Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

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

Meet Mike: Always on a mountain and on the move

The tranquil shores of Martha’s Vineyard are not the setting you’d expect for an epic battle, but that’s where Aya travel nurse Mike recently won the day. Despite the fact that “tuna fight to the death,” as Mike says, he was victorious, reeling in a 9-pounder. A perk of living… Read More

Meet Kevin: He’s taking the plunge…literally!

“I decided to take the plunge” is a phrase you often hear when people describe embarking on a travel nursing journey. While that is figuratively true for many, Aya travel nurse Kevin can say that literally. In just over a year and a half, not only has he booked assignments… Read More

Meet Marshallene: She’s not your grandma’s grandma.

Marshallene’s attitude toward travel nursing, and life, is simple. “I call the shots,” she says. A fierce and funny grandmother of four, Marshallene provided her travel nursing philosophy, among other pearls of wisdom, during a long drive to surprise her granddaughter at a ballet recital. She was happy to make… Read More

She’s cruising down the river…any river

When Claire first heard of travel nursing as a wide-eyed undergrad her first thoughts were, “You can really do that? This is real?” Seven years and many assignments later, Claire now knows that possibilities travel nursing offers are, in fact, very real and very wonderful. She’s wandered all over the… Read More