year. The 2021 Best Workplaces for Women award is based on analysis of survey responses from more than 5.6 million current U.S. employees. In that survey, 90% of… Read More

Report: COVID-19 is Driving Major Shifts in Nursing, Exacerbating Shortage

Aya Healthcare, the nation’s leading healthcare staffing agency, today released a new IRB-reviewed research study that finds the physical and emotional traumas of COVID-19 are driving nurses to leave bedside nursing or the profession altogether. The report, “Mind the Gap: Repairing the U.S. Healthcare Workforce,”… Read More

Aya Healthcare Announces Agreement to Acquire Vizient Contract Labor Management; Launches Vaya Workforce Solutions

Aya Healthcare, the leading workforce solutions provider in the country, announces a definitive agreement to acquire Vizient’s Contract Labor Management (CLM) business unit and transition it to Vaya Workforce Solutions (Vaya), a new subsidiary of Aya. Vaya intends to maintain operations as a Vizient-endorsed, vendor-neutral workforce solutions provider covering whole-house… Read More

Aya Healthcare’s Qualivis to Acquire the New Mexico Hospital Association’s Temporary Staffing Division

Qualivis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aya Healthcare, announced a definite agreement to acquire the temporary staffing division of New Mexico Hospital Association’s (NMHA) Hospital Services Corporation. The acquisition is expected to close on June 1, 2021. “As hospitals faced workforce challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re thrilled to join… Read More

Aya Healthcare Promotes April Hansen to Group President, Workforce Solutions

Aya Healthcare, a data-driven, market leader in healthcare staffing, announces the promotion of April Hansen, MSN, RN, to Group President, Workforce Solutions. In this role, Hansen oversees workforce solutions strategies across all brands, including strategic business development, program management, client services, recruitment process outsourcing and clinical services. “April combines an entrepreneurial… Read More