Respiratory Therapist Jobs Forum

Get new comments by email
You can cancel email alerts at anytime.

Current Discussions (994) - Start a Discussion

sportygal in albany, New York

Updated 4 months ago

I don't want to be a respiratory therapist anymore....other options???? - 2 Replies

Hi everyone! So I'm a new grad I only have an associates degree in respiratory, and have been an RRT for almost a year. I realize I don't like this...

Peachy RRT in Dallas, Texas

RT test during interview

Have you ever had to take a written RT test during an interview? If so, any advice on how to prepare for it?

Kat113 in Staatsburg, New York

Updated 5 months ago

Respiratory Therapy through Independence University - 7 Replies

I have seen many negative reviews about this school and would like some HONEST input from other people. I am currently enrolled in their ASRT program...

karterii in Hallandale, Florida

Travel Agency - How Exactly Do Interviews Work?

Hey everyone, thanks for checking out this thread. I had a question: I am interested in being employed by a Health Care-related Travel Agency, but...

Mike11792 in Naperville, Illinois

RRT management

Hello! So do we have any rrt in management? How is it? Is it with the salary? What is your day to day schedule? Salarys? Looking for some...

Paul59 in Springfield, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

Polysomnography AKA Sleep Technology - 10 Replies

Hi, I have my associates degree in science( not allied ), took A&P 1 and 2, medical term etc. There is a program, and it would only take me 9...

Jennifer in Denver, Colorado

New grad RT

Hello--I graduated in April of 2016 and have my CRT/RRT. I was fortunate to land a job in June, and have been working ever since. I work on the...

Mike11792 in Naperville, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

RRT in Naperville ill - 7 Replies

hello gang would like some insight on the job out look along Naperville or within the area. if anyone has worked with edwards or good sam hospital....

rtstudent in Edwardsville, Illinois

Lindsey Jones Manual

I am looking to purchase a used copy of the Lindsey Jones manual, preferably 2017 version . I am in school right now (graduate may 2017), and I have...

Cindy in Brentwood, California

Updated 5 months ago

New Grad here - 237 Replies

Hello all! So I have been out of school for 6 months now. I graduated from Kaplan College in Phoenix, AZ but moved to CA after graduation. I am...

RTinIndy in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 5 months ago

TMC preperation - 1 Reply

HELLO ALL. I am preparing for the TMC in a lil over a wk from now. I have been really concentrating on the kettering but am getting overwhelmed. ...

kimanj8 in Houston, Texas

Updated 5 months ago

SDS or RPSGT - 6 Replies

I have worked in and with a sleep lab from around 1997 to early 2010. I hadn't thought about or had the time to think about taking the one of the...

CASSANDRA in West Covina, California


I graduated from college for Respiratory mid of 2015, I took the TMC test twice since then and haven't done well I keep scoring in the 70s. I'm...

Jhey Jhey in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

If my Credentials as a CRT NEVER expire, why am I being forced to retake the CRT in order to take the RRT - 6 Replies

I Passed my CRT in 1997. I passed the written RRT but not the clinical simulation. I went on with my career, gaining experience in all aspects of the...

Hkg04d in North Richland Hills, Texas

Florida pay

Hey everyone, so I am a RRT in Texas and was looking into moving to Florida. I was curious what the pay is like in Florida. I have been a therapist...

Elena Barron in Torrance, California

Updated 6 months ago

State License - 5 Replies

Hi, can anyone give me more info as far as how to obtain an license out of state. I'm license in CA, but would like to work out of state. What do...

peter james in Moreton, United Kingdom

Updated 6 months ago

Jobs in Dubai - 34 Replies

Hello, Canadian RRT here looking for any information on job roles, and recent wages/packages in Dubai for RRT's.

elervin in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 6 months ago

Employment in the US for Canadian RT's - 1 Reply

Hi I am looking to Relocate to the U.S. (if possible). I am searching online and I see many agencies offering RT positions but Are there any...

RA2016 in Humble, Texas

Respiratory Boards - HELP

I just graduated from the Respiratory program at school, it took me a few tries just to pass the exit exams to graduate. As I get ready to study for...


Updated 6 months ago

Tutoring for CRT in Philadelphia - 83 Replies

Hi I graduated from school for Respiratory Therapy mid of 2015, I was doing full time Mom full time student and after i graduated i took the test and...

eolson_canada@*****.*** in Holdrege, Nebraska

Updated 6 months ago

Can I transfer my RRT licence to Canada? - 4 Replies

Hello folks, for the record I am not actually an RT yet, I'm still a student. However I have been considering moving to Canada in the next couple...

Ray Daniels in Independence, Missouri

Updated 6 months ago

Where can a RT that's been out of the field for years get clinical experience - 4 Replies

I'm a RRT that's been out of the field for 12 years and was wondering where one can get clinical experience again without having to enroll in some...

Mimi in Littleton, Colorado

Updated 6 months ago

Advice for RRT new grad - 9 Replies

I graduated from school and just got my RRT. The one hospital that is in the same city I live in interviewed me and I didn't get the job. The closet...

Intubate! in Illinois

Updated 6 months ago

Chicago area or suburbs! - 1 Reply

Just comparing hourly pay rate for RTs in the suburbs of Chicago, and job outlook as well!

c_rosario03 in Bayonne, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago


I am thinking about signing up for Bergen community college's (in Bergen County NJ) Respiratory therapy program... I was wondering if anybody has...

Useless Degree in Belton, South Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

Respiratory Therapy vs. Licensed Clinical Social Worker - 1 Reply

Seems that both have something in common: Burn out. So if you had to choose between the two, which would it be?

