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in the South Bay

Local Hospital, Community Impact

Founded in 1925 by Jared Sidney and Helena Childs Torrance, Torrance Memorial Medical Center is a 443-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. Torrance Memorial Medical Center 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 coveted Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which recognizes nursing excellence. Torrance Memorial Medical Center has once again been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2019-20 for the eighth straight year by U.S. News & World Report, placing the hospital in the top 3% in the state. Torrance Memorial moved up to the position of 12th highest-ranking hospital for overall hospital quality in the state of California. In addition, Torrance Memorial’s orthopedic program was included in the national rankings for the first time at #42.

Magnet recognized. American nurses credentialing center.

Why Torrance Memorial?

Health & Wellness

Torrance Memorial wants to help you stay healthy, meet your financial goals, advance in your career, and achieve a balance between your work and personal life.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Pharmacy Insurance
  • Additional Insurance Plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Bonuses and Differentials
  • Pension and Tax Deferred Annuities (TSA)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted Nutrition & Wellness Classes

At Torrance, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Torrance reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.


Working for Torrance Memorial provides many lifestyle benefits that make working here feel like family. We offer helpful resources to allow you flexibility and comfort.

  • Free Parking
  • 40% Cafeteria Discount
  • Pharmacy Discount
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Employee Service Awards


As a Magnet facility, Torrance Memorial makes continued education and career development a priority for all staff. With interdisciplinary councils, mentor programs, and education assistance, our nurses have a strong voice in our organization.

  • Interdisciplinary Nursing Councils
  • Rapid Response Nurses
  • Resource Nurses
  • 24 Week RN Residency Program
  • Peri-Op 101 Internship
  • CNS & Advanced Educator Support
  • In House Registry
  • Nursing Research Dissemination Grant
  • Nursing Researcher Support
  • Daisy Award Recognition

Career Development

At Torrance Memorial, you can customize your career trajectory through our development programs. Each employee has the option to participate in a variety of peer-to-peer learning opportunities.

  • Interdisciplinary Councils
  • Torrance Memorial University
  • Professional Development Framework
  • Lean Process Improvement Training
  • Manager Mentor Program
  • Elective Education/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical Staff Conference Grant
  • Forgivable Loans for Designated Careers

South Bay Living

The South Bay has been known as one of the best-kept secrets in Los Angeles. Situated in the heart of the South Bay, Torrance Memorial is just minutes from the beach and surrounded by a safe, community neighborhood.

  • Beautiful beaches
  • Award-Winning School District
  • Fine Shopping & Dining
  • Safe Neighborhoods
  • Popular Nightlife & Entertainment