Americans With Disabilities Act
The Department of Human Resources Management is available to assist MUSC employees, who have a disability, to obtain reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The ADA considers an individual with a disability as a person who
A reasonable accommodation is an adjustment to a job or work environment that makes it possible for an individual with a disability to perform the essential job duties for a position for which he or she is otherwise qualified.
Reasonable accommodations include, but are not limited to
In order to accommodate an employee, a manager is not required to adjust quality or production standards, provide personal use items such as glasses or hearing aides, or hire special assistants to help an employee perform his or her job. However, managers are encouraged to consult with the Department of Human Resources Management for assistance.
Employees who may require an accommodation must complete and submit the Application for Reasonable Accommodation. To ensure that an accomodation is appropriate, an employee may be required to provide a statement from his or her physician.
For assistance, employees may contact Edra Pinckney, at extension 2-4289. Employees are also encouraged to review Human Resources Policy No. 24, Reasonable Accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act.