About Registered Respiratory Therapist & Respiratory Therapy Registered Nurse Travel Careers

Respiratory health is crucial for overall health, making respiratory therapy an important and exciting field to work in. Demand is consistently high and always growing for respiratory therapists, respiratory therapy RNs, and other healthcare professionals who work in respiratory therapy, and that means there are many high-paying travel respiratory therapy jobs in fun locations nationwide! If you’re a respiratory therapist, respiratory therapy RN, radiation therapist, or work another respiratory therapy-related role, read on to learn more and explore nationwide respiratory therapy job opportunities for travel nurses and travel allied health professionals. You can also apply here or search respiratory therapist jobs and other respiratory therapy jobs here.

Why Work With Medical Solutions?

  • We offer competitive pay and benefits for Respiratory Therapists Travel Nurses
  • Our Recruiters specialize in helping RRTs earn more & explore
  • We offer free, private, and furnished housing
  • We offer travel reimbursements
  • Travel & housing is handled by our in-house specialists
  • We provide 24/7 contact and support
  • We care about your success & happiness


Respiratory Therapy Careers

A career in respiratory therapy travel nursing is an excellent way for you to avoid burnout. Working in a variety of ever-changing locations and facilities can help keep you fresh and motivated to help your patients. Traveling is also a great way for you to sharpen your skills, continue to gain experience, and build your resume. When you travel with Medical Solutions, you’ll also earn great compensation and have great benefits.

To be successful working in respiratory therapy you must be hard-working, compassionate, flexible, a solid team player, able to quickly and carefully assess patients, and open to working various hours and in various settings. Settings can often be high stakes and high stress.

Respiratory Therapy Requirements

Respiratory therapists and respiratory therapy RNs are committed to respiratory disease prevention, as well as overall respiratory wellness. The goal in respiratory therapy is to assess and diagnose, determine course of treatment, treat, and monitor problems related to breathing. Respiratory therapists and respiratory therapy nurses must work hand in hand with a variety of other physicians, RNs, techs, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive care to their patients. It’s often healthcare workers in the respiratory space that also administer medication and therapies directly to patients.

Who Works in Respiratory Therapy?

Healthcare professionals working in respiratory therapy can be respiratory therapists, respiratory therapy RNs, radiation therapists, and other allied health professionals. They can work in environments including various hospital units, cardiopulmonary diagnostic laboratories, assisted care facilities, home health, cardiopulmonary rehab centers, and other such locations. It’s very common for respiratory therapists and respiratory therapy RNs to collaborate with a variety of additional healthcare providers, teaming up to provide comprehensive patient care.

Who’s Treated in Respiratory Therapy?

A wide range of patients and health concerns are treated by respiratory therapy professionals, but their common denominator is that they have cardiopulmonary issues or diseases. Patients could be suffering from conditions including emphysema, pneumonia, COVID-19, influenza, asthma, bronchitis, lung disease, cardiac failure, ventilatory failure, chest trauma, and other respiratory diseases, viruses, and conditions. Patients range in age from premature infants to the elderly.

Quick Respiratory Therapy Facts

  • Average annual respiratory therapist salary range: $58,000-$90,000
  • Commonly required respiratory therapy education: Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and/or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), plus passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
  • Commonly required respiratory therapy certifications: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Commonly preferred respiratory therapy certifications: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Commonly required experience to become a travel respiratory therapist or travel respiratory therapy RN: Facilities typically require a minimum of two years of recent, in-hospital experience in order to hire you as a respiratory therapist or respiratory therapy RNs. You’ll want the benefit of experience since travel respiratory therapists and travel respiratory therapy RNs have to hit the ground running!
  • Locations where respiratory therapist are in high demand: Demand for respiratory therapists is growing nationwide! California, Washington D.C., Nevada, New York, Alaska, Oregon, and Hawaii reflect high demand with higher average CVICU RN salaries.

Find travel Respiratory Therapist jobs nearby and in destinations all over the United States.

We connect care by staffing healthcare facilities nationwide with caring & compassionate Registered Respiratory Therapists & Respiratory Therapy Registered Nurses.


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Personalized Pay Packages

We offer competitive compensation packages to fit your needs, including a company-matching 401(k)program and/or per diem allowances.

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Insurance Benefits

Medical Solutions RRT are eligible for day-one, nationwide medical insurance coverage starting at just $10 per week for a single, basic policy.

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24hr Customer Care

Your dedicated recruiter is there to help guide you throughout your career & RRT travel experience with Medical Solutions.

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We want to make your travel nursing experience painless. That's why we will provide reimbursements on state licenses or certification fees.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions about Registered Respiratory Therapist Jobs with Medical Solutions and Travel Allied & Travel Nursing in general.

Simply apply here. You can also call us at 1.866.633.3548 and speak with a recruiter, who can answer your questions and send you an information packet. All we need to begin is your application and resume. Once we receive your information, we can begin discussing potential assignments that fit your profile. When you find a job you want, your recruiter will submit you for the job and walk you through the process from there.
Most assignments are 13 weeks in length, but we’ve seen them as short as four weeks and as long as 24. You are obligated to finish your assignment as contracted, but there is no contract binding you to work more assignments afterward. You can take a new assignment right after your last or take a break. It’s all up to you!
Your total compensation package — including your hourly pay, benefits, bonuses, reimbursements, etc. — is completely customized to fit your needs. Pay rates vary from assignment to assignment depending on location, the hospital, your specialty, and other factors.