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File #: 2018-0599   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/5/2018 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 11/15/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a 42-month, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. PS42270000 to Temple Medical Center for medical clinic services for Metro downtown service area, in an amount not-to-exceed $1,034,640 effective January 25, 2019 subject to resolution of protests(s) if any.
Sponsors: Executive Management Committee
Indexes: Commercial drivers, Contracts, Demand, Federal Transit Administration, General Overhead, Metro Divisions, Safety, Testing, United States Department Of Transportation
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: METRO MEDICAL CLINIC SERVICES

Action
ACTION: AWARD CONTRACT

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a 42-month, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. PS42270000 to Temple Medical Center for medical clinic services for Metro downtown service area, in an amount not-to-exceed $1,034,640 effective January 25, 2019 subject to resolution of protests(s) if any.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro conducts physical examinations and drug and alcohol specimen collections for employees and job candidates. These physical examinations and specimen collections are industry standard safety protocols mandated by various funding and regulatory agencies, including the Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and Cal-OSHA.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Under Human Resources Fitness for Duty Policy (HR 29), Metro conducts medical examinations to ensure individuals are able to perform the duties of their positions in a safe and competent manner, meet the applicable commercial driver licensing requirements, and are free from the adverse effects of drug abuse and alcohol misuse. Holders of commercial driver licenses are required by law to have periodic physical examinations to recertify their medical cards. The maximum certification period is two years, but drivers with medical conditions such as hypertension or diabetes must recertify annually.

Currently, Talent Acquisition contracts with five (5) clinics throughout the Los Angeles County, including one in the downtown area, to provide numerous medical services including physical exams and drug and alcohol testing collections servicing various worksite locations. Based on the needs of the agency and current hiring demands, there is a need to add an additional clinic to service the downtown area. Temple Medical Center would be advantageous for emplo...

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