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Featured Travel Nursing Jobs: November 5th, 2013

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Palm Springs, California- ICU Manager.  Palm springs isn’t called an oasis for nothing- the city is truly a diamond in the rough.  The city is the perfect destination for the nurse who wants to get away from it all, while still being able to have access to all of ‘it’. Palm springs is host to numerous shopping outlets of high-couture designer clothes, host to numerous musical festivals and art shows, and home to multiple award-winning restaurants and golf courses.

Denver, Colorado- Med Surg.   With almost immediate access to some of the best skiing and snowboarding slopes in the country, plus the benefits of living in a big city, Denver is a great place to be in the wintertime. Known as the most popular city in Colorado, Denver offers a myriad of activities that a travel nurse can enjoy. Although adapting to altitude may be slightly difficult at first, living in a city like Denver is worth it. Traveling nursing assignments in Denver can be an opportunity for a nurse to get great experience in top of the line facilities as well as enjoying the outdoor activities that Denver offers. Denver consistently ranks as one of the healthiest/fittest cities in the United States.

Honolulu, Hawaii-ER.  Winter is upon us, and we thought you guys might like to escape the cold.  Lucky for you, paradise is within your reach: Honolulu is one of the most beautiful places in country to travel. Spend the day on the beaches of Waikiki, stroll the street shops in the city or cruise around the island, everything is at your leisure.  Relax on the beach and get a tan while on your travel assignment!

Tulsa, Oklahoma- Labor and Delivery. A traveling nurse job in Tulsa will give you the opportunity to experience the beauty of the west!   Not only is Tulsa home to the rugged beauty that is associated with the west, but Tulsa is also known as the art capital of the state! In fact, it is home to the Philbrook Museum, one of the top art institutions in the United States.  Be sure to check out downtown if you are interested in great nightlife and delicious restaurants. Here are some of the places that Aya recommends to our travel nurses who are visiting Tulsa.

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs: October 29th, 2013

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Temecula, CA- Med Surg/Telemetry. Temecula is one of the fastest growing cities in California.  It’s perfect for travel nurses who want to get outdoors: lake skinner offers a myriad of water activities and there are plenty of hiking and camping sites to boot!  Each year the Temecula valley balloon and wine festival takes place which is a great way to spend the day!

Bay Area, California- Med Surg. Sports fans take note- the bay area has loads of opens positions! A travel nursing assignment in SF means there is an opportunity to catch home games of the Oakland A’s, SF giants, and of course, The fantastic 49’ers!  This means that no matter what time of the year you take a travel nursing job in the bay, a premier sporting event will be taking place in your backyard.  That being said, the bay area is no one-trick pony: one must search far and wide to find a more exciting music scene outside of the bay.  With San Francisco being home to legendary music venues such as the mezzanine, and Berkeley’s famed amphitheater, many major acts make their way to the bay while on tours.  IF you want to experience the fast-paced life of the city,

Columbia, South Carolina-ER.  The state capital and the largest city in South Carolina, Columbia is fast-paced town and nationally renowned for its high quality of life! Travel nursing assignments in Columbia, are perfect for any nurse. You can enjoy all the outdoor activities that Columbia has to offer, as well as enjoy the nightlife that has made this city the place to be. Here are some of the best things to do in Columbia.

New Orleans, Louisiana-ICU.    Known for its unrivaled cuisine, music and architecture, New Orleans if often referred to as the “most unique” city in America.   Feel like you are in France by visiting the famous Bourbon Street or the elusive French Quarter. One of the oldest cities in the United States, the birthplace of jazz and a multicultural mecca, this unique city is an opportunity you don’t want to pass up.

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs: October 22nd, 2013

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013



Santa Fe, New Mexico- ER.  Santa Fe is the gem of the southwest.  The state has excellent hiking  through the entire year, and during special winters, it’s even possible to get excellent skiing and snowboarding sessions in! Santa Fe itself is home to several world-class museums and theaters; plus, the food there is out of this world:  its close proximity to Texas and Mexico has blessed Santa Fe with a unique blend of Tex-Mex and traditional Mexican cuisine.  Don’t miss out on this unique travel nursing opportunity in Santa Fe!

Atlanta, Georgia- OR.  Atlanta is a city that continues to surprise those who visit.  Often overlooked as a destination, Atlanta provides a wealthy of activities that are fun and unique to the city. The food is absolutely phenomenal Be sure to check out Atlanta’s famous botanical gardens or catch a ball game while in the city.  PS, ‘hotlanta’ didn’t get nicknamed as such because it has a dull nightlife….

