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H -- NEW - Balloon Pump Annual Service Contract - Attachment

Notice Date
Notice Type
811310 — Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Contracting Office
Department of Veterans Affairs;NCO 17 North Texas Healthcare System;NCO 17 Network Contracting Activity;124 E. Hwy 67;Dallas TX 75216
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Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Charles L. Brown, Jr. - Contract Specialist
Small Business Set-Aside
Introduction This Sources Sought is issued solely for information and planning purposes only. This is not an Invitation for Bids, a Request for Quotation, or a Request for Proposal, nor does it restrict the Government s decision on the ultimate acquisition approach. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice will not be used as an Offer and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract. Any contract/order(s) that might be awarded based on information received or derived from this market research will be the outcome of a separate process. The Department of Veterans Affairs North Texas VA Health Care System located in Dallas, Texas is conducting a market survey to help determine the availability and technical capability of qualified small businesses, veteran-owned small businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses and/or HUBZone small businesses capable of serving the needs identified below. The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding: (1) the availability and capability of qualified small business sources; (2) whether they are small businesses; HUBZone small businesses; service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses; 8(a) small businesses; veteran-owned small businesses; woman-owned small businesses; or small disadvantaged businesses; and (3) their size classification relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for the proposed acquisition. Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is possible. PROJECT REQUIREMENTS: General: Contractor shall provide (off-site repair/on-site preventative maintenance services to include calibration/etc.) for (Teleflex, Autocat, Balloon Pump). Description of Work: Contractor shall provide all required (parts, tools, materials, labor, test equipment) necessary to (repair/perform preventative maintenance and verify performance) in accordance with the original equipment manufacturer specifications. Reference below for equipment specifications and the required repair: (OFF-SITE/ON-SITE SERVICE). Equipment: Balloon Pump Manufacturer: Teleflex Model: Autocat 2, Autocat 3 VA Equipment ID#: 56640, 56641, 82429, 151444, 151530, 151531 Serial # : 70137W, 70131W, 080322W, 180311F, 180313F, 180329F, 180324F Location: 5B708-2J-D Problem: Service Contract Needed Hours of Performance: Work shall occur Monday Friday during normal duty hours. Check in Requirements: The Field Service Engineer must report to the Biomedical Engineering Department, Dallas Clinical Addition room BB220 located in the basement to obtain a badge and sign in with the Biomedical Engineering Service before work begins. Submit any mobile media devices that would be used on the system to a virus scan. Upon completion of work, the Field Service Engineer must report to the Biomedical Engineering Service to sign out and brief Biomedical Staff or Supervisor if Biomedical Staff is unavailable concerning completion of service. At the end of briefing Field Service Engineer will return the badge and sign out in the Biomedical Engineering Department. Documentation: Contractor shall furnish a detailed field service report upon completion of work to Biomedical Staff in the Biomed Department. Payment will not be processed until a properly completed service report is received. The service report shall contain, at a minimum, the following information: Type, model and serial number (s) of all equipment on which maintenance was performed Total time spent performing maintenance. Detailed narrative description of the services required Copies of all test reports Complete list of parts replaced Date and time the repair was completed The service report shall itemize every item in the specification. Each item shall state the "as found" condition or values, the "calibrated to" or "adjusted to" values, the factory design tolerances, and a complete description of all work performed concerning the items. Included will be a list of new parts used and recommended future repairs. Period of Performance: Period of performance shall be done in a reasonable time frame (no longer than one 30 days after receipt of order) unless unseen circumstances arise which need to be discussed with Biomed representative. Place of Performance: North Texas Health Care System, Dallas Campus Contracting Officer s Representative: Prior to contract award, the Contracting Officer shall designate a VA Medical Center employee as the COR. All work coordination shall be made through the COR. The Contractor shall be provided a copy of the letter of delegation authorizing the COR at the commencement of the term of the contract. No other person shall be authorized to act in such capacity unless appointed in writing by the Contracting Officer. Information Technology Security Requirements: The contractor, their personnel, and their subcontractors shall be subject to the Federal laws, regulations, standards, and