The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with Intensive Care Unit (ICU) skills in New Orleans, Louisiana is $26.92.
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Job Description for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
A registered respiratory therapist is responsible for delivering competent, skilled care to patients and their loved ones based on the patients' needs. Registered respiratory therapist perform all diagnostic and respiratory care for acute and chronically ill pulmonary patients. This will include spirometry, pulse oximetry, exhaled gas monitoring, inhaled medication, and chest physiotherapy, as well weaning parameters. Registered respiratory therapist manage the patient’s airways through sucti…Read more
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Employees with Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 24.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (22.6% more) and Houston, Texas (17.7% more).
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