The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers to provide supplemental certified nursing assistants (CNA) and registered nursing (RN) staff to provide nursing services to adults with a psychiatric illness. Registered Nurse nursing services average 8-16 hours per month and Certified Nursing Assistant nursing services average 1200 hours per week.

A contract is necessary to provide qualified registered nursing and certified nursing assistant staff in sufficient quantity to meet the clinical needs of our clients, and to maintain the resources necessary to efficiently and effectively deliver professional nursing care of a quality consistent with the community and the national nursing care standards. The contractor shall uphold the policies and procedures that are congruent with the mission and goals of Central Louisiana State Hospital, the standards of professional practice, regulatory agencies, and the Nurse Practice Act.