VA Directives and Handbooks regarding information and information system security as delineated in this contract. The contractor shall comply with all Federal laws and regulations the VA has developed when VA sensitive information is accessed, used, stored, generated, transmitted, or exchanged by and between VA and a contractor. The information made available to the contractor by VA for the performance of this contract will be used only for the purposes of performance under this contract. The certification and accreditation requirements do not apply to this requirement and a security accreditation package is not required. Security Statement: Sensitive VA information is contained within the systems covered by this contract. Biomedical Engineering shall perform virus scans on all removable media prior to use on VA medical equipment. This includes all types of removable media, including media (e.g., USB devices, CDs, dongles, etc.) that has been issued by VA, media not issued by VA, and media brought in by vendors or independent service organizations. Within accordance of VA Directive 6500, Information Security Program, September 2007 The Vendor will not transfer any VA information to a location outside the VA and only to VA locations determined by the VA System Administrator. The information in these systems may be covered by the Privacy Act 1974 which contains criminal penalties of abuse of information. During onsite service, the Vendor shall be chaperoned by VA Personnel. However, the vendor shall not be issued a UserID/Password. Non-volatile memory devices, working or non-working, shall NOT be removed from the VA facility until the ISO has certified that the data has been destroyed. For magnetic devices and media, the data destruction will be by degaussing. Other forms of cleansing will be used for non-magnetic media. The vendor will not have remote access to complete the repair(s) and preventive maintenance. Records Management Statement: All records (administrative and program specific) created during the period of the contract belong to VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTXHCS) and must be returned to VANTXHCS at the end of the contract or destroyed in accordance to the VHA Record Control Schedule (RCS)10-1. Citations to pertinent laws, codes and regulations such as 44 U.S.C Chapter 21, 29, 31 and 33; Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552); Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a); 36 CFR Part 1222 and Part 1228. Contractor shall treat all deliverables under the contract as the property of the U.S. Government for which the Government Agency shall have unlimited rights to use, dispose of, or disclose such data contained therein as it determines to be in the public interest. Contractor shall not create or maintain any records that are not specifically tied to or authorized by the contract using Government IT equipment and/or Government records. Contractor shall not retain, use, sell, or disseminate copies of any deliverable that contains information covered by the Privacy Act of 1974 or that which is generally protected by the Freedom of Information Act. Contractor shall not create or maintain any records containing any Government Agency records that are not specifically tied to or authorized by the contract or identified in the RCS 10-1. The Government Agency owns the rights to all data/records produced as part of this contract. The Government Agency owns the rights to all electronic information (electronic data, electronic information systems, electronic databases, etc.) and all supporting documentation created as part of this contract. Contractor must deliver sufficient technical documentation with all data deliverables to permit the agency to use the data. Contractor agrees to comply with Federal and Agency records management policies, including those policies associated with the safeguarding of records covered by the Privacy Act of 1974. These policies include the preservation of all records created or received regardless of format [paper, electronic, etc.] or mode of transmission [e-mail, fax, etc.] or state of completion [draft, final, etc.]. No disposition of documents will be allowed without the prior written consent of the Contracting Officer. The Agency and its contractors are responsible for preventing the alienation or unauthorized destruction of records, including all forms of mutilation. Willful and unlawful destruction, damage or alienation of Federal records is subject to the fines and penalties imposed by 18 U.S.C. 2701. Records may not be removed from the legal custody of the Agency or destroyed without regard to the provisions of the agency records schedules. Contractor is required to obtain the Contracting Officer's approval prior to engaging in any contractual relationship (sub-contractor) in support of this contract requiring the disclosure of information, documentary material and/or records generated under or relating to this contract. The Contractor (and any sub-contractor) is required to abide by Government and Agency guidance for protecting sensitive and proprietary information.
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Place of Performance
Address: Department of Veterans Affairs;VA North Texas Healthcare System;ATTN: Engineering, BioMed;4500 S. Lancaster Road;Dallas, TX
Zip Code: 75216
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