Aya Travel Nursing Blog

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Top 5 Tips for Working Per Diem

Freedom, flexibility and competitive pay are just a few reasons many skilled clinicians choose to pick up per diem shifts with Aya. While these clinicians are rock stars in their own right — quick to adapt in unfamiliar clinical settings, thrive under pressure, learn new skills quickly and more —… Read More

The Iowa Gazette: Nurses Travel to Blunt Shortage

Aya’s EVP of Recruitment, Chrystal Fugett, shared how we provide healthcare facilities and hospital systems with nurses and other clinical positions. Wesley Fish, Aya RN, discussed his experience of packing up his life to travel to communities that need him the most. A critical nursing shortage is affecting healthcare facilities,… Read More

Clinical Services Team Member, Jasper Tolarba, Named a 2022 American Academy of Nursing Fellow

Jasper Tolarba, one of Aya’s highly accomplished clinical team members, was recently chosen as an American Academy of Nursing 2022 Fellow for his extraordinary contributions to nursing and improving the public’s health. As a fellow, Jasper will help create and execute evidence-based and policy-related initiatives to advance healthcare. The Academy… Read More

Per Diem Shifts Strategies for a Healthy Work-life Balance

Here, you’ll learn the best per diem shift strategies to achieve a healthy balance between your personal and professional life from MS/Tele RN, Abigail Dugan. It’s no secret that nursing is one of the most in-demand professions in the country. Whether they’ve been working for years — or are… Read More

Using Data to Drive Workforce Changes

By Jackie Larson, Executive Vice President, Aya Advisory Solutions Over the past two years, many healthcare systems short on staff and high on census have relied on contingent labor to meet the needs of their communities. As we move towards a post-acute phase of the pandemic, what can healthcare systems… Read More