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

OR Nurse, New Yorker

From her apartment on the Upper East Side Aya travel nurse Melissa declares “There was always a part of me that thought I was going to fall in love with New York City.” From walks in Central Park with Walter Disney, her energetic Jack Russell terrier, to Broadway shows and celebrity sightings, to rooftop… Read More

L&D Nurse, Grandmother, Plucky Midwesterner

Softly falling snow, warm light and bright chatter are likely the images conjured when you think of a happy Midwestern Christmas Eve. Aya Healthcare travelers far and wide are experiencing every climate and tradition this country has to offer this holiday season, but in the case of… Read More

Avid Learner, Wandering Nurse, So Cal Resident At Last

On his days off you will likely find Jake either soaking in the rays on the sunny beaches that line the coast of the Golden State or checking out a new restaurant, glass of wine in hand, searching the menu for an interesting pairing. For Jake, pleasant days spent in… 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

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

Meet Miranda

Currently on her second travel assignment, 27 year old Miranda R. is loving her experience so far as a travel nurse. Miranda began travel nursing to experience something new and different. Originally from a small town in southeast Iowa, Miranda is spending her assignment in Tuscon, AZ and has enjoyed… Read More

Meet Steve

Currently on his second assignment, 61 year old Steve T. is happy about his traveling lifestyle. After his first assignment in Salem, Oregon last year, Steve decided to take a job in Spokane, Washington. “I worked at the same hospital in Louisville in the Operating Room for 24 years and… Read More

Meet Chris

For a nurse on his first traveling assignment, 28 year old Chris G. is no stranger when it comes to moving around. Originally from the small town of Colby, Kansas, Chris considers himself a bit of a “nomad” and over the years has lived in Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota, Nevada,… Read More