Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Jobs for Nurses with Disabilities

We have posted 8 new job opportunities for healthcare professionals with disabilities. Most of these jobs are for nurses, but some are for other types of healthcare professionals, so please take a look at these descriptions. In order to view each job post, you must log in to the "Forum" section of the members-only portion of our website:

Manager – Contracting Plan – Atlanta, GA

Case Manager – Telephonic – New York, NY

Operations Nurse – Virginia Beach, VA

VP Healthcare Management Services – Tampa, FL

Coordinator Quality Mgt RN-Plan – Atlanta, GA

Director Quality Management – Medicare – Virginia Beach, VA

Field Enrollment RN - Bronx & Upper Manhattan NY

Nurse Clinical Trainer-New York City


Please let others know about these job opportunities and thank you for supporting the disability community.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

ODEP signs alliance agreement with National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities

On May 7, 2012, the US Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy signed an alliance agreement with National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND). You can learn about this exciting development here.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Health Partners, Inc. to Pay $25,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination Case

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged Health Partners, Inc., a rehabilitation and nursing company, with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for refusing to allow an employee to start working after she tested positive for tuberculosis on a preliminary skin test. Such conduct violates the ADA because the company regarded the employee as being disabled even though she was not contagious and did not pose a health risk to other employees.

Read more here.