University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: B.E. Smith Interim Services, Inc., Lenexa, KS
Amount: An estimated $350,000
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, May 17, 2019
The University awarded a contract for placement services.
B.E. Smith Interim Services Inc. will provide temporary to permanent placement for an Associate Chief Nursing Officer - Quality and Regulatory, Clinical Practice and Professional Development. This position will be responsible for all operations & staffing in the Department of Clinical Practice and Professional Development, including interaction, supervision and clinical care to patients on the units.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for medical supplies or medical services necessary for the delivery of care and treatment at medical, dental, or veterinary teaching facilities utilized by SIU or U of I (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b-5)) B.E. Smith Interim Services Inc. would be providing placement of a Associate Chief Nursing Officer for the Clinical Practice and Professional Development Inpatient. This position be responsible for clinical care to patients on the unit and managing all other operations in the Dept of Clinical Practice and Professional Development.
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.