City and County of San Francisco

Medical Evaluations Assistant (#2430)

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$29.03-$35.28 Hourly / $5,031.00-$6,114.00 Monthly / $60,372.00-$73,372.00 Yearly


Under immediate supervision, assists physicians, nurse practitioners, and physicians' assistants in administering a variety of medical tests.

Distinguishing Features

The 2430 Medical Evaluations Assistant is distinguished from 2303 Patient Care Assistant and 2312 Licensed Vocational Nurse in that the latter classifications are clinically licensed  and, as members of the health care team, perform a wider range of health care duties involved in providing direct patient care.

Supervision Exercised

May be assigned supervisory duties over other employees.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties

According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

1.    Under the direction of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physicians' assistants, administers and evaluates routine medical tests such as, electrocardio-graph, visual acuity, color vision, hearing, blood pressure, urinalysis and temperature.

2.    Examines medical history forms for completeness; prepares medical records and forms for examinees; explains medical examination procedures.

3.    Posts a variety of information and data in connection with the maintenance of medical records; files medical records and correspondence.

4.    Sterilizes needles, syringes and medical instruments; cleans equipment and performs simple maintenance on same; operates a centrifuge and autoclave.

5.    Maintains inventories of materials, supplies and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: medical terminology.

Ability and Skill to: keep routine records concerning medical examinations; summarize data in report form; operating routine medical examination equipment such as stethoscopes, audiometers, spirometers, electrocardiograph equipment, and color vision and visual acuity charts.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Education: Possession of a recognized Medical Assistant Degree or Certificate.  


License and Certification: 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 a U.S. Military Corpsman Training Program; or

- Completion of an EMT Training Program AND two (2) years of verifiable medical assisting work experience.




AMENDED DATE: 9/9/1983; 7/10/2015; 10/27/2015

REASON FOR AMENDMENT: To accurately reflect the current tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities defined in the most recent job analysis conducted for this job code.


Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

CLASS: 2430; EST: 1/1/1900; REV: 1/12/2017;