Inclusive Pathways Program

University of Chicago Medicine
 Chicago, IL

Job Description

UChicago Medicine is proud to partner with The Anixter Center of Chicago to provide the Inclusive Pathways Program, a joint initiative to support individuals with disabilities applying for positions at the academic medical center. Qualified program participants will meet one on one with our Disabilities Inclusion Coordinator to determine which open positions at UChicago Medicine best fit your interests and needs. Our Disability Inclusion Coordinator will then provide you with any necessary assistance throughout your experience, as you apply to and interview for positions, answer any questions you may have as a new hire, and provide support throughout your first year to ensure you feel adequately supported.

We are a community of game changers. Tougher. Stronger. Smarter. And the same relentlessness that’s put us at the forefront of health care delivery and patient experience on a global scale has made us an extraordinary place to work. If you are someone with a disability who would like support in applying to a job at UChicago Medicine, the Inclusive Pathways Program is designed to support your success.

Required Qualifications:

  • A completed High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited body
  • 18 years or older
  • Proof of disability of any kind as defined by the ADA.
    • You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
      • Autism
      • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
      • Blind or low vision
      • Cancer
      • Cardiovascular or heart disease
      • Celiac disease
      • Cerebral palsy Deaf or hard of hearing
      • Depression or anxiety
      • Diabetes
      • Epilepsy
      • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
      • Intellectual disability
      • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
      • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
      • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression
    • Capable of independently completing assigned work duties with or without the need for reasonable accommodations.
    • Capable of communicating the English language
  • Additional qualifications will vary by position

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