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Nurse Consultant


Edmonton, AB, CA, T6G 2R8

Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Nurse Consultant to join our dynamic Donor Relations & Collections PRN team in Edmonton.


​Job category: Nursing
Job posting ID: 4568


​Employment status: Temporary part-time
Position's anticipated end date (if temporary): 2023-10-30 
Possible schedule/FTE:


Classification: UNA 155
Salary/Rate of pay: $38.44


Application deadline: 2023-06-01 


Do you currently work for Canadian Blood Services? All employees must apply via the internal career page.


Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.   


Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.  


Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.


About the role


In this role, you will act as a coach and resource to Donor Centre staff performing donor eligibility screening and clinic situations. You will manage the consultation process and contribute to a continuous quality improvement environment on Donor Centres. 


Key responsibilities include:


  • Provides guidance to clinic staff performing donor screening as per the consultation process
  • Promotes and supports knowledge transfer and progressive learning and development
  • Assists with and/or resolves donor screening situations when consulted by clinic staff
  • Performs activities as assigned by the Clinic Supervisor/Charge Nurse
  • Acts as a role model in the delivery of customer service excellence




  • Must be a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) and currently registered, or eligible for registration, with CRNA
  • A minimum of three years of related experience is considered an asset
  • Previous experience in a regulated blood collection environment
  • Experience in a continuous quality improvement environment would be an asset
  • Experience in preceptor and/or coaching others to enhance job performance is also considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, the ability to communicate with and provide excellent customer service to a diverse donor base
  • The ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with other clinic services staff, management, and volunteers
  • Having a working knowledge of personal computers is desirable
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered




  • Starting rate: $38.44/Hourly
  • Payments in lieu for vacation and holidays
  • Pension Plan
  • Employee discounts, wellness program, and much more


Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.  


Canadian Blood Services requires that all employees be fully vaccinated (COVID 19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights considerations. Persons who have been vaccinated outside of Canada must contact their local Public Health Unit in order to obtain a vaccine equivalency certificate.


If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.