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Park Nicollet Health Services
Supply Chain Management
3930 Louisiana Circle - South Entrance
St. Louis Park, MN  55426
962-993-6038

Doing business with Park Nicollet

In order to promote patient safety, ethical business relationships, and to meet regulatory requirements, Park Nicollet has established standards and processes for vendors and suppliers – Health Care Industry Representatives (HCIRs) – who do business with Park Nicollet Health Services. All HCIRs are expected to understand and abide by the standards established in the HCIR policy.

Vendor registration through Reptrax

Non-clinical and clinical HCIRs conducting business with PNHS are required to register within 60 days following an initial contact or visit to a PNHS facility and thereafter, annually through the approved PNHS HCIR web-based vendor credentialing service, Reptrax.

Park Nicollet Health Services HCIR enrollment process:

Step 1: Contact Reptrax to create your account. Criteria are listed in the Park Nicollet HCIR requirements section below.

Step 2: Complete the enrollment documents. Mail, fax or email the completed documents to Reptrax.

Step 3: Reptrax will verify and upload the documents, then notify Park Nicollet Material Services that your application is complete and ready for approval.

Step 4: Park Nicollet will notify you via email when your request has been approved.  

Vendor check-in procedure

Non-clinical and clinical HCIRs are required to follow a check in process when visiting PNHS staff at Methodist Hospital.

Once you have received vendor registration approval notification from Park Nicollet Health Services:

  • Each time you visit the Methodist Hospital campus, check in at one of five locations:

- Safety and Security Office, 1st floor between Methodist and Meadowbrook
- Cath Lab, Heart and Vascular Center, 2nd floor
- Methodist Hospital Pharmacy
- Operating Room, Methodist Hospital, 2nd floor
-Lab, E315, Meadowbrook

  • Be prepared to provide your name, your company's name, the name of the person you are visiting and the time of your appointment.
  • You will receive a photo ID badge displaying your appointment information. Please wear the badge for the duration of your visit. Access is only authorized for the area and person identified on the badge.
  • At the conclusion of your visit, return to a check-in location to check out. HCIRs may also text "out" to 53856 is they're set up with Mobile Device Services through Reptrax.

Park Nicollet HCIR requirements

Park Nicollet HCIR Requirements

Registration Requirements

Clinical Health Care Industry Representatives

Non Clinical Health Care Industry Representatives

Source

Update frequency

Digital photograph

Required

Required

Digital camera, etc.

Once

Criminal Background Check

Required

Required

Employer letter or form

Annually

PNHS Signed Confidentiality Statement

Required

Required

Park Nicollet Health Services through Reptrax

Annually

Proof of Liability Insurance

Required

Required

Employer letter or form

Annually1

Product Training completion certification

Required

Required

Employer letter or Training Facility Certificate

Annually

OR Protocol Training Competency

Required

Employer letter or form (2)

Annually1

OSHA Blood & Body Fluids (BBF) Training

Required

 

Employer letter or Training Facility Certificate (2)

per schedule

Baseline Tuberculin Skin Test

Required

 

Clinic documentation

per schedule

Hepatitis B Vaccination (1)

Required

 

Clinic documentation

per schedule

Influenza (1)

Required

 

Clinic documentation

per schedule

Varicella (Chickenpox)

Required

 

Clinic documentation

per schedule

Rubella (German measles)

Recommended

 

Clinic documentation

per schedule

Rubeola (Red measles)

Recommended

 

Clinic documentation

per schedule

Infectious Parotitis (Mumps)

Recommended

 

Clinic documentation

per schedule

PNHS Health Care Industry Representatives (HCIRs) Standards of Conduct and Vendor Credentialing Policy

Required

Required

Review & sign off

Annually2

PNHS Product Review Policy

Required

Required

Review & sign off

Annually2

Loaner Instrumentation and Implants Receiving and Retrieval

Required for OR reps only

Review & sign off

Annually2

Code of Conduct

Compliance Resource Manual

Education for Agents and Contractors Concerning False Claims Liability, Anti-Retaliation Protections, and Detecting and Responding to Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Required

Required

Review & sign off

Annually2

Harassment and Offensive Behavior Policy

Required

Required

Review & sign off

Annually

(1)    Categorical documentation (completed, denied, in process - include projected completion date)

(2)    Available online – search on Medical Education (example = www.Healthstream.com)

Annually1

with renewal of registration

 

Annually2

with renewal of registration or as updated

Compliance

The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) requires health care systems, such as Park Nicollet Health Services (including Park Nicollet Clinic, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital and Park Nicollet Institute), to provide its contractors and agents with certain information about federal and state laws addressing false claims and false statements.

To comply with the act, Park Nicollet Health Services makes available the following Corporate Compliance Program documents:

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