Torrance Memorial Medical Center

   

Founded in 1925 by Jared Sidney and Helena Childs Torrance, Torrance Memorial Medical Center is a 533-bed nonprofit medical center established to provide quality health care services predominantly to the residents of the South Bay, Peninsula and Harbor communities. Torrance Memorial seeks to offer the most current and effective medical technologies rendered in a compassionate, caring manner.

No longer just a hospital, today Torrance Memorial includes an extensive integrated system of physicians and comprehensive medical services to provide coordinated communication and continuum of care. Torrance Memorial is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai under the umbrella of Cedars-Sinai Health System.

Torrance Memorial's nursing program has earned the coveted Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which recognizes nursing excellence. U.S. News & World Report also ranked Torrance Memorial as one of the best hospitals for 2019-20 in California and the Los Angeles metro area. 

 

Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 22, 2021
Under general supervision, provides total secretarial support for all disciplines and works cooperatively with all members of the health care team in an effort to facilitate quality patient care and maintain excellent customer relations. Core Competencies Answers telephone calls in a timely manner; routes calls, ascertains needs, and takes accurate messages as is appropriate. Ensures Medical Supply Room is unlocked and locked each business day. Takes and relays message’s for clinical staff. Maintains an adequate supply of all forms used for daily operations and ensures patient admission packets are completed and available for clinical staff daily. Monitors to ensure that adequate inventory levels for soft goods are maintained which are consistent with the needs of the department. Receives and signs for incoming supplies and verifies that the merchandise received matches the packing list and purchase order and notes discrepancies. Unpacks and restocks all soft good and...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 22, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory compliance...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 22, 2021
Under direction of the Manager, Plant Operations, and supervision of the Lead Steam Engineer, the Steam Engineer operates and maintains boilers, compressors, pumps, supply and exhaust fans, air handlers, air conditioning, heating systems, diesel generators, water softeners, chillers and refrigeration equipment; services plumbing, electrical systems and other mechanical and electrical equipment within the physical plant. Core Competencies Operates and maintains steam plants as scheduled (boilers, pumps, DA tank, softeners and condensate return system) to insure operation within established parameters. Operates and maintains all heating ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plants (chillers, pumps, fans, supply fans, exhaust fans, exchanger, and heaters) to ensure operation within established parameters. Operates and maintains all ancillary plants (medical gas systems, medical vacuum systems, oxygen system, elevators, dumb waiters, pneumatic tube systems, sewage pumps, and storm...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 22, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory compliance...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 22, 2021
$350 Sign-On Bonus Under direct supervision, this position performs tasks to ensure financial stability by entering patient data accurately, timely, and efficiently in order to create a claim to bill for medical services provided. Core Competencies Collects all required data elements to complete the intake process within the hospital revenue cycle system. Utilizes hospital bed board/patient tracking system to track and arrange proper placement of patient on nursing units. Maintains basic working knowledge of all sponsored programs such as Medicare, Medi-Cal, Tricare and all other payers; as well as contracted insurance payers and authorization requirements. Maintains proficient working knowledge of Medicare Secondary Payor Questionnaire policy and procedures. Validates patient eligibility, benefits, and medical group affiliation as well as obtaining insurance verification and notification as needed. Validation may be performed via the telephone, payer website, or hospital...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 22, 2021
With resource and administrative consultation, the Clinical Director works independently with in-depth knowledge and skill of the specialty area to assume 24-hour responsibility for selected populations of patients and personnel. The Clinical Director provides leadership for staff members and has management and instructional responsibilities for maintaining quality nursing practices and skills as well as for supervising the employees on the units. Emphasis at this level is placed on facilitating problem solving through independent action, creativity, direction, evaluation, and teaching of staff. Core Competencies Demonstrates expert skills in methods of assessment, intervention, and evaluation in dealing with the ever-changing problems and needs of patients, families, and staff in areas of specialization. Makes independent decisions regarding nursing patient care needs and assumes complete responsibility for those decisions. Assumes 24-hour responsibility for the quality of...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2021
Under general supervision, prepares patients for and performs Radiologic examinations. Core Competencies Uses ALARA and safety principle at all times. Displays flexibility, team spirit, compassion, respect, politeness and accountability when dealing with customers. Provides healthcare services in own job category to all age groups. Demonstrates competence in interpersonal relationships to all age groups. Completes all assigned procedures in a timely manner and uses time between procedures to department advantage assisting others, clerical duties, stocking, transporting, etc Utilizes Hospital Information System (HIS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and PACS. Answers telephone inquiries of a technical nature from physicians or hospital personnel in other area of the hospital while maintaining good phone etiquette Maintains a safe working environment: Keeps work area clean and free of hazards. Alerts appropriate resource of faulty or broken equipment. Observes all...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2021
