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Psychiatry Services, non personal

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published July 1, 2015  -  Deadline July 10, 2015
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This is a solicitation for Physician Services; namely, Psychiatrist in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements: This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing psychiatry services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to August or September, 2015. WORK SCHEDULE Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. DUTIES: **Please see attached Scope of Work ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: -Most recent work experiences -Child and adolescent experience -Prior IHS/Navajo/American Indian/Alaska Native or VA experience preferred -Electronic Health Record (E H R) entry experience -Review of any history of ethical/legal problems The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official. 2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation. 3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services. 4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate. 5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center. 6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 7. Only the Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government. 8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis. 9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves. 10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working. 11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours. 12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record. All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over. 14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts. 15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office. 16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment 2) Privileges Request Form 3) Completed NPDB Query Form 4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form 5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form 6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form 7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date) 8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance 9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications 10) Copy of Medical School Degree 11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s) 12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter 13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable 14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations) 15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years 16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance 17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport) 18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. Retain US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621112 - Offices of Physicians Mental Health Specialists. The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. The government reserves the right to issue awards to the contractors (s) whose quotes (s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: experience, qualification, price and past performance (agency) of each proposed candidate. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance. INDEMNIFICATION AND MEDICAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (JAN 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a non-personal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractors professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Governments interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) mandates: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.242-73 Withholding of contract payments 352.242-70 Key personnel 352.224-70 Privacy Act 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities 352.237-71 Crime Control Act - Reporting of child abuse 352.237-72 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Subject line should read: Psychiatrist NNMC PS. Documents are to be submitted to Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist, Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov. Phone number: (505) 368-7031. Final proposals are due NO LATER THAN July 10, 2015 by 3:00PM Mountain Standard Time.

ER Physician Services

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published February 2, 2016  -  Deadline February 11, 2016
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This is a solicitation for less than full time Physician Services; namely, part-time Emergency Medicine Physicians in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Please respond to the solicitation by direct email with subject line: NNMC-ER-2016 DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements:This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing Emergency Medicine Services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. Applicant MUST have completed an Emergency Medicine residency and be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Contractors are sought to help fill the difficult gaps in the ER schedule. They are often put on the schedule for nights, weekends, holidays, and are often grouped into several shifts when needed during a short period of time. Sometimes, they are not scheduled for an extended period of time to ensure the other permanent doctors get enough shifts for their any -80- requirements. Sometimes, there is a need of several shifts to be filled within a short period of time. Even though not convenient, they frequently have to cover single shifts when needed. This can result in significant expense for those traveling a long distance, but cannot always be avoided. We aim to group shifts into at least two days in a row, but often that cannot be arranged. TOUR OF DUTY: We have 10 hour shifts. There is single coverage, except for 4-5 PM and 9PM-2AM. Day shift is 7AM-5PM. Evening shift is 4PM-2AM. Night shift is 9PM-7AM. Available shifts can come from a combination of weekday, weeknight and/or weekend shifts, including Holidays (Rates to be all inclusive). On the average, there will be 4 ten-hour shifts per pay period (two weeks), but that is only an average. This can vary greatly, depending on everyones schedule and availability. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to December, 2016. There are additional shifts available thereafter. Fill Dates: Please request latest ER schedule by email DUTIES: Subspecialties we have for backup - we have backup from Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopedics and Podiatry. Type of cases that get shipped: we send out major trauma, orthopedics (when not on call), ophthalmology and psychiatry (when not on call) to nearby Farmington or Albuquerque, New Mexico. -The contractor shall provide direct clinical care to patients presenting or referred to the emergency department including patient evaluation, management, specialty consultation, clinical procedures and follow up/referrals. -The contractor shall provide consultation to providers and/or direct clinical care to patients in the walk-in clinic when directed by the Chair of Emergency Medicine or designee. -The contractor shall respond to in-hospital codes and provide emergency care as needed until relieved by the on-call attending or other appropriate hospital staff. -The contractor shall document all clinical encounters on the Emergency Room visit (VR) in accordance with the department of health records, polices, procedures and JCAHO standards. -The contractor shall review all laboratories and radiology reports referred to the urgent care during the contractors shift and make appropriate interventions of follow up arrangement in abnormal results. -The contractor shall perform other duties as assigned by the chair of Emergency Medicine department, Chief of Staff, Clinical Director or their designee. -The contractor provision of Emergency Medicine will be monitored by the Northern Navajo Medical Centers quality assurance plan. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official.2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation.3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services.4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate.5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center.6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE.7. Only the Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government.8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis.9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves.10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working.11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours.12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.). All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over.14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts.15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office.16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment2) Privileges Request Form3) Completed NPDB Query Form4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date)8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications10) Copy of Medical School Degree11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s)12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations)15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport)18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. MINIMAL FORMAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATION:1) Current and unrestricted medical license in a US State or territory AND2) Board certification or eligibility in Emergency Medicine OR,3) Board certification or eligibility in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, OR have extensive satisfactory experience in the practice of Emergency Medicine, as determined by the Department Chief, AND Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (if expired, a 6-month grace period applies). CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists). The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSESThe following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov): The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (repeat) CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Documents are to be submitted to Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist, Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov.

Part-Time Internal Medicine Physician

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published February 8, 2016  -  Deadline February 22, 2016
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This is a solicitation for Physician Services in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Solicitation reference: Internal Medicine-NNMC. To respond to this solicitation, please respond in the "interested vendors" section in FBO.gov and submit a CV/Profile to the contracting officer by email. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. Please state your socioeconomic status. DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements:This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing internal medicine services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. Applicant MUST have completed an internal medicine residency and preferably be Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Personal Service contracts will be considered depending on number of responses. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to December 31, 2014. WORK SCHEDULE :See Statement of work DUTIES: See Statement of work The contractor will provide direct cross-cover patient care to patients that are admitted to our Internal Medicine service in the Intensive Care Unit, or Medical/Surgical unit. The provider will be responsible for new admissions or consultations to the Internal Medicine service. The contractor will provide direct care services to patients in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the service unit. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. Seeking Board Certification in Internal Medicine The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official.2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation.3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services.4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate.5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center.6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE.7. Only Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government.8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis.9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves.10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working.11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours.12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record. All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over.14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts.15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office.16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. Credentialing has been taking 6-8 weeks to complete. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment2) Privileges Request Form3) Completed NPDB Query Form4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date)8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications10) Copy of Medical School Degree11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s)12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations)15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport)18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. Retain US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION:This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists). The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSESThe following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov. The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available.52.202-1 Definitions (Jul 2004)52.203-3 Gratuities (Apr 1984)52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees (Apr 1984)52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures (Jul 1995)52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification (Oct 1998)52.204-7 System of Award Management52.222-3 Convict Labor (Jun 2003)52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace (May 2001)52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Apr 2003)52.232-1 Payments (Apr 1984)52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment (Feb 2002)52.232-18 Availability of Funds (Apr 1984)52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System of Award Management52-233-1 Disputes (Jul 2002)52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991)52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price (Aug 1987)52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price (Aug 1996)52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) (Apr 1984)52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) (Apr 1984)52.249-8 Termination for Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) (Apr 1984)52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011)(a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201.(b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government;(1) When no longer needed for contract performance.(2) Upon completion of the Contractor employee's employment.(3) Upon contract completion or termination.(c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements.(d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance. INDEMNIFICATION AND MEDICAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (JAN 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a non-personal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractors professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Governments interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Documents are to be submitted to Dekovan Cook, Contract Specialist in the Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov. Phone number: (505) 368-6087. Final proposals are due NO LATER THAN February 22,2016 by 4:00 PM Mountain Standard Time.  

