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Illinois Certified Nurse’s Assistant Training Program for the Joliet Job Corps Center
Solicitation Number: JO-S12-005
Agency: Department of Labor
Office: Employment Training Administration
Location: Joliet Job Corps center
Notice Type: ARCHIVE
Illinois Certified Nurse's Assistant Training Program for the Joliet Job Corps Center
"This is a Subcontracting Opportunity"
We are a Job Corps national education facility under subcontract with the Department of Labor. We will begin a new contract year on October 1, 2012.
The intent of this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL is to provide a State of Illinois approved Certified Nurse's Assistant Training Program (NAICS 611519) for the Joliet Job Corps Center (Operated by Adams and Associates Inc).
Joliet Job Corps Center is an educational and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor for young people between the ages of 16 to 24 to complete their education and a vocation of their choice.
The length of this agreement: October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.
All Proposals must be submitted on company letterhead stationery and received by the purchasing agent listed below by 3:00 PM on Thursday August 23, 2012. Proposals may be returned by either mail or e-mail utilizing the contact information below:
Joliet Job Corps Center
Attn: Ron Schell
1101 Mills Road
Joliet, IL 60433
Contractor will provide State of Illinois approved Certified Nurse's Assistant Training program. The curriculum will meet or exceed State requirements for Certified Nurse's Assistant certification and will incorporate US Department of Labor (DOL) approved Training Achievement Records (TAR) to document student training. The program will consist of theoretical and practical on Center training of students, when possible, as well as clinical training at Contractor facilities in the Joliet area. Classroom and clinical instruction and supervision will be provide through lectures, quizzes, tests, activities, videos, skills practice, evaluation and a Clinical Practicum. A class will consist of a minimum of ten (10) students. Classes will be offered up to five (5) times per year. Classes will be ten (10) weeks in length. Forty (40) hours of supervised training for clinical will occur at Contractor's facilities.
- Provide instruction for the CNA program, to incorporate the CNA TAR (referenced above).
- Provide State Certified instructor to train and supervise enrolled students. If applicable, On Center supervision of Contractor or Contractor's staff will be provided by the Center's Career Technical Training Manager. Contactor will designate a liaison to coordinate the program with the Center's Career Technical Training Manager. All on Center Contractors staff will abide by the same rules and regulations as Center personnel. The Center reserves the right to request the removal of any Contractor staff
- Secure the clinical site for students training for clinical hours.
- Contractor's Instructors will be required to supervise, monitor and control student behavior, attend all student progress evaluation meetings, participate in required Center meetings and functions and maintain a neat and orderly classroom at all times.
- Make every effort possible to assist in the placement of students who successfully complete the program and assist in the Center in reaching its placement goals of 98% of CNA students.
- If applicable, provide paid work-based learning opportunities to students during the clinical portion of their training. Payment will be at minimum wage or higher.
- Maintain an annual completion/graduation rate of 90% or higher of the students enrolled.
- Regularly demonstrate and advise students on the value of good work ethics and attitudes for success in the vocational field.
- Maintain records of student's attendance, progress and instructions.
- Maintain a record of each student's progress on a weekly basis. Weekly progress will be reported to the Center's Career Technical Training Manager.
- Complete documentation required for Certification upon completion of training program.
- Provide training and certification in both First Aid and CPR.
- Provide all Job Corps students, who are legally Federal employees for occupational safety and health purposes, with safety and health protection which shall be at least as effective as that which is required under the Occupational Safety ad Health Act of 1970 (29 USC 0 and Code 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) parts 1910, 1926 and 1960).
- Not discriminate against any Job Corps student, employee or applicant, regarding race, gender, religion, color, national origin or handicap in connection with the performance of work under this Subcontract.
- Ensure that students are registered to take the C.N.A. state exam within 30 days of completing the C.N.A class, and that tutoring is provided prior to students actually taking the state exam.
- Provide all students with textbooks, scrubs for clinical training, stethoscopes, gait belts, and any other materials needed for training.