Respiratory Therapy Jobs

Soliant provides respiratory therapists for hospitals, pulmonary function departments and sleep clinics nationwide. We match top-performing registered respiratory therapists, certified respiratory therapists and sleep technicians with great jobs around the country.

Sensitive, gentle and decisive—just some of the qualities you need to succeed in a respiratory care career. As a respiratory therapist, you work with patients who range in age from a few minutes to more than a century—and everybody in between. Every day you exhibit leadership and quick-judgment skills without losing sight of your patients’ emotional needs. It’s all in a day’s work. At Soliant, we’re proud to help respiratory therapists thrive in the best jobs in the field.

Respiratory Therapy Duties

A respiratory therapist, also known as a respiratory therapy technician, plays a critical role in the care and safety of patients with breathing or heart problems. These professionals work directly with physicians to help treat patients that have trouble breathing. Daily duties include evaluating, treating and caring for patients through compassion and individualized medical plans. The respiratory therapist will also help perform procedures that can help patients recover from cardiopulmonary disorders. A typical range of patients includes premature infants, lung cancer patients, or those who have suffered a heart attack or stroke. Respiratory therapists are responsible for monitoring breathing, performing chest physiotherapy, testing lung capacity and assisting physicians and nurses with the best course of action for the patient. A respiratory therapist must be compassionate, patient and strong-willed.

Respiratory Therapy Education Requirements

While only an associate’s degree is required by hospitals to be hired as a respiratory therapist, it is advised to pursue a higher level of learning to help better your chances in the job market. You can obtain a bachelor’s or master’s degree in physiology, biology, anatomy, or a related field. During advanced coursework, the prospective respiratory therapist will learn how to perform essential procedures such as pulmonary rehabilitation and cardiopulmonary diagnostics. Most states require the respiratory therapist to be licensed by the National Board for Respiratory Care, as well as any state-level certifications that are required. There is also the Registered Respiratory Therapist credential, which can advance the respiratory therapists’ career.

Respiratory Therapy Job Market

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average annual salary of a respiratory therapist depends on the individual’s level of experience and certification as well as the demands of the hiring facility. There is a projected job growth of 12% between now and the year 2024 for those interested in pursuing a career in respiratory therapy.

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Respiratory Therapist Position in Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, AK

RRT Travel Assignment in Alaska This facility in southern Alaska is looking for an experienced Respiratory Therapist 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week 2+ Years of Experience NICU/PICU Experience a Plus No State License Required ACLS/BLS - AHA Anchorage sits on the southern part of Alaska, right...

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RRT Travel Position in Tulsa, OK

Tulsa, OK

RRT/CRT Travel Contract in Tulsa, OK This hospital in Oklahoma's capital is looking for an experienced Respiratory Therapist 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week 2+ Years of Experience Oklahoma State Respiratory License ACLS/BLS - AHA This is a popular southwestern town just north of Texas. Give...

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Respiratory Therapy Travel Position in Ukiah, CA

Ukiah, CA

RRT Travel Position in Northern California This facility in northern California is in need of a respiratory therapist. 13 Week Assignment 36 Hours a Week 2+ Years of Experience California State License ACLS/BLS - AHA The Pacific Northwest is a beautiful region full of gorgeous landscapes and...

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RRT with PEDS needed for 13 week travel job in Kansas City MO

Kansas City , MO

Soliant Health is recruiting for an RRT with PEDS experience for a 13 week travel job in Kansas City MO RRT PEDs NICU/PICU Experienced RRT Nights 3x12s For more information on this position or other positions nationwide, contact: Randy Bingham, Account Executive Ph. 281.668.0653...

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Respiratory Therapy Travel Position in Springfield, MO

Springfield, MO

RRT Travel Contract in Springfield This hospital in southern Missouri is in need of an experienced RRT with Critical Care experience 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week LTAC Facility 2+ Years of Experience Critical Care Experience Required Missouri State Respiratory License ACLS/BLS - AHA This city...

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RRT Travel Contract in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, NY

RRT Travel Contract in Brooklyn This hospital in need of an experienced Respiratory Therapist 13 Week Assignment 36-40 Hours a Week/Nights 2+ Years of Experience Critical Care Experience Needed NY State License ACLS/BLS - AHA Come to the Big Apple for this assignment! Give Alexander from Atlanta a...

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Respiratory Therapy Travel Position in Everett, WA

Everett, WA

RRT Travel Contract near Seattle, Washington This hospital on the Puget and Possession Sound is in need of an experienced RRT 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week 2+ Years of Experience Adult Critical Care Experience Washington State Respiratory License ACLS/BLS - AHA NRP and NICU Experienced...