ER Physician Services

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published January 5, 2016  -  Deadline January 15, 2016
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This is a solicitation for less than full time Physician Services; namely, part-time Emergency Medicine Physicians in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Please respond to the solicitation by direct email with subject line: NNMC-ER-16 DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements: This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing Emergency Medicine Services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. Applicant MUST have completed an Emergency Medicine residency and be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Contractors are sought to help fill the difficult gaps in the ER schedule. They are often put on the schedule for nights, weekends, holidays, and are often grouped into several shifts when needed during a short period of time. Sometimes, they are not scheduled for an extended period of time to ensure the other permanent doctors get enough shifts for their any -80- requirements. Sometimes, there is a need of several shifts to be filled within a short period of time. Even though not convenient, they frequently have to cover single shifts when needed. This can result in significant expense for those traveling a long distance, but cannot always be avoided. We aim to group shifts into at least two days in a row, but often that cannot be arranged. TOUR OF DUTY: We have 10 hour shifts. There is single coverage, except for 4-5 PM and 9PM-2AM. Day shift is 7AM-5PM. Evening shift is 4PM-2AM. Night shift is 9PM-7AM. Available shifts can come from a combination of weekday, weeknight and/or weekend shifts, including Holidays (Rates to be all inclusive). On the average, there will be 4 ten-hour shifts per pay period (two weeks), but that is only an average. This can vary greatly, depending on everyones schedule and availability. Schedule dates are forthcoming and will be emailed to requesting agencies. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to December, 2015. There are additional shifts available thereafter. Fill Dates: Please request latest ER schedule by email DUTIES: Subspecialties we have for backup - we have backup from Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopedics and Podiatry. Type of cases that get shipped: we send out major trauma, orthopedics (when not on call), ophthalmology and psychiatry (when not on call) to nearby Farmington or Albuquerque, New Mexico. -The contractor shall provide direct clinical care to patients presenting or referred to the emergency department including patient evaluation, management, specialty consultation, clinical procedures and follow up/referrals. -The contractor shall provide consultation to providers and/or direct clinical care to patients in the walk-in clinic when directed by the Chair of Emergency Medicine or designee. -The contractor shall respond to in-hospital codes and provide emergency care as needed until relieved by the on-call attending or other appropriate hospital staff. -The contractor shall document all clinical encounters on the Emergency Room visit (VR) in accordance with the department of health records, polices, procedures and JCAHO standards. -The contractor shall review all laboratories and radiology reports referred to the urgent care during the contractors shift and make appropriate interventions of follow up arrangement in abnormal results. -The contractor shall perform other duties as assigned by the chair of Emergency Medicine department, Chief of Staff, Clinical Director or their designee. -The contractor provision of Emergency Medicine will be monitored by the Northern Navajo Medical Centers quality assurance plan. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official. 2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation. 3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services. 4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate. 5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center. 6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 7. Only the Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government. 8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis. 9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves. 10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working. 11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours. 12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.). All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over. 14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts. 15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office. 16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment 2) Privileges Request Form 3) Completed NPDB Query Form 4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form 5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form 6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form 7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date) 8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance 9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications 10) Copy of Medical School Degree 11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s) 12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter 13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable 14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations) 15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years 16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance 17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport) 18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. The minimum requirements to obtain EM privileges at our site are (and these are also listed on our privileges): 1) Must have current and unrestricted medical license for a U.S. State. 2) Board certified in Emergency Medicine or Board Eligible due to having completed a Emergency Medicine Residency or if certification has lapsed, and arrangements are to recertify by ABEM. 3) OR: Is Board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine by ABMS or AOA &/or AAPS BCEM with long-term(Minimum of 2-3 years with at least half time dedicated EM work in busy EDs) ED experience and Current ATLS, PALS, ACLS certifications. 4) Must possess a current DEA license in a state. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists). The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov): The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (repeat) CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Documents are to be submitted to Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist, Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov.

Physician, Inpatient and Outpatient

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 17, 2015  -  Deadline December 31, 2015
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This is a solicitation for Physician Services; in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Solicitation reference: Internal Medicine-NNMC. To respond to this solicitation, please respond in the "interested vendors" section in FBO.gov and submit a CV/Profile to the contracting officer by email. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. Please state your socioeconomic status. DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements: This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing internal medicine services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. Applicant MUST have completed an internal medicine residency and preferably be Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Personal Service contracts will be considered depending on number of responses. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to December 31, 2016. WORK SCHEDULE : See Statement of work DUTIES: See Statement of work The contractor will provide direct cross-cover patient care to patients that are admitted to our Internal Medicine service in the Intensive Care Unit, or Medical/Surgical unit. The provider will be responsible for new admissions or consultations to the Internal Medicine service. The contractor will provide direct care services to patients in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the service unit. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. Seeking Board Certification in Internal Medicine The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official. 2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation. 3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services. 4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate. 5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center. 6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 7. Only Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government. 8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis. 9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves. 10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working. 11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours. 12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record. All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over. 14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts. 15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office. 16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. Credentialing has been taking 4-8 weeks to complete. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment 2) Privileges Request Form 3) Completed NPDB Query Form 4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form 5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form 6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form 7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date) 8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance 9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications 10) Copy of Medical School Degree 11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s) 12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter 13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable 14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations) 15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years 16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance 17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport) 18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. Retain US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists). The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov. The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. 52.202-1 Definitions (Jul 2004) 52.203-3 Gratuities (Apr 1984) 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees (Apr 1984) 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures (Jul 1995) 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification (Oct 1998) 52.204-7 System of Award Management 52.222-3 Convict Labor (Jun 2003) 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace (May 2001) 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Apr 2003) 52.232-1 Payments (Apr 1984) 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment (Feb 2002) 52.232-18 Availability of Funds (Apr 1984) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System of Award Management 52-233-1 Disputes (Jul 2002) 52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991) 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price (Aug 1987) 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price (Aug 1996) 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) (Apr 1984) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) (Apr 1984) 52.249-8 Termination for Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) (Apr 1984) 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government; (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employee's employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance. INDEMNIFICATION AND MEDICAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (JAN 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a non-personal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractors professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Governments interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Documents are to be submitted to Dekovan Cook, Contract Specialist in the Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to dekovan.cook@ihs.gov. Phone number: (505) 368-6087. Final proposals are due NO LATER THAN December 31, 20145 by 5:00 PM Mountain Standard Time.

ER physician services

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 7, 2015  -  Deadline December 14, 2015
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This is a solicitation for less than full time or full time Physician Services; namely, Emergency Medicine Physicians in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Please respond to the solicitation as an "Interested Vendor" or by direct email. DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements: This is a non-personal service performance based service contract for the provision of providing Emergency Medicine Services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. Applicant MUST have completed an Emergency Medicine residency and be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Contractors are sought to help fill the difficult gaps in the ER schedule. They are often put on the schedule for nights, weekends, holidays, and are often grouped into several shifts when needed during a short period of time. Sometimes, they are not scheduled for an extended period of time to ensure the other permanent doctors get enough shifts for their any -80- requirements. Sometimes, there is a need of several shifts to be filled within a short period of time. Even though not convenient, they frequently have to cover single shifts when needed. This can result in significant expense for those traveling a long distance, but cannot always be avoided. We aim to group shifts into at least two days in a row, but often that cannot be arranged. TOUR OF DUTY: We have 10 hour shifts. There is single coverage, except for 4-5 PM and 9PM-2AM. Day shift is 7AM-5PM. Evening shift is 4PM-2AM. Night shift is 9PM-7AM. Available shifts can come from a combination of weekday, weeknight and/or weekend shifts, including Holidays (Rates to be all inclusive). On the average, there will be 4 ten-hour shifts per pay period (two weeks), but that is only an average. This can vary greatly, depending on everyones schedule and availability. Schedule dates will be emailed to requesting agencies. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to December, 2016. There are additional shifts available thereafter. Fill Dates: Please request latest ER schedule by email DUTIES: Subspecialties we have for backup - we have backup from Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopedics and Podiatry. Type of cases that get shipped: we send out major trauma, orthopedics (when not on call), ophthalmology and psychiatry (when not on call) to nearby Farmington or Albuquerque, New Mexico. -The contractor shall provide direct clinical care to patients presenting or referred to the emergency department including patient evaluation, management, specialty consultation, clinical procedures and follow up/referrals. -The contractor shall provide consultation to providers and/or direct clinical care to patients in the walk-in clinic when directed by the Chair of Emergency Medicine or designee. -The contractor shall respond to in-hospital codes and provide emergency care as needed until relieved by the on-call attending or other appropriate hospital staff. -The contractor shall document all clinical encounters on the Emergency Room visit (VR) in accordance with the department of health records, policies, procedures and JCAHO standards. -The contractor shall review all laboratories and radiology reports referred to the urgent care during the contractors shift and make appropriate interventions of follow up arrangement in abnormal results. -The contractor shall perform other duties as assigned by the chair of Emergency Medicine department, Chief of Staff, Clinical Director or their designee. -The contractor provision of Emergency Medicine will be monitored by the Northern Navajo Medical Centers quality assurance plan. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official. 2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation. 3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services. 4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate. 5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center. 6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 7. Only the Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government. 8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis. 9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves. 10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working. 11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours. 12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.). All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over. 14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts. 15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office. 16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment 2) Privileges Request Form 3) Completed NPDB Query Form 4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form 5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form 6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form 7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date) 8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance 9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications 10) Copy of Medical School Degree 11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s) 12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter 13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable 14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations) 15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years 16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance 17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport) 18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. The minimum requirements to obtain EM privileges at our site are (and these are also listed on our privileges): 1) Must have current and unrestricted medical license for a U.S. State. 2) Board certified in Emergency Medicine or Board Eligible due to having completed a Emergency Medicine Residency or if certification has lapsed, and arrangements are to recertify by ABEM. 3) OR: Is Board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine by ABMS or AOA &/or AAPS BCEM with long-term(Minimum of 2-3 years with at least half time dedicated EM work in busy EDs) ED experience and Current ATLS, PALS, ACLS certifications. 4) Must possess a current DEA license in a state. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists). The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov): The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (repeat) CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Documents are to be submitted to Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist, Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov.

