Bid Opportunity: 6835--Medical Gas Delivery

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6835--Medical Gas Delivery

Category: 68 - Chemicals and Chemical Products

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Type:   Bid
Agency Type:   Federal
State:   Arizona
Date Entered:   04/22/2022
Due Date:   05/03/2022
Agency:   VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF, AZ
Description:   1. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial services/items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 in conjunction with FAR Part 13, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a separate written solicitation will not be issued.1.a. Project Title: Medical Gas Delivery1.b. Description: VA San Diego Healthcare System is seeking a contractor to deliver various medical gases for the VA Medical Center San Diego.1.c. Project Location: VA San Diego Healthcare System1.d. Solicitation Type - Number: Request for Quotes (RFQ) - 36C26222Q0749.1.e. Set Aside: This solicitation is issued as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business set aside.1.f. Applicable NAICS code: 325120, Industrial Gas Manufacturing.1.g. Small Business Size Standard: 1000 employees1.h. Type of Contract: Firm Fixed Price1.i. Period of Performance: one year1.j. Job walk will be conducted at 10am PST on Monday, April 25th, 2022. Participants will meet at the main lobby of the VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr. San Diego, CA 92161. Please email ositadima.ndubizu@va.gov to indicate intent to participate. Please contact Cedric Jones at (858) 642-6251 if you have any problems locating the meeting point1.k. Request for Information (RFI) should be submitted via email no later than 10am PST Wednesday, April 27, 2022 to ositadima.ndubizu@va.gov2. Statement of Work2.1. Objective. VA San Diego Healthcare System is seeking a contractor to deliver various medical gases for the VA Medical Center San Diego.2.2. Background. The purpose of this acquisition is the repetitive delivery of various medical gases for the VA Medical Center San Diego (VAMCSD), 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, California 92161. This will support patient care and clinical activities at the VAMC San Diego as well as all the Out-Patient Clinics (OPCs) in San Diego County2.3. Scope. The contractor tasks include:The contractor shall pick up contractor-owned empty cylinders located in the Material Management cylinder cage and in the hallway marked Empty Cylinders behind Receiving Office B176, the Building 2 gas cage, any clinic deliveries in the VAMCSD as well as OPC(s) in Oceanside, Sorrento Valley, Chula Vista, Escondido, and Mission Valley as needed or requested. The contractor shall make deliveries of full cylinders on scheduled delivery days (Tuesdays and Thursdays), ensuring seals and Full/In Use/Empty tags or barriers are in place as well as securing tanks with chains and ensuring the collection areas are locked or secured when they leave. This also includes gas deliveries to specialty care clinics in the VAMCSD and OPC(s) as needed. The contractor shall furnish all labor and materials needed to complete the work at no cost to the VAMCSD except as outlined in the contract.The contractor shall sign in and out of the facility with VAMCSD warehouse staff. The contractor will provide a bill of lading, manifest or other documents showing the materials delivered at the time of delivery. The contractor will also provide a monthly consolidated invoice clearly showing each line item and amount of each line item delivered for that month no later than the Monday of the first working week of the following month. The contractor shall respond via phone call or email the same day to requests made for specialized gases needed for medical procedures. The contractor must be able to deliver gases in emergent situations in a two-hour delivery time frame as needed by the VAMCSD and OPC(s)Delivery Locations: 2.4. General RequirementsContractor will send usage report to the technical POC or contracting officer representative on a monthly basis on all gases purchased with the exact amount purchased and cylinder rentalcharges by locations to VASDHS. Invoicing will be separated by location and annotated on all invoices sub or prime.All contractor personnel are required to wear identification (I.D.) badges during the entire time they are at VASDHS and/or on its grounds. I. D. badges must, at minimum, include the picture of the contractor s employee, first and last name of the employee, and the name of the contractor on each I.D. badge.It is the responsibility of the contractor s personnel to park in the appropriate designated parking area. Parking information is available at the VA Police Department. The VA Police Department will not invalidate or make reimbursement for parking violations of the contractor's personnel under any circumstance2.5. Safety RequirementsAll personnel employed by the Contractor in the performance of this contract, or any representative of the Contractor entering on VASDHS shall comply with applicable Federal, State, and VA safety and fire regulations and codes, which are in effect during the performance period of the contract.Contractor shall perform work in strict accordance with existing relevant, accredited standards and codes to minimize the possibility of injury to personnel, or damage to Government equipment. Every effort shall be made to safeguard human life and property. Contractor shall comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local requirements regarding workers health and safety. The requirements include, but are not limited to, those found in Federal and State Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) statutes and regulations, such as applicable provisions of Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Parts 1910 and 1926, NFPA 70E, Article 130.7 29 CFR 1910.132(d)(1)(iii), 29CFR1910.137Contractor shall provide all necessary tools, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to perform the work safely, effectively, and timely. The VAMC San Diego building 1, main building, contains asbestos. Any worker entering these asbestos containing areas must have an asbestos certification of no less than 16 hours and a valid