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Psychiatric Services - English (21201-18-2750121)



  Reference Number 432033
  Solicitation Number 21201-18-2750121
  Organization Name Correctional Service Canada
  Source ID FD.DP.QC.10077.864299.C87357
  Associated Components Yes


  Published 2017-12-06
  Revised 2017-12-08
  Closing 2017-12-20 12:00 AM Atlantic Standard Time AST


  Category Health and Social Services
  Region of Delivery Nova Scotia
  Region of Opportunity Nova Scotia
  Agreement Type
  Tender Type Request for Proposal (RFP)
  Estimated Value
  Solicitation Method

Notice Description

  Psychiatric Services - English (21201-18-2750121)

Psychiatric Services – English

This requirement is for: The Correctional Service of Canada, Atlantic Region, Halifax Area Parole Office and the Jamieson Community Correctional Centre in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia.

Trade agreement: This procurement is not subject to any trade agreement.

Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.

Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid.

Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business: This procurement is not subject to any set-asides for Aboriginal Suppliers.

Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.

Security Requirements: This contract includes security requirements.

Nature of Requirements:

The following is a summary of the statement of work for this requirement.

The Correctional Service Canada has a requirement to provide psychiatric services at Halifax Area Parole Office and the Jamieson CCC in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia.


Provide essential mental health services to offenders at the Halifax Area Parole Office and the Jamieson CCC as a psychiatrist. At the request of the Project Authority, provide consultations and/or clinics by telemedicine from the institution, the Regional Headquarters, or the contractor’s designated medical centre.


The Contractor must provide mental health services to offenders with serious mental illness,

as requested by the Project Authority, in accordance with the National Essential Health

Services Framework including any amendment to this Framework issued by CSC during the

contract period and any optional period if and when exercised by CSC.

These services include, but are not limited to the following:

Assess and treat individual offenders;
Participate in discharge and release planning as requested;
Provide consultation to other health care providers to ensure continuity of care. This includes providing consultation to community mental health service providers and the prescribing physician if the offender is residing in the community;
Provide consultation and advice on mental health services to the mental health team and/or institutional management as requested;
Provide educational sessions as requested;
Participate in meetings including Medical Advisory Committees, case conferences and other related activities as requested;
Participate in CSC training, including orientation to CSC and risk assessment training as requested;
Participate in the evaluation of the efficiency, quality and delivery of services, including, but not limited to, participation in medical audits, peer and interdisciplinary reviews, chart reviews and incident report reviews as well as the Accreditation process;
Provide consultation services for the resolution of CSC internal offender grievance and investigative processes as requested;
Provide Telepsychiatry sessions (psychiatric services by videoconference) to offenders as requested and approved by the Project Authority.
Continuity of services:

The Contractor must provide a backup resource to ensure continuity of services if the Contractor is unable to provide services in person due to, but not limited to, vacation or prolonged illness (illness of more than 5 days). The backup resource must be approved by the Project Authority and be in place prior to the absence of the Contractor. Any backup resource must have the qualifications and experience needed to meet the criteria used to select the Contractor and must be acceptable to CSC. The backup resource must also possess a valid security clearance in accordance with the contract’s security requirements.

The Project Authority may, at his/her discretion, accept the replacement or cancel the clinics.

Location of Work

The Contractor must provide psychiatric care to offenders on-site at the Halifax Parole Office and the Jamieson CCC mentioned under section 3, Objective.

The Contractor must provide psychiatric care by telepsychiatry to offenders at the Halifax Area Parole Office and the Jamieson Community Correctional Centre.

Term of Contract

Period of the Contract: The Work is to be performed during the period of April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019 plus four (4) option years

File Number: 21201-18-2750121

Contracting Authority:

Lise Bourque

Regional Contract Officer

1045 Main Street, 2nd floor

Moncton, NB E1C 1H1

Telephone number: 506-851-6977

Facsimile number: 506-851-6327


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Client Agency

  Name Bourque, Lise
  Company Name
  Address 1045 Main
  City Moncton
  State / Province NB
  Postal Code E1C 1H1
  Phone (506)851-6977
  Website URL

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