USPS Seeks Supplier To Conduct All Non-Work Related Medical Exams

From the Federal Business Opportunities website:

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is pursuing a National Agreement with a Supplier(s) that has or is capable of developing a comprehensive Medical Provider Organization for conducting all non-work related medical examinations for the USPS. Postal Service offices are located in each of the 50 states plus Puerto Rico.  Examinations and testing may be required in or around every city in the country.

 This program will support the following USPS Internal Business Partner’s (IBP’s):  Health and Resource Management (Occupational Health Services), U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Office of Inspector General, and Corporate Personnel Management.

 The medical examinations include but are not limited to:

         Pre-employment physical examinations for law enforcement applicants (Postal Inspectors, OIG Agents, and Postal Police Officers).

  • Mandated law enforcement periodic physical examinations
  • Specialty examinations for Forensic Laboratory Services and Technical Services personnel and Firing Range Instructors
  • Health examinations for Postal Executives
  • Focused Examinations for hiring suitability
  • Fitness for Duty Examinations requested by the IBPs
  • Fitness for Duty Examinations requested by Health and Resource Management for OWCP cases
  • Threat Assessments (Emergency Fitness for Duty)
  • FMLA Second and Third Opinions
  • Return to work clearance exams
  • Safe Driver program examinations
  • National Reassessment Program examinations
  • Specialty laboratory examinations and treatments
  • Any other specific IBP medical examinations required

 

The majority of these examinations will require board certified specialists including psychiatrists, psychologists, orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, neurologists, physical medicine specialists, occupational medicine specialists, ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, etc.  The physician administering the examination is prohibited from establishing any future medical/professional relationship once the examination has been scheduled.  The sole purpose of the examining physician is to administer the examination and to record the findings.

Response Date:  Aug 27, 2010 11:59 pm Eastern