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Drug and Alcohol Testing

Bid Number: '18/32/P
Status: Closed
Close Date: 4/2/2018 2:00 PM
Project Manager:
Barbara Boltrek
(505) 955-5627
Proposal Submission Information:
See Bid/RFP documents for additional submission details.
City of Santa Fe Purchasing Office 2651 Siringo Road Building H. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

The Contractor shall provide the following services for the City:

  1. For City employees mandated under various Drug and Alcohol policies, as well as pre-employment tests for City employees as noted in Exhibit “A”.
  2. Substance Abuse and Breath Alcohol Testing: Weekdays, Collection Availability for all city employees shall be provided during normal business hours, 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday.  And After Hours, 5:00p.m. and before 8:00a.m., seven (7) days per week, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.    
  3. Substance abuse testing shall consist of Department Of Health and Human Services and Department of Transportation five (5) Panel Urine drug testing.
  4. Screening shall be done by an Enzyme Multiplied Immunoassay Test (EMIT) and confirmed by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS).
  5. A split specimen collection shall be used for urine testing and the collection shall be performed by trained collectors/tech.
  6. Drug test results shall be provided to a designated medical review officer (MRO) within twenty-four (24) hours from receipt of specimen in the laboratory for a negative drug screen; and to the MRO within forty-eight (48) to seventy-two (72) hours from receipt of specimen in the laboratory GC/MS confirmed positive results.
  7. Breath alcohol testing shall be performed by a certified breath alcohol testing technician using a government-approved evidential breath testing device.
  8. Chain of custody forms and procedures shall adhere to and document strict chain of custody form specimen collections throughout testing, reporting, and storage.
  9. If a substance abuse and/or breath alcohol test result is contested, the Contractor shall provide expert testimony to support the Contractor’s findings.
  10. For City employees mandated under various Drug and Alcohol policies, as well as pre-employment tests for these City employees as noted in Exhibit “A”.
  11. Medical Review Services for city employees engaged in the drug testing program, shall be performed with strict adherence to Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.
  12. The Contractor shall review the drug test results to determine whether there is an alternative medical explanation for the test result, such as a legal use of prescription medication.
  13. Ensure the timely flow of test results and other information to the City.
  14. Shall provide the necessary privacy and confidentiality of the city employee personal medical history during the course of the reviewing process.
  15. The test result shall be reviewed by trained and certified Medical Review Officer (MRO).
  16. Random Selection Services for substance abuse and breath alcohol testing through the term of this Agreement.
  17. The consortium administrator shall update the pool, expedites the selection, communicate the selection and makes the selection statistics available to the member company in a timely manner.
Related Documents:
'18/32/P [674.0 K]

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