Registered Nurse Service in Operating Room Department

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline December 30, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, NM is requesting for Non-Personal Service Performance Based Contract for a Registered Nurse (RN) Services to provide uninterrupted patient care services to be performed in the Operating Room Department. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Non-Personal Performance Based Work Statement (PBWS). Period of Performance: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Obligations will be made on a quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent direct hire. In such instances, the RN will be released from contract assignment. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiations. Housing: No government housing available. There are motels, restaurants, mall, etc. in Farmington, NM , 29 miles East of Shiprock, NM and in Cortez, CO, 41 miles North of Shiprock, NM. SHIFT: The shift hours are 8 hours from 0730-1600, weekend call and Holiday call time. The call starts at 1600-0730 for weekdays and weekends start on Saturday at 0730 to Monday 0730. - Must be able to take a call & respond within 15 minutes once they are notified of a surgical case. - Housing is provided near the Hospital compound when on-call. The Government DOES NOT guarantee a specific shift to any individual(s). It will greatly depend on patient case load. INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: Education: Associate RN minimum. Experience: 2 years or more OR experience; CNOR or AORN member a plus. Experience with First Assist is also a plus. Professional skills: - Circulating role for General Surgery, ENT, Ortho, Oral Surgery, OB/GYN, Orthopedic, Podiatry, Urology, Pedi Dental and Endoscopy; scrubbing role skills a plus - Familiar with the AORNs standards, Infection Control, Safety and Joint Commission standards - Ability to function for a schedule surgical and emergency procedure - Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration Scanners - Able to float to PACU upon completion of a float competency skills checklist. This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position. Equipment skills: - Richard Wolf Laparoscopic Tower of light source - Co2 insufflator, Camera, TV screen - Fracture table, Beach chair - Arthroscopy Unit - Tourniquets - Richard Wolf resectoscope - Allen stirrup - Olympus Endoscope equipment for EGD & Colonoscopy - Cardiac Monitor, Airway devices & Crash Cart - OB/GYN Fluid Management System - Gamma Radiation Detector - Smoke Evacuator - Microscope, ERBE & LX15 Cart Workstation on Wheels - ENT Medtronic IPC (Irrigation, Shaver & Endoscrub) Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS). Certifications (MANDATORY): - a valid and unrestricted State Nursing License - a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with American Heart Association - a current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification with American Heart Association - a current Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Certification with American Heart Association The Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico is located in the Four Corners area of the United States where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah meet. Northern Navajo Medical Center is one of five facilities located within the Shiprock Service Unit. The Shiprock Service Unit is the largest service unit of the Navajo Nation. Approximately 80,837 Native Americans (mostly Navajo) are enrolled at Northern Navajo Medical Center. The inpatient load is 29 per day and the outpatient volume averages 600 per day. A variety of services are available including internal medicine, family practice, urgent and emergency care, pediatrics, general surgery, women's health, mental health, respiratory therapy, outpatient rehabilitation services, pharmacy, optometry, dental, public health nursing, social services, health promotion/disease prevention, radiology, laboratory and benefits coordination. Northern Navajo Medical Center employs 827 full-time employees. The medical staff consists of 50 physicians and 20 mid-level providers. Northern Navajo Medical Staff work with a variety of other facilities both locally and nationally. Specialists are consulted both within the IHS system, as well as outside our system. We have strong relationships with private providers in the Four Corners region, as well as at University of New Mexico, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Nearby are recreation opportunities that include fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and the Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. This acquisition is being completed in accordance with FAR 13; the government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple award to the Schedule contractor(s) whose quote(s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: price, past performance, and qualification(s)/experience in no particular order of each proposed Registered Nurse candidate. REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, you must email the following with your offer: 1. Quote (quote(s) submitted will be negotiated). The rate shall be an all-inclusive rate of travel, per diem, lodging/housing, transportation, meals, and applicable taxes (i.e. federal, state and local). 2. A complete and signed Certification Statement for Performance Work Statement (PWS) #08-01 Registered Nurse (RN). (See Attached) 3. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information (MUST BE LEGIBLE & COMPLETED. DO NOT RE-FORMAT) PLEASE NOTE: UPON COMPLETION OF eQIP, THE SIGNATURE PAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF ASSIGNMENT INCLUDING TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION. 4. Profile(s) ***ONLY SUBMIT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE*** 5. Three (3) current references with active telephone numbers. The references MUST be noted in a separate Word or PDF document and submitted as an attachment. NOTE: Incomplete submission(s) of REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT be reviewed or considered including direct submission to the hospital unit managers. Due to the immediate need for Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care services, the Government will begin to review only completed submission(s). Award may be established before the closing of this solicitation. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer (CO) for this action: Thomasita Wagner, Purchasing Agent, (505) 368-6088, email: thomasita.wagner@ihs.gov. Please note the solicitation number on the subject line of the email. Submit questions in writing via email to (CO) by Close of Business: December 30, 2015. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information Executive Orders 10450, 12968, and HSPD-12 require a background investigation as a condition of employment. This investigation will be processed utilizing the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (eQIP) system. Please provide the information required so that you can be initiated into eQIP. After you are initiated you will receive an email that will include the eQIP website link, instructions and additional forms required for the investigation. The eQIP form MUST be completed prior to beginning of assignment. Reference attached form and complete section EMPLOYEE DATA only. Background Checks: As directed by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall provide all requested information necessary to perform Level I and Level II background checks. The Contractor shall comply with the requirement to obtain security investigations. The Contractor shall work with the IHS to ensure that the pre-employment screening process includes the appropriate investigation questionnaires and forms to be completed. All completed forms will be reviewed by the Contractor and forwarded to the Government Personnel. The Contractor will be immediately removed from the position if at any time the investigation receives unfavorable adjudication, or, if other unfavorable information that would affect the investigation becomes known. ****FINGERPRINT CARD - FBI FD-258 Contract assignment(s) are conditional on a cleared background check. 52.249-12 TERMINATION (PERSONAL SERVICES) (APR 1984) The Government may terminate this contract at any time upon at least 15 days' written notice by the Contracting Officer to the Contractor. The Contractor, with the written consent of the Contracting Officer, may terminate this contract upon at least 15 days' written notice to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (48 CFR CHAPTER 1) CLAUSES 52.202-1 Definitions 52.203-3 Gratuities 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards 52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification 52.224-2 Privacy Act 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes 52.232-1 Payments 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment 52.232-17 Interest 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management 52.233-1 Disputes 52.233-3 Protest after Award 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation 52.237-3 Continuity of Services 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) 52.249-8 Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government: (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employees employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (Jan 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a nonpersonal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractor's professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence: *_______________. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Privacy Act 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act 352.237-72 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities 352.242-73 Withholding of contract payments

Registered Nurse Service in Intensive Care Unit

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline December 30, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, NM is requesting for Non-Personal Service Performance Based Contract for a Registered Nurse (RN) Services to provide uninterrupted patient care services to be performed in the Intensive Care Unit. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Non-Personal Performance Based Work Statement (PBWS). Period of Performance: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Obligations will be made on a quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent direct hire. In such instances, the RN will be released from contract assignment. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiations. Housing: No government housing available. There are motels, restaurants, mall, etc. in Farmington, NM , 29 miles East of Shiprock, NM and in Cortez, CO, 41 miles North of Shiprock, NM. SHIFT: The shift hours are 12 hours rotational (day or night) including weekends and Government Holidays. The Government DOES NOT guarantee a specific shift to any individual(s). It will greatly depend on patient case load. INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Experience: The RN must have a minimum of 3 years Critical Care nursing experience and be able to work independently. The nurse needs to possess a strong basic and advance critical care nursing knowledge, clinical skill and competency. The nurse needs to be competent in the care of a comprehensive, acute and chronic critically-ill adults ranging from young adulthood to geriatrics. This may include caring for patients with postpartum complications. The RN needs to know the care of patients, who require the use of invasive hemodynamic monitoring (transducing central venous pressures, arterial lines and abdominal pressures); titration of vasopressors, anti-arrhythmic, sedatives, paralytics, etc.; care of post-operative patients, those patients requiring blood product administration, and etc. The RN needs to be competent to assist the medical provider with bedside procedures (central line placement, arterial line placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, paracentesis, etc.). The RN needs to be able to problem solve, critically think, and make appropriate and immediate clinical judgment and decisions. Professional skills: - Anatomy & Physiology of all age groups: young adulthood to geriatrics - Proficient in IV cannulation/blood draws of all age groups - Assess all ages and communicates abnormal signs and symptoms to Medical Provider appropriately - Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration Scanners - Ability to float to Emergency Room Department and/or PACU upon completion of a Float Competency Skills Checklist. This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position. Equipment skills: - VIASYS ventilators - Nihon-Khoden Cardiac monitors and telemetries - Level 1 Rapid Infuser - Alaris IV and PCA pumps - SCDs (Sequential Compression Devices) - Kangaroo feeding pumps - LINET (4 new beds) and Hill-Rom bed (1 TotalCare bed and 1 SPO2RT bed) - Pressure Monitoring for hemodynamic purposes ****Previous Indian Health Service employment preferred**** Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS). Certifications (MANDATORY): - a valid and unrestricted State Nursing License - a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with American Heart Association - a current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification with American Heart Association - Preferably have TNCC and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Certification with American Heart Association The Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico is located in the Four Corners area of the United States where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah meet. Northern Navajo Medical Center is one of five facilities located within the Shiprock Service Unit. The Shiprock Service Unit is the largest service unit of the Navajo Nation. Approximately 80,837 Native Americans (mostly Navajo) are enrolled at Northern Navajo Medical Center. The inpatient load is 29 per day and the outpatient volume averages 600 per day. A variety of services are available including internal medicine, family practice, urgent and emergency care, pediatrics, general surgery, women's health, mental health, respiratory therapy, outpatient rehabilitation services, pharmacy, optometry, dental, public health nursing, social services, health promotion/disease prevention, radiology, laboratory and benefits coordination. Northern Navajo Medical Center employs 827 full-time employees. The medical staff consists of 50 physicians and 20 mid-level providers. Northern Navajo Medical Staff work with a variety of other facilities both locally and nationally. Specialists are consulted both within the IHS system, as well as outside our system. We have strong relationships with private providers in the Four Corners region, as well as at University of New Mexico, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Nearby are recreation opportunities that include fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and the Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. This acquisition is being completed in accordance with FAR 13; the government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple award to the Schedule contractor(s) whose quote(s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: price, past performance, and qualification(s)/experience in no particular order of each proposed Registered Nurse candidate. REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, you must email the following with your offer: 1. Quote (quote(s) submitted will be negotiated). The rate shall be an all-inclusive rate of travel, per diem, lodging/housing, transportation, meals, and applicable taxes (i.e. federal, state and local). 2. A complete and signed Certification Statement for Performance Work Statement (PWS) #08-01 Registered Nurse (RN). (See Attached) 3. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information (MUST BE LEGIBLE & COMPLETED. DO NOT RE-FORMAT) PLEASE NOTE: UPON COMPLETION OF eQIP, THE SIGNATURE PAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF ASSIGNMENT INCLUDING TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION. 4. Profile(s) ***ONLY SUBMIT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE*** 5. Three (3) current references with active telephone numbers. The references MUST be noted in a separate Word or PDF document and submitted as an attachment. NOTE: Incomplete submission(s) of REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT be reviewed or considered including direct submission to the hospital unit managers. Due to the immediate need for Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care services, the Government will begin to review only completed submission(s). Award may be established before the closing of this solicitation. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer (CO) for this action: Thomasita Wagner, Purchasing Agent, (505) 368-6088, email: thomasita.wagner@ihs.gov. Please note the solicitation number on the subject line of the email. Submit questions in writing via email to (CO) by Close of Business: December 30, 2015. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information Executive Orders 10450, 12968, and HSPD-12 require a background investigation as a condition of employment. This investigation will be processed utilizing the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (eQIP) system. Please provide the information required so that you can be initiated into eQIP. After you are initiated you will receive an email that will include the eQIP website link, instructions and additional forms required for the investigation. The eQIP form MUST be completed prior to beginning of assignment. Reference attached form and complete section EMPLOYEE DATA only. Background Checks: As directed by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall provide all requested information necessary to perform Level I and Level II background checks. The Contractor shall comply with the requirement to obtain security investigations. The Contractor shall work with the IHS to ensure that the pre-employment screening process includes the appropriate investigation questionnaires and forms to be completed. All completed forms will be reviewed by the Contractor and forwarded to the Government Personnel. The Contractor will be immediately removed from the position if at any time the investigation receives unfavorable adjudication, or, if other unfavorable information that would affect the investigation becomes known. ****FINGERPRINT CARD - FBI FD-258 Contract assignment(s) are conditional on a cleared background check. 52.249-12 TERMINATION (PERSONAL SERVICES) (APR 1984) The Government may terminate this contract at any time upon at least 15 days' written notice by the Contracting Officer to the Contractor. The Contractor, with the written consent of the Contracting Officer, may terminate this contract upon at least 15 days' written notice to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (48 CFR CHAPTER 1) CLAUSES 52.202-1 Definitions 52.203-3 Gratuities 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards 52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification 52.224-2 Privacy Act 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes 52.232-1 Payments 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment 52.232-17 Interest 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management 52.233-1 Disputes 52.233-3 Protest after Award 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation 52.237-3 Continuity of Services 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) 52.249-8 Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government: (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employees employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (Jan 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a nonpersonal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractor's professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence: *_______________. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Privacy Act 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act 352.237-72 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities 352.242-73 Withholding of contract payments

