Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

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

Meet Christine: Headed where she’s needed most…4 kids in tow.

When you think of the typical travel nurse, a mother of four school-aged children isn’t the first person that comes to mind. But between shuffling kids to fishing, gymnastics, cheer and softball practice, Aya travel nurse Christina has also somehow managed to help deliver thousands of babies over the last… Read More

Type A Travel Nurse Finds Freedom in Letting Go

"Just go with the flow” is a phrase we often hear when someone is trying to get us to do something we don’t entirely want to do — like sampling a strange new cuisine or attempting an extreme sport. Calmly letting things happen comes naturally to some people, but Aya… Read More

Lifetime Wisconsinite seeks new (warmer and sunnier) horizons

Can you imagine meeting the love of your life before you could walk, finally dating in college, eventually getting married and ultimately traveling the country together? It sounds like the plot of a romcom, but it’s real life for Aya travel nurse Jacob. He and his wife MiKall grew up… Read More

Alaska = Moose and Salmon and Bears, Oh My!

For a girl from upstate New York, taking a bite out of a dessert made of whipped Crisco, blueberries and fish may not be the norm, but like many things that Aya travel nurse Caitlin has experienced in Alaska, she described the taste of Agutuk as “A weird… 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