RESOLUTION NO. _____________
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
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RESOLUTION 1) AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS WITH CROSS COUNTRY TRAVCORPS, INC., EMERALD HEALTH SERVICES, FIRST CALL NURSING SERVICES, INC., HEALTH ONE, LEAD STAFFING CORPORATION, MEDICAL STAFFING NETWORK, MEDSTAFF, INC., PER DIEM STAFFING, PROFESSIONAL RESOURCE ENTERPRISES DBA UNI, RELIEF NURSING SERVICES, SHC SERVICES, INC. , STAR NURSING, AND TRUSTAFF FOR TEMPORARY NURSING SERVICES FOR THE TERM JULY 1, 2008 TO JUNE 30, 2011, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,500,000 COLLECTIVELY FOR THE THIRTEEN AGREEMENTS AND 2) AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) OF SAN MATEO MEDICAL CENTER OR THE CEO'S DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE CONTRACT AMENDMENTS WHICH MODIFY THE COUNTY'S MAXIMUM FISCAL OBLIGATION BY NO MORE THAN $25,000 (IN AGGREGATE) AND/OR MODIFY THE CONTRACT TERM AND/OR SERVICES SO LONG AS THE MODIFIED TERM OR SERVICES IS/ARE WITHIN THE CURRENT OR REVISED FISCAL PROVISIONS
RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, State of California, that
WHEREAS, there has been presented to this Board of Supervisors for its
consideration and acceptance agreements, reference to which is hereby made for further particulars, whereby Cross Country TravCorps, Inc., Emerald Health Services, First Call Nursing Services, Inc., Health One, Lead Staffing Corporation, Medical Staffing Network, Medstaff, Inc., Per Diem Staffing, Professional Resource Enterprises, Relief Nursing Services, SHC Services, Inc. , Star Nursing, TruStaff shall provide temporary nursing services at San Mateo Medical Center and Health Services (AIDS Program); and
WHEREAS, San Mateo Medical Center uses nursing registries to augment permanent Nursing staff, to fill nursing vacancies, meet unexpected increases in census and patient acuity, and to provide coverage for employees’ illnesses, extended leaves of absences, and resignations; and
WHEREAS, nursing includes a range of specialties and nurses usually register with one registry at a time, therefore agreements with several registries are maintained to allow maximum access to the available nursing work force; and
WHEREAS, as a result of a Request for Proposal (RFP) conducted in May of this year, registries were identified that met the criteria set in the RFP, understand the Medical Center’s goals and are committed to support these goals; and
WHEREAS, in spite of a wage increase for nursing staff, constant recruitment efforts by Employee and Public Services and a staff recruiter have been unsuccessful. These efforts continue to be made with the objective of reducing the use of registry staff; and
WHEREAS, both parties now wish to enter into Agreements with Cross Country TravCorps, Inc., Emerald Health Services, First Call Nursing Services, Inc., Health One, Lead Staffing Corporation, Medical Staffing Network, Medstaff, Inc., Per Diem Staffing, Professional Resource Enterprises, Relief Nursing Services, SHC Services, Inc. , Star Nursing, and TruStaff to provide nursing services for the period of July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2011, for a total collective obligation of $7,500,000; and
WHEREAS, this Board has considered the thirteen agreements and approved them as to both form and content and desires to enter into them.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the President of this Board of Supervisors be, and is hereby authorized and directed to execute said fourteen agreements for and on behalf of the County of San Mateo, and the Clerk of this Board shall attest the President's signature thereto.
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER RESOLVED that that the Chief Executive Officer of San Mateo Medical Center (SMMC) or the CEO’s designee shall be authorized to execute contract amendments which modify the County's maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 (in aggregate) and/or modify the contract term and/or services so long as the modified term or services is/are within the current or revised fiscal provisions
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