Palm Springs, California- ICU.  Palm springs isn’t called an oasis for nothing- the city is truly a diamond in the rough. The city is the perfect destination for the nurse who wants to get away from it all, while still being able to have access to all of ‘it’. Palm springs is host to numerous shopping outlets of high-couture designer clothes, host to numerous musical festivals and art shows, and home to multiple award-winning restaurants and golf courses.

Boston, Massachusetts- ER. Boston is an excellent town for the travel nurse who is looking for a good time.  The city has has the largest population of college students in the country, meaning there is something to do every night of week!  Boston has all of your watering hole preferences covered: from quiet lounges,  downtown clubs and jazz bars, they truly have it all.  Though we can’t be sure, we’ve heard that the city might have a thing for sports as well…. Maybe.

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs: October 14th, 2013

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Chicago, Illinois- NICU.  Chi-Town: The cultural and finical hub of the Midwest and one of America’s most historic cities.  Chicago is not merely a beautiful window into our history as a nation, but it also serves as the roadmap to where we are going. The city is absolutely stunning in the fall and residents say that its one of the best times to visit!  Travel nursing jobs in Chicago are certain to be full of fun surprises.  

Eureka, California-L&D.  Called the queen of the west, Eureka is located in Humboldt County, Northern California.  Due to is oceanside location, Eureka is privy to cool summers and mild winters- the perfect blend for those who enjoy sweater weather all the time! Outdoor lovers will love the towering redwoods are a trademark of the northwest and populate most open spaces.  Foodies have their own reason to rejoice- despite not being a major metropolis, many great chefs flock to the northwest because of the plethora of excellent ingredients.  Head to any of the popular local restaurants and you’ll be sure to have a fantastic meal!

Oakland, California-OR.  Oakland is a city that continues to surprise.  The city is the middle of a cultural rejuvenation!  With some of the best art and food in the bay area and a fantastic music scene, Oakland provides many fun things to do.  Moreover, the city is home to more than a few upcoming artists, which means there is an endless amount art shows and exhibits to sample and explore!

Vegas, Nevada- ICU.  There isn’t much to say about Vegas that you haven’t heard, so we won’t go on listing clichés.  However, you might now realize that now is the perfect time to be in Vegas: the weather is beautiful, but not too hot, and spring break season is over, so you won’t be overrun by college students—though you could probably get up to no good anyways, if you wanted to.  Vegas is a travel nurses dream city, don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs: October 7th, 2013

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Sacramento, California-  ER.   Located right in the middle of northern California, Sacramento is a beautiful city surrounded by pristine natural beauty. Sacramento is home to two major public universities, private institutions, community colleges, and vocational schools, which means that there is no shortage of actives going on. Be sure to check on the many benefits thrown by student organizations.

Phoenix, Arizona- Med Surg.  Phoenix is the diamond in the rough! A modern city that offers all the conveniences of any metropolis, Phoenix also maintains its unique disposition and qualities that make it so special.  The desert can seem a lonely place, but locals will tell you that a trip out on the plains can be a path to self-discovery; it also can serve as a great way to get out of the hectic pace that can be a travel nurses life!  An extended stay in Phoenix is sure to reveal while those who call it home would rather be nowhere else!

Seattle, Washington - ER. Seattle is as green as a major city can get: the community embodies all things organic and strives to protect and enjoy the pristine beauty that surrounds and found in the city.   Seattle isn’t all brown rice and nutmeg, though, it is also home to growing aerospace and tech industries, and of course, hospitals that need travel nurses. Seattle is a haven for artists and musicians: it won’t be difficult to unwind afterword at a new exhibit or local show!

Houston, Texas- ICU. Houston is the fourth-largest city in the U.S., and it is an area where nurses are in demand. With over two million residents, this town’s bustling economy is based in manufacturing, oil production, and –yes– healthcare. Houston has performing arts scene that can compete with the best. Plus, with the gulf being nearby and tons of fantastic shopping opportunities, Houston is a city where a travel nurse can really get away while on assignment!  Great southwestern-style food, friendly natives, and tons of entertainment options. A truly great place for a travel nursing job assignment

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs: September 30th, 2013

Monday, September 30th, 2013


Fall is upon us!  Everyone at Aya Healthcare is excited for the change of seasons and upcoming festivities.  To celebrate, we wanted to bring back out featured travel nursing jobs in order to give our travel nurses inspiration for their next assignment!


