Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

Proud pug mom finds adventure on land and under the sea!

Aya travel nurse Brandi’s eleven-year-old pug has seen more of the world than most people. Together Brandi and King Louie have hit more than 15 U.S. states and Canada! They recently drove across the country to her current assignment in America’s Finest City – San Diego. As a USD alum,… Read More

“Open Road Mountain Chick”

Today is the holiest of days for ER Travel Nurse Morgan… the opening day of ski season. She spent last winter on the “awesome” slopes of Taos, New Mexico but is looking to explore new spots this year. With nearly everything she owns selling like hotcakes on Craigslist and eBay… Read More

Survivor Paying it Forward

Depicting scenes from St. Louis to Lake Havasu and everywhere in between, the colorful magnets that brighten up Jill’s refrigerator tell the story of her life as a travel nurse.  And these aren’t the only souvenirs she has gathered on her travels.  Some are tangible, like the art pieces she collects on each assignment,… 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

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 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