Travel Nurse Stories

Meet Our Aya Travelers

“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

“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

“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

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

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

“Adopted Southerner” and Route 66 Expert

What you do you learn after you’ve road-tripped across the country seven times? A lot as it turns out. Eating a 64 ounce steak in Amarillo, Texas is an impossible feat, Vicksburg, Mississippi is home to “a really fun casino” and most importantly, as Aya Healthcare travel nurse Tracy’s husband Jake explains, if you… 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… Read More