UCOP Human Resources
The employee's role
|What to do||How to do it|
|1. Request job accommodation||
Inform your supervisor and/or Accommodation and Leave Services of the need for an accommodation to perform job duties due to a medical condition and/or a disability.
Job accommodation requests may be verbal, in writing, or via a licensed healthcare provider.
Provide Accommodation and Leave Services with a written licensed healthcare provider’s statement describing your job-related limitations.
|2. Participate in interactive process meetings with your supervisor and the Accommodation and Leave Services||
The licensed healthcare provider will identify if limitations are temporary or permanent.
Actively participate and discuss reasonable accommodations that can assist you to perform your essential job functions.
Evidence of whether a function is essential can include:
Discuss special job search assistance if you cannot perform your essential job functions.
|3. Learn about the selected reasonable job accommodation||
Review and ask questions to ensure you understand information about your job accommodation.
Determine and communicate any concerns you have about the accommodation.
|4. Begin your job accommodation||
Follow up regularly with your supervisor and Accommodation and Leave Services regarding the effectiveness of the accommodation.
If your accommodation is unsuccessful, continue the interactive process to evaluate other accommodations.
|5. If your accommodation is unsuccessful||
If a reasonable job accommodation cannot be identified: