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Steward/Stewardess Captain - Food & Nutrition Services - Part Time

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Requisition # 909

Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing perfection. From working with a team of best-in-class healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

What will you be doing in this role?

The Captain (Lead) is responsible for quality food preparation that is fast, efficient, and follows all food safety requirements for patients and visitors. This person is responsible for the galley operation during his/her shift. All job duties are performed with a sensitivity and attention to the cultural, age, developmental, and environmental safety issues of the patient populations served. He/she collaborates with leadership staff to improve the quality and food and nutrition care service to patients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately assembles trays according to prescribed diets in a timely manner.
  • Accurately prepares food items according to recipes and oven loading instructions.
  • Demonstrates standard procedures for preparing meals for service.
  • Properly processes diet orders and menus; runs all required reports from nutrition software.
  • Prepares food inventory and requisitions in an accurate and clear manner.
  • Accurately follows instructions and guidelines for proper storage of food and supplies.
  • Properly operates, sanitizes and maintains equipment in the work area.
  • Demonstrates correct service-ware cleaning and dish-washing procedures.
  • Accepts assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
  • Complies with policies and adapts to changes in the unit as required.
  • Supervises Steward/ess.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Completion of certificated program in food service or comparable training preferred.
  • Prefer (1) one year food service or comparable experience serving others.
  • Accurately follows oral, pictorial, and written directions in English
  • Must possess a minimum computer proficiency comprised of a solid understanding of windows and possess as working knowledge of email and utilization of departmental software.
  • Must be able to prepare and present food attractively
  • Must be able to resolve problems quickly and utilize the chain of command as needed.
  • Must be able to communicate in English, verbally and in writing, with staff, customers, and patients over the telephone or in person.
  • Ability to work varying shifts and/or positions (i.e., as Captain, applicable) to meet the scheduling needs of the unit/department.

Req ID : 909
Working Title : Steward/Stewardess Captain - Food & Nutrition Services - Part Time
Department : Food Services Std Patient
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Patient Services
Job Specialty : Food Services
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $22.02 - $35.23

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role. Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision (PDF) (opens in new window)

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All (opens in new window).

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, 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. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars-Sinai’s AA Policy Statement (PDF) (opens in new window)

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