Nursing relief services

Solicitation number HT426-163043/A

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Closing date and time 2017/04/05 15:00 EDT

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    Trade Agreement: Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)
    Tendering Procedures: If 2+ bids offer Canadian goods/services other bids will not be considered
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    The Department of Health Canada (HC) is seeking the services of one Contractor for the provision and management of a workforce of nurses to supplement internal HC resources on an as and when requested basis, at different, semi-isolated locations of First Nations in the province of Quebec The services are needed in order to ensure daily nursing services in the Aboriginal communities of Winneway and Lac Rapid. The contracted services will include primary health care service requirements.
    The services provided by the Contractor will encompass the care of patients and the provision of assistance to medical doctors in the treatment of illness, the conduct of programs designed to promote health and prevent diseases, and the provision of advice.
    The services may also include direct patient care to individuals, families and groups in the home and community, and consultation, dependent upon the demands of individual task authorization.
    The contract is expected to be awarded for a one-year initial period, plus two one-year option periods.
    There is a security requirement associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. Bidders should consult the “Security Requirements for PWGSC Bid Solicitations - Instructions for Bidders” ( document on the Departmental Standard Procurement Documents web site.
    Bidders in receipt of a pension or a lump sum payment must provide the required information as detailed in article 3 of Part 2 of the bid solicitation.
    There is a Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity requirement associated with this procurement; see Part 5 - Certifications, Part 7- Resulting Contract Clauses and the annex named Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity - Certification.
    This procurement is set aside under the federal government's Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB).Non-Aboriginal businesses may submit a bid in response to this Bid Solicitation, but will be considered only if less than three bids are submitted by Aboriginal Businesses or less than three bids submitted by Aboriginal Businesses are deemed responsive,as per the evaluation process detailed in Part 4 of this document.
    The requirement is subject to a preference for Canadian services.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Guérinik (mtb450), Naoual
    (514) 496-3409 ( )
    (514) 496-3822
    Place Bonaventure, portail Sud-Est
    800, rue de La Gauchetière Ouest
    7 ième étage
    Montréal, Québec, H5A 1L6

    Buying organization(s)

    Health Canada
    Address Locator 0900C2
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Commodity - GSIN
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