Correctional Health Services (CHS) is a province-wide, specialized program providing care for clients who are incarcerated in one of BC’s 10 provincial correctional facilities. People who are incarcerated are often in poorer health than the general population, and are more likely to live with chronic illness. Treating adult clients across the province within the correctional centres, CHS provides health care services including medical and nursing care, primary care, mental health and substance use treatment support, basic emergency response services, opioid antagonist treatments and care, dentistry, and post-discharge supports.
We believe everyone deserves a chance to access healthcare treatments and heal, and CHS offers a non-judgemental place to help make that happen.
Join our dedicated, compassionate, multi-disciplinary team, where safety comes first and you make a difference…every single day. CHS offers diverse career opportunities including nurses, physicians, dentists, social workers, psychologists, Indigenous patient navigators, specialized team members who help patients transition back into the community, and more.View all Correctional Health Services jobs
Steven is a Peer Support working for CHS and shares first hand how the health care staff with CHS helped him transition back into community, and now he’s giving back as a peer support worker.
Take your nursing to the next level and provide trauma-informed care to clients presenting with a wide variety and complexity of acute and chronic illnesses/diseases, including communicable diseases, substance dependency, and mental health and general health issues.
Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary, collaborative health care team, liaising with other health care professionals, clients, family members, and community agencies to provide clients with safe and effective care. CHS Nursing Jobs
CHS Community Transition Team Jobs
The Community Transition Teams help people with mental health and opioid-use disorders transition back into their communities after release from a corrections facility. Working with clients for up to 90 days following their release to connect with a community physician, fill prescriptions, and access other community supports. We have various roles including social workers, psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, Indigenous patient navigator and more.
Our Physicians work with world-class teams in supporting mental health and substance use across BC. We’re looking for experience in addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry—grow your medical career with us at Correctional Health Services. Work with a multidisciplinary team and receive the level of nursing and administrative support you need.
CHS Physician Jobs
Hear first hand from our staff about how safe it is to work in Correctional Health Services. We have support in place when it comes to your safety including safety alarm, correctional officers and correctional staff on-site to ensure the environment is safe. View all CHS jobs at jobs.phsa.ca