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
Mar 03, 2021
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 with members of the...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Mar 03, 2021
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 with members of the...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Mar 03, 2021
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 with members of the hospital team...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 26, 2021
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 with members of the hospital team...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
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...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
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...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
Under the direction of a physician works cooperatively with all team members to provide technical patient care services. In addition to Medical Assistant I duties and responsibilities, this position administers injections, draws blood and performs various noninvasive cardiac procedures, including stress testing. Holter monitor hook-up, ECG's, and pacemaker and event monitoring. This position assists physicians in the performance of their function and provides specific and general support. These tasks are performed according to department and Medical Center policy. Core Competencies Greets and directs patients; notifies appropriate person (RN, Physician) of patient’s arrival and/or escorts patient to appropriate area. Manages patient care flow. Receives and addresses in-coming telephone calls; accurately records and routes messages as indicated. Prepares and cleans treatment rooms before and after each patient. Utilizes computer systems to obtain test results. Orders and restocks...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 24, 2021
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 with members of the hospital team...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 22, 2021
The Unit Secretary works cooperatively with all members of the health care team in performing clerical and receptionist duties and assists clinical personnel with nonclinical duties. Core Competencies Acts as a resource for patients and family/visitors Addresses administrative needs in a respectful and caring manner Adheres to infection prevention Adheres to policies and procedures, to ensure safe and optimal care Assists in providing patient comfort and safety 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 Identifies common variables affecting patient care and follows reporting process Maintains cooperative working relationships with members of the hospital team Participates in activities in alignment with the Magnet Model Participates in organizational activities Reports matters requiring Nursing...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 22, 2021
The Speech Therapist is responsible for implementation of standards of care for speech language pathology services. 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 program. Identifies functional speech defects and establishes a plan of care to improve patient’s function. Demonstrates knowledge of clinical norms for all age groups as applicable to job functions. Maintains clinical records, clinical notes, and reports to the physician changes in the patient's condition. Recommends communication devices/aids as indicated. Attends and contributes to in-services, case conferences, and other meetings as required by Organization policy to ensure coordinated and comprehensive plans of care for the patients of the Organization. Identifies patient and family/caregiver...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
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...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general supervision, the Patient Account Rep oversees collection of patient revenues, maximizing reimbursements, cash flow and maintaining low receivables, while also maintaining compliance with established state and federal regulations. Core Competencies Reviews status of work queues and prioritizes job functions to ensure timely follow-up on patient accounts. Reviews patient accounts and follow-up documents to determine the nature and extent of delinquency problems, and any actions taken by patients or third party payers; investigates delinquency cases to identify any special circumstances affecting payment delays Identifies and resolves problem issues independently. Receives and answers inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies. Stays informed of updated insurance requirements and reimbursement practices. Assists with training of new staff members. Promotes positive customer relations. Compiles and...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general supervision, the Patient Account Rep oversees collection of patient revenues, maximizing reimbursements, cash flow and maintaining low receivables, while also maintaining compliance with established state and federal regulations. Core Competencies Reviews status of work queues and prioritizes job functions to ensure timely follow-up on patient accounts. Reviews patient accounts and follow-up documents to determine the nature and extent of delinquency problems, and any actions taken by patients or third party payers; investigates delinquency cases to identify any special circumstances affecting payment delays Identifies and resolves problem issues independently. Receives and answers inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies. Stays informed of updated insurance requirements and reimbursement practices. Assists with training of new staff members. Promotes positive customer relations. Compiles and...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general supervision, the Patient Account Rep oversees collection of patient revenues, maximizing reimbursements, cash flow and maintaining low receivables, while also maintaining compliance with established state and federal regulations. Core Competencies Reviews status of work queues and prioritizes job functions to ensure timely follow-up on patient accounts. Reviews patient accounts and follow-up documents to determine the nature and extent of delinquency problems, and any actions taken by patients or third party payers; investigates delinquency cases to identify any special circumstances affecting payment delays Identifies and resolves problem issues independently. Receives and answers inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies. Stays informed of updated insurance requirements and reimbursement practices. Assists with training of new staff members. Promotes positive customer relations. Compiles and...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general supervision, the Patient Account Rep oversees collection of patient revenues, maximizing reimbursements, cash flow and maintaining low receivables, while also maintaining compliance with established state and federal regulations. Core Competencies Reviews status of work queues and prioritizes job functions to ensure timely follow-up on patient accounts. Reviews patient accounts and follow-up documents to determine the nature and extent of delinquency problems, and any actions taken by patients or third party payers; investigates delinquency cases to identify any special circumstances affecting payment delays Identifies and resolves problem issues independently. Receives and answers inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies. Stays informed of updated insurance requirements and reimbursement practices. Assists with training of new staff members. Promotes positive customer relations. Compiles and...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general supervision, Patient Account Rep oversees collection of patient revenues, maximizing reimbursements, cash flow and maintaining low receivables, while also maintaining excellent customer relations. Core Competencies Reviews patient account documentation received from Admitting; identifies any missing information, corrects and follows-up with appropriate departments. Identifies and resolves problem issues independently. Reviews patient accounts and follow-up documents to determine the nature and extent of delinquency problems, and any actions taken by patients or third party payers; investigates delinquency cases to identify any special circumstances affecting payment delays Receives and answers inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies. Reviews status of accounts receivable queues. Promotes positive customer relations. Utilizes hospital computer system to update, adjust, and process accurate patient...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general supervision, Patient Account Rep oversees collection of patient revenues, maximizing reimbursements, cash flow and maintaining low receivables, while also maintaining excellent customer relations. Core Competencies Reviews patient account documentation received from Admitting; identifies any missing information, corrects and follows-up with appropriate departments. Identifies and resolves problem issues independently. Reviews patient accounts and follow-up documents to determine the nature and extent of delinquency problems, and any actions taken by patients or third party payers; investigates delinquency cases to identify any special circumstances affecting payment delays Receives and answers inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies. Reviews status of accounts receivable queues. Promotes positive customer relations. Utilizes hospital computer system to update, adjust, and process accurate patient...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general supervision, Patient Account Rep oversees collection of patient revenues, maximizing reimbursements, cash flow and maintaining low receivables, while also maintaining excellent customer relations. Core Competencies Reviews patient account documentation received from Admitting; identifies any missing information, corrects and follows-up with appropriate departments. Identifies and resolves problem issues independently. Reviews patient accounts and follow-up documents to determine the nature and extent of delinquency problems, and any actions taken by patients or third party payers; investigates delinquency cases to identify any special circumstances affecting payment delays Receives and answers inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies. Reviews status of accounts receivable queues. Promotes positive customer relations. Utilizes hospital computer system to update, adjust, and process accurate patient...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 19, 2021
Under general direction of the Supervisor of Inpatient Phlebotomy Services, the Certified Phlebotomy Technician I works cooperatively with all team members in performing all tasks related to the 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. Draws TC, Pre-OP and STAT specimens within the stated practice. TC specimens within 15 minutes of scheduled time. STATs and Pre-OP specimens within 15 minutes of order;...
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Feb 17, 2021
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...