Registered Nurse Service in L&D and/or Post Partum/Newborn Couplet Care and/or Newborn Special Care Unit

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline December 30, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, NM is requesting for Non-Personal Service Performance Based Contract for a Registered Nurse (RN) Services to provide uninterrupted patient care services to be performed in the Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care and/or Newborn Special Care Unit. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Non-Personal Performance Based Work Statement (PBWS). Period of Performance: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Obligations will be made on a quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent direct hire. In such instances, the RN will be released from contract assignment. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiations. Housing: No government housing available. There are motels, restaurants, mall, etc. in Farmington, NM , 29 miles East of Shiprock, NM and in Cortez, CO, 41 miles North of Shiprock, NM. SHIFT: The shift hours are 12 hours rotational (day or night) including weekends and Government Holidays. The Government DOES NOT guarantee a specific shift to any individual(s). It will greatly depend on patient case load. INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Professional skills: - Anatomy & Physiology of all age groups: neonates to geriatrics - Proficient in IV cannulation of all age groups - Assess all ages and communicates abnormal signs and symptoms to Pediatricians appropriately - Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration Scanners Equipment skills: - Cardiac monitors - Alaris IVAC pumps/PCA - SCDs (Sequential Compression Devices) - Natus bili light/blanket - Medula electronic breast pump - HillRom beds/cribs - training with Fetal Monitoring euipment Experience: The RN needs to have at least 1 year of clinical experience in Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care, including the following: High Risk Patient Care: - MgSo4 Infusion - Pitocin Infusion - Preterm Labor Patients - PIH Patients - GDM Patients - Patient with no Prenatal Care - Knowledge of AWHON guidelines Postpartum/Antepartum Care - GDM Teaching - Postpartum Recovery - Mother/Baby Care & Teaching - Knowledge of Baby Friendly Experience: The RN needs to have at least 1 year of clinical experience in Newborn Special Care, including the following: Newborn Nursery: - Level 2 Care which includes stabilizing Level 3 Newborn for transportation - O2 Therapy - IV Fluid, IV Start, Blood Draw - Cardiac Monitoring - Transitional Care - Newborn Assessments - Mother/Baby Care & teaching - Knowledge of Baby-Friendly **Note: Northern Navajo Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital The Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico is located in the Four Corners area of the United States where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah meet. Northern Navajo Medical Center is one of five facilities located within the Shiprock Service Unit. The Shiprock Service Unit is the largest service unit of the Navajo Nation. Approximately 80,837 Native Americans (mostly Navajo) are enrolled at Northern Navajo Medical Center. The inpatient load is 29 per day and the outpatient volume averages 600 per day. A variety of services are available including internal medicine, family practice, urgent and emergency care, pediatrics, general surgery, women's health, mental health, respiratory therapy, outpatient rehabilitation services, pharmacy, optometry, dental, public health nursing, social services, health promotion/disease prevention, radiology, laboratory and benefits coordination. Northern Navajo Medical Center employs 827 full-time employees. The medical staff consists of 50 physicians and 20 mid-level providers. Northern Navajo Medical Staff work with a variety of other facilities both locally and nationally. Specialists are consulted both within the IHS system, as well as outside our system. We have strong relationships with private providers in the Four Corners region, as well as at University of New Mexico, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Nearby are recreation opportunities that include fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and the Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. This acquisition is being completed in accordance with FAR 13; the government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple award to the Schedule contractor(s) whose quote(s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: price, past performance, and qualification(s)/experience in no particular order of each proposed Registered Nurse candidate. REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, you must email the following with your offer: 1. Quote (quote(s) submitted will be negotiated). The rate shall be an all-inclusive rate of travel, per diem, lodging/housing, transportation, meals, and applicable taxes (i.e. federal, state and local). 2. A complete and signed Certification Statement for Performance Work Statement (PWS) #08-01 Registered Nurse (RN). (See Attached) 3. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information (MUST BE LEGIBLE & COMPLETED. DO NOT RE-FORMAT) PLEASE NOTE: UPON COMPLETION OF eQIP, THE SIGNATURE PAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF ASSIGNMENT INCLUDING TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION. 4. Profile(s) ***ONLY SUBMIT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE*** 5. Three (3) current references with active telephone numbers. The references MUST be noted in a separate Word or PDF document and submitted as an attachment. NOTE: Incomplete submission(s) of REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT be reviewed or considered including direct submission to the hospital unit managers. Due to the immediate need for Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care services, the Government will begin to review only completed submission(s). Award may be established before the closing of this solicitation. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer (CO) for this action: Thomasita Wagner, Purchasing Agent, (505) 368-6088, email: thomasita.wagner@ihs.gov. Please note the solicitation number on the subject line of the email. Submit questions in writing via email to (CO) by Close of Business: December 30, 2015. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information Executive Orders 10450, 12968, and HSPD-12 require a background investigation as a condition of employment. This investigation will be processed utilizing the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (eQIP) system. Please provide the information required so that you can be initiated into eQIP. After you are initiated you will receive an email that will include the eQIP website link, instructions and additional forms required for the investigation. The eQIP form MUST be completed prior to beginning of assignment. Reference attached form and complete section EMPLOYEE DATA only. Background Checks: As directed by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall provide all requested information necessary to perform Level I and Level II background checks. The Contractor shall comply with the requirement to obtain security investigations. The Contractor shall work with the IHS to ensure that the pre-employment screening process includes the appropriate investigation questionnaires and forms to be completed. All completed forms will be reviewed by the Contractor and forwarded to the Government Personnel. The Contractor will be immediately removed from the position if at any time the investigation receives unfavorable adjudication, or, if other unfavorable information that would affect the investigation becomes known. ****FINGERPRINT CARD - FBI FD-258 Contract assignment(s) are conditional on a cleared background check. 52.249-12 TERMINATION (PERSONAL SERVICES) (APR 1984) The Government may terminate this contract at any time upon at least 15 days' written notice by the Contracting Officer to the Contractor. The Contractor, with the written consent of the Contracting Officer, may terminate this contract upon at least 15 days' written notice to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (48 CFR CHAPTER 1) CLAUSES 52.202-1 Definitions 52.203-3 Gratuities 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards 52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification 52.224-2 Privacy Act 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes 52.232-1 Payments 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment 52.232-17 Interest 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management 52.233-1 Disputes 52.233-3 Protest after Award 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation 52.237-3 Continuity of Services 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) 52.249-8 Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government: (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employees employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (Jan 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a nonpersonal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractor's professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence: *_______________. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Privacy Act 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act 352.237-72 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities 352.242-73 Withholding of contract payments

