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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #VLH116

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Thursday August 18, 2022

OSF Healthcare System dba OSF St. FrancisPeoria, IL

  • Amount: $120,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 8/16/2022 through 6/30/2023
  • Renewals: None



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0 Small businesses

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Thursday, August 18, 2022
The University awarded a contract for an Advance Practice Nurse.
Provide an experienced Advance Practice Nurse (APN .80 FTE) to Pediatrics Palliative Care at the Children's Hospital of Illinois
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)) OSF Healthcare is our hospital partner. We provide physicians to the OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois and they provide nurses and staff as needed to our clinics on site at the hospital. They also help cover our costs through a Physician Service Agreement with Pediatrics.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Vernell Hammons
UIC Purchasing and Contract Management
809 S. Marshfield Ave.
3rd floor (MC 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-3409
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • VLH116signedExemptionforPalliativeCare.pdf (2 MB)