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Travel Respiratory Therapist Jobs

Whether due to a chronic condition or disease, individuals with challenges breathing ]may require specialized care. As a travel respiratory therapist (RT), you'll have the experience and skills to fulfill this role and support a variety of patients in their day-to-day lives. 

At Trustaff, you'll find travel RT jobs that enable you to reach your career goals, make a difference in patients' lives and explore new areas.

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Qualifications for Our Travel Respiratory Therapy Jobs

To ensure a good match, we require some basic professional skills and expertise. Having adequate experience — at least one to two years in a recent respiratory therapy position — ensures you'll be ready to take on the challenges of life as a traveler. 

Other requirements include: 

  • Active license or appropriate accreditation in one of the 50 U.S. states

  • Additional requirements and certifications depending on the specific facility or unit you'll be working at

Because this role requires you to travel from one location to the next, we desire applicants who are both enthusiastic and adventurous.

Respiratory Therapist Job Description

As a travel respiratory therapist, you'll help patients in one location for a period of time before moving on to your next location. Being able to take your skills on the road and experience a sense of adventure and variety in your career will help you grow your skills and quickly learn how to adapt to challenges. 

RT Duties and Responsibilities

Your main responsibility as a respiratory therapist is to assist patients who are having trouble breathing. Several conditions like asthma or chronic respiratory disease can make it hard to breathe. A traumatic injury or event like shock or a heart attack can also affect a patient's ability to breathe normally.

As a respiratory therapist, you will perform the necessary diagnostic tests to learn more about each patient's condition and then work alongside the care team to develop a treatment plan. Having the knowledge and skills to understand an array of disorders and treatment approaches will help you treat patients properly. 

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Travel Respiratory Therapist Salary and Benefits

Trustaff has been connecting talented RTs with some of the best facilities across the country since 2002. As one of the largest and most well-respected healthcare staffing companies, we take pride in selecting some of the most skilled professionals and compensating them for their experience with some of the highest salaries in the industry. 

Working as a Trustaff traveler also means you'll enjoy:

  • Customized pay packages 

  • 401k with employer match

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance 

  • Mental health and wellness resources 

  • Education resources 

  • Travel assistance

  • Licensure reimbursement and CEU assistance 

  • Rewards and recognition program 

  • Referral bonuses 

  • Discounts program 

Why Become a Trustaff Traveler?

We want our employees to feel encouraged and connected, which is why we foster community among our team members, no matter where you are. Join our conversations on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or X, formerly known as Twitter, to get to know travel nurses just like you. We also provide education opportunities to further your career knowledge, professional skillset and personal wellness. Check out our Ingenovis Health ACT program for additional resources.

Find the perfect travel job

Trustaff has thousands of healthcare jobs. Apply online today or contact us for more information.