Respiratory Therapist Travel Jobs
Respiratory therapy involves diagnostic cardiopulmonary evaluation and respiratory treatment applied to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. It includes related education of the patient, family and public.
Requirements for RT Travel Positions
Respiratory therapists typically need an associate’s degree, but some have bachelor’s degrees. Respiratory therapists are licensed in most states; requirements vary by state.
More Information About Respiratory Therapy Travel
Respiratory therapy involves the identification, prevention, and rehabilitation of acute or chronic cardiopulmonary dysfunction thereby producing optimum health and function.
Traveling RT Job Description
Respiratory Therapist duties include diagnosing lung and breathing disorders, recommending treatment methods, interviewing patients and doing chest physical exams to determine what kind of therapy is appropriate.
Respiratory Therapist Pay
The average yearly salary for a Registered Respiratory Therapist is currently almost $70K according to salary.com. As in most professions, a salary can range according to many other factors including experience, location and seasonal demand. If you are a Travel Respiratory Therapist, this raises your compensation with benefits. Being a traveler offers you free private housing, health insurance, and travel and license reimbursement.