fit test certification. Certifications must be presented to the VA project manager before any work in an asbestos area may begin. All personnel entering the facility must undergo COVID-19 screening.2.6. Performance Monitoring. The Contracting Officer Representative (COR) will monitor contractor performance and certify the work was done in accordance with the SOW. 2.7. Period of Performance. The period of performance will be one year from award date. a. National Holidays:New Year s Day January 01Martin Luther King s Birthday Third Monday in JanuaryPresident s Day Third Monday in FebruaryMemorial Day Last Monday in MayIndependence Day July 04Labor Day First Monday in SeptemberColumbus Day Second Monday in OctoberVeterans Day November 11Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in NovemberChristmas Day December 25If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday will be observed as a National holiday. When a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed as a National holiday by U.S. Government Agencies, and any day specifically declared by the President of the United States of America.Overtime & Holiday Pay: Any overtime and/or holiday pay that may be entitled to the Contractor s employees shall be the sole responsibility of the Contractor and shall not be billed to nor reimbursed by the Government.Contractor will bill and be paid for actual services provided by Contractor personnel. Contractor will not be paid for availability or on-call services unless otherwise provided herein.2.8. Contractor EmployeesThe Contractor shall not employ persons for work on this contract if such employee is identified to the Contractor as a potential threat to the health, safety, security, general well-being or operational mission of the installation and its population. Contract Personnel shall be subject to the same quality assurance standards or exceed current recognized national standards as established by the Joint Commission (JC). Badge. Contractor shall obtain a Contractor I.D Badge from the VA Police. All Contractor personnel are required to wear I.D Badge during the entire time on VA facility. The I.D Badge MUST have an identification picture and shall state the name of the individual and the company represented. PARKING: It is the responsibility of the contract personnel to park in the appropriate designated parking areas. Parking information is available from VA Police & Security Service Office. The Contractor assumes full responsibility for any parking violations.Smoking is strictly prohibited on the grounds of any VHA facility. Per VHA Directive 1085 dated March 5, 2019, it is VHA policy that all VHA health care facilities, including hospitals, community clinics, administrative offices and Vet Centers, will be smoke-free for patients, visitors, contractors, volunteers, and vendors effective October 1, 2019. There will no longer be designated smoking areas. 2.9. Insurance Coverage The Contractor agrees to procure and maintain, while the contract is in effect, Workers Compensation and Employee s Public Liability Insurance in accordance with Federal and State of California laws. The Contractor shall be responsible for all damage to property, which may be done by him, or any employee engaged in the performance of this contract. The Government shall be held harmless against any or all loss, cost, damage, claim expense or liability whatsoever, because of accident or injury to persons or property of others occurring in the performance of this contract.Before commencing work under this contract, the Contracting Officer shall require the Contractor to furnish certification from his/her insurance company indicating that the coverage specified by FAR 52.228-5 and per FAR Subpart 28.307-2 has been obtained and that it may not be changed or canceled without guaranteed thirty (30) day notice to the Contracting Officer.The Contractor shall furnish to the Contracting Officer within fifteen (15) days of award an Official Certification from the insurance company indicating that the coverage has been obtained and that it may not be changed or cancelled without guaranteed thirty (30) day notice to the Contracting Officer. New certifications shall be furnished at least thirty (30) days prior to the expiration date of the current insurance policy. The phrase will endeavor is not acceptable terms to the Government and such coverage carrying that phrase will be rejected and services may not be rendered until proper certificate is issued.3. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-01, dated 10/10/2019. The following provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and can be found in enclosure 2.3.a. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items3.b. FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation -- Commercial Items3.c. FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items3.d. FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items3.e. Supplemental Insurance Requirements3.f. VAAR 852.219-10, VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside3.g. VAAR 852.219-74, Limitations on Subcontracting Monitoring and Compliance3.h. FAR 52.233-2, Service of Protest3.i. VAAR 852.233-70, Protest Content/Alternative Dispute Resolution3.j. VAAR 852.233-71, Alternative Protest Procedure4. Submit written offers in accordance with the following instructions, as well as Addendum to FAR 52.212-1, Instruction to Offerors. Oral offers will not be accepted. Complete and submit enclosure 1 via email no later than 10am PST Tuesday May 3rd, 2022 to ositadima.ndubizu@va.gov. Ensure the following are completed and/or included in the quote packet:4.3.a. Vendor Information with UEI no. Your company information and quote should be on the attached Enclosure 1 & 3 form.4.3.b. Acknowledgement of amendments4.3.c. Concurrence/non-concurrence with solicitation terms, conditions, and provisions4.3.d. Schedule of services4.3.e. FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items
262-NETWORK CONTRACT OFFICE 22 (36C262) Long Beach VANLO 85297 335 E. German Rd SUITE 301 Gilbert AZ 85297 Ositadima Ndubizu, Contract Specialist Intern, Phone (562) 766-2252, Email ositadima.ndubizu@va.gov
RFP Number:   36C26222Q0749
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