Government Contract | Alabama

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002389410


Agency Bid No. Title: RFB 061 21000000618

Received Date: 10/30/2020

Close Date: 11/17/2020

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Alabama

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The purpose of this bid is to solicit pricing to establish a contract or contracts to providetemporary personnel services to the Department of Mental Health (Department) facilities listedherein. The contract or contracts shall be for twenty-four (24) months with an option to extendfor a third, fourth or fifth twelve (12) month period with the same pricing, terms and conditionsif agreed upon by both parties.In the event the Federal government increases the minimum wage during the contract period, thecontracted hourly rate shall increase by the same amount and on the same date. With theexception of Federal minimum wage increases, all prices quoted shall be firm for contract period.The Department agrees to pay the contractor in accordance with the hourly rate bid. Temporarypersonnel are to be available seven (7) days per week, twenty-four (24) hours per day, includingweekends and holidays. Hourly rates must take into consideration weekend, night shifts andholiday coverage. Hourly rate must include all administrative costs, advertising costs, insurancecosts, etc. Contractors personnel may be held-over due to no show of other contractorpersonnel. No overtime costs shall be accepted or paid to the contractor for the coverage of noshow personnel. The contractor shall provide replacements for all temporary personnel that failto show up for assigned duty. Replacements must be provided within two (2) hours of originalduty assignment. Staffing is the sole responsibility of the contractor. Temporary personnel areto be provided on an hourly basis. The minimum number of hours requested shall be four (4).The contractor shall provide temporary personnel services as needed and requested by theDepartments facilities to supplement the permanent work force. Temporary personnel shall berequired to care for clients in a hospital or infirmary setting, in designated observation areas, orwithin other areas of the facility for periods of time to be determined by the facility. By thenature of this work, the contractor must have temporary personnel available to work within two(2) hours of request. Contractor must have available an adequate number of personnel, includingadministrative for each area of the State bid. Contractor must at all times maintain and makeavailable to the facility a roster by staff of individuals who are available for duty. Failure tomaintain an adequate and up to date list of qualified temporary employees, to provideappropriate and timely administrative assistance, or to provide personnel in the timeframespecified shall cause cancellation of contract and disqualification from future contractconsideration.When less than two (2) house notice is given by the facility, the facility agrees to pay the rate ofone and one half (1-1/2) times the contracted hourly rate.

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Product Code: 94864

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Alabama - Department of Mental Health

State: Alabama

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Annette Waites, Central Purchasing

Phone: 334-353-7128




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