Sources Sought Notice This is a Sources Sought Notice No solicitation exists currently. This Notice is to help locate potential sources that may be interested in this requirement and is being used as a means of market research for planning purposes only. The Central Virginia VA Healthcare System Nursing Services Located at 1201 Broad Rock Blvd. Richmond, VA 23249 requests the procurement of a total of 8 FTE (16,640 hours) annually for on-site contract Certified Registered Nurses (RN), to gap-fill, staffing coverage required for Nursing Services. The nurses will be providing staffing support to our medical specialty areas and clinics that includes SICU, OR, Emergency Departments, Rehab/Long Term care, as well as many other areas. Staffing is provided during business hours on-site only, and the nurses will provide coverage for all shifts in a 24-hour period, seven days per week, 365 days per years, to include 8, 10, and 12-hour shifts, as specified by the units. Delivery of direct patient care will be provided in both inpatient and outpatient areas of the medical center 100% of the time.

Please respond if you have the ability and intent to complete this requirement. Include in your response a copy of your capabilities statement and FSS or GSA Contract Number, if applicable. . Potential sources should identify business name, point of contact, business size and business socio-economic category (i.e. Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Veteran Owned Small Business, 8(a), Hub Zone, Women Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, etc.), service capability statement, information from recent and relevant projects similar in nature, DUNS number, company address and any additional information felt to be pertinent.  The anticipated NAICS Code for this requirement is 561320.

The Department of Veterans Affairs shall not be responsible for any costs incurred by the contractor as a result of this Sources Sought Notice. This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary; the Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the Government. Interested firms should submit a capabilities statement. A single award is preferred for this requirement. Please send responses to David.Smith78@va.gov by 900 a.m. EST January 5th, 2021.

NOTE:  Businesses must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) and SDVOSB and VOSB must be registered in VetBiz at http://www.VetBiz.gov.  Please limit submission to five (5) pages.