Registered Nurse Service in Emergency Room Department

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline December 30, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, NM is requesting for Non-Personal Service Performance Based Contract for a Registered Nurse (RN) Services to provide uninterrupted patient care services to be performed in the Emergency Room Department. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Non-Personal Performance Based Work Statement (PBWS). Period of Performance: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Obligations will be made on a quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent direct hire. In such instances, the RN will be released from contract assignment. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiations. Housing: No government housing available. There are motels, restaurants, mall, etc. in Farmington, NM , 29 miles East of Shiprock, NM and in Cortez, CO, 41 miles North of Shiprock, NM. SHIFT: The shifts are 12 hour rotational (day or night) including weekends and Government Holidays. The Government DOES NOT guarantee a specific shift to any individual(s). It will greatly depend on patient case load. INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Experience: The RN must have a minimum of 3 years of independent ER trauma clinical experience, including triage. Requires BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications. Needs to have a strong working knowledge of Emergency Nursing, caring for critically-ill, ranging from neonates to geriatrics. Needs to be able to titrate vasopressors, sedation, paralytics and assisting with bedside procedures. Professional skills: - Trauma/Cardiovascular patients - Anatomy & Physiology of all age groups: neonates to geriatrics - Triage & assess all ages and presentations of symptoms appropriately using 5 level triage algorithm - Proficient in IV cannulation of all age groups - Ability to float to Intensive Care Unit upon completion of a float competency skills checklist. This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position. Equipment skills: - Nihon Khoden monitors - Alaris IVAC pumps - HillRom beds - Avea ventilators - Level 1 Rapid Infuser ****Previous Indian Health Service employment preferred**** Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS). Certifications (MANDATORY): - a valid and unrestricted State Nursing License - a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with American Heart Association - a current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification with American Heart Association - Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Certification with American Heart Association Optional and favorable Certification: - Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) The Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico is located in the Four Corners area of the United States where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah meet. Northern Navajo Medical Center is one of five facilities located within the Shiprock Service Unit. The Shiprock Service Unit is the largest service unit of the Navajo Nation. Approximately 80,837 Native Americans (mostly Navajo) are enrolled at Northern Navajo Medical Center. The inpatient load is 29 per day and the outpatient volume averages 600 per day. A variety of services are available including internal medicine, family practice, urgent and emergency care, pediatrics, general surgery, women's health, mental health, respiratory therapy, outpatient rehabilitation services, pharmacy, optometry, dental, public health nursing, social services, health promotion/disease prevention, radiology, laboratory and benefits coordination. Northern Navajo Medical Center employs 827 full-time employees. The medical staff consists of 50 physicians and 20 mid-level providers. Northern Navajo Medical Staff work with a variety of other facilities both locally and nationally. Specialists are consulted both within the IHS system, as well as outside our system. We have strong relationships with private providers in the Four Corners region, as well as at University of New Mexico, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Nearby are recreation opportunities that include fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and the Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. This acquisition is being completed in accordance with FAR 13; the government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple award to the Schedule contractor(s) whose quote(s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: price, past performance, and qualification(s)/experience in no particular order of each proposed Registered Nurse candidate. REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, you must email the following with your offer: 1. Quote (quote(s) submitted will be negotiated). The rate shall be an all-inclusive rate of travel, per diem, lodging/housing, transportation, meals, and applicable taxes (i.e. federal, state and local). 2. A complete and signed Certification Statement for Performance Work Statement (PWS) #08-01 Registered Nurse (RN). (See Attached) 3. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information (MUST BE LEGIBLE & COMPLETED. DO NOT RE-FORMAT) PLEASE NOTE: UPON COMPLETION OF eQIP, THE SIGNATURE PAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF ASSIGNMENT INCLUDING TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION. 4. Profile(s) ***ONLY SUBMIT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE*** 5. Three (3) current references with active telephone numbers. The references MUST be noted in a separate Word or PDF document and submitted as an attachment. NOTE: Incomplete submission(s) of REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT be reviewed or considered including direct submission to the hospital unit managers. Due to the immediate need for Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care services, the Government will begin to review only completed submission(s). Award may be established before the closing of this solicitation. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer (CO) for this action: Thomasita Wagner, Purchasing Agent, (505) 368-6088, email: thomasita.wagner@ihs.gov. Please note the solicitation number on the subject line of the email. Submit questions in writing via email to (CO) by Close of Business: December 30, 2015. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information Executive Orders 10450, 12968, and HSPD-12 require a background investigation as a condition of employment. This investigation will be processed utilizing the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (eQIP) system. Please provide the information required so that you can be initiated into eQIP. After you are initiated you will receive an email that will include the eQIP website link, instructions and additional forms required for the investigation. The eQIP form MUST be completed prior to beginning of assignment. Reference attached form and complete section EMPLOYEE DATA only. Background Checks: As directed by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall provide all requested information necessary to perform Level I and Level II background checks. The Contractor shall comply with the requirement to obtain security investigations. The Contractor shall work with the IHS to ensure that the pre-employment screening process includes the appropriate investigation questionnaires and forms to be completed. All completed forms will be reviewed by the Contractor and forwarded to the Government Personnel. The Contractor will be immediately removed from the position if at any time the investigation receives unfavorable adjudication, or, if other unfavorable information that would affect the investigation becomes known. ****FINGERPRINT CARD - FBI FD-258 Contract assignment(s) are conditional on a cleared background check. 52.249-12 TERMINATION (PERSONAL SERVICES) (APR 1984) The Government may terminate this contract at any time upon at least 15 days' written notice by the Contracting Officer to the Contractor. The Contractor, with the written consent of the Contracting Officer, may terminate this contract upon at least 15 days' written notice to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (48 CFR CHAPTER 1) CLAUSES 52.202-1 Definitions 52.203-3 Gratuities 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards 52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification 52.224-2 Privacy Act 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes 52.232-1 Payments 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment 52.232-17 Interest 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management 52.233-1 Disputes 52.233-3 Protest after Award 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation 52.237-3 Continuity of Services 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) 52.249-8 Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government: (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employees employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (Jan 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a nonpersonal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractor's professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence: *_______________. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Privacy Act 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act 352.237-72 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities 352.242-73 Withholding of contract payments

Registered Nurse Service in MCH - Pediatric Outpatient Clinic

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline December 30, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, NM is requesting for Non-Personal Service Performance Based Contract for a Registered Nurse (RN) Services to provide uninterrupted patient care services to be performed in the Maternal Child Health Department - Pediatric Outpatient Clinic. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Non-Personal Performance Based Work Statement (PBWS). Period of Performance: January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Obligations will be made on a quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent direct hire. In such instances, the RN will be released from contract assignment. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiations. Housing: No government housing available. There are motels, restaurants, mall, etc. in Farmington, NM , 29 miles East of Shiprock, NM and in Cortez, CO, 41 miles North of Shiprock, NM. SHIFT: The shifts hours are 8 hours from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. The Government DOES NOT guarantee a specific shift to any individual(s). It will greatly depend on patient case load. INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Experience: The RN needs to have at least 2 years of clinical experience in professional nursing care principles, practice, and procedures. Must have knowledge of immunization, diabetes, a background in a clinic situation with a primary setting from newborn to elderly care with chronic medical problems and the ability to recognize signs and/or symptoms to quickly provide emergency care, if needed. Professional skills: - Ability to develop patient care plans - Ability to learn the different type of equipment needed for patient care - Knowledge of medications/immunization, adverse reactions and contraindications - Ability to start an IV - Ability to triage using 5 level triage algorithm - Ability to give children immunization - Ability to work with Electronic Health Record - Ability to float to other Outpatient Departments (Women's Health Outpatient, Ambulatory Care, Flu Clinic, and Urgent Care) upon completion of a float competency skills checklist. This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position. Equipment: Must be familiar with 12 lead EKG, defibrillators, non-invasive blood pressure, thermometers, oxygen canisters, fetal heart monitors and suction wall units. Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS). Certifications (MANDATORY): - a valid and unrestricted State Nursing License - a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with American Heart Association The Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico is located in the Four Corners area of the United States where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah meet. Northern Navajo Medical Center is one of five facilities located within the Shiprock Service Unit. The Shiprock Service Unit is the largest service unit of the Navajo Nation. Approximately 80,837 Native Americans (mostly Navajo) are enrolled at Northern Navajo Medical Center. The inpatient load is 29 per day and the outpatient volume averages 600 per day. A variety of services are available including internal medicine, family practice, urgent and emergency care, pediatrics, general surgery, women's health, mental health, respiratory therapy, outpatient rehabilitation services, pharmacy, optometry, dental, public health nursing, social services, health promotion/disease prevention, radiology, laboratory and benefits coordination. Northern Navajo Medical Center employs 827 full-time employees. The medical staff consists of 50 physicians and 20 mid-level providers. Northern Navajo Medical Staff work with a variety of other facilities both locally and nationally. Specialists are consulted both within the IHS system, as well as outside our system. We have strong relationships with private providers in the Four Corners region, as well as at University of New Mexico, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Nearby are recreation opportunities that include fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and the Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. This acquisition is being completed in accordance with FAR 13; the government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple award to the Schedule contractor(s) whose quote(s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: price, past performance, and qualification(s)/experience in no particular order of each proposed Registered Nurse candidate. REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, you must email the following with your offer: 1. Quote (quote(s) submitted will be negotiated). The rate shall be an all-inclusive rate of travel, per diem, lodging/housing, transportation, meals, and applicable taxes (i.e. federal, state and local). 2. A complete and signed Certification Statement for Performance Work Statement (PWS) #08-01 Registered Nurse (RN). (See Attached) 3. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information (MUST BE LEGIBLE & COMPLETED. DO NOT RE-FORMAT) PLEASE NOTE: UPON COMPLETION OF eQIP, THE SIGNATURE PAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF ASSIGNMENT INCLUDING TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION. 4. Profile(s) ***ONLY SUBMIT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE*** 5. Three (3) current references with active telephone numbers. The references MUST be noted in a separate Word or PDF document and submitted as an attachment. NOTE: Incomplete submission(s) of REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT be reviewed or considered including direct submission to the hospital unit managers. Due to the immediate need for Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care services, the Government will begin to review only completed submission(s). Award may be established before the closing of this solicitation. Email offer directly to the Contracting Officer (CO) for this action: Thomasita Wagner, Purchasing Agent, (505) 368-6088, email: thomasita.wagner@ihs.gov. Please note the solicitation number on the subject line of the email. Submit questions in writing via email to (CO) by Close of Business: December 30, 2015. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information Executive Orders 10450, 12968, and HSPD-12 require a background investigation as a condition of employment. This investigation will be processed utilizing the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (eQIP) system. Please provide the information required so that you can be initiated into eQIP. After you are initiated you will receive an email that will include the eQIP website link, instructions and additional forms required for the investigation. The eQIP form MUST be completed prior to beginning of assignment. Reference attached form and complete section EMPLOYEE DATA only. Background Checks: As directed by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall provide all requested information necessary to perform Level I and Level II background checks. The Contractor shall comply with the requirement to obtain security investigations. The Contractor shall work with the IHS to ensure that the pre-employment screening process includes the appropriate investigation questionnaires and forms to be completed. All completed forms will be reviewed by the Contractor and forwarded to the Government Personnel. The Contractor will be immediately removed from the position if at any time the investigation receives unfavorable adjudication, or, if other unfavorable information that would affect the investigation becomes known. ****FINGERPRINT CARD - FBI FD-258 Contract assignment(s) are conditional on a cleared background check. 52.249-12 TERMINATION (PERSONAL SERVICES) (APR 1984) The Government may terminate this contract at any time upon at least 15 days' written notice by the Contracting Officer to the Contractor. The Contractor, with the written consent of the Contracting Officer, may terminate this contract upon at least 15 days' written notice to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (48 CFR CHAPTER 1) CLAUSES 52.202-1 Definitions 52.203-3 Gratuities 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards 52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification 52.224-2 Privacy Act 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes 52.232-1 Payments 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment 52.232-17 Interest 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management 52.233-1 Disputes 52.233-3 Protest after Award 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation 52.237-3 Continuity of Services 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) 52.249-8 Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government: (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employees employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (Jan 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a nonpersonal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractor's professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence: *_______________. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Privacy Act 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act 352.237-72 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities 352.242-73 Withholding of contract payments

