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. 

 

Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
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 consistent with...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$3,000 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...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$3,000 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...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$3,000 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...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$3,000 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...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$3,000 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...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direction of the Torrance Memorial Medical Center Security Shift Supervisor, the Security Officer I, is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment as possible for quality patient care by performing patrol, customer service, and emergency response functions. Core Competencies Answers questions, gives directions, conducts inquiries, broadcasts and receives radio messages. Observes parking activity in the west parking structure, main parking structure, Sky park/Lot “E” and notifies dispatch of changing conditions. Takes accurate field notes and prepares legible and complete reports. Provides a visible deterrence to crime and prohibited activities by patrolling the medical center’s campus to detect irregularities. Responds quickly and calmly to emergent and non-emergent situations involving visitors, patients, volunteers, physicians and employees. Treats all persons courteously and addresses individuals by name. Reports all safety and fire hazards...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$3,000 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...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
The Process Excellence Senior Specialist provide performance improvement support to the organization using Lean thinking/TPS methodologies to accomplish measurable organizational goals. This position supports development of the Torrance Memorial Operating System and functions as an analyst, facilitator, trainer, mentor, consultant, and/or project manager as required. Core Competencies Leads change by promoting and using lean methodologies as a framework for the application of safety and high reliability science and the continuous improvement model. Supports project teams in the application of lean principles for workflow optimization and use of technology to improve efficiency, provider and patient satisfaction, patient safety, outcomes and quality of care across the continuum. Assists with planning, coordination, and communication of all aspects of assigned projects to end users, department managers, and senior management. Plans, coordinates, and communicates all project...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general supervision receives patients and staff in person and over the telephone. Schedules procedures and interprets procedures to patients. Performs a variety of general clerical work and performs related tasks as required. Core Competencies Demonstrates excellent customer service skills. Answers the telephone courteously within three rings, identifying self and department, routes calls, ascertains needs and takes accurate messages as appropriate. Schedules appointments in Cerner following department guidelines and protocols and demonstrates an understanding of the procedures being scheduled, the preparation and a basic knowledge of what the procedure will entail, and authorization requirements. Collects demographic, employment, and insurance information accurately and advises patients of admission/scheduling requirements and financial responsibilities, as needed. Resolves complaints and answers questions requiring a knowledge of specific departmental office...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$500 Sign-On Bonus Under general supervision, the Interventional Radiology Tech assists Radiologist with all aspects of the performance of specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the Department of Interventional Radiology.    *$5,000 sign on bonus for candidate with one year experience* Core Competencies Works cooperatively with all members of the department to resolve problems expediently. Displays flexibility, team spirit, compassion, respect, politeness and accountability when dealing with customers. Demonstrates awareness of and sensitivity for patients’ rights in all interactions with patients. Uses ALARA and safety principle at all times. Complies with organization-wide and department specific policies and procedures, including working knowledge of policies. Complies with patient care requirements of all regulatory agencies including working knowledge of policies, reference to and compliance to policies. Creates an environment of safe delivery of patient care...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general direction, works cooperatively with all team members to process and prepare specimens submitted to Pathology. Core Competencies Performs computer functions relating to the Pathology Department. Schedules procedures to be performed by a pathologist. Retrieves requested patient information from previous pathology reports and retrieves patient history as requested by Pathology Assistants. Accessions all specimens received and verifies that all specimens are properly identified and labeled according to departmental procedure and timeframes. Distributes specimens to appropriate work area in a timely manner. Processes cytology and bone marrow specimens according to established procedures. Performs preventative maintenance on equipment, documents PM appropriately, makes minor repairs and immediately contacts appropriate personnel for problems requiring repairs that are more complex. Follows-up to ensure repairs are completed. Processes requests for test(s) to...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$500 Sign-On Bonus Under general supervision, evaluates patients, identifies problems, plans programs, 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 Performs Occupational Therapy treatments based on evaluation results, aimed at increasing a patient's functional level. Analyzes evaluation results to identify the patients major problems, establishes goals with the patient, and develops and adjusts treatment programs. Maintains clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician changes in the patient's condition. Administers treatment programs or portions thereof as planned and directed by an Occupational Therapist and advances or modifies treatment as designated in the treatment plan. Performs physical therapy treatments based on evaluation...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Responsible for the intake of new routine referrals to home health and hospice and coordinating services for referred patients. Core Competencies Pre-screens clients referred by physicians for hospice needs, eligibility, and homebound status, if appropriate. Evaluates patients referred to the Organization; identifies insurance coverage, negotiates payment or per diem rates; plans and coordinates referrals for hospice services. Collaborates with the case manager to expedite discharges and screen admission requests. Triages the needs of referred patients to assist scheduling for same day or within 48 hours of referral Elevates issues as appropriate to the Director, Revenue Cycle. Responds to voicemail and emails within 24 hours of receipt. Forwards patient complaints to the Lead Patient Account Representative or Director, Revenue Cycle, when appropriate. Stays informed of updated insurance requirements and reimbursement practices. Maintains an advanced knowledge of...
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general supervision, prepares patients for and performs CT examination. 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 awareness of and sensitivity for patients’ rights in all interactions with patients. 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....
Nov 24, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$500 Sign-On Bonus The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) works cooperatively with all team members in planning and performing basic care. The Certified Nurse Assistant supports patient care delivery and is responsible for adhering to all standards of care and for promoting teamwork among coworkers. Core Competencies Address basic human needs in a respectful and caring manner, and documents interventions in EMR Adheres to Infection prevention Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Communicates effectively with the patient, family, and medical staff during the continuum of care Complies with Joint Commission’s national patient safety goals Complies with organizational quality dashboard/benchmarking goals Establishes priorities to carry out an established care plan according to patient needs Identifies common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains cooperative working relationships...
Nov 19, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$3,000 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...
Nov 19, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$500 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...
Nov 19, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
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
Nov 19, 2021
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$500 Sign-On Bonus Under general direction of the Manager of Pre-Analytic Services, works cooperatively with all team members to perform tasks related to registration, specimen collection and preparation for analysis. Assists with communication & information distribution between the Clinical Laboratory, patients, Hospital Staff and MD offices. Core Competencies Identifies, collects and labels blood specimens according to procedures. Utilizes various venipuncture devices. Adheres to infection control guidelines: uses good handwashing technique, adheres to isolation policy, cleaning equipment between patients. Performs blood specimen collection for adult patients. Performs blood specimen collection for pediatric and infant patients. Ensures communication is appropriate to the age and status of the patient. Prioritizes and coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency. Performs up to 6 venipunctures per hour. Meets blood culture contamination...