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. 

 

Feb 06, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general supervision, sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the treatment and diagnosis of respiratory diseases and/or illnesses. Core Competencies Explains purpose and procedure of treatment, tests, and equipment to the patient, and family using AIDET. Administers respiratory care as prescribed by physicians for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, as assigned, including, but not limited to, metered dose inhalers, hand held nebulizers, various oxygen therapy devices, chest physiotherapy, nasal, oral, and tracheal suctioning, mechanical ventilation set-up and maintenance, stabilizing and maintaining artifical airways, and instructing patients in effective cough and breathing techniques Participates as a member of the cardio-pulmonary resuscitation team. Performs arterial punctures, arterial line draws, and blood gas analysis utilizing the blood gas analyzer. Reports and documents critical values...
Therapy
Feb 06, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direction of the medical center's Engineering Supervisor of Building Maintenance, the Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for maintaining, repairing, upgrading, and inspecting a variety of systems throughout the medical center. Core Competencies Performs all duties of Building Maintenance Mechanic I when assigned building maintenance duties. Ensures understanding of TMMC fire, disaster, and safety procedures as outlined in fire, safety, and disaster manuals. Knows personal role in case of emergencies during the assigned shift. Follows all safety procedures as set forth in the Engineering policy and procedure manual. Experience Number of Years Experience Type of Experience 2 Construction / Building Maintenance Compensation Range $26.34 - $39.89 / Hour
Assistant & Support
Feb 01, 2023
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...
Nursing
Feb 01, 2023
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...
Nursing
Feb 01, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direction of a RN, the Transporter transfers patients between patient care areas. The Transporter works cooperatively with team members to ensure timely transporting services. Core Competencies Transfers patients: identifies patients using identity band to verify the name, birth date, and admission number, assists with moving patients onto/off of the gurney, raises side rails of gurney to secure patients, ensures patients privacy by seeing that patients are appropriately covered, ensures patients charts accompany patients transferring. Provides health care services in own job category to the following age groups as applicable to job functions: Infancy: birth - 1 year Toddler: 1 year - 3 years Pre-School: 3 years - 6 years School Age: 6 years - 12 years Adolescent: 12 years - 18 years Adulthood: 19 years - 64 years Middle Adult: 45 years - 59 years Late Adult: 60 years - 79 years Older Adult: 65 years > Cleans and maintains gurney after each use. Transports...
Assistant & Support
Feb 01, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
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. 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...
Nursing
Feb 01, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direct supervision of the Patient Services Manager, performs a variety of patient services work tasks that include tray assembly and delivery, food production, stocking, tray line, dish room, pots and pans and sanitation. Core Competencies Demonstrates proper sanitation, hand washing, glove usage and infection control procedures in all areas of the food service operation. Follows safe food handling procedure in the storage, preparation and holding of all food items. Exhibits great customer service skills. Communicates with patients patient's families, customers, and employees in a courteous, caring, positive and respectful manner. Follows proper sanitation procedures and chemical use in the cleaning and sanitizing of all work areas, utensils and equipment. Demonstrates knowledge of departments chemical sanitizer and PH testing procedures. Assembles and delivers patient food trays and nourishments in an accurate, organized and timely manner following required patient...
Dietary & Nutrition
Feb 01, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
$10,000 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. #LI-LP1 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...
Nursing
Feb 01, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general direction of the Cath Lab Manager, Director of Cardiovascular and Cath Lab Medical Director, the Cardiovascular Technician I works effectively in rendering individualized patient care to less acutely ill patients, critically and/or acutely ill patients. Patient care assignments include patient care, functioning as a scrub assistant to the physician for all diagnostic and coronary intervention procedures. Core Competencies Prepares the room, trays, procedures and patients according to physician preference cards. Practices aseptic technique in opening sterile drape packs, catheters, equipment and supplies. Maintains a sterile field throughout each procedure. Scrubs, gowns, and gloves according to approved techniques. Cleanses skin immediately following procedure and applies dressings to puncture sites. Assists in cleaning and preparing the rooms for procedures to follow. Maintains a safe working environment: Ensures gurneys are in locked position except...
Technician Technologist
Jan 30, 2023
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). #LI-LP1 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...
Pharmacy
Jan 30, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direction of the Telecommunication Supervisor, the Communications Operator answers internal and external calls; monitors all alarms and implements codes. 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. Utilizes computer system for patient information. Monitors the following alarms: Code Panel/Code Blue, Fire Panel, Elevators/Entrapments, Torrance Police Hot Line/Test Weekly, Gas Alarms, Hearing...