ER Physician

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published September 3, 2015  -  Deadline September 10, 2015
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This is a solicitation for less than full time Physician Services; namely, part-time Emergency Medicine Physicians in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Please respond to the solicitation as an "Interested Vendor" or by direct email. DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements: This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing Emergency Medicine Services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. Applicant MUST have completed an Emergency Medicine residency and be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Contractors are sought to help fill the difficult gaps in the ER schedule. They are often put on the schedule for nights, weekends, holidays, and are often grouped into several shifts when needed during a short period of time. Sometimes, they are not scheduled for an extended period of time to ensure the other permanent doctors get enough shifts for their any -80- requirements. Sometimes, there is a need of several shifts to be filled within a short period of time. Even though not convenient, they frequently have to cover single shifts when needed. This can result in significant expense for those traveling a long distance, but cannot always be avoided. We aim to group shifts into at least two days in a row, but often that cannot be arranged. TOUR OF DUTY: We have 10 hour shifts. There is single coverage, except for 4-5 PM and 9PM-2AM. Day shift is 7AM-5PM. Evening shift is 4PM-2AM. Night shift is 9PM-7AM. Available shifts can come from a combination of weekday, weeknight and/or weekend shifts, including Holidays (Rates to be all inclusive). On the average, there will be 4 ten-hour shifts per pay period (two weeks), but that is only an average. This can vary greatly, depending on everyones schedule and availability. Schedule dates are forthcoming and will be emailed to requesting agencies. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to December, 2015. There are additional shifts available thereafter. Fill Dates: Please request latest ER schedule by email DUTIES: Subspecialties we have for backup - we have backup from Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopedics and Podiatry. Type of cases that get shipped: we send out major trauma, orthopedics (when not on call), ophthalmology and psychiatry (when not on call) to nearby Farmington or Albuquerque, New Mexico. -The contractor shall provide direct clinical care to patients presenting or referred to the emergency department including patient evaluation, management, specialty consultation, clinical procedures and follow up/referrals. -The contractor shall provide consultation to providers and/or direct clinical care to patients in the walk-in clinic when directed by the Chair of Emergency Medicine or designee. -The contractor shall respond to in-hospital codes and provide emergency care as needed until relieved by the on-call attending or other appropriate hospital staff. -The contractor shall document all clinical encounters on the Emergency Room visit (VR) in accordance with the department of health records, policies, procedures and JCAHO standards. -The contractor shall review all laboratories and radiology reports referred to the urgent care during the contractors shift and make appropriate interventions of follow up arrangement in abnormal results. -The contractor shall perform other duties as assigned by the chair of Emergency Medicine department, Chief of Staff, Clinical Director or their designee. -The contractor provision of Emergency Medicine will be monitored by the Northern Navajo Medical Centers quality assurance plan. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official. 2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation. 3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services. 4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate. 5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center. 6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 7. Only the Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government. 8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis. 9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves. 10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working. 11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours. 12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.). All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over. 14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts. 15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office. 16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment 2) Privileges Request Form 3) Completed NPDB Query Form 4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form 5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form 6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form 7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date) 8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance 9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications 10) Copy of Medical School Degree 11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s) 12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter 13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable 14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations) 15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years 16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance 17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport) 18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. The minimum requirements to obtain EM privileges at our site are (and these are also listed on our privileges): 1) Must have current and unrestricted medical license for a U.S. State. 2) Board certified in Emergency Medicine or Board Eligible due to having completed a Emergency Medicine Residency or if certification has lapsed, and arrangements are to recertify by ABEM. 3) OR: Is Board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine by ABMS or AOA &/or AAPS BCEM with long-term(Minimum of 2-3 years with at least half time dedicated EM work in busy EDs) ED experience and Current ATLS, PALS, ACLS certifications. 4) Must possess a current DEA license in a state. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists). The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov): The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (repeat) CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Documents are to be submitted to Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist, Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov.