Under the supervision of a RN, the LVN provides patient care in routine and stable nursing situations. The LVN is responsible for observing, planning, implementing and evaluating all assigned patient care in collaboration with the RN and in accordance with the physician plan of care. The LVN is accountable for all patient care given, is responsible for adhering to all policies, procedures and standards of nursing practice, for managing supplies and equipment with the direction of the RN, and for promoting teamwork among co-workers, physicians and members of the interdisciplinary team. Core Competencies Observes the health status of patients and communicates this information to the RN. Completes those portions of the patient assessment as directed by the RN and as ordered in the physician plan of care: Skin condition, color, temperature Vital signs including pulse location, strength, and regularity Level of consciousness Edema including location and character Color, amount, and...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2021
Under general supervision, prepares patients for and performs Radiologic examinations. Core Competencies Uses ALARA and safety principle at all times. Displays flexibility, team spirit, compassion, respect, politeness and accountability when dealing with customers. Provides healthcare services in own job category to all age groups. Demonstrates competence in interpersonal relationships to all age groups. Completes all assigned procedures in a timely manner and uses time between procedures to department advantage assisting others, clerical duties, stocking, transporting, etc Utilizes Hospital Information System (HIS), Radiology Information System (RIS) and PACS. Answers telephone inquiries of a technical nature from physicians or hospital personnel in other area of the hospital while maintaining good phone etiquette Maintains a safe working environment: Keeps work area clean and free of hazards. Alerts appropriate resource of faulty or broken equipment. Observes all...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2021
Under the direction of the Telecommunications Manager, the Operator will answer a minimum of 250 to 300 internal and external calls per hour, monitor all alarms and implement codes and other duties as directed. Core Competencies Answers and screens outside calls, relays calls to the proper department. Assists patients when placing calls or requesting not to be disturbed. Beeps and pages doctors and authorized personnel when requested. Pages Code Blue, fire alerts, stat calls and disaster drills. Signals all clear when appropriate. Informs appropriate administration and personnel of codes and drills. Maintains updates with departmental information, as well as phone numbers of hospitals within the area, and any other important updates Inventories supplies on a weekly basis; routinely notifies supervisor when supplies are low. Monitors the following alarms: Code Panel/Code Blue, Fire Panel, Elevators/Entrapments, Torrance Police Hot Line/Test Weekly, Gas Alarms, Hearing Impaired,...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 20, 2021
Under the supervision of a RN, the LVN provides patient care in routine and stable nursing situations. The LVN is responsible for observing, planning, implementing and evaluating all assigned patient care in collaboration with the RN and in accordance with the physician plan of care. The LVN is accountable for all patient care given, is responsible for adhering to all policies, procedures and standards of nursing practice, for managing supplies and equipment with the direction of the RN, and for promoting teamwork among co-workers, physicians and members of the interdisciplinary team. Core Competencies Observes the health status of patients and communicates this information to the RN. Completes those portions of the patient assessment as directed by the RN and as ordered in the physician plan of care: Skin condition, color, temperature Vital signs including pulse location, strength, and regularity Level of consciousness Edema including location and character Color, amount, and...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
Under general supervision, evaluates patients, identifies problems, prepares and implements patient education and provides direct patient care to help the individual reach his/her potential. Position is autonomous for clinical provision of care in their area of practice within their scope and follows standards of care. Core Competencies Evaluates patients to obtain and interpret data necessary for treatment planning and implementation. Analyzes evaluation results to identify the patients major problems, establishes goals with the patient, and develops and adjusts treatment programs. Performs treatments based on evaluation results aimed at increasing a patients functional level. This includes but is not limited to developing or restoring strength, coordination, endurance, range of motion, and motor skills, or relieving pain as well as
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus The Staff RN uses the nursing process to deliver nursing care to a given patient care population as it relates to the care setting. Nursing care is based on the interpretation and execution of the medical and nursing plan of treatment utilizing established procedures standards and protocols of individuals within the assigned work shift. The Staff RN provides nursing care to the population served in the unit. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient history, physiological, and psychosocial status Communicates with the patient, family, medical staff and others during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Interprets common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains regulatory compliance...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Sep 17, 2021
Under the direction of the RN, the technician works cooperatively with all team members to provide direct (basic) patient care, transport services and general support duties. The technician is responsible and accountable for all patient care given and must adhere to all standards of care within the scope of practice identified. Core Competencies Demonstrates competency in populations served, interpersonal communication and relationships as applies to job functions and clinical areas assigned. Identifies self using AIDET to patient and family/visitors at the beginning of the shift and updates patient white board with care team and contact information. Implements the patient care plan by providing direct patient care using AIDET during all forms of communication for assigned patients and all other encounters with patients/families and other departments, including but not limited to patient care, transport, repositioning, answering phones and responding to call lights. Performs...