Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

“Keep it up and keep on going!”

“Everything is awesome” pretty much sums up the world view of this happy-go-lucky travel nursing duo. Annette and Sam met in Chicago and began traveling together at the beginning of the year. They have already traversed the country once, from New York City to San Francisco, faithfully documenting… Read More

“Adopted Southerner” and Route 66 Expert

What you do you learn after you’ve road-tripped across the country seven times? A lot as it turns out. Eating a 64 ounce steak in Amarillo, Texas is an impossible feat, Vicksburg, Mississippi is home to “a really fun casino” and most importantly, as Aya Healthcare travel nurse Tracy’s husband Jake explains, if you… Read More

Thrill Seeker, Texan, Traveler

By hitting the open road in their RV Joe and his wife Teri are making the most of their travel nursing experience. Having spent fourteen years in the OR, both as a nurse and a manager and with their two children grown, Joe was ready to see the country when… Read More

Wandering Outdoorsman, Skilled Nurse

Two simultaneous surgeries in a cramped operating room, twenty people scrambling frantically for supplies and the exhilaration of knowing the procedures taking place would save lives were Paul’s lasting impressions of his medical mission trip to a Romanian orphanage. At the time Paul was in his early teens, old enough… Read More

Partners In ICU Nursing, Travel And Life

Portland is known for its natural beauty, quirky locals and delicious brews. It is also currently home to Allen and his wife Amy who have been travel nurses with Aya Healthcare for several years. They met in nursing school and from the Midwest to Las Vegas and back to where… Read More

Dynamic Husband And Wife Travel Nursing Duo

While watching a chipmunk scamper across the wide expanse of her lawn, Anne describes how she came to be in Bangor, Maine in a quaint apartment on a grand estate built in 1908, a place vastly different from her home in Texas. She and her husband (and fellow travel nurse!)… Read More

Best friends, Travel Nurses, Partners in Adventure

Cat and Melanie became fast friends while working together in a Cleveland Medical ICU. Both Ohio born and raised they bonded over their mutual desire to see the country, but agreed that travel nursing sounded “too good to be true.” They have since found that the people they have met, the… Read More

Meet Abby

Being a travel nurse has been a dream come true for 32 year old Abby C. Currently on assignment in Los Angeles, California, Abby has spent the past seven years working as a travel nurse. “I started traveling to see the country and it has been one of the best… Read More