Medical Evaluations Assistant (2430) - Department of Public Health

City and County of San Francisco
Part time | Full day

Medical Evaluations Assistant (2430) - Department of Public Health

Posted 1 December by City and County of San Francisco

  • San Francisco

Company Description

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) is accepting applications for Medical Evaluations Assistant positions (Class 2430).
Type of Appointment: Temporary Exempt (TEX) Exempt. In accordance with San Francisco Charter Section 10.104, exempt employees serve at the discretion of the appointing authority. The duration of the position shall not exceed six (6) months or 1040 hours.

Positions are located throughout the Department of Public Health, including Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG), an acute care hospital and Level I Trauma Center providing extensive, emergency, and inpatient and outpatient services; Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center (LHH); and at the Department of Public Health’s neighborhood health centers and clinics.

The qualified applicant pool resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill exempt vacancies at various locations within DPH.

Working hours vary depending on location. Some positions may require working evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts.

  • Application Opening – Friday, November 12, 2021
  • Application Deadline – Continous
  • Compensation:  $30.95-$37.61 Hourly / $5,365.00-$6,520.00 Monthly / $64,376.00-$78,234.00 Yearly
  • Appointment Type: Temporary As-Needed - CAT16
  • Recruitment ID: TEX-2430-092043
  • Shifts: Variable; may include days, evenings, weekends, holidays.
    Depending on the needs of the operation

Job Description

Under immediate supervision of a licensed provider, the Medical Evaluations Assistant performs duties which assist in the administration and evaluation of routine medical tests.

Essential Duties:
The 2430 Medical Evaluations Assistant performs the following essential job functions:

  • Administers medical tests and treatments to patients including but not limited to
  • Snellen, hearing, venipuncture, immunization, electrocardiogram (ECG), and spirometry;
  • Assists the provider performing various physical examinations and procedures;
  • Cleans and performs simple maintenance of instruments and equipment;
  • Maintains inventory of medical forms
  • Maintains proper inventory (including ordering supplies) and stocking of examination supplies;
  • Operates and uses medical testing equipment;
  • Performs check-ins, intake, and post-examination duties;
  • Reviews medical examination procedures with patients;
  • Performs medical data entry and retrieval duties;
  • Performs and documents physical and written screening of patients;
  • Processes patient medical records (including reviewing patient medical records, identifying health care maintenance needs or visit needs);
  • Provides patient and family instruction in preventative health issues.

The 2430 Medical Evaluations Assistant also performs other related duties as assigned.
 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications - Required

EDUCATION: Possession of a recognized Medical Assistant Degree or Certificate; AND

LICENSE: Possession of a valid Certified Phlebotomy Technician I Certificate, issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services.

Substitution: Any of the following may substitute for the required education:.

  • Completion of an EMT-P (Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic) Training Program;
  • Completion of an EMT Training Program AND two (2) years (equivalent to 4,000 hours) of verifiable medical assisting work experience;
  • Completion of a U.S. Military Corpsman Training Program.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Desirable Qualifications: The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring:

1. Telemetry for arrhythmias:

  • Experience monitoring telemetry for arrhythmias; OR
  • Completion of an arrhythmia course and passed ECG test; OR
  • Possession of an Electrocardiogram (ECG) Technician certification.

2. Some positions require lifting, moving or carrying from 30 – 50 lbs. of weight.

3. Some positions require ability to assist mobility-impaired patients in and out of wheelchairs, and off and onto examination tables.

4. Bilingual Proficiency: Some positions may require bilingual fluency in a variety of languages depending upon the department's bilingual needs. Only those eligible candidates who pass the bilingual proficiency test will be considered for bilingual positions. Applicants must indicate on the application form the language(s) in which they claim proficiency.

 

Additional Information

Electronic Health Record (EHR)
The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment. 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e., weakens the seal between the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.  

Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator.  

Medical Examination
Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, medical examination, and/or drug test.

Additional information regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:

  • Conviction History
  • Employee Benefits Overview
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Copies of Application Documents
  • Disaster Service Workers
  • Hiring Process

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Diane Zhou at [email protected] or (415)554-2913.

- Commitment to providing first-class care and service to all members of the DPH service population, with heightened sensitivity and awareness to racial, ethnic, and culturally diverse members of the DPH’s workforce and patient populations.

- Desire and commitment to lead and participate in antiracism, racial justice, and equity work that impacts quality of patient care, and improvements in employee experiences; along with the commitment and fortitude to push and drive change in these areas.

- Desire to work with, relate to, serve, and support a diverse workforce and patient population.

- Commitment to health equity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, and sexuality.

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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