Government Contract | Virginia
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SERVICES

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000588868

Bid Title: SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETING SERVICES

Agency Bid No. Title: 17-006

Received Date: 06/06/2016

Close Date: 06/30/2016

Purchase Type: July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Prequalification

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:ASSIGNING CONTRACT INTERPRETERSPurchasing Agencies reserve the exclusive right to procure services from any Contractors. Purchasing Agencies will make purchasing decisions based on appropriateness of credentials held in relation to assignment needs, Contractor availability and other data provided by the Contractor with Attachment C: Prequalification Submission Form and Contract.In order to protect interpreters from repetitive motion disorders such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, the guidelines below (#1 and #2) will be used regarding assigning the correct number of interpreters on a per job basis. VDDHH and all Purchasing Agencies, on a case by case basis, will review service requests. VDDHH and Purchasing Agencies reserve the right to adjust the number of interpreters to be assigned based on the specific requirements of the assignment.Some entities utilizing the interpreter service contract(s) may also require additional documentation prior to acceptance of the job, including but not limited to Contractor vaccination records. Requirements for additional documentation will be communicated by the Purchasing Agency if the job requires the additional documentation.1.One interpreter is sufficient for meetings of 2 hours or less and/or for situations that offer periodic rest periods and do not require continuous interpreting.Two or more interpreters are needed when any of the following situations occur:Any assignment lasting two (2) hours or longer or shorter assignments with extensive or complex dialoguePlatform eventsEvents requiring more than one method of communicationAssignments for persons who are Deaf Blind that require tactile interpreting.Public meetings or events where numerous deaf or hard of hearing consumers may be in attendance whether or not such events last less than two (2) hours.B.ACCEPTING ASSIGNMENTS

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Product Codes: 96167, 96146

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Rehabilitive Services

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Elizabeth Prunkl 8004 Franklin Farms Drive, Henrico, Virginia, 23229

Phone: 804-662-7073

Fax: 804-665-9532

Email: beth.prunkl@dars.virginia.gov

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