Persons appointed to full-time, non-management positions as physicians or psychologists shall be employed on probation for a period of two years. Persons serving in such positions as of the effective date of this section, shall be given credit for their service with the City prior to the effective date with respect to completion of the required probationary period. Upon successful completion of the probationary period, these employees shall be entitled to the rights and due process procedures set forth in Section 1016.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, any person employed by the City as a full-time physician or psychologist is subject to layoff due to lack of work, lack of funds, or abolishment of position in a manner consistent with the principles contained in Section 1015. The civil service rules promulgated pursuant to that section shall establish the procedure for such layoffs, determination of seniority rights and for the establishment of reserve lists.