Aya Travel Nursing Blog

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Aya Traveler Says “Aloha” to Adventures in Hawaii

Jamie is on assignment in beautiful Hawaii which has been, in her words, her “favorite destination so far.” She loves the friendly locals and has befriended quite a few travel nurses since she arrived. Jamie enjoys the fact that the Big Island is so unique with its active volcano,… Read More

Aya Travel Nurse Reconnects with Her Roots in Indiana

Lauren’s first assignment with Aya is going great! She’s currently in Indiana and says it’s nice to be working close to friends and family. A native Hoosier, Lauren values her roots more now than ever. She explains, “Before I began travel nursing, I didn’t appreciate Indiana nearly as much as… Read More

TravCon 2018 was a Glittering Success

Aya Healthcare employees had an amazing time at TravCon 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada! Our recruiters loved getting to mix and mingle with the travelers in attendance — and everyone had a fabulous time getting their glitter lips on in Aya’s conference booth! In true Aya fashion, Monday night’s traveler… Read More

Aya Healthcare Helps CHOC Children’s Find Top-Quality New RN Grads to Fill Residency Program Positions

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: CHOC Children’s (CHOC), a Magnet-designated facility located in Orange County, opens about 35 new graduate nurse positions for their residency program two times a year. They typically receive hundreds of applications for these few positions. CHOC opened their new grad residency program application process for seven… Read More

CHOC Children’s Utilizes Aya Workforce Intelligence to Develop a Flexible Workforce Plan

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: CHOC Children’s (CHOC), a Magnet-designated pediatric healthcare network, includes a state-of-the-art 334-bed main facility hospital in Orange County. The facility faced several challenges including a high census year-round — with a perfect storm of core vacancies, seasonal peaks and increased patient census. Additionally, CHOC’s float… Read More

Aya Traveler Nominated for DAISY Award

Stefanie is currently finishing up her first travel assignment in Richmond, Virginia, where she already made a lasting impression! One of Stefanie’s patients recently nominated her for the prestigious DAISY award, which recognizes nurses who go above and beyond in their care for patients and families. The patient personally filled out… Read More

Aya Per Diem Nurse Shines in ICU

Jeanne is a per diem nurse supporting ICU units in Indiana. Despite being a temporary on-call nurse at her facility, Jeanne consistently brings her full commitment to every shift — so much so that one of her patients was compelled to write in about her. The patient thanked Jeanne for… Read More