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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RRT in Beautiful Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, CT

Registered respiratory therapist needed for Beautiful Hartford Connecticut. This is 3/12's. Job details: Nights 13 weeks ICU and Ped exp. CT License Hartford is home to beautiful parks, a choice of unique museums, attractions, performing arts and restaurants. See the stunning Connecticut State...

Travel Posted 29 days ago

Travel Respiratory Therapist Job in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL

Travel Respiratory Therapist Job in Birmingham, Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama has a contract job open for a Registered Respiratory Therapist for immediate start date. · 13-week Contract · Three twelve-hour shifts on · Alabama licensing required · NICU and...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

PRN RRT Job Open - Ongoing

Boston, MA

Ongoing PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist contract open in Boston Massachusetts. Day and night shifts are available. Required: 2 years of recent experience as a Therapist outside of clinicals Trauma Center experience Adult critical care experience (no PEDs necessary) MA license must be in hand...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

NICU RRT Traveler Needed

Indianapolis, IN

Registered Respiratory Therapist needed for a full time 13 week travel assignment in Indianapolis Indiana. Manager is interested in interviewing quickly. This is a night shift position Required: 1 year of recent experience in the NICU IN license in hand NRP Must be RRT (sorry no CRTs for this one)...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

Travel RRT / CRT Travel Contract Available

Chapel Hill, NC

Registered or Certified Respiratory Therapist needed for a full time 13 week travel assignment just outside of Raleigh North Carolina. This is a day shift position Requirements: 1 year of recent experience outside of clinicals CRT or RRT will be considered Strong Pediatric experience is a must PALS...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

GA RRT / CRT Travel Contract Open

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Georgia needs a Registered or Certified Respiratory Therapist for a full time 8-13 week travel assignment. We work with this client often so they interview and offer quickly. This is a night shift positioin Required: GA license must be in hand 1 year of recent experience as a Therapist...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

13 week travel assignment for RRT with Level Trauma exp in Boston

Boston, MA

Soliant health is recruiting for RRT with Level Trauma experience for a 13 week travel contract in Boston. If you are in MA are licensed in MA with level I trauma experience and ready to work, let’s talk 36hr week Day/ Nights with holidays and weekends. No on call Rate: Exp: 5yrs+ Recent...

Travel Posted 29 days ago

8+ week travel assignment for RRT in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

Soliant Health is recruiting for an RRT/CRT for a 8+ week travel assignment. If you are in GA or licensed in GA and ready to go, let’s talk Schedule: 3X12s, nights Start: ASAP Duration: 8+ weeks Must have: 2+ years of experience, clear GA license, ACLS and BLS through AHA Patient Population:...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

13 week travel contract for RRT with NICU in IN

Indianapolis , IN

Soliant Health is recruiting for a RRT with NICU experience for a travel 13 week contract in Indianapolis, IN. If you are in IN or licensed and ready to go, let’s talk Need 1 year NICU exp nights RRT with NICU exp Contract 13 weeks 7:00 pm - 7:30 am includes a 30 min break Critical Need For...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

Travel Respiratory Therapist Job in Boston, Chicago

Boston, MA

Hospital in Boston has a contract job for a Registered Respiratory Therapist for immediate start date. · 13 Week Contract · Three 12-hour night shifts holidays and weekends in rotation · 5 years of experience minimum required · Massachusetts licensing required ·...

Contract Posted 29 days ago

Travel Respiratory Therapist Job In Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL

Hospital located in downtown Chicago has a contract job for a Registered Respiratory Therapist for immediate start date. · 13 Week Contract · 2 years of experience needed · Illinois state license required · BLS and PALS through AHA · Pediatric experience preferred...

Contract Posted 29 days ago