Respiratory Therapist Jobs at Baptist

Join Our Respiratory Therapy Team at Baptist

As we continue in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in all the communities we serve, Baptist Memorial hospitals are looking for motivated professionals to make a difference in their own communities as registered respiratory therapists (RRTs) or certified respiratory therapists (CRTs).

High-paying, seasonal opportunities with a $3,000 bonus*

Our RRT and CRT positions are part of a 16-week seasonal employment program with a $3,000 bonus for licensed candidates who complete the assignment. Rate of pay depends on location and is up to $70 an hour. Talk to a Baptist recruiter to learn more.

*Rates vary at each Baptist location and are limited to the RRT/CRT Seasonal Program.

Job Responsibilities

Successful candidates must be able to provide respiratory care using critical thinking skills learned and refined through education and experience as a respiratory therapist. They will also collaborate with others to provide patient care by:

  • Assessing patients
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating plans of care
  • Administering medications as prescribed
  • Providing patient and family education


  • Must possess current required CRT/RRT licensure and credentials and demonstrate competencies for assigned area
  • Must work a minimum of 36 hours a week for 16 consecutive weeks
  • Must have the competency requirements to work in all specified units, as needed
  • Must have one year of recent CRT or RRT experience to qualify for the program
  • Current American Heart Association health care providers’ Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is preferred


  • Seasonal employment does not qualify for full-time or part-time benefits.
  • Participants may be eligible for Baptist’s 403b retirement plan, providing all eligibility requirements are met.

CRT/RRT Seasonal Bonus Referral Program

If a CRT/RRT Seasonal Program participant successfully recruits an external candidate into the CRT/RRT Seasonal Program, he or she will receive a referral bonus of $200 per recruit. Referral bonus payments will be made the first pay period following the start of the CRT/RRT Seasonal Program.

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For more information on the certified respiratory therapist and registered respiratory therapist positions and to speak directly to a Baptist recruiter, please complete the form below.

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