Specifications include, but are not limited to:
a. Role of the Nursing Contractor
The Nursing Contractor shall provide comprehensive medical services to the
inmate population of MPRSC. These services shall consist of medical diagnoses
and treatment, nurse staffing, medical records, and ancillary services, as well as
coordinating off-site emergency, outpatient specialty and inpatient hospitalization
services. The Nursing Contractor will have to coordinate with existing and future
contractors. It is the goal of MPRSC that the Nursing Contractor provides as many
services as possible on-site, within the confines of the MPRSC to minimize inmate
b. Objectives of the Nursing Contractor
i. To ensure high quality comprehensive medical services to the inmate
population within MPRSC.
ii. To deliver services in a manner consistent with community standards and
to treat inmates with respect and dignity in all interactions and
iii. To assist and cooperate with MPRSC on new Medicaid expansion
regulation that has been in effect since January 2019.
iv. To comply with professional standards and accreditation guidelines for the
VADOC, BOC, ACA, ACRS and NCCHC.
v. To establish reports and other mechanisms to ensure accountability to
MPRSC for services and Nursing staff provided.
vi. To maintain documentation of services provided that is accurate,
complete, thorough and comprehensive.
vii. To audit services and nurse staffing through a system of quality
viii. To maintain nurse staffing levels within proscribed guidelines and patterns
identified in this proposal.
ix. To provide appropriately credentialed and licensed/certified/registered
x. To create an employee-focused work environment that fosters
professional growth and development.
xi. To initiate systems for recruitment and retention of qualified nursing staff.
xii. To enhance nursing staff skills and job satisfaction with continuing
education and nursing staff development activities.
xiii. To focus on client satisfaction with the “client” including the inmate
population, the mental health professionals, and MPRSC.
xiv. To ensure that communication is open and forthright regarding all issues
relative to the contract and MPRSC.
xv. To work both cooperatively and collaboratively with MPRSC toward the
common goal of quality medical care.