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PWS No.: 08-01

Oct 2018

Government Furnished Information, Property, & Services

Contractor Furnished Equipment

Performance Based Requirements

Performance Work Statement (PWS)
for Nonpersonal Services

Nursing Service

Table of Contents




Contractor Qualification Requirements

Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance

Challenges to Conflicts

52.249-12 Termination (Personal Services) (Apr 1984)

Performance based Matrix

List of Attachments and Exhibits

1 — 2

3 — 5

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Applicable Documents: Please see the web link listed unless document is listed as an


The joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Commission) http://www.jointcommission,org

(The Joint

1.2.2. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Standards

http ://www.cms.

12.3. Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)


Section 231 of Public Law 101-647, the Crime Control Act of 1990. federal crime policysh tml
Section 4087 of Public Law 101-630, the Indian Child and Family Violence Act.

1.2.6. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.

h ttp ://www . cm s. h h i pa a
Privacy Act of 1974.

1.2.8. Revised American Nurses Association Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and


Care (1996)
State Nurse Practice Act
sm a ce. htm

for the Contractor’s licensing state. http://medi -

1.2.10. NAIHS Service Unit and Health Center Policies, Procedures and Protocols. (See

section 11.0 for a list of attachments and exhibits)

1.2.11. Location map (see Attached)
1.2.12. ComputersecurityActof 1980

1.2.13. Federal Code of Conduct http://www.ihs,gov
1.2.16. Nurse License Look up

IHS General Directives
IHS Computer Security Directives

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Dependability; Qualities of being trusted and being able to repeat the same task to yield
the same result.

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); The FAR is the primary regulation for use by all Federal
Executive agencies in their acquisition of supplies and services with appropriated funds.

2.14. Government Vehicle: A IHS owned motor vehicle or a vehicle leased by IHS through
agreements with the General Services Administration (GSA) or through commercial rental

Health Center: A facility physically separated from a hospital, with a
full range of
ambulatory services including at least primary care providers, nursing, laboratory, and x
ray which are available at least 40 hours a week for outpatient care.

Nonpersanal Services: A contract under which the personnel rendering the services are not
subject, either by the contract’s terms or by the manner of its administration, to the
supervision and control usually prevailing in relationships between the Government and
its employees, as defined in FAR 37.


ordering Activity: An authorized user of
required services under this contract.

IHS that may issue a

task order to obtain

2.18. Ordering Activity Contracting Officer A Government employee of IHS authorized and
warranted to issue task orders and to make subsequent task order modification(s) under
this contract. The Ordering Activity CO has the authority to make initial determinations on
all matters of dispute regarding task orders.

2.19. Orientation: An activity designed to provide basic familiarization of the facility and
transition the nurse into the IHS Service Unit and/or Health Center and the nursing unit
where the services will be provided.


Past Performance Information: Relevant information regarding a contractor’s actions under
previously awarded contracts. This includes the contractor’s record of conformance to
specifications and to standards of good workmanship;
the contractor’s record of
containing and forecasting costs on any previously performed cost reimbursable contracts;
the contractor’s adherence to contract schedules, including the administrative aspects of
the contractor’s history for reasonable and cooperative behavior and
to customer satisfaction; and generally,
the contractor’s business-like
concern for the interest of the customer.


Patient Outcome: End result of nursing care.


Performance based Matrix: Lists the services to be monitored and the standards to be

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Government Furnished Information, Property and Services

Government unique information related to this requirement, which is
necessary for Contractor performance, will be made available to the Contractor. The
Contracting Officer or designee will be the point of contact for identification of any
required information to be supplied by the Government.

Joint Use by the Government and the Contractor: Except for the property and service listed
in 3.3 and 4.0, the Government will provide, for joint use by the Government and the
Contractor, all necessary equipment supplies, and clinic space to perform the services
under this contract.

Contractor Exclusive Use:


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): The Government will furnish the Contractor
with appropriate PPE other than specified in paragraph 4 of
the contract.
The Government will be responsible for any repair, cleaning, and inventory
required for the PPE. This does not include any type of uniform or laboratory coat.


The Government will provide facility specific contractor identification badges for
each contractor. A minimum fee of $10.00 will be charged for lost or destroyed

Training: Facility specific orientation/training necessary for the Contractor to perform the
required duties, e.g., IHS information technology (IT) systems and operational procedures.
Training will be provided ONLY if the subject matter is necessary to improve or enhance
the quality of nursing services or includes mandates made by the IHS Service Units/Health
Centers while the nurse is working under this contract. Training shall not be provided for
the purpose of continuing education, career development or individual development.

Protection of Government Buildings, Equipment, and Vegetation: The Contractor shall use
reasonable care to avoid damaging existing buildings, equipment, and vegetation on the
Government installation. If the Contractor’s failure to use reasonable care causes damage
to any of this property, the Contractor shall replace or repair the damage at no expense to
the Government as the Contracting Officer directs, lithe Contractor fails or refuses to
make such repair or replacement the Contractor shall be liable for the cost, which may be
deducted from the contract price.

Contracting Officer Representative ICOR): Laverne Holly, Director of Nursing is primarily
responsible for monitoring the technical progress including surveillance and assessment of
performance for this order.

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Performance Based Requirements: The Contractor shall provide nursing services in the delivery of
patient care to the Indian Health Service. Specific tasks include the following:

Nursing Duties:

5.11. The Contractor shall perform nursing duties and manage patient’s needs as
described in the Position Description (PD), identified by the Service Unit and as
directed by the Supervisor.

5.1.2. The Contractor shall perform in accordance with the competency standards listed

in Exhibits, paragraph 11.

5.1.3. The contractor shall provide professional nursing service in direct patient care as


A. Contractor shall provide full range of medical-surgical care to patients

admitted to Nursing Care.

B. Contractor shall exercise knowledge of the nursing process and its application
to clinical practice in order to provide individualized, goal-oriented nursing
care to patients.

C. Contractor shall exercise knowledge of scientific and psychosocial nursing
theory, principles, practices and techniques in order to plan and provide
quality nursing care which meets the physical, spiritual, and social-cultural
needs of the Indian patient.

D. Contractor shall exercise knowledge of biological aspects of disease processes
and illness in order to recognize complications and implement appropriate
therapeutic interventions required.

E. Contractor shall exercise knowledge of the medications and dosages in order
to recognize their desired effects, side-effects, and complications of their use.

F. Contractor shall analyze the results of various medical procedures and

translate them into appropriate nursing interventions.

G. Contractor shall work effectively and harmoniously within the health care

team and with Indian patients and their families.

H. Provide appropriate documentation regarding care rendered using Four
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