Denver, Colorado- ER. The beauty of Colorado in winter is unparalleled ! A travel nursing assignment in Denver is an opportunity for you to obtain great experience in top of the line facilities at work, while enjoying the outdoor activities that Denver is renowned for on your days off! Whether you prefer a day on the slopes or a relaxing afternoon next to the fireplace, Denver has got you covered! As an added bonus, Denver consistently ranks as one of the healthiest/fittest cities in the United States.
Temecula, CA- 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!
Phoenix, Arizona- ICU. 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 sometimes accompany a travel nursing job! An extended stay in Phoenix is sure to reveal while those who call it home would rather be nowhere else!
Boston, Massachusetts- ER. Boston is an excellent town for the travel nurse who is looking for a good time! The city has the largest population of college students in the nation, meaning there is something to do every night of week! Boston has all of your watering hole preferences covered: if you want to find a quiet speakeasy style bar to enjoy some cocktails, they have it; or would you prefer a wild night at a club downtown- got that too; Jazz clubs…. Yep they got those as well. Also, Though we can’t be sure, we’ve heard that the city might have a thing for sports as well…. Maybe.
Bangor, Maine- ICU. Bangor where? It wouldn’t be a fault against you if one was not familiar with the city of Bangor. Bangor is the third most-populous city in Maine.. It is the largest market town, distribution center, transportation hub, and media center in a five-county area whose population tops 330,000 and which includes Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock, Aroostook, and Washington counties. Bangor was incorporated in 1834, which means that beautiful 19th century architecture populates much of the city. Ultimately though, nurses travel to Bangor for the people, and the environment. Just outside Bangor’s city limits lies an expansive wilderness loaded hiking and biking trails. Travel nurses looking for something a little different for their next assignment should not overlook Bangor, Maine!
Redding, California- Med Surg. Located north of Sacramento, Redding is in the heart of Northern California; With a grand total of 250 beautiful days a year, the “Second Sunniest City in the U.S.” is nestled in the scenic heart of Northern California, amid rich culture and heritage, boundless recreation, and magnificent landscapes. One of our travel nurses indicated that some of Redding’s highlights include the “very pretty scenery, laid back life, beautiful 360 view of mountains, and fun outdoor activities!”
Lebanon, New Hampshire- Med Surg. Nurses who have taken a travel nursing job at Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon have absolutely loved their time there. DHMC, New Hampshire’s only academic medical center is headquartered on a 225-acre campus in the heart of the Upper Connecticut River Valley, in Lebanon, New Hampshire. The environment is beautiful, the people are friendly; plus, Lebanon village 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!
Austin, Texas-ICU. Austin is a favorite destination for many travel nurses. A city that exceeded expectations and its always provides a unique experience, Austin is located in the heart of Texas.Austin all of the charm of the southwest has to offer while also cultivating a rich cultural and artistic community that promotes individual expression and voice. For the foodie, cocktail enthusiast, or music lover, Austin is sure to please. PS. Did someone say BBQ?
Santa Fe, New Mexico- ER. Santa Fe is a city that welcomes visitors who make their way into town. Santa Fe has excellent hiking throughout the year, and during special winters, you can even get excellent ski and snowboarding sessions in! Santa Fe is home to several world-class museums an theaters as well as delicious Restaurant scene. Its close proximity to Texas and Mexico has blessed Santa Fe with a unique blend of Tex-Mex and traditional Mexican cuisine. Delicious! Don’t miss out on this unique travel nursing job opportunity in Santa Fe!
Spring Hill, Florida- L&D. Spring hill is an ideally Florida community near the gulf coast of Mexico. Healthcare in Spring Hill is a growing service, with three accredited hospitals in the area! Spring hill is home to many beautiful parks and golf courses, which attracts many tourists and locals alike. A travel nursing assignment in Spring Hill is sure to provide an experience that is both unique and relaxing.
Charleston, South Carolina- ER. Charleston might be one of the best cities to go to on a traveling nursing assignment because of the state of the art medical facilities in the area, but we know that travel assignments are more than just about work! While you’re in Charleston you will have the opportunity to reveal in the old feel of the south that is certain sure to charm. Not just a relic though, Charleston has many modern attractions as dwell: the cuisine found throughout the city is nationally renowned as being progressive and delicious, while the city has a nightlife that is young, fun and unlike anywhere else! Our travel nurses have only had very positive things to say about their experiences in Charleston!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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!