Useless Degree in Belton, South Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

drug testing at san joaquin valley college respiratory program - 4 Replies

helllo i will soon be entering the rt program and unfortunately have made a terrible decision on my part. I gave in to smoking marijuana a week...

541RRT in Central Point, Oregon

Updated 7 months ago

Respiratory Therapy Salary Truth? - 2 Replies

Hey all, So I've been doing some research here and there about compensation for us RT's and have been meaning to get a little factual information...

Pikturegurl in Elk Grove, California

Updated 7 months ago

New RT graduate in california - 9 Replies

Hello all to those reading, So I just graduated three months ago. Majority of my class have had interviews and about half are working now. I'm...

Pikturegurl in Elk Grove, California

Updated 7 months ago

Lindsey Jones CRT/RRT Exam Review with flash cards for sale. Current edition. - 4 Replies

Book and flashcards are slightly used with highlights/markups, etc but are in good shape overall. Email me at if interested!...

Impreza__1 in Middletown, Connecticut

Updated 8 months ago

RTs with a master's degree - 23 Replies

I'm going to be starting RT school this fall, and I'm interested in hearing from some current RTs. I graduated from UGA in December 2011 with a...

Susan D.

Updated 8 months ago

Travel Therapist ??? - 502 Replies

Anyone here a travel therapist or worked as one? I'm currently looking into agencies but not sure which one is better. Looking for good pay,...

Wiany in Baltimore, Maryland

RT program

Hi guys, I am doing a research for RT program. Please fill in the survey to support my project. Thank you,

Tuan pham in Union City, California

Updated 8 months ago

Kettering CRT/RRT and CPFT/RPFT study material. - 2 Replies

Hi, I have an older Kettering (2014) CRT/RRT home study package along with a CPFT/RPFT home study package available. All in excellent condition with...

College Student in Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Should I be an Elementary Teacher or Respiratory Therapist?

I have been in between respiratory therapy and elementary education for a couple of years now. I am currently attending a university for my bachelors...

jerome blaze in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 9 months ago

felony........ - 102 Replies

Iv'e been looking intently into the rct/rt feild intensly. the director of the school i talked to said that with my felony it is possible but alot...

Tim R in Blackwood, New Jersey

Updated 9 months ago

respiratory therapist student new grad with misdemeanor dui - 16 Replies

I wanted to share my misdemeanor DUI experience with the RCB in California There is hundreds of stories and blogs for RN's even resident doctors on...

Mike11792 in Naperville, Illinois

How is the job field for RRT in suburbs of Chicago like Naperville

So I've been an ER tech for almost 3 years. I've seen the job role of an RN. And I've made my decision of not going into nursing. I've seen and...

ACRRT in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 10 months ago

If RT's save lives, why are we not as represented/respected as RN"S? - 149 Replies

I have been an RT for 14 yr's. so I know of what I speak. I have silently watched as RT's work Code Blues, weaned patients off ventilators, loved and...

Nicholas in Houston, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Independence University Students - 89 Replies

I am curious are their any students having problems with their clinical site schedule interfering with your fulltime job? I know when your taking...

RESA in Great Falls, Montana

Updated 10 months ago

What does a respiratory therapist do on a daily basis? Is it hard? bloody? stressful? do you like your job? - 31 Replies

I am curious about this profession. I would like to hear some helpful advice from an actual therapist.

Mom2go in Brookshire, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

RT programs in Houston TX - 21 Replies

Does anyone know about the programs in houston TX? I am looking at HCC and Kingwood. What are the quality of these programs? How does the job...

CSL in Bartonsville, Pennsylvania

Updated 10 months ago

Used NPS Kettering/Lindsey Jones study guides. - 2 Replies

I plan on taking my NPS board exam in the near future and haven't been able to find used copies of either kettering or lindsey jones study guides. I...

DNex in Dayton, Ohio

Student Respiratory Care Forum

Are there any student RT forums in cyberspace? Good ones?

Sarah in Lexington, Kentucky

Updated 11 months ago

CRT from a one year program becoming a RRT. - 6 Replies

Need some help. Went to a one year program 33 years ago. Became a CRT and have been working mostly in ICU and NICU. Lots of experience. Never has...

Dan Walter in Deland, Florida

New: A safe place to report dangerous patient safety conditions ...

Having family members in Allied Health, I know that troubling things go on at hospitals and workers don't feel that it's safe to report the problems...

Raquel Romen in Alhambra, California

Updated 11 months ago

How is the RT program in Mount San Antonio College? I only see other colleges on this board. Thank you! - 19 Replies

How is the RT program in Mount San Antonio College? I only see other colleges on this board. I'm in the process of trying to get into the RT...

Cristine in Pacoima, California

Updated 11 months ago

Why does Respiratory Care have boards that nobody can pass? - 14 Replies

So, I have a classmate I graduated from my school still unable to pass the boards, and actually failed by 1 point the 2nd time....on decision making,...

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 11 months ago

My Daughter NEEDS HELP - 9 Replies

I am trying to find help for my daughter, she has taken the respiratory therapy test so meany time i have lost count, please help she has the...

newrrt in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 11 months ago

NBRC- RRT- Clinical Portion - 256 Replies

Hey everyone, I am on the lookout for some help with attempting the RRT- Clinical portion offered by the NBRC. If there's anyone whose attempted...

Page: « Previous   1  2  3  4  5  Next »

What's great about where you work? If you could change one thing about your job, what would it be? Got a question? Share the best and worst about what you do and where you work by joining a discussion or starting your own.

RSS Feed Icon Subscribe to this forum as an RSS feed.

» Sign in or create an account to start a discussion.