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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Pediatric Respiratory Therapist Job in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, Georgia
I have an immediate position available for a Pediatric Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, GA. This is a 13-week contract with possible extension. Must have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working with pediatric population. Full-time 13-week contract 3/12 Day or Night Shift ACLS, BLS, and P...
Contract 7 days ago

Overnights Sleep Tech Travel Job in Upstate New York

Ogdensberg, New York
Overnights Sleep Tech Travel Job in Upstate New York This is a unique opportunity to help a great hospital in need and also build your resume with terrific travel experience.  The Sleep Lab manager is seeking a highly skilled individual with at least two years of experience, who is registere...
Contract 8 days ago

RRT Needed - Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks, Alaska
Registered Respiratory Therapist Needed for 21 Week Contract - Fairbanks, AK Overview: 21 Week Contract Shift: Days/Nights (3x12s), 4 Weekend Shifts in 4 Weeks No On-Call Housing Options Provided by Facility Requirements: BLS, ACLS PALS, NRP 2+ Years of RRT Experience Our client faci...
Contract 8 days ago

Registered Respiratory Therapist Contract - Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks, Alaska
Fairbanks is a home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Fairbanks is the largest and coldest city in the Interior region of Alaska and the second largest in the state. Soliant is looking for a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) that is ...
Contract 12 days ago

RRT/CRT Travel Contract In Helena, Montana

Helena, Montana
Soliant is looking for a Registered Respiratory Therapist for a contract job in Helena, Montana. Helena is in Lewis and Clark County and is one of the best places to live in Montana. Living in Helena offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Helena there are...
12 days ago

Scranton, PA

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Are you looking for your next Respiratory Therapist opportunity that provides competitive rates and lots of flexibility? Our client near Scranton, PA is looking for a skilled Respiratory Therapist for a 13-week travel assignment.  13 Weeks - 36 Hours per Week - DAYS 1+ Years of Ex...
Contract 13 days ago

Registered Respiratory Therapist Contract- Raleigh, NC

RALEIGH, North Carolina
Soliant is looking for a Peds Respiratory Therapist for a contract job near Raleigh, NC. Pay is competitive and Soliant also offers an array of benefits. Come work in this beautiful city for this 13-week contract. Check out the job details below about our Respiratory position and apply today! Qual...
Contract 18 days ago

Respiratory 13 Week Travel Contract Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Travel Respiratory Therapist is wanted in North Carolina. Top ranked client is looking for travel RRTs for both day and night positions. Prefer prospective Respiratory candidates with Pediatrics and NICU background but all applicants are welcome.  Certifications: Must have curre...
Travel 18 days ago

MT Travel Job Near Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, Georgia
Come enjoy the culture of Atlanta on your next Med Tech assignment at a great facility. There is so much to enjoy and so many great people you will meet while enjoying all of the unique views and culture of the city. Email me your resume and call me asap for a chance at this opportunity. ...
Contract 22 days ago

Rochester, New York RRT Travel Contract

Rochester, New York
Great Upstate NY hospital is looking for a dependable RRT today. Rochester, New York has an immediate travel need for an RRT with at least 2-3 years of current work experience. Prefer prospective Respiratory candidates with ER, ICU or LTAC background but all applicants are welcome.  Serving m...
Travel 26 days ago

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