Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

Meet Grant: Just a traveler and his girl (er … dog. Who runs the operation.)

Are you a dessert first, dive-right-into-the-good-part person? Or a wait-and-save-the-best-for-last person? Aya travel ICU nurse Grant is decidedly a delayed-gratification guy. The Missouri native can’t quite bring himself to check out the West Coast … yet. Not because he isn’t interested, he’s just afraid he’ll love it too much. And… Read More

Meet Tara: She’s been “on vacation” for almost five years.

Some people have always known what they want to be when they grow up – like Aya travel ICU nurse Tara. She started volunteering at children’s hospitals in high school. Her path was clear. What she didn’t know was that her passion would lead her on adventure after adventure. “Where… Read More

Meet Robin: Your new favorite tattooed travel mom

They say, “It’s not where you go, it’s the people you meet that matter.” Or maybe they don’t say that, but they should. During her three years as an Aya travel nurse, Robin’s found people to love everywhere she goes. “I’ve met friends who’ve turned into family,” she says. She… Read More

Meet Lorato: A foodie who finds fun (and snacks!) on the road

Once upon a time, five nurses decided to see the U.S.A. So, they researched 13 different travel nursing agencies. Some were too small, others too slow, but Aya was juuuuuuust right. “Aya had jobs everywhere and they had a person to take care of everything,” explains Lorato, the hero of… Read More

Meet Megan and Kayla: They’re traveling … while traveling.

“I love your accent!” is the first thing Megan’s recruiter, Meredith, said to her over the phone. As a travel PICU/CVPICU RN from Louisiana who ventured out with her friend and fellow nurse, Kayla, last year, Megan hears that a lot. It’s one of the perks of seeing new places… Read More