Aya Travel Nursing Blog

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What Happens If My Contract Falls Through?

When you travel, *stuff (ahem) happens.  Small annoyances like a delayed suitcase, a flat tire or a road trip partner who sings off-key are a given. And of course, there are big things, too. It’s even possible your healthcare facility may be forced to cancel your travel nurse contract.  But,… Read More

Top 5 Winter Destinations for Travelers

Winter is coming. If you’re looking to soak in the season, choose one of these top five winter travel destinations for your next travel assignment. New York City, NY There’s something special about winter in New York City, with spectacular seasonal activities you can’t experience anywhere else. You can… Read More

Veterans Day: Stars, Stripes and Freedom

As our nation gathers this November 11 to honor the brave women and men who have served our country, Aya stands united in respect and gratitude for our travel nurses who’ve served in our armed forces. With a heart of gold and a passion for service, Sha’Quan Malik Shelton worked… Read More

5 Tips to Land Your Dream Travel Assignment

Have you always dreamed of hiking through the Pacific Northwest, eating authentic deep dish in Chicago or watching the Northern Lights in Alaska? Maybe there’s a hospital you’ve been wanting to work at or you’re looking to hit all 50 states. No matter what you want to achieve while traveling,… Read More

Mind the Gap: Repairing the US Healthcare Workforce

One quote from research recently commissioned by Aya Healthcare sums up the pervasive nurse burnout we encountered, “Every COVID shift is just surviving. You’re walking out of there feeling drained, yet you also feel like, ‘Did I do anything at all?” We reached out to a group of nurses (new… Read More