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File #: 19-1310    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2020 Departments: HUMAN RESOURCES
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Kaiser On-the-Job (KOJ) to conduct pre-placement and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandated physical examinations for an additional term to a new three-year term of June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $2,200,000 with individual one-year options to extend in an amount not to exceed $740,000 per option.
Attachments: 1. 20200128_r_Agreement with Kaiser on the Job.pdf, 2. 20200128_a_Agreement with Kaiser on the Job.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Rocio Kiryczun, Human Resources Director
Scott Johnson, Deputy Director, Human Resources

Subject: Agreement with Kaiser On-the-Job

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with Kaiser On-the-Job (KOJ) to conduct pre-placement and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandated physical examinations for an additional term to a new three-year term of June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $2,200,000 with individual one-year options to extend in an amount not to exceed $740,000 per option.

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BACKGROUND:
The County has collaborated with Kaiser On-the-Job to establish an Occupational Health Service program. KOJ provides Occupational Health Services to County employees and they have effectively administered this program by working closely with County employees and the County's Occupational Health Nurse.

KOJ provides examinations to determine a job applicant's current limitations in relation to the essential job tasks identified by the employer, annual health surveillance examinations and vision testing and hearing screening. KOJ also provides fitness for duty and return to work examinations upon request.

KOJ is staffed with skilled health professionals who respond quickly and efficiently to the needs that arise from work related injuries and are committed to providing attention to prevention and wellness.

DISCUSSION:
Since becoming the County's provider for pre-placement and OSHA mandated physical examinations in June of 2014, KOJ has provided excellent service at a reasonable cost. In addition, KOJ's size and multiple Bay Area locations make the examinations more convenient for County employees and applicants. Furthermore, 65% of County employees select Kaiser as their HealthCare Provider and if a chronic medical condition is discovered, the employee can more easily consu...

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