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Respiratory Therapist Travel Contract in Portland, OR

Portland, OR

RRT Travel Position in Portland, Oregon This hospital in Portland is in need of an experienced Respiratory Therapist 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week 2+ Years of Experience Oregon State License BLS - AHA NRP Portland is the largest city in Oregon and is a vibrant diverse place. This city is...

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Respiratory Therapist Travel Contract in Orlando, FL

Orlando, FL

RRT Travel Contract in Orlando Come to the Sunshine State for the next 13 Weeks. Orlando is conveniently located in Central Florida. It's only a short drive to many of the popular beaches in the state. Daytona lies just to the North and Tampa is only a short drive to the southeast. Assignment...

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RRT or CRT Travel Contract in Dover, NH

Dover, NH

RRT or CRT Travel Job in Southen New Hampshire This hospital close to the coast is in need of an experienced Respiratory Therapist RRT or CRT 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week/Nights Possible Call 2+ Years of Experience Acute Care Experience Required New Hampshire State Respiratory License...

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Respiratory Therapist Travel Contract in Roanoke, VA

Roanoke, VA

RRT Travel Position in Virginia This facility in Central Virginia is in need of a skilled Respiratory Therapist 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week 2+ Years of Experience NICU and PICU Experience Virginia State Respiratory License ACLS/BLS - AHA This city sits in the foothills of the Appalachian...

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Respiratory Therapist Travel Position in Danville, PA

Danville, PA

RRT Travel Contract in Danville, PA This hospital is Pennsylvania needs an experienced Respiratory Therapist. Call Alexander from Atlanta today! 8 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week Some Weekends Adult Population Requirements: 2+ Years of Experience Pennsylvania State Respiratory License ACLS/BLS...

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Respiratory Therapist Travel Position in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO

RRT Travel Contract in Kansas City, MO This hospital in Missouri needs an experienced Respiratory Therapist. Kansas City is one of the best cities in the Midwest! Call Alexander from Atlanta today! 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week Some Weekends and Holidays Required Requirements: 2+ Years of...

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Community Hospital Needs Respiratory Therapist - Yakima, WA

Yakima, WA

This community hospital is looking for an experienced RRT that is ready to step into a 13-weeks assignment. Soliant has partnered with this facility and looking to set up interviews ASAP. Contact Shelby.Winters@Soliant.com for more information. Requirements: BLS, ACLS WA License in hand 2+ Years...

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Respiratory Therapist Travel Contract in Elmira, NY

Elmira, NY

RRT Travel Position in Elmira, NY This hospital in New York needs a Respiratory Therapist. This city is just a short trip outside of New York City and Philadelphia is also a short drive. Call Alexander from Atlanta today! 13 Week Contract 36-40 Hours a Week Some Weekends and Holidays Required...

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Respiratory Therapist Travel Position in Saint Johnsbury, VT

Saint Johnsbury, VT

RRT Travel Contract in Saint Johnsbury, VT This hospital in Vermont needs a skilled Respiratory Therapist. Just outside the White Mountain National Forest sits this quaint little town of Saint Johnsbury. The Vermont countryside paired nicely with the outdoor adventures of White Mountain make for a...

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RRT needed for Vermont

saint johnsbury, VT

RRT needed for beautiful Vermont. This is a 13 week assignment! ASAP hire 3/12's Adult Critical care Some experience with Neonates Location: Saint Johnsbury, VT Lots of trails, Hiking, biking and skiing here or get cozy with some of the local cafes. For immediate hire, send your resume to...

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RRT Job in OH

Cleveland, OH

The amazing state of Ohio is is need of a dedicated RRT who can work nights and will be a part of a great team. There is so much to enjoy in the city you'll hardly get a chance to rest! Beautiful cities, great people, and hospitals, and amazing scenery are just part of what Ohio has to offer....

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RRT needed for 13 week travel job in Mexia TX

Mexia , TX

Soliant health is searching for an RRT for a 13 week travel job in Mexia TX RRT by the National Board of Respiratory Care with current Texas licensure Basic Life Support BCLS Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support ACLS Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) 3/12s...

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RRT needed for 13 week travel job close to Danville PA

Danville, PA

Soliant health is recruiting for an RRT for 13 week night shift travel job close to Danville PA RRT - Nights 3x12s RRT only PA state license Adults ACLS For more information on this position or other positions nationwide, contact: Randy Bingham, Account Executive Ph. 281.668.0653...

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