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Travel nursing or horsing around? Why not both?

We’ve talked about traveling with furry friends, but travel nursing assignments with two horses and a pup? That’s a whole other rodeo! Literally. Sunny Rae is an Aya traveling nurse who takes her horses and dog with her on each assignment. And when she’s not working, she competes in… Read More

Happy Year of the Nurse!

Happy New Year! As we ring in 2020, we kick off the decade with a year to celebrate you! The World Health Assembly, the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The celebration honors the 200th birthday… Read More

Aya travel nurse, Dillon, won a DAISY Award!

Patience and kindness go a long way — and these are virtues that Aya travel nurse, Dillon, has mastered. Dillon was selected as Aya’s most recent DAISY Award winner for going out of his way to treat one his patients with compassion, integrity and thoughtfulness. A travel nurse… Read More

Saluting Aya Travel Nurse KaMona and All Veterans

Today, we salute KaMona. In addition to her work as a travel nurse case manager with Aya, she’s an active duty member of the Georgia National Guard. Of her service KaMona says: I drill one weekend a month with my unit, so I stick to traveling around Georgia. I also… Read More

Famous Nurses: Florence Nightingale’s Story

Today, nurses are the heart of healthcare. But nursing wasn’t always considered a legitimate career. That thinking began to change in the 19th century — thanks to advances in medicine and the work of some pretty awesome nurses who paved the way for modern nursing. Undoubtedly, Florence Nightingale is one… Read More

3 Reasons to Face Your Travel Nursing Fears

Starting your travel nursing journey can be scary — filled with unknowns and unfamiliar places. But we promise you, it’s worth it. Aya traveling nurses (and now best friends) Amanda, Dylan and Kaitlyn explain that amazing things lie just beyond the fear of letting go. Read More