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FBO DAILY ISSUE OF DECEMBER 20, 2009 FBO #2948
SOURCES SOUGHT

V -- ON-SITE, CRITICAL CARE LIFE SUPPORT AMBULANCE SERVICES AT THE PHILADELPHIA VA MEDICAL CENTER

Notice Date
12/18/2009
 
Notice Type
Sources Sought
 
NAICS
621910 — Ambulance Services
 
Contracting Office
Department of Veterans Affairs;VA Medical Center;University & Woodland Aves;Philadelphia PA 19104
 
ZIP Code
19104
 
Solicitation Number
VA-244-10-RP-0057
 
Response Due
1/8/2010
 
Archive Date
4/8/2010
 
Point of Contact
PETER T. SANTANGELOCONTRACTING OFFICER
 
E-Mail Address
CONTRACTING OFFICER'S E-MAIL ADDRESS
(PETER.SANTANGELO@VA.GOV)
 
Small Business Set-Aside
N/A
 
Description
Please note that this is not a request for quotes or proposals; the Government is seeking information for market research purposes only. Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method. A solicitation is not currently available. The Government may or may not issue solicitation documents. The Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center (PVAMC) is conducting market research for qualified firms capable of providing all vehicles, personnel, management, transportation, materials, supplies, and equipment necessary to perform on-site Critical Care Life Support Ambulance Services, and any required Advanced Life Support or Basic Life Support Ambulance Services at the PVAMC. Applicable NAICS Code is 621910, Ambulance Services, with a Small Business size standard of $7.0 million. Description of qualifications and work to be performed includes: a.On-site ambulance service to include a PH RN (with critical care background); EMT and a driver for 12 hours daily/Monday-Friday (this work cannot be sub-contracted). b.Licensed Ambulance Service in the State of Pennsylvania & Crew licensure in the State of Pennsylvania. c.Staff competencies that include handling critical patients requiring advanced care (Intra-aortic balloon pump; arterial lines; central venous catheters, ventilator support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Medications (ACLS), IV drip medications, etc.). d.Ambulance rig outfitted with oxygen, ACLS medications, defibrillator with pacemaker capability, advanced airway equipment and supplies necessary to patient care. Personnel maintain a "run sheet" that becomes a permanent part of the patients medical record. e.Provide safety equipment & protocols that includes: an emergency safety kit, fire suppression equipment, road emergency warning equipment, written emergency procedures; personal protective equipment (PPE); a litter capable of holding up to 500 pounds. f.Written quality assurance program that includes methods for identifying and preventing deficiencies, handling customer complaints, employee training and competency, timeliness of services provided, vehicle maintenance, and internal policy and procedures for updating medical service protocols. Please Submit your firm's size classification from the following categories, relative to the applied NAICS code of 621910 (Ambulance Services) and SB Size Standard $7.0 Million: Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Veteran-Owned Small Business Woman-Owned Small Business Small Business Other Than Small Business or Large Business Please provide the following information in your response: Company Name: Street Address, City, State, Zip Code: CAGE code: DUNS Number: Point of Contact Name: Point of Contact Phone Number: Point of Contact E-mail Address: Please answer the following questions: a.How will your firm perform the required on-site ambulance services at the PVAMC? b.What is your contingency plan if you experience employee outages, vehicle breakdowns, or equipment problems? c.How will you be able to replace them in a prompt and timely manner, considering the on-site requirements involved? IMPORTANT NOTE: Responses to this Sources Sought notice must be submitted via e-mail to the Contracting Officer's E-mail: Peter.Santangelo@va.gov and received no later than 2:00 PM local time on January 08, 2010. No telephone inquiries or responses will be accepted.
 
Web Link
FBO.gov Permalink
(https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/PhVAMC642/PhVAMC642/VA-244-10-RP-0057/listing.html)
 
Place of Performance
Address: 3900 WOODLAND AVENUE;PHILADELPHIA, PA
Zip Code: 19104
 
Record
SN02027516-W 20091220/091218235050-c12b59c6f896f888bbd15fd42791059a (fbodaily.com)
 
Source
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