Employees

NOTE TO DUHS EMPLOYEES REGARDING REQUESTS RELATED TO COVID-19: Per the University Health System guidance issued on Monday, March 23, 2020, employees who meet the possible high risk criteria for COVID-19 exposure and wish to be assigned to alternate work should contact their managers and entity HR leadership to explore options available before submitting a request for accommodations. 

All Duke Health team members are required to wear a Duke-issued medical mask while working in a clinical space. A cloth mask may be worn underneath a Duke-issued medical mask unless working in surgical or procedure areas or sterile processing.

 

NOTE TO EXTERNAL JOB APPLICANTS: We are pleased that you are exploring employment opportunities with Duke University and Duke Health System. If you anticipate needing an accommodation to complete the applicant and/or interview process, please submit a Reasonable Accommodations Request form.

Requesting Accommodations

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Request Accommodations (Current employees and those seeking Temporary COVID-19 Workplace Adjustments)

How to request reasonable accommodations for a disability
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Medical Documentation Guidelines

Guidelines for documenting disorders/impairments
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Review and Implementation Process

DMS's process for reviewing requests and implementing employee accommodations

Voluntary Self-Identification

Voluntarily self-identifying is a good thing - it's how things change. This video explains why companies doing business with the federal government ask job applicants and employees to voluntarily self-identify if they have a disability, and the important role that self-identifying plays in ensuring equal employment opportunity for people with disabilities.

 

Employment & Visitor Accommodations Office

The Disability Management System (DMS) is the office at Duke charged with the responsibility of working with qualified employees with disabilities in exploring possible coverage and associated necessary and appropriate accommodations for purposes of Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.

Should you have concerns or questions regarding employee accommodations and resources, please contact the Employment and Visitor Accommodations office within the Disability Managment System (DMS).

Kimberly Basnight
Program Coordinator
919-684-1424
kimberly.basnight@duke.edu

Shonda Desir
Director
919-684-8247
shonda.desir@duke.edu