ER- Raleigh, North Carolina- From camping to skiing and canoeing to rock-climbing, North Carolina is the outdoors lover’s playground. The second of the original thirteen colonies established by Britain, North Carolina is rich in American history that: a trip to one of the many museums in the city is sure to be an entertaining and educational event.  That being said, Raleigh is far from a relic of times go by though, it has an excellent nightlife and bourgeoning music scene that.  A travel nursing assignment in Raleigh is truly an opportunity to see it all!

ICU- San Diego, California -With the slogan, where the surf meets the turf, there may be no better city to reside in than San Diego. With sunny skies nearly the whole year, San Diego is a great escape city for a travel nurse. If you are looking to become a travel nurse in San Diego, you can be assured that there will never be a dull moment- living in San Diego has its benefits. Endless sandy beaches, destinations such as the World Famous San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld, and as many miles of hiking trails as one can endure, San Diego is sure to show you a good time. If you don’t believe us, take it from nurses that have partnered with Aya Healthcare in the past. Here are some reviews from travel nurses in San Diego.

ER- Medford, Oregon- Medford, a city with deep roots and rich history, is one of the fastest growing cities in the Pacific Northwest! Medford has seen a surge in population over the past decade, and all tends indicate no sign of slowing down! It might be because of the wide-open spaces that characterize much of organizes landscapes, or it could be the friendly people and cultural diversity! A travel nursing assignment in Medford will is sure to provide an adventure that could 

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs: July 26th, 2013

Friday, July 26th, 2013

New York, New York –ER.  New York is often cited as the place to be in the winter, but those who know realize that late summer into the fall season is the time to be in the big apple! With the summer temps and humidity reducing by the day, New Yorkers are able tor reveal in the more hospitable weather and enjoy their city. Travel nurses who travel to new york city often have a hard time leaving! Discover the big apple for what it really is while on your travel nursing assignment!

Sacramento, California- ER.  There really isn’t a nicer place to be right now than northern California.   Sacramento, California’s metropolitan capital is surrounded by unspoiled wilderness—complete with expansive forests and roaring rivers. Despite often being overlooked as a travel destination, the city boasts many things do: weather you want to visit the aforementioned natural beauty, or take in the sights of a modern city, Sacramento has it all.  Home to a few professional sports teams, and several colleges, Sacramento contains plenty of things to keep you entertained while on your travel nursing assignment!

Los Angeles, California- ER Nights-   Fashion. Legendary sports teams. Hollywood. Beaches, celebrities. Good times.  These are the things that a travel assignment in Los Angeles can bring. While everyone has heard something about LA, one can’t truly know such a diverse place without spending any time in it! A travel nursing assignment in LA will give you the opportunity to explore LA and find all the hidden gems that makes the city so unique and loved.   

Charleston, South Carolina- ER.  For those who have never been there, Charleston might appear to be a southern city that is stuck in a different time— Not True!  While Charleston will always have some of that southern charm, the city itself is a pinnacle of modernity–  and a particularly fast-paced nightlife for a place that where time supposedly goes a bit slower., if we can say so ourselves!  Not just limited to excellent food and rink, Charleston is also home to excellent museums and outdoor actives.  A travel nursing assignment will reveal why Charleston is the jewel of the south! 

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs, June 28th, 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Dallas, TX- ER. Dallas, Texas is known has the most metropolitan city in the state!  Dallas offers travel nurses the conveniences of city life along with all the charm of Texas hospitality.  Check out any of the numerous BBQ places for a ridiculous good meal; don’t forget to pass up on the texmex that is also unique and delicious.  Dallas is home to the Texas Rangers and Dallas cowboys, plus the PGA rated golf course, which means sports lovers will have a blast while they are in town.  A travel nursing assignment in Dallas is sure to be a good an excellent time

Temecula, CA- Med Surg/Telemetry. Temecula is one of the fastest growing cities in California.  It’s perfect for travel nurses who want to get outdoors: lake skinner offers a myriad of water activies and there are plenty of hiking and camping sites to boot!  Each year the Temecula valley balloon and wine festival takes place which is a great way to spend the day! 