Registered Nurse Service in L&D and/or Post Partum/Newborn Couplet Care

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published September 22, 2015  -  Deadline December 31, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Navajo Area Indian Health Services, Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, NM is requesting for on-going submittal of offers for Non-Personal Service Performance Base Contract for a Registered Nurse (RN) Services to provide uninterrupted patient care services to be performed in the Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care Unit. Services shall be performed in accordance with the attached Non-Personal Performance Based Work Statement (PBWS). Period of Performance: Date of award through December 31, 2015, with the option to extend the end date. Obligations will be made on a quarterly basis. The assignment is through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent direct hire. In such instances, the RN will be released from contract assignment. The Government will consider competitive rates upon negotiations. Housing: No government housing available. There are motels, restaurants, mall, etc. in Farmington, NM , 29 miles East of Shiprock, NM and in Cortez, CO, 41 miles North of Shiprock, NM. SHIFT: The shift hours are 12 hours rotational (day or night) including weekends and Government Holidays. The Government DOES NOT guarantee a specific shift to any individual(s). It will greatly depend on patient case load. INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS: Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Experience: The RN needs to have at least 1 year of clinical experience in OB Inpatient, including the following: High Risk Patient Care: - MgSo4 Infusion - Pitocin Infusion - Preterm Labor Patients - PIH Patients - GDM Patients - Patient with no Prenatal Care Newborn Nursery: - Transitional Care - Newborn Assessments Postpartum/Antepartum Care - GDM Teaching - Postpartum Recovery - Mother/Baby Care & Teaching Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS). Certifications (MANDATORY): - a valid and unrestricted State Nursing License - a current CPR, BLS and NRP Certifications **Note: Northern Navajo Medical Center is a Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital The Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico is located in the Four Corners area of the United States where New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah meet. Northern Navajo Medical Center is one of five facilities located within the Shiprock Service Unit. The Shiprock Service Unit is the largest service unit of the Navajo Nation. Approximately 80,837 Native Americans (mostly Navajo) are enrolled at Northern Navajo Medical Center. The inpatient load is 29 per day and the outpatient volume averages 600 per day. A variety of services are available including internal medicine, family practice, urgent and emergency care, pediatrics, general surgery, women's health, mental health, respiratory therapy, outpatient rehabilitation services, pharmacy, optometry, dental, public health nursing, social services, health promotion/disease prevention, radiology, laboratory and benefits coordination. Northern Navajo Medical Center employs 827 full-time employees. The medical staff consists of 50 physicians and 20 mid-level providers. Northern Navajo Medical Staff work with a variety of other facilities both locally and nationally. Specialists are consulted both within the IHS system, as well as outside our system. We have strong relationships with private providers in the Four Corners region, as well as at University of New Mexico, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Nearby are recreation opportunities that include fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and the Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. This acquisition is being completed in accordance with FAR 13; the government reserves the right to issue a single award or multiple award to the Schedule contractor(s) whose quote(s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: price, past performance, and qualification(s)/experience in no particular order of each proposed Registered Nurse candidate. REQUIREMENTS: To be considered, you must email the following with your offer: 1. Quote (quote(s) submitted will be negotiated). The rate shall be an all-inclusive rate of travel, per diem, lodging/housing, transportation, meals, and applicable taxes (i.e. federal, state and local). 2. A complete and signed Certification Statement for Performance Work Statement (PWS) #08-01 Registered Nurse (RN). (See Attached) 3. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information (MUST BE LEGIBLE & COMPLETED. DO NOT RE-FORMAT) PLEASE NOTE: UPON COMPLETION OF eQIP, THE SIGNATURE PAGES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF ASSIGNMENT INCLUDING TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION. 4. Profile(s) ***ONLY SUBMIT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE AVAILABLE DURING THE DELIVERY SCHEDULE *** 5. Three (3) current references with active telephone numbers. The references MUST be noted in a separate Word or PDF document and submitted as an attachment. NOTE: Incomplete submission(s) of REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT be reviewed or considered including direct submission to the hospital unit managers. Due to the immediate need for Labor & Deliver and/or Post-Partum/Newborn Couplet Care services, the Government will begin to review only completed submission(s). Your point of contact is Thomasita Wagner and can be reached at (505) 368-6088 or by email: thomasita.wagner@ihs.gov. Please note the solicitation number on the subject line of the email. eQIP: Required Background Investigation Information Executive Orders 10450, 12968, and HSPD-12 require a background investigation as a condition of employment. This investigation will be processed utilizing the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing (eQIP) system. Please provide the information required so that you can be initiated into eQIP. After you are initiated you will receive an email that will include the eQIP website link, instructions and additional forms required for the investigation. The eQIP form MUST be completed prior to beginning of assignment. Reference attached form and complete section EMPLOYEE DATA only. Background Checks: As directed by the Contracting Officer, the Contractor shall provide all requested information necessary to perform Level I and Level II background checks. The Contractor shall comply with the requirement to obtain security investigations. The Contractor shall work with the IHS to ensure that the pre-employment screening process includes the appropriate investigation questionnaires and forms to be completed. All completed forms will be reviewed by the Contractor and forwarded to the Government Personnel. The Contractor will be immediately removed from the position if at any time the investigation receives unfavorable adjudication, or, if other unfavorable information that would affect the investigation becomes known. ****FINGERPRINT CARD - FBI FD-258 Contract assignment(s) are conditional on a cleared background check. 52.249-12 TERMINATION (PERSONAL SERVICES) (APR 1984) The Government may terminate this contract at any time upon at least 15 days' written notice by the Contracting Officer to the Contractor. The Contractor, with the written consent of the Contracting Officer, may terminate this contract upon at least 15 days' written notice to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause) 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http://www.acquisition.gov FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION (48 CFR CHAPTER 1) CLAUSES 52.202-1 Definitions 52.203-3 Gratuities 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees 52.203-6 Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items 52.217-8 Option to Extend Services 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans 52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities 52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards 52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace 52.224-1 Privacy Act Notification 52.224-2 Privacy Act 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes 52.232-1 Payments 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment 52.232-17 Interest 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - System for Award Management 52.233-1 Disputes 52.233-3 Protest after Award 52.237-2 Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation 52.237-3 Continuity of Services 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) 52.249-8 Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) FAR 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24 and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government: (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employees employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance (Jan 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a nonpersonal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractor's professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence: *_______________. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Privacy Act 352.237-70 Pro-Children Act 352.237-72 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.239-73 Electronic information and technology accessibility 352.242-71 Tobacco-free facilities 352.242-73 Withholding of contract payments

ER physician services

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published August 4, 2015  -  Deadline August 7, 2015
cpvs

This is a solicitation for less than full time Physician Services; namely, part-time Emergency Medicine Physicians in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Please respond to the solicitation as an "Interested Vendor" or by direct email. DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements: This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing Emergency Medicine Services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. Applicant MUST have completed an Emergency Medicine residency and be Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Contractors are sought to help fill the difficult gaps in the ER schedule. They are often put on the schedule for nights, weekends, holidays, and are often grouped into several shifts when needed during a short period of time. Sometimes, they are not scheduled for an extended period of time to ensure the other permanent doctors get enough shifts for their any -80- requirements. Sometimes, there is a need of several shifts to be filled within a short period of time. Even though not convenient, they frequently have to cover single shifts when needed. This can result in significant expense for those traveling a long distance, but cannot always be avoided. We aim to group shifts into at least two days in a row, but often that cannot be arranged. TOUR OF DUTY: We have 10 hour shifts. There is single coverage, except for 4-5 PM and 9PM-2AM. Day shift is 7AM-5PM. Evening shift is 4PM-2AM. Night shift is 9PM-7AM. Available shifts can come from a combination of weekday, weeknight and/or weekend shifts, including Holidays (Rates to be all inclusive). On the average, there will be 4 ten-hour shifts per pay period (two weeks), but that is only an average. This can vary greatly, depending on everyones schedule and availability. Schedule dates are forthcoming and will be emailed to requesting agencies. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance to December, 2015. There are additional shifts available thereafter. Fill Dates: Please request latest ER schedule by email DUTIES: Subspecialties we have for backup - we have backup from Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopedics and Podiatry. Type of cases that get shipped: we send out major trauma, orthopedics (when not on call), ophthalmology and psychiatry (when not on call) to nearby Farmington or Albuquerque, New Mexico. -The contractor shall provide direct clinical care to patients presenting or referred to the emergency department including patient evaluation, management, specialty consultation, clinical procedures and follow up/referrals. -The contractor shall provide consultation to providers and/or direct clinical care to patients in the walk-in clinic when directed by the Chair of Emergency Medicine or designee. -The contractor shall respond to in-hospital codes and provide emergency care as needed until relieved by the on-call attending or other appropriate hospital staff. -The contractor shall document all clinical encounters on the Emergency Room visit (VR) in accordance with the department of health records, polices, procedures and JCAHO standards. -The contractor shall review all laboratories and radiology reports referred to the urgent care during the contractors shift and make appropriate interventions of follow up arrangement in abnormal results. -The contractor shall perform other duties as assigned by the chair of Emergency Medicine department, Chief of Staff, Clinical Director or their designee. -The contractor provision of Emergency Medicine will be monitored by the Northern Navajo Medical Centers quality assurance plan. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official. 2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation. 3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services. 4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate. 5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center. 6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 7. Only the Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government. 8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis. 9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves. 10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working. 11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours. 12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.). All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over. 14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts. 15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office. 16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment 2) Privileges Request Form 3) Completed NPDB Query Form 4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form 5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form 6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form 7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date) 8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance 9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications 10) Copy of Medical School Degree 11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s) 12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter 13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable 14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations) 15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years 16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance 17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport) 18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. The minimum requirements to obtain EM privileges at our site are (and these are also listed on our privileges): 1) Must have current and unrestricted medical license for a U.S. State. 2) Board certified in Emergency Medicine or Board Eligible due to having completed a Emergency Medicine Residency or if certification has lapsed, and arrangements are to recertify by ABEM. 3) OR: Is Board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine by ABMS or AOA &/or AAPS BCEM with long-term(Minimum of 2-3 years with at least half time dedicated EM work in busy EDs) ED experience and Current ATLS, PALS, ACLS certifications. 4) Must possess a current DEA license in a state. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621111 - Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists). The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov): The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS (repeat) CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Documents are to be submitted to Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist, Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov.

Psychiatrist

Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service | Published November 8, 2014  -  Deadline November 17, 2014
cpvs