Assistant & Support
Jan 27, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Requirements: · High School Diploma/GED required. AA highly desirable · Three years administrative assistant experience required; in a law firm, legal department or healthcare setting preferred. · Proficient at developing presentation materials · Proficient in Excel · Excellent proof-reading skills and grammar skills. · Strong research skills. · Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at once. · Excellent PC experience including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and similar software programs. · Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Is capable of interpreting administrative level communication into specific deliverables. · Able to type 55 words per minute. #LI-CS1
Assistant & Support
Jan 27, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
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...
Assistant & Support
Jan 27, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direction of the medical center's Director of Facilities, the Plant Operations Manager manages the maintenance, preventive maintenance, testing, and operation of all plant equipment and utility systems and their distribution. Responsible for all aspects of the Utilities Management Plan. Core Competencies Assigns staff to shifts, repair tasks, preventive maintenance responsibilities, and clean-up duties. Conducts interviews for open positions when available. Ensures that Engineering policies and procedures are carried out by the plant operations staff, and that all memos, directives, policy changes, and general information are communicated to each staff member. Conducts ongoing training of personnel, staff meetings, and corrective action when necessary. Ensures that all staff are properly trained on the specific task they are performing before being allowed to proceed. Acts as spokesperson for utility systems during Joint Commission, DHS, OSHPD and other AHJ...
Jan 25, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general supervision to perform technical procedures providing pertinent anatomical and functional data for the Cardiologist interpretation. Core Competencies Performs diagnostic ultrasound procedures as outlined in the Department Policy and Procedure Manual. Evaluates patient’s medical history and clinical data. Ensures patient safety and confidentiality while performing exam. Provides patient and family with information/instructions regarding procedure, evaluating barriers to understanding. Ensures the application and analysis of extensive statistical data complied in “non-invasive” vascular procedures. Participates in hospital performance activities (BPI projects, task forces, etc) when warranted. Maintains appropriate quantities of medical stock for the department. Completes all paper work accurately. Completes daily log of studies accurately. Covers for Echo Technician as needed if qualified. Understands his/her role in maintaining medication security to...
Medical Imaging
Jan 25, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direct supervision of the Patient Services Manager, performs a variety of patient services work tasks that include tray assembly and delivery, food production, stocking, tray line, dish room, pots and pans and sanitation. Core Competencies Demonstrates proper sanitation, hand washing, glove usage and infection control procedures in all areas of the food service operation. Follows safe food handling procedure in the storage, preparation and holding of all food items. Exhibits great customer service skills. Communicates with patients patient's families, customers, and employees in a courteous, caring, positive and respectful manner. Follows proper sanitation procedures and chemical use in the cleaning and sanitizing of all work areas, utensils and equipment. Demonstrates knowledge of departments chemical sanitizer and PH testing procedures. Assembles and delivers patient food trays and nourishments in an accurate, organized and timely manner following required patient...
Dietary & Nutrition
Jan 25, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under the direct supervision of the Retail Manager and/or the Operations Manager, the Food Service Worker II performs the function of serving a variety of food items to employees and guests and other related duties. Performs Food Service Worker I duties when needed. -BARISTA EXPERIENCE PREFERED- Core Competencies Performs more complex and skilled tasks such as, but not limited to the following duties: cashiering, cooking made to order grill items, working with equipment that requires special skills and training. Assists Manager in the daily tasks of running the patient food operations. Assists with the training and development of all Patient Food Service Workers I and II and the on-going assessment of competencies. Provides support, guidance, leadership and mentoring for Food Service I staff. Exhibits and demonstrates a high level of performance in the area of Customer Service and Patient Satisfaction. Follows proper receiving of food and supplies procedures. Ensure receiving...
Dietary & Nutrition
Jan 25, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
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 safety...
Medical Imaging Technologist
Jan 25, 2023
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Torrance, CA, USA
Under general supervision, responsible for preparing various annual, quarterly monthly and biweekly reports for all levels of management as well as outside agencies. Responsible for supervising and participating in annual budget preparation. Department Specific Competencies Responsible for the coordination and preparation of the annual operating budget. Works with controller, Directors and Vice Presidents to prepare, distribute, and summarize the annual budget. Prepares the annual budget package for the Board. Responsible for maintaining the budget system. This system will include the annual budget, monthly variance analysis, and various management summary reports. Loads the budget to the general ledger and ensures that the budget system and general ledger are in sync at all times. Produces the monthly productivity reports. Maintains position control system, necessary for the maintenance of the budget system. Produces the flexed budget as required for the hospital. Produces...
Healthcare IT
Jan 23, 2023
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...
Nursing