Redwood City, CA –ICU.  Redwood city is a travel nurses dream.  Located just 25 miles south of San Francisco, residents have easy access to the city but enjoy much lower cost of livening.  Redwood is located right on the bay, which means great seafood and boating attractions are abound!  Our travel nurses in the past have expressed how much they enjoyed being able to live outside of the hectic city while retaining easy access to it!

Los Angeles, CA- OR.  It’s tough to be Los Angeles in the summer time. The beach is just seconds away, sports and music events are going on nearly every night the week, and there are more places to shop than you can count!  The city is too big to get to know over a weekend, so take a travel nursing assignment and get a locals perspective on why LA is so great!  

Featured Travel Nursing Jobs, June 21st, 2013

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Long Island, NY- Tele.  This is one of the best times of the year to take a travel assignment in Long Island- Hot summer days on the beach, and quick trips into NYC for nightlife and anything else you could want in the world—what’s not to love?!  Travel nurses love long island for its unique perspective of state that can’t really be appreciated in a matter of days.  While it may take years to be a local, do yourself a favor and try our Long Island for a months: my you’ll be surprised by how much you can discover and how much fun you’ll have!

Modesto, CA- OR.  Modesto perfectly captures the fun-yet-relaxing attitude that northern California is so well known for.  The city is home to world-class vineyards and excellent restaurants that are famous for sourcing their dishes with locally found ingredients. Need a night on the town? Modesto’s downtown has options for any attitude: check out the palladium you’re searching for a dance party, or head to Vieira’s Lounge for a mellow evening and tasty cocktails.  If you ever feel the need to head to a big city, San Francisco is just of an hour away! 

Lompoc, CA- L&D.  Lompoc is situated in Santa Barbara county, California, which places you in middle of the state.  A quiet city that is a short drive away from downtown, Lompoc will provide the suburban life without being bored!  Santa Barbara is home miles of open coastline and hiking trails to boot! A travel nursing assignment in Lompoc will be sure to please any travel nurse who loves the outdoors!

Miami, FL-CVICU.  Summers here and Miami is the place to be.  Famous for basically everything fun, Miami is a blast for the travel nurse seeking excitement and late nights out! Miami’s nightlife is second to none, and the fun doesn’t stop at the sand here! Check out the beachside bars that can’t be found anywhere else!  The strip is certainly a scene, but don’t neglect some of the city’s lesser-known secrets:  grab some of the best Cuban food in town Next to Mary’s Laundry, 2542 SW 27th Ave!


Featured Travel Nursing Jobs, June 7th, 2013

Friday, June 7th, 2013


Fresno, CA- ER.  Fresno.  Fresno colloquially known as the “Raisin Capital”, is more than just dried grapes!  Fresno contains a wealth of diversity- especially when to comes to things to do.  If you’ve ever wanted to experience the life of the cowboy, even for just one Saturday afternoon, Fresno has got you covered.  What’s more, Fresno is just a short drive away from Pismo beach, which has got all of your aquatic activities covered! A travel nursing assignment in Fresno is sure to give you a different perspective of California!

Bakersfield, CA- Case Management.  Bakersfield is a unique city because it maintains its small town-charm despite being one of the ten largest cities in California! It is home to Cal State Bakersfield  and Point Loma Nazarene University, which means that there is no shortage of things too do!  Whether it is a student art show or an awareness or music Event, Bakersfield can deliver a good time!   Also, you are in the heartland of California, which means there is plenty of good eats to be had during your travel nursing assignment!  Be Sure to check our Mama Roomba’s Caribbean food, the jerk chicken is delicious!

Lebanon, NH- ICU.  IF you’re looking to take a travel nursing job in a charming city that encompasses the Northeast, look no further than Lebanon, New Hampshire.  Despite sharing the name with a distant land, Lebanon couldn’t be more American: It’s even the hometown of Phineas gage!  Lebanon is a cultural hub with attractions such as the Lebanon Opera House (in City Hall), the AVA Gallery, seasonal Farmers’ Market and summer concerts on the green! 

Medford, Oregon- Med Surg.  Another small(ish) town! Medford is to the northwest what Lebanon is to the northeast: A classic-city that is proud of its history while moving forward and creating a new future! Medford has seen a surge in population over the past decade, and all tends indicate no sign of slowing down! It might be because of the wide-open spaces that characterize much of organizes landscapes, or it could be the friendly people and cultural diversity. Take a travel nursing assignment in Medford and experience this hidden gem for yourself!

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