Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

“Virtually” Living the California Dream

Since becoming a travel nurse in 2014, Glenn has had an amazing run. While in Seattle he had the opportunity to witness “pretty cool” cutting-edge virtual reality technology that allows neurosurgeons to “essentially walk through the patient’s brain to get a better look at the pathology and sensitive areas such… Read More

South Carolina to Southern California

Stretching out over the vast blue-green of the Pacific Ocean, the Santa Monica Pier boasts a festive, nostalgic atmosphere. Aya travel nurse Paris currently lives just a few miles away in posh Marina Del Rey, CA. When her boyfriend came out to visit from their native South Carolina, Paris said it was time to… Read More

“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

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

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

Survivor, Explorer, Nurse

Everyone knows nurses are tough. Not many people are asked to deal with life and death on a daily basis while remaining cool under pressure. It is not a job for the faint of heart, and Hannah is a nurse of even greater than usual tenacity. Last year her determined… 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

Newly Engaged, Cruising Across The USA Together

Ryan and Hana claim that they just woke up after a long night shift…but both sound so cheerful it’s difficult to believe them. It’s easy to imagine that when these two “get up with the chickens,” as they say in Hana’s native Czech Republic, they don’t roll out of bed but… 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