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File #: 2022-0469   
Type: Consent Calendar Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/13/2022 In control: Health Services
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action:
Title: Sexual Assault Clinical Services Agreement
Department or Agency Name(s): Health Services
Attachments: 1. Summary Report, 2. Attachment 1 - Memorandum of understanding with Sutter Bay Hospitals dba Sutter Santa Rosa Regional
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To: County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors

Department or Agency Name(s): Department of Health Services

Staff Name and Phone Number: Tina Rivera, 707-565-4774

Vote Requirement: Majority

Supervisorial District(s): Countywide

 

Title:

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Sexual Assault Clinical Services Agreement

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Recommended Action:

Recommended action

Authorize the Director of Health Services to execute a memorandum of understanding with Sutter Bay Hospitals dba Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital for the County of Sonoma to receive revenue to provide sexual assault clinical services in the amount of $130,000 for the period July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027.

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Executive Summary:

The Department of Health Services has been providing medical staff to conduct sexual assault exams at Sutter Hospital and coordinating the Sexual Assault Response Team program with law enforcement since 2002. The proposed memorandum of understanding with Sutter Hospital will facilitate continued reimbursement to the County for providing medical staff to perform the examinations at Sutter’s facility.

 

Discussion:

Sutter Bay Hospitals dba Sutter Santa Rosa Hospital has participated in an agreement with the County in which it provides certain services including clinical forensic services needed for victims of sexual assault. The Department of Health Services has been providing the medical staff to conduct sexual assault exams at Sutter Hospital and coordinating the Sexual Assault Response Team program with law enforcement since 2002.

Since 2013 the Department has had a memorandum of understanding with Sutter to reimburse certain increased personnel costs in the form of nurse standby pay and medical examination fees. Under the existing memorandum of understanding, which expires June 30, 2022, the Department of Health Services provides staff for the Sexual Assault Response Team Medical Unit with specially trained forensic examiners who are on call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Sutter provides the facility and supplies to provide clinical forensic examinations for all victims brought to the Sutter Hospital Emergency Department by law enforcement personnel.

The proposed memorandum of understanding with Sutter will facilitate continued reimbursement to the County for providing medical staff to perform the examinations at the Sutter facility.

The Department remains committed to ensuring that access to clinical forensic services for victims of sexual assault are available to the people of this county through this agreement.

 

Strategic Plan:

N/A

 

Prior Board Actions:

On June 4, 2019 the Board approved a memorandum of understanding with Sutter Bay Hospitals dba Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital for the County of Sonoma to receive revenue to provide sexual assault clinical services in the amount of $78,000 for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.

On June 14, 2016 the Board approved a memorandum of understanding with Sutter Bay Hospitals dba Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital to accept $78,000 in revenue to provide sexual assault clinical services for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019.

 

Fiscal Summary

 Expenditures

FY 21-22 Adopted

FY 22-23 Projected

FY 23-24 Projected

Budgeted Expenses

 

26,000

26,000

Additional Appropriation Requested

 

 

 

Total Expenditures

0

26,000

26,000

Funding Sources

 

 

 

General Fund/WA GF

 

 

 

State/Federal

 

 

 

Fees/Other

 

26,000

26,000

Use of Fund Balance

 

 

 

Contingencies

 

 

 

Total Sources

0

26,000

26,000

 

Narrative Explanation of Fiscal Impacts:

Revenue of $26,000 is included in the proposed FY 22-23 budget. Additional revenue of $26,000 will be included in each of the FY 23-24 through FY 26-27 budgets for this agreement.

 

Staffing Impacts:

 

 

 

Position Title (Payroll Classification)

Monthly Salary Range (A-I Step)

Additions (Number)

Deletions (Number)

 

 

 

 

 

Narrative Explanation of Staffing Impacts (If Required):

N/A

 

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Memorandum of understanding with Sutter Bay Hospitals dba Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital

 

Related Items “On File” with the Clerk of the Board:

None