Respiratory Therapy Jobs in Washington, DC and information on what makes Washington, DC a great place to live and work!
Welcome to your nation’s capital, named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. Washington is home to numerous national landmarks and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. When you take a respiratory therapy job in Washington, DC, you will have plenty to see and do on your time off!
The National Mall is a large, open park area in the center of the city featuring many monuments to American leaders; it also serves to connect the White House and the United States Capitol buildings. Located prominently in the center of the Mall is the Washington Monument. The city also houses the world famous Smithsonian Institution, many art museums, the Library of Congress and the National Archives, Ford's Theatre, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, International Spy Museum, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Victims of Communism Memorial, and the Washington National Cathedral.
Washington is a major national center for the arts, with many venues for the performing arts in the city. These venues include Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre Company, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts which hosts the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, the Washington Ballet with a variety of other musical and stage performances. Washington also host a variety of sports teams, such as, The Washington Redskins, the second-most valuable professional sports team in the United States, the Washington Mystics, a women’s basketball team and the Capitals, a professional hockey team. With all this to see and do, you won’t have any time for your respiratory therapy assignment!
DC area hospital is looking for a respiratory therapist to work 12-hour day shifts. Practicing under the direction of a physician, respiratory therapists assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care therapeutic treatments and diagnostic procedures, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Respiratory therapy technicians follow specific, well-defined respiratory care procedures under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.