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Locum Tenens Virtual Event

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 2:30 PM- 4:30 PM (EST)  
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In coordination with Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Direct Access Program, is hosting a virtual event intended to get feedback from industry; addressing the following question: What barriers prevent you from being a contractor possessing the 3Cs - Capacity, Capability and Credentialing to support the VA’s Locum Tenens Program?
Representatives from VHA Procurement Operations will facilitate the dialogue and collect industry’s feedback from SDVOSBs and VOSBs possessing NAICS 561320 (Temporary Help-Services).
We hope to gain feedback to reduce or eliminate barriers in the following areas:
  • Facilities that experience cilnical staffing shortages or increases in workload.
  • Improve Veterans' access to care.
To register, visit:
Space is limited.  If you want to help the VA by providing feedback addressing the question above, please register immediately.
Locum Tenens Program Background Information: 
The VHA Interim Staffing Program’s Locum Tenens entails an internal pool of highly-trained Physicians, Nurse-practitioners, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, and other health care professionals who provide temporary staffing assistance to VA health care facilities.
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If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at or by phone at 202-461-4694.