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. 

 

Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 Sign-On Bonus The Unit Lead Nurse is responsible for assisting with clinical management and assisting with the administrative coordination of the nursing unit. The position is a combination of clinical (direct care) and assisting with administrative unit responsibilities to ensure effective delivery of evidenced based clinical patient care. Assists with ensuring compliance with administrative and clinical policies and procedures. ;The key components of the Quality-Caring Model (QCM) are interwoven throughout the delivery of care within nursing and nurses are expected to utilize the QCM and a framework for providing excellent nursing care to their patients, developing collegial relationships with the healthcare team, and implementing self-care and self reflective behaviors to restore balance to ones' self. Core Competencies Adheres to infection prevention guidelines Adheres to policies, procedures, and standards of practice to deliver safe and optimal care Assesses patient...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Under the direction of a RN, the Surgical Technician II works cooperatively with all surgical team members functioning as scrub assistant to the surgeon and assistant surgeon during surgical procedures. The Surgical Technician II is knowledgeable about, skilled in, and coordinates at least one area of expertise in the Operating Room. The Surgical Technician II is responsible for adhering to all standards of care and for promoting teamwork among coworkers. Core Competencies Assists the circulating nurse in preparing the assigned operating room for surgery. Checks the surgeons preference cards before beginning all surgeries Scrubs, gowns, and gloves according to approved techniques. Practices aseptic technique in opening surgical packs, sutures, and trays. Maintains a sterile field throughout each surgical procedure. Performs sponge and needle counts according to policies/ procedures. Provides health care services in own job category to the...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$5,000 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...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$2,500 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...
Jan 26, 2022
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 quality...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direction of a Registered Pharmacist, and according to board regulations, the Licensed Pharmacy Intern performs any activities pertaining to the practice of pharmacy (Sec. 4114, Pharmacy Law). Core Competencies Maintains proficiency in all areas, including “technician” work, regardless of level of schooling. Performs all activities pertaining to the practice of pharmacy. Provides health care services in own job description for Neonates, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults and Geriatrics. Selects and labels medications and ensures all finished products are checked by a Registered Pharmacist before dispensing/delivering. Compounds all extemporaneous preparations as needed and completes all required documentation. Performs IVPB, LVP, PN rounds and prepares all parenteral products using aseptic technique. Maintains knowledge of the use of all drug information sources and provides drug information as requested. Assesses prescriptions for appropriateness and...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Nurse Attendant works cooperatively with all team members in planning and performing basic care. Nurse Attendant 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 with members of the hospital...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under direct supervision, prepares specimens for analysis. Core Competencies Labels, separates and otherwise prepares specimens. Performs clerical and computer-related documentation accurately. Maintains inventory of supplies. Answers telephone calls in a timely manner; routes calls, ascertains needs, and takes accurate messages as is appropriate. Enters test requests, provides test results and processes specimens. Prioritizes and coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency. Uses the appropriate hand off communication techniques (SBAR) when appropriate. Assists with training of new department staff members in accordance with the departmental training process. Demonstrates an active problem solving attitude & positive approach to all aspects of job Maintains safe work area by observing all safety procedures and reporting any unsafe conditions or practices to the appropriate personnel. Maintains a working knowledge of all contracted reference laboratories...
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general supervision from the Social Services Manager, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides direct service to patients and their families where illness, medical care and treatment are complicated by psychosocial barriers. Core Competencies Completes Psychosocial Assessments to identify barriers affecting optimal patient/family functioning and to develop appropriate treatment plan/interventions and linkage to resources. Assesses for abuse/neglect, complies with mandatory reporting laws; and serves as a liaison with responsible agencies. Logs all reports made into Departmental Abuse Log books. Provides crisis intervention to patients and families. Completes needs assessment for patients, families and staff (as needed) and provides appropriate clinical intervention and linkage to community resources. Provides coping skills assessment for patients, families and staff and provides appropriate education, cognitive restructuring and/or counseling as needed....
Jan 26, 2022
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$2,500 Sign-On Bonus Under general direction of the Supervisor of Outreach Patient Services, the Certified Phlebotomy Technician I works cooperatively with all team members in performing all tasks related to registration, collection and preparation of blood specimens for analysis. 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 practice standard for specimen quality (hemolysis, clotted and QNS specimen rates). Performs...