The Calvin T. Johnson Maryland Department of Health Office of Procurement and Support Services is seeking a qualified vendor to provide for the total operation of the Dietetic Department at the Eastern Shore Hospital Center (ESHC). The ideal candidate will be able to offer clinical nutrition, food, and dietetic department services. Additionally, the vendor will operate a pay cafeteria and satellite cafe for employees, staff, and visitors, as well as offer catering services for outside groups using hospital facilities. The ideal contractor will develop a comprehensive Policy and Procedure Manual specific to the needs of the Dietetic Department. The ESHC is a licensed eighty-four (84) bed adult residential psychiatric facility located in Cambridge, Maryland. It is one of the facilities administered by the Behavioral Health Administration, Maryland Department of Health. In November 2008, this facility transitioned from a state run dietary operation to a managed service operation. ESHC resides in a single, one-story structure, built in 2001. The kitchen, washing area, and storage area are located entirely in this building; however, approximately 40% of the patients of the Eastern Shore Hospital Center are unable to come to the cafeteria and require meals to be served in their housing units. A qualified vendor must be a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and be licensed by the Board of Dietetic Practice, State of Maryland. Interested parties must submit bids prior to February 21st via mail to the Maryland Department of Health Office of Procurement and Support Services. If you have the resources to meet these qualifications, but not to submit a bid response, get in touch with The Bid Lab today!