This is a solicitation for Physician Services; namely, Psychiatrist in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.6, Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATION: As provided in FAR 19, 19.201, General policy: (a) It is the policy of the Government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, service-disabled veteran-owned small business, HUBZone small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns. Such concerns must also have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in the contracts awarded by any executive agency, consistent with efficient contract performance. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Northern Navajo Medical Center US HWY 491 North Shiprock, NM 87420 DESCRIPTION of SERVICE Requirements: This is a non-personal service contract for the provision of providing psychiatry services to Northern Navajo Medical Center patients. We need a psychiatrist who can see PEDIATRIC patients. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Upon success credential and fingerprint clearance tentative January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. WORK SCHEDULE Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. DUTIES: **Please see attached Scope of Work EVALUATING REQUIREMENTS: In addition to the Checklist of Evaluation Requirements for candidates, the following experiences will be considered in the evaluation: -Most recent work experiences -Child and adolescent experience -Prior IHS/Navajo/American Indian/Alaska Native experience -Electronic Health Record (E H R) entry experience -Review of any history of ethical/legal problems ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Indian Health Service or Veterans Administration experience preferred. The Contractor shall provide direct care services to NAIHS patients under the terms of this contract, appropriate and timely medical services in accordance with the Standards of Care established by recognized medical care organizations and in accordance with the policies and procedures of the SU's Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations. 1. The Contractor shall be subject to supervision and direction of the designated Government official. 2. Contractor shall be responsible for meals, and transportation. 3. Contractor may be sent home if the patient load does not require their services. 4. All state, federal, local taxes are to be included in the hourly rate. 5. We DO NOT accept fingerprints conducted by the Veterans Administration. Fingerprinting of contractors will be cleared and done prior to coming on board at Northern Navajo Medical Center. 6. HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE. 7. Only the Northern Navajo Medical Center Acquisitions personnel are authorized to make commitment on behalf of the Federal government. 8. Contractor will no longer be needed if the vacant position they are occupying is filled with a permanent employee. The contractor is here on an "as needed" basis. 9. Contractor must abide to Standard Precautions. NNMC provides safety supplies for employees to use to protect themselves. 10. Mandatory requirements are completed the first day at Northern Navajo Medical Center, prior to working. 11. The identification tag provided by NNMC will be worn at eye level position during work hours. 12. The contractor will abide to all government regulations, policies and procedures, failure to follow any of these requirements could result in termination. 13. The contractor will have access to the internet to use the Electronic Health Record. All documentation on patients will be completed prior to the contractor's shift is over. 14. Delinquent charts will be completed prior to the contractor completion of his/her contract at Northern Navajo Medical Center. If the delinquent chart is not completed the contract company will assume the responsibility of returning the contractor to Northern Navajo Medical Center to complete any outstanding delinquent charts. 15. Falsification of hours or any negative work performance, personal issues brought into the work site will not be tolerated while employed at NNMC. This practice could result in immediate termination of the contractor and the contract company will be notified through the Acquisition Office. 16. Complaints pertaining to the contractor will be submitted to the contracting company through the Acquisition Office for corrective actions and quality control purposes. CLINICAL PRIVILEGES The contractor must be credentialed and clinical privileges granted by the Northern Navajo Medical Center's clinical director or designee prior to providing services. The contractor must provide the following appropriate forms for privileging from the Northern Navajo Medical Center's credential's specialist upon award of this contract. 1) Completed Application for IHS Medical Staff Appointment 2) Privileges Request Form 3) Completed NPDB Query Form 4) Medicare/Medicaid Acknowledgement Form 5) Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules & Regulations Acknowledgement Form 6) All Hazards Plan Acknowledgement Form 7) Copies of ALL active state licenses (license must indicate an expiration date) 8) Copy of DEA Registration License / Controlled Substance 9) Copies of ALL Board Certifications 10) Copy of Medical School Degree 11) Copy of Residency Certificate(s) 12) Copy of NPI and UPIN Notification Letter 13) Copies of ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), if applicable 14) Copies of applicable BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS NRP (As indicated in Rules & Regulations) 15) Copies of CME (Continuing Medical Education) for past 2 years 16) Copy(s) of malpractice insurance 17) Current Photo (Driver's License or Passport) 18) Curriculum Vitae The contractor must retain certification and licensure status as defined below throughout the term of the contract. Current and valid documents shall be provided to the Northern Navajo Medical Center's Credentialing Coordinator upon renewal of said documents. Valid current full and unrestricted license in all State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a Territory of the United States. Retain US Citizenship. Health status allowing physical and mental ability to carry out required functions. This is to be verified on an annual basis by the employing agency or a copy of a physical examination. CLIENT BACKGROUND Many of the patients served may only speak a native language and reside on the reservation. The contractor should be able to show sensitivity to cross-cultural and languages differences and have the ability to work through interpreters as necessary for non-English speaking patients. In situation where interpretation is required, the Northern Navajo Medical Center's staff will provide these services. ****FINGERPRINTING CARD FBI-FD 258 (PROVIDED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) FINGERPRINTING MUST BE CLEARED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO THE START DATE. SOLICITATION: This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 621112 - Offices of Physicians Mental Health Specialists. The Government anticipates award of a Firm Fixed Price contract. The Government intends to evaluate proposals based on compliance with solicitation requirements, technical capabilities, prior performance and cost. The Government intends to award one contract as a result of this solicitation. An award will made based on the requirements and evaluation factors. The government reserves the right to issue awards to the contractors (s) whose quotes (s) represents the best value as defined by FAR 2.101. In determining best value, the following factors will be considered: experience, qualification, price and past performance (agency) of each proposed candidate. It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. APPLICABLE PROVISIONS AND CLAUSES The following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition (the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: FAR: https://www.acquistion.gov): The following Provisions and Clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by full text: 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE (Feb 1998)This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text upon request the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. 52.202-1 Definitions (Jul 2004) 52.203-3 Gratuities (Apr 1984) 52.203-5 Covenant Against Contingent Fees (Apr 1984) 52.203-7 Anti-Kickback Procedures (Jul 1995) 52.204-3 Taxpayer Identification (Oct 1998) 52.204-7 Central Contractor Registration (Apr 2008) 52.222-3 Convict Labor (Jun 2003) 52.223-6 Drug-Free Workplace (May 2001) 52.229-3 Federal, State, and Local Taxes (Apr 2003) 52.232-1 Payments (Apr 1984) 52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment (Feb 2002) 52.232-18 Availability of Funds (Apr 1984) 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration. (Oct 2003) 52-233-1 Disputes (Jul 2002) 52.237-3 Continuity of Services (Jan 1991) 52.243-1 Changes - Fixed Price (Aug 1987) 52.246-4 Inspection of Services - Fixed Price (Aug 1996) 52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form) (Apr 1984) 52.249-4 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Services) (Short Form) (Apr 1984) 52.249-8 Termination for Default (Fixed-Price Supply and Service) (Apr 1984) 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (Jan 2011) (a) The Contractor shall comply with agency personal identity verification procedures identified in the contract that implement Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 (HSPD-12), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance M-05-24, and Federal Information Processing Standards Publication (FIPS PUB) Number 201. (b) The Contractor shall account for all forms of Government-provided identification issued to the Contractor employees in connection with performance under this contract. The Contractor shall return such identification to the issuing agency at the earliest of any of the following, unless otherwise determined by the Government; (1) When no longer needed for contract performance. (2) Upon completion of the Contractor employee's employment. (3) Upon contract completion or termination. (c) The Contracting Officer may delay final payment under a contract if the Contractor fails to comply with these requirements. (d) The Contractor shall insert the substance of clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts when the subcontractor's employees are required to have routine physical access to a Federally-controlled facility and/or routine access to a Federally-controlled information system. It shall be the responsibility of the prime Contractor to return such identification to the issuing agency in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, unless otherwise approved in writing by the Contracting Officer. FAR 52.237-7 Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance. INDEMNIFICATION AND MEDICAL LIABILITY INSURANCE (JAN 1997) (a) It is expressly agreed and understood that this is a non-personal services contract, as defined in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 37.101, under which the professional services rendered by the Contractor are rendered in its capacity as an independent contractor. The Government may evaluate the quality of professional and administrative services provided, but retains no control over professional aspects of the services rendered, including by example, the Contractors professional medical judgment, diagnosis, or specific medical treatments. The Contractor shall be solely liable for and expressly agrees to indemnify the Government with respect to any liability producing acts or omissions by it or by its employees or agents. The Contractor shall maintain during the term of this contract liability insurance issued by a responsible insurance carrier of not less than the following amount(s) per specialty per occurrence. (b) An apparently successful offeror, upon request by the Contracting Officer, shall furnish prior to contract award evidence of its insurability concerning the medical liability insurance required by paragraph (a) of this clause. (c) Liability insurance may be on either an occurrences basis or on a claims-made basis. If the policy is on a claims-made basis, an extended reporting endorsement (tail) for a period of not less than 3 years after the end of the contract term must also be provided. (d) Evidence of insurance documenting the required coverage for each health care provider who will perform under this contract shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the commencement of services under this contract. If the insurance is on a claims-made basis and evidence of an extended reporting endorsement is not provided prior to the commencement of services, evidence of such endorsement shall be provided to the Contracting Officer prior to the expiration of this contract. Final payment under this contract shall be withheld until evidence of the extended reporting endorsement is provided to the Contracting Officer. (e) The policies evidencing required insurance shall also contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or material change adversely affecting the Governments interest shall not be effective until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer. If, during the performance period of the contract the Contractor changes insurance providers, the Contractor must provide evidence that the Government will be indemnified to the limits specified in paragraph (a) of this clause, for the entire period of the contract, either under the new policy, or a combination of old and new policies. (f) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (f), in all subcontracts under this contract for health care services and shall require such subcontractors to provide evidence of and maintain insurance in accordance with paragraph (a) of this clause. At least 5 days before the commencement of work by any subcontractor, the Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer evidence of such insurance. Additional Health & Human Service Acquisition Regulation (HHSAR) clauses: 352.202-1 Definitions 352.224-70 Confidentiality of information 352.232-9 Withholding of contract payments 352.249-14 Excusable delays 352.270-5 Key personnel 352.270-11 Privacy Act 352.270-13 Tobacco-free facilities 352.270-18 Crime Control Act - Requirement for background checks 352.270-19 Electronic information and technology accessibility GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS CV/Profiles, candidate direct contact telephone number, three recent (WITHIN 3 years) reference letters with valid, working phone numbers and availability dates of the candidate shall be submitted by EMAIL as an attachment on one PDF file. Other company information such as cover letter, pricing, quote, certificate of liability, status etc. shall be submitted by EMAIL as a second PDF file attachment. Subject line should read: Psychiatrist NNMC PS. Documents are to be submitted to Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist in the Acquisitions Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, US HWY 491 North, Shiprock, NM, 87420 or via email to Philoma.singer@ihs.gov. Phone number: (505) 368-7031. Final proposals are due NO LATER THAN November 17, 2014 by 4:00PM Mountain Standard Time. CONTRACTING OFFICE ADDRESS: PO Box 160 US Highway 491 North Shiprock, New Mexico 87420-0160 PRIMARY POINT OF CONTACT: Philoma Singer, Contract Specialist Email: philoma.singer@ihs.gov Phone: 505 368 7031 Fax: 505 368 6490
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