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067 <br /> <br />ORDINANCE NO. NS- 2190 <br /> <br />EJC:mb Rev. 12/Z9/9~ <br /> 2/11/9] <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA ANENDING <br />THE SANTA ANAMUNICIPAL CODE BY ADDING SECTION <br />9-120 RELATING TO MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS. <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That the Santa Ana Municipal Code is hereby <br />amended by adding a section, to be numbered 9-120, which said <br />section reads as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 9-120 <br /> <br />Medical examination, and proceedings thereon; <br />Demotion, transfer, or dismissal. <br /> <br /> (a) The appointing authority may at any time require an <br />employee to submit to a medical examination by a physician or <br />physicians designated by the appointing authority to evaluate <br />the fitness or capacity of the employee to perform the work of <br />his or her current position. Prior to requiring such medical <br />examination, the appointing authority shall, in writing, state <br />the reasons for seeking an evaluation. The employee may be <br />placed on administrative leave with pay until medical <br />clearance is obtained. <br /> <br /> (b) Fees for the examination and for the services of <br />medical specialists or technicians, if necessary, shall be <br />paid by the city. The employee may submit medical or other <br />evidence to the examining physician or to the appointing <br />authority. The examining physician shall make a written report <br />of the examination to the appointing authority. The <br />appointing authority shall provide a copy to the employee or <br />to the physician designated by the employee. <br /> <br /> (c) When the appointing authority, after considering the <br />conclusions of the medical examination and other pertinent <br />information, concludes that the employee is unable to perform <br />the work of his or her present position, but is able to <br />perform the work of another position, the appointing authority <br />may demote or transfer the employee to another position within <br />the same classification or offer the employee a voluntary <br />demotion, provided there is a vacant position, in a lower <br />level classification within the classification series. Any <br />voluntary demotion will be according to Section 9-110. The <br />employee demoted or transferred pursuant to this section shall <br />receive the maximum of the salary range of the class to which <br />he or she is demoted or transferred, provided that the salary <br />is not greater than the salary he or she received at the time <br />of his or her demotion or transfer. <br /> <br /> <br />