Steward I (Dishwasher/Tray Runner)

Date: Mar 24, 2021

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  


Req ID:  1888 


Schedule: Any 

Shift: Any 


Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 315-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.





The Steward I position is primarily responsible for daily cleansing and sanitizing of assigned kitchen and dish room area(s). This includes floor and trash maintenance, stocking assigned areas with clean dish ware, washing and organizing dishes and kitchen equipment, receiving stock items and rotating them per safe food handling guidelines, and safely utilizing chemical cleansing agents for various pieces of service equipment. Provides outstanding customer service in a variety of retail, restaurant, and healthcare settings within the hospital system.




  • Maintains the overall cleanliness and organization of the dish area by washing, sanitizing, organizing, and putting away dishes and kitchen equipment;
  • Stocks all assigned areas with service equipment (kitchenware, utensils, dishes and glassware);
  • Maintains sanitation and cleanliness of the walk in cooler, freezer, dry stock and storage rooms, walls, floors, racks and bins;
  • Empties trash throughout assigned work area as needed;
  • Identifies and safely uses chemical cleaning agents stocked for various pieces of service equipment, table tops, floors, and dish machine;
  • Upholds a professional attitude and embodies excellent customer service when interacting with guests, visitors, patients, and other employees;
  • Assists with stocking food and/or delivery items in accordance with first-in first-out (FIFO) rotation system;
  • Retrieves dish ware and service items from patient soiled utility rooms or from conference areas at the conclusion of special/catered events;
  • Delivers patient meal trays following established regulatory standards in regards to hand-washing and two-patient identification;
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned




  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • In lieu of GED, must have a minimum 2 years related experience and demonstrate the skills listed under Